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Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Several Routes in Scotland County

Written on June 22, 2017 at 2:47 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will perform culvert work the below routes in Scotland County. Work will be done on Route M on June 27, with the road temporarily closed just north of Scotland County Route W for a culvert replacement. The road will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Scotland County […]

More Than $988 Million in Unclaimed Property Waiting to be Returned  Statewide

Written on June 20, 2017 at 9:33 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt on June 15th announced the start of an annual effort to return Unclaimed Property to Missourians by publishing the names of owners in Missouri newspapers. Starting June 16, the names of more than 145,000 individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profits with Unclaimed Property will be printed in more […]

Fireworks Season Will Run June 20th – July 10th in City of Memphis

Written on June 20, 2017 at 9:09 pm, by

As the Independence Day holiday approaches, the Memphis Police Department is reminding city residents of ordinances related to the discharge of fireworks in city limits. Fireworks may be discharged from June 20 – July 10th from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. That coincides with the permitted sales period. Fireworks are prohibited on public property, […]

Memphis Man Facing Charges Following Motorcycle Crash

Written on June 20, 2017 at 9:03 pm, by

A Memphis man is facing numerous charges following a motorcycle crash on Route MM Tuesday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 7:30 p.m. on June 13th, a half mile south of the Highway 136  intersection, just south of Memphis. Russell B Matthew, 34, was southbound on Route MM on […]

Large Hail Storm Pounds Scotland County

Written on June 20, 2017 at 8:59 pm, by

Some brief power outages and several downed tree limbs  were all that law enforcement had to report following Saturday’s severe weather that hit northeast Missouri, but the real damage reports started rolling in Monday at local insurance offices. The National Weather Service reported “Severe thunderstorms tracked across eastern Iowa, northeast Missouri, and north central Illinois […]

Fundraisers Planned for Future Home of Pheasant Airplane

Written on June 20, 2017 at 8:32 pm, by

A series of fundraisers have been planned for a local effort to construct a permanent home for the historic Pheasant Airplane. Three separate summer events have been planned by the committee to help secure funds to construct a building on the south end of the east side of the Memphis city square. Volunteers will be […]

Gorin Man Killed in One-Vehicle Crash in Clark County

Written on June 20, 2017 at 8:19 pm, by

A Gorin man was killed and two passengers in his vehicle were injured just after midnight on Sunday morning in a crash in rural Clark County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, William C. See, 24, was westbound in a 2013 Ford F250 truck on Route D two miles west of Neeper, when the […]

Swim Team Practice Set to Resume After Lane Line Concerns Addressed

Written on June 20, 2017 at 5:39 pm, by

After abruptly canceling the 2017 swim team season earlier last week, organizers met with the Memphis City Council in a special meeting June 15th to address concerns about proper markings on the pool bottom. Prior to the first scheduled practice on Monday, June 12th, Coach Trinity Davis informed the swim team members over the weekend […]

MDC Invites Youth to Free Fishing Event in Kirksville

Written on June 13, 2017 at 9:12 pm, by

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites kids and their families to a free fishing program in Kirksville June 25. The event will run from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the MDC Northeast Region Office, 3500 South Baltimore Road. This free fishing program is free and open to all ages. Registered participants will have access […]

Cast of 36 Teaming Up to Bring Oklahoma! to Memphis Theatre

Written on June 13, 2017 at 7:43 pm, by

Talented performers, a variety of popular music, and splendid costumes will highlight the Memphis Community Players, Inc. production of Oklahoma! on June 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Memphis Theatre. Thirty-six performers and a host of individuals working on music, stage construction and design, costume design, lights, make-up and hair […]