Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on March 21, 2017 at 10:15 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Continued transitioning of state-based testing systems to computer-based formats has forced the SCR-1 School District to undertake a technology upgrade. The board of education voted 7-0 at the March meeting to enter a three-year lease purchase agreement through the Bank of Kirksville to finance approximately $40,000 worth of technology upgrades for the […]

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Written on March 14, 2017 at 1:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO More than $8.6 million in prizes of $1,000 or more were awarded to Missouri Lottery players during February, including three local players.  Thousands of other prizes of less than $1,000 also were awarded during the month. Winners of $1,000 or more in February included Scott Goff and George Mendenhall, both of Memphis […]

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Written on March 7, 2017 at 1:31 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Miss Loren Smith-Roberts, daughter of Chuck and Audrey Roberts of Memphis, has been selected finalist for Missouri’s 32nd Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be held March 10, 2012 at the Tiffany Greens Golf Club in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is the Scotland County School Homecoming Queen. Missouri’s 2012 Homecoming Queen will receive […]

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Written on February 28, 2017 at 11:06 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Steve Oliver, alumnus of Gorin High School (’63), and his wife Suzanne Asbury-Oliver, were inducted into the International Council of Airshow (ICAS) Hall of Fame in December 2011.  Every year, ICAS recognizes the industry’s top performers.  Recipients are nominated by their peers.  To qualify, nominees must have made a contribution through showmanship, […]

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Written on February 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Feb. 15th Judge Karl DeMarce, a judge on the 1st Judicial Circuit (Scotland County) sat by special designation with the Supreme Court of Missouri.  DeMarce was sitting in the place of Judge Mary R. Russell who was recused from one case argued today. In place of Russell, DeMarce heard the first […]

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Written on February 14, 2017 at 11:34 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Those Scotland County voters who bothered to go to the polls during Tuesday’s presidential preference primary election, followed the statewide trend for candidate choices. The bulk of those casting votes selected Republican tickets, both in Scotland County and statewide.  In Scotland County, Rick Santorum topped the full list of candidates, earning 130 […]

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Written on February 7, 2017 at 12:25 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A Kansas City man entered a plea agreement on February 2nd ending a year-long saga involving a number of thefts from area vending machines. Oren G. Gamble, Sr., was arrested by the Memphis Police Department on January 16, 2011 in Memphis and charged with the theft of $550 in cash from a […]

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Written on January 31, 2017 at 1:37 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Brenda Roberts, recently of Des Moines, IA, now of Memphis, is the owner of a coffee shop, R~n~B on the east side of the square in Memphis in between the police station and Lighthouse of Faith Church. Brenda has a host of businesses in her little shop.  Besides the coffee shop, Roberts […]

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Written on January 24, 2017 at 3:40 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO, opened its doors last week to the new Surgery Center which features the latest advanced technology in the operating suite and procedure room, and a comfortable family waiting room with coffee service and beverage vending.  “Our previous surgery suite had served us well for over 40 […]

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Written on January 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO “It will cost just a penny more to mail letters to any location in the United States,” said Postmaster Monica March.  “The increase, effective January 22, is the first price change for First-Class Mail stamps (Forever stamps) in more than two and a half years.” Highlights of the new single-piece First-Class Mail […]