Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

Written on May 22, 2018 at 3:11 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Local veteran Lloyd Erickson will be the featured speaker at the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 Veterans of Foreign Wars 67th Annual Memorial Day Services.  The Memphis V.F.W. will host the special celebration beginning at 10 a.m. on the Scotland County courthouse lawn on Monday, May 27th. Post Commander Larry Curry […]

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Written on May 15, 2018 at 3:07 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Memphis Swim Team is starting its eighth season and will have an informational sign-up meeting on Monday, May 20th at at 5:15 at the Legion Park in Memphis. For the first year, the Memphis Tiger Swim Team will compete as its own team rather than competing with the Can-Oka Swim Team […]

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Written on May 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Emergency service personnel had a busy Friday evening in Scotland County, rescuing a couple from a burning building, dealing with a drug overdose and trying to extinguish two fires at the same time. The silence was broken at 7:27 p.m. when a 911 call went into the Clark County Sheriff’s office as […]

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Written on April 24, 2018 at 10:36 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO After a season lacking moisture, local creeks and streams were replenished and then some, as heavy rains on April 17th and 18th led to wide spread flash flooding across northeast Missouri. The National Weather Service reported rain totals between four to six inches in Scotland County during the two days.  That led […]

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Written on April 17, 2018 at 11:33 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The recent Mock Crash orchestrated at Scotland County R-1 High School by Scotland County Hospital and a grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health that established a Med Club with students in the Schuyler, Scotland, Knox, and Clark County School Districts, has created quite a buzz.  Local residents as well as residents […]

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Written on April 10, 2018 at 11:46 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The halls of the State Capitol were filled with upper-class high school students March 28 and several of them were from Scotland County.  They visited their state representatives and senators as part of Missouri Farm Bureau’s 19th annual Youth Leadership Day, sponsored by the organization’s Promotion and Education Program. Junior and senior […]

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Written on April 3, 2018 at 11:59 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO David Wiggins of Scotland County was selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.  Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct their favorite local nonprofit organizations.  To further support counties that have been declared disaster areas due to drought by […]

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Written on March 27, 2018 at 11:49 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A childless couple who called Scotland County home for the majority of their lives made heirs of a beloved community and a lengthy list of institutions that touched their lives or were dear to their hearts. Charles and his wife Venita had no children, and though they left a portion of their […]

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Written on March 13, 2018 at 12:03 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO While spring break is still intact for the Scotland County R-1 School District, students will have to push back plans for summer vacation at least a week courtesy to the accumulation of snow days during the 2012-2013 school year. SCR-1 will be making up seven of its eight snow days under state […]

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Written on March 6, 2018 at 11:31 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon recently announced the following Troop B transfers impacting the local coverage area. On February 24, 2013, Trooper Sean Smeltser Transferred from Zone 5, Adair and Schuyler counties, to Zone 6, Clark and Scotland counties. Smeltser was appointed to the Patrol on June […]