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Gorin American Legion Post Plans Memorial Day Gathering

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm, by

The Leslie Chambers #395 Gorin American Legion Post will be hosting its annual Memorial Day gathering on Sunday, May 27th. There will be a carry-in dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the Gorin Christian Church with a program following the dinner. The Post will present military services at the Gorin Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. and everyone […]

Three Teens Hurt When Vehicle Crashes Into Bridge

Written on May 24, 2018 at 9:55 am, by

Three area teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Schuyler County at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17th west of Greentop. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Allyssia J. Jackson, 17 of Queen City, was southbound on Ranch Road when she lost control of the 2003 Ford Escape on the gravel and collided […]

Memphis Man Killed in Crash Near Arbela

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:49 pm, by

A Memphis man was killed and another seriously injured in a two vehicle accident over the weekend in rural Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Harley D. Stone, 24, of Memphis was killed when the 2015 Polaris Can Am all-terrain vehicle he was driving collided with a pickup truck on a hill […]

SCR-I Band to Make ‘Long March’ to Washington DC to Take Part in National Memorial Day Parade

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:37 pm, by

As residents of a rural school district, Scotland County R-I students are used to long bus rides. However on Thursday, some three dozen SCR-I musicians will be boarding a bus for a trip that will exceed their bus mileage for the year, just one-way. At 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 24th the Scotland County R-I […]

Larry Gieseke to Address 72nd Annual Memorial Day Services

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:18 pm, by

Larry Gieseke will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 72nd Annual Memorial Day Services on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The services will begin at 10 a.m. with Post Commander Lloyd Erickson and program chairman Donnie Middleton […]

Baring Woman Facing Numerous Charges for Series of Burglaries at Cafe

Written on May 15, 2018 at 5:54 pm, by

A Baring woman is facing more than 20 criminal charges following her arrest last week by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office following an investigation into a string of break-ins at the IDK Cafe in Baring. Stefanie M. Novinger, 41, of Baring, was arrested on May 4th following the investigation […]

SCR-I Board Approves Bids For Summer Construction Projects

Written on May 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order with seven members present. With the school year nearing a close and the fiscal year winding down, Superintendent Ryan Bergeson reported strong numbers in his monthly financial update. […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Fellowship in the Park Cookout and Concert

Written on May 15, 2018 at 12:43 pm, by

If the pleasant aroma of the barbecue grill isn’t enough, perhaps the combination of melodious music and the clamor of the crowd will help lure you to Johnson Park on Wednesday evening. That is what the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is hoping for as the local group will be hosting a Fellowship in the park […]

Memphis Woman Arrested on Felony Forgery Charges

Written on May 15, 2018 at 12:24 pm, by

A Memphis woman is facing several felony charges after allegedly passing several checks on a family member’s bank account. According to the Memphis Police Department, Amanda J. Shinn, 33, was arrested on May 10th following a forgery investigation. Court documents indicate that Amanda’s grandmother had contacted the police department on May 9th regarding a number […]

Audrey Glass Honored With Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

Written on May 8, 2018 at 5:41 pm, by

With a half century spent in the clouds following in the footsteps of aviation innovators, it is only fitting that on Monday night in Memphis, a local pilot was honored for his achievements. James Aubrey Glass was honored in his town, which hosted the monthly meeting of the regional pilots association. Phil Dixon of the […]