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Little League, Johnson Park Considering Merger

Little League, Johnson Park Considering Merger

Representatives of the Scotland County Little League Association met with the Memphis City Council on April 9th to discuss a proposed merger with the municipal park system. Little league board member Ken McMinn discussed a proposal that would turn over the day-to-day operations of the program to the city. The board would retain the league […]

Tree City USA Has Free Trees for City Right-of-Ways

Tree City USA Has Free Trees for City Right-of-Ways

The City of Memphis, a Tree City USA, is promoting tree planting this Spring on city right-of-ways. For the past 21 years running, Memphis has earned the Tree City USA designation for its efforts in tree care and planting on city property. “As we have adopted a tree ordinance which will determine what species can […]

Berkowitz Named SCR-I Board of Education President

Berkowitz Named SCR-I Board of Education President

The newest school board member was inducted when the Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.  President George Koontz called the meeting to order. The board voted 7-0 to certify the April 8th election results as follows: Gary Miller received 457 votes in Scotland […]

Community-Wide Yard Sales Begin in May

Community-Wide Yard Sales Begin in May

by Andrea Brassfield Mark your calendars for the upcoming Yard, Garage, and Sidewalk Sales coming to Memphis this summer! This year’s dates are May 8th & 9th, July 10th & 11th and September 11th & 12th. This is a community effort with no strings attached.  Anyone can participate once, twice, three times or none at […]

Tigers Pound Putnam County 12-2 to Advance to Championship

Tigers Pound Putnam County 12-2 to Advance to Championship

Scotland County made up for a lack of offense in the opener of the Tri-Rivers Conference on Saturday by pounding Putnam County 12-2 in game two versus the host team to earn a shot at the championship. After falling behind 1-0, the Tigers put up seven runs in the bottom of the first inning. Gage […]

Scotland County Oats Bus Committee Meets

The Scotland County Oats Bus meeting was held at the Nutrition Site on April 2, 2015.  Those present were  Janessa Matheny, Peggy Garrett, Willy, Lavaughn Ketchum, Patti Brookhart, Barbara Cantril, Benji Briggs, Clifford Ketchum, bus driver and Sheree Webb, area manager from Macon. The meeting was opened by chairman, Patti Brookhart and all recited the […]

BABY MILLER

BABY MILLER

Lacey Miller of Memphis is the mother of a son, Remington Lee Miller, born April 5, 2015 at 5:33 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Remington weighed 6 lbs 1 oz and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are  the late Rick Miller of Gorin and Suzie Miller of Milan, MO.

BABY MARTIN

BABY MARTIN

Daryl and Ruth Martin of Memphis are the parents of a son, Travis Kurvin Martin, born April 6, 2015 at 6:06 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Travis weighed 8 lbs 1 oz and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Lloyd and Anna Mary Martin of Memphis and Curvin and Edith Martin of Memphis.

Major Benjamin Shacklett’s Ancestors Mark 150th Anniversary of End of Civil War With Ceremony at Gorin Cemetery

Major Benjamin Shacklett’s Ancestors Mark 150th Anniversary of End of Civil War With Ceremony at Gorin Cemetery

On April 9th, 1865 General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, signaling the end of the Civil War. One hundred fifty years later, Norbert Shacklette traveled to a small, family cemetery near Gorin to pay tributes to his great-grandfather, a Confederate army officer. […]

Rabies Clinic Saturday, April 25 at Scotland County Vet Clinic

Rabies Clinic Saturday, April 25 at Scotland County Vet Clinic

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted in saliva and is usually transmitted to people and animals by a bite from an infected animal. It is important to have your pets vaccinated because, although a majority of rabies cases occur in wildlife, most humans […]

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