Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on September 20, 2016 at 10:50 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 23 counties in Missouri as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began May 1 and continues. These counties were designated natural disaster areas September 15, 2011, making all qualified farm operators in the designated areas eligible […]

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Written on September 13, 2016 at 11:50 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Campers seeking to stay at Lake Show Me near Memphis saw their opportunities expand in 2011.  Three additional sites were added to the facilities, expanding the capacity to 13 campgrounds. Daily camping rates were raised from $10 to $15 in 2011.  The fees are collected daily by the Memphis Police Department.  Campers […]

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Written on September 6, 2016 at 8:33 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Friday evening, September 2, the Northeast Region Coalition for Roadway Safety and its partners were in Kahoka at the Clark County Indians versus Scotland County Tigers’ football game to encourage students to take the pledge to “Not Text and Drive”. Students from each school were given the opportunity to “Pledge to […]

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Written on August 30, 2016 at 11:44 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A Memphis man remains hospitalized in the Iowa University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City recovering from burns to more than 20% of his body, but back home efforts are underway to lessen the financial burden created by the accident. Kevin Woods sustained 3rd degree burns to his right arm, torso and […]

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Written on August 23, 2016 at 2:37 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO International Eyecare Center is opening an office in Memphis at the Scotland County Hospital this month. “This partnership with IEC is a huge benefit to the residents of Northeast Missouri,” said Marcia Dial, Scotland County Hospital CEO.  “We need vision care that is accessible in this area and we are so pleased […]

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Written on August 16, 2016 at 12:38 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO What started out as a part-time book keeping position has turned into six decades of life in the lumber business for Downing native H Middleton.  The owner and operator of Memphis Lumber is celebrating sixty years in the business. Middleton got his start with the Downing Lumber Company, when he was hired […]

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Written on August 9, 2016 at 9:54 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Gov. Jay Nixon today asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct damage assessment reports for all 114 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis to determine the extent of damage to crops and livestock because of the excessive heat and severe drought conditions persisting throughout the […]

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Written on August 2, 2016 at 1:33 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO As more customers choose to conduct their postal business online, on their smart phones and at their favorite shopping destinations, the need for the U.S. Postal Service to maintain its nearly 32,000 retail offices – the largest retail network in the country – diminishes.  To that end, the U.S. Postal Service announced […]

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Written on July 26, 2016 at 11:37 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Residents will have a front row seat to one of nature’s most spectacular shows in the upcoming weeks. Friday night, the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will become visible to stargazers, marking the start of a double meteor shower that will last into August.  As the Delta Aquarid shower concludes, the Perseid meteor […]

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Written on July 19, 2016 at 1:55 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Tri-County Electric Cooperative, a member-owned, locally-operated, electric utility that serves 6,300 homes, farms and businesses in Adair, Schuyler, Scotland and portions of Macon, Putnam, and Sullivan counties in northeast Missouri, held its 72nd Annual Member Meeting on July 14, 2011.  The meeting took place at the Kirksville Middle School in Kirksville, MO. […]