Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

Written on April 18, 2016 at 2:14 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County R-1 standout Ashley Tague will continue her basketball career at the next level after signing a letter of intent to play hoops at Culver-Stockton College in Canton. She will join Coach Seth Minter’s program that is looking to improve on an injury-plague 6-22 season in 2010-2011. Minter, who led Canton […]

Written on April 12, 2016 at 11:19 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Rising fuel costs are impacting Memphis residents’ trash collection service. Veolia Environmental Services announced a $0.37 price hike for Memphis residential customers as part of the contractual fuel surcharge agreement. The price hike took effect April 1 and will last through June 30th. The increase was based on the 2nd quarter average […]

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Written on April 5, 2016 at 10:49 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is excited to share information about the upcoming auction to benefit the Food Pantry Building Fund. The project has been on going for a year and a half at this point. This project has been done as funding is available, and God has been good in moving […]

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Written on March 29, 2016 at 12:04 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Fundraising efforts are well underway for a proposed playground expansion at the Scotland County R-I Elementary School. Visitors at the school’s Family Fun Night earlier this month learned that more than $5,000 has been raised in just over six months. Elementary School Principal Rhonda McBee explained that the project is targeting the […]

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Written on March 22, 2016 at 3:47 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Exceptionally gifted.  These are the words Scotland County high school art teacher Dustin Harper uses to describe student Sarah Garrett.  “She is above and beyond her age level as far as concept and development,” sated Harper. Garrett, a senior who has been working with Harper for three years and is currently enrolled […]

Written on March 15, 2016 at 12:16 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Estimated cost of response tops $14 million; snow accumulations were as high as 23 inches. In like a lion out like a lamb – Missouri entered the month of March with a roar as Governor Jay Nixon as well as United States Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt requested a major disaster […]

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Written on March 8, 2016 at 4:51 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On February 26th Arkansas State (16-13, 9-7) posted a 54-51 victory over the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR 19-7, 13-2) in Sun Belt Conference women’s basketball action at the ASU Convocation Center. With the victory, ASU head coach Brian Boyer became the winningest head coach in ASU basketball history, chalking up […]

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Written on March 1, 2016 at 4:27 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Gloria Hodges of Wyaconda has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The Monsanto Fund sponsors the program, and winning farmers designate a local nonprofit organization to benefit from the donations. Hodges has […]

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Written on February 23, 2016 at 1:28 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Memphis FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week February 19-26, 2011.  Infinite Potential is the theme this year and it embodies all the best about FFA members, from the most recognizable symbol of the organization, the blue corduroy jacket, a symbol of pride and tradition, to the bright future of agriculture […]

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Written on February 16, 2016 at 1:44 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The one built-in make-up day in the Scotland County R-1 School calendar is long gone and the SCR-1 administration is now faced with penciling in six others courtesy of the latest round of winter storms. “Due to the recent blizzard, we have made some changes in our calendar,” said Superintendent Dave Shalley […]