Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on September 18, 2018 at 3:55 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO U.S. Congressman Sam Graves on September 12th sent a letter to the USPS asking the agency to reassign zip codes for north Missouri residents currently serviced by Iowa zip codes. The present situation has led to difficulties in obtaining health insurance, forwarding mail, and contacting Congressman Graves’ office.  The counties affected include […]

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Written on September 11, 2018 at 12:10 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Rutledge is celebrating their 16th Fall Festival on September 21, 2013.  This year, the community will also be celebrating the fact that Rutledge was formed 125 years ago. Events start off bright and early with craft tables and vendors setting up at 9:00 a.m.  The parade starts forming at 9:30 in front […]

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Written on September 4, 2018 at 12:01 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Gorin R-III Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, August 27th.  During the meeting, Mrs. Townsend shared the district’s enrollment is 21 students K-8, with three preschoolers, and six high school students. Mrs. Townsend informed the board she had spoke with Batina Dodge, Scotland County Clerk, to confirm no […]

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Written on August 28, 2018 at 12:15 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The 2013 Antique Fair sanctioned – Kiddie Tractor Pull had a good turnout on Saturday, with 81 children participating. Winners in the four-year-old class were Layla Baker, first, Colin Hatfield, second, and Conner Waples in third. In the five-year-old class, winners were Jackson Steele, first, Payton Frederick, second and Mason Parson, third. […]

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Written on August 21, 2018 at 12:45 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The A.T. Still University (ATSU) Board of Trustees met July 26-27, 2013 in Newport, RI, to elect new members and appoint officers at its quarterly meeting. The new board members are Lisette Dottavio, PhD, CPA, of Stephenville, Texas; Tisha Kice-Biggs, DDS, of Kirksville, MO; Paulina Vazquez Morris, JD, MBA, MHSA, of Phoenix, […]

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Written on August 14, 2018 at 11:29 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Former Scotland County resident, Denise Howard, has been named the winner of the Dixon Ticonderoga Award for Exceptional Merit in the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) 21st International Exhibition, for her drawing “Tree of Character”.  The award is one of the largest in the show, and comes with a $1,000 cash […]

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Written on August 7, 2018 at 12:09 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The skyline of the Memphis city square took on a new look on Monday, as Zimmerman’s Excavating began demolition of the three buildings on the north of the east side of the business district. The three structures, owned by Jon Fuller of rural Memphis, are being demolished to clear the way for […]

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Written on July 31, 2018 at 12:51 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO It was 60 years ago that Kay Daggs Eggleston was the Scotland County 4-H Fair Queen.  She will be honored August 17th when she is inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame in Sedalia. Eggleston belonged to the first 4-H program during the county fair’s 75th anniversary that year.  A member […]

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Written on July 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The theme for the Wyaconda Fall Fest parade will be “Happy 125th Birthday Wyaconda”.  This was one of many decisions made at the last planning committee meeting.  Officers for the committee were also elected.  Mary Dieterich is the president, Heather Knupp is the vice president, and Tammy Hammond is the secretary/treasurer. Included […]

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Written on July 17, 2018 at 1:46 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The sister act of Megan and Shelby took top honors at the 32nd Annual Texaco Country Showdown sponsored by KMEM 100.5 FM radio station at the 2013 Scotland County Fair on Wednesday, July 10th. Aspiring country music performers from across the region got the chance to take the stage in the fair […]