Category Archives: NEWS

Recent Grad Killed in Head-on Crash Near Memphis

Written on May 25, 2016 at 3:56 pm, by

Less than two weeks after crossing the podium to accept his high school diploma, a Scotland County graduate was tragically taken from the community in a head-on collision north of Memphis on Tuesday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Chester E. Robinson, 18, of Memphis was pronounced deceased at the scene of a […]

Local Grad Standing Guard at Arlington National Cemetery

Written on May 25, 2016 at 3:48 pm, by

Less than three years after completing high school, a local high school graduate has found his way to Washington D.C. and has been part of some of the nation’s biggest events. Lee Tague, a 2013 graduate of Knox County High School, enlisted in the United States Navy shortly after high school. Just months later his […]

Judge Webber to Speak at 70th Annual Memorial Day Services

Written on May 24, 2016 at 9:24 pm, by

A familiar face will take the podium on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts its 70th annual Memorial Day Services on the Scotland County Courthouse lawn. Judge E. Richard Webber will be the featured speaker for the event. Webber, the Senior United States District Judge […]

Chabert Returns Home to Open Electrical Evolution Contracting Service

Written on May 24, 2016 at 9:08 pm, by

Customers of Scotland County’s newest electrical contractor may be shocked to learn they may have known the owner growing up. Electrical Evolution, LLC is open for business in Scotland County after owner Chris Chabert, returned home to northeast Missouri. Chris and his wife Randi relocated to rural Memphis in April and the couple is excited […]


Written on May 24, 2016 at 4:51 pm, by

Quentin and Laura Winters of Luray  are the parents of a daughter, Clara Dawn Winters, born May 15, 2016 at 1:09 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Clara weighed 8 lbs 12 oz and was 22 inches long. She is welcomed home by a brother, Jarret. Grandparents are Scott and Joy Aylward of Memphis […]

City of Memphis Plans Summer Tennis Activities

Written on May 17, 2016 at 5:45 pm, by

This summer the City of Memphis will have an array of tennis activities for all ages and ability levels.  On Wednesday, May 25th and Wednesday, June 1st, anyone interested in the summer tennis leagues can join us from 7-9 pm at Johnson Park to “Get Back in the Swing of Things.”  These evenings will be […]

PSC Approves Liberty Utilities Request to Adjust Infrastructure Surcharge

Written on May 17, 2016 at 5:35 pm, by

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities (Liberty) to adjust the infrastructure system replacement surcharge (ISRS) on the bills of its natural gas customers. The surcharge first appeared on customer bills in November 2008. The ISRS adjustment reflects infrastructure replacement investments made […]

Behind The Lens: Getting Creative With Lens Flare

Written on May 17, 2016 at 2:59 pm, by

By Taylor Lloyd Capturing sun flares has become vastly popular in modern photography. Whether it’s portraiture or landscape photography, what was once thought of as being a low grade, washed out image is now an artistic, often desired effect in a picture. To incorporate this effect into your photographs it helps to know what a […]

Area Artists Work on Display at MOSI Art Guild  Spring Exhibit

Written on May 17, 2016 at 2:33 pm, by

The MOSI Art Guild opened its Third Annual Spring Exhibition Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Kirksville Arts Center Gallery at 117 South Franklin in Downtown Kirksville. The reception, which is hosted by the Kirksville Arts Association,  will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., also at the Kirksville […]

Former SCR-I Student Chosen National Delegate for Donald Trump at Republican National Convention

Written on May 17, 2016 at 11:04 am, by

Jeremy Wiggins, former Scotland County R-I student and junior at the University of Missouri, has been chosen as a national delegate for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH.  The convention will be held July 18-21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena. Jeremy, a 20-year-old junior in college, admits that some might […]