Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

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. […]

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Written on July 12, 2016 at 5:02 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The University of Missouri Extension Council of Scotland County proudly announced its 2011 State Farm Family during a special ceremony July 5th at the fair.  The David and RaElla Wiggins family received the honor. Each member of the Wiggins family have been committed to 4-H.  They each have exhibited livestock and Art […]

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Written on July 5, 2016 at 1:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Wednesday, July 14, Scotland County residents will once again reap the benefits of living between St. Louis and Chicago.  Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band, a children’s music band from Philadelphia, PA, will make a stop in Memphis to play a free evening show at 6 p.m. on the Courthouse Lawn. The […]

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Written on June 28, 2016 at 10:59 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Ashley Tague, a recent graduate of Scotland County R-1 High School, has earned a position on the Iowa State high school rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyoming from July 17th-23rd to compete at the Annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the barrel racing. Featuring […]

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Written on June 21, 2016 at 9:30 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO High gasoline prices are taking their toll on summer vacations and adding to costs for farmers. The price at the pump was also looming for the City of Memphis with the impending installation of the new electric substation. The city is faced with the daunting task of maintaining full generation for city […]

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Written on June 13, 2016 at 1:29 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On May 18, the Memphis FFA Chapter held its annual Spring Banquet where one member of the community received a coveted award for his outstanding dedication to the chapter and in particular the Trapshooting team. Dave will tell anyone his most recent achievement was helping the FFA Trapshooters win District and have […]

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Written on June 7, 2016 at 1:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Larry Frederick, a dairy farmer from Baring, was among more than 65 Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) Board members and Young Cooperators (YCs) who visited Capitol Hill last week to discuss issues affecting the dairy industry. DFA members and staff convened in Washington, D.C., for the Cooperative’s annual D.C. Board Meeting […]

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Written on May 31, 2016 at 3:33 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Anna Hirner and Brandon Monroe have been awarded the American Youth Foundation’s National Leadership Award in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership.  The honor was presented by Brent Bondurant at their award ceremonies held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 16th. TEN YEARS AGO The State Board of […]

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Written on May 24, 2016 at 1:49 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Despite being at the opposite end of the state, Joplin was close to the hearts of Scotland County residents on Monday morning as the southeast Missouri community began recovery efforts following a massive tornado that devastated the town of 49,000. Published reports on Monday morning put the death toll at 89 from […]