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Candidates Sought for 2016 Scotland County Fair Queen Contest

Written on May 5, 2016 at 2:43 pm, by

The Scotland County Fair Board is now seeking candidates for the 2016 Scotland County Fair Queen contest. Young women from Scotland, Knox, and Schuyler counties between the ages of 17 and 24 are eligible to enter. The coronation will be held on July 11th at the Scotland County Fairgrounds at Memphis and the winner will […]

Sheriff’s Office to Join Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown

Written on May 3, 2016 at 11:00 pm, by

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Youth Alcohol Enforcement Campaign is joining the National Crackdown in an effort to reduce drunk driving fatalities.  The ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign will target substance-impaired drivers. Local and state law enforcement will be out in full force as part of the annual nationwide May/Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown […]

Behind The Lens: Spring Cleaning Your Camera

Written on May 3, 2016 at 9:09 pm, by

By Taylor Lloyd April showers might bring May flowers but to a photographer, this equates to mud and pollen producing flowers. With these conditions in mind, it is important to once in a while deep clean your camera. While it is important to clean your gear, you certainly don’t want to overdo it. A good […]

Rutledge Couple, Son Arrested Following Altercation in Memphis

Written on May 3, 2016 at 2:04 pm, by

A Rutledge couple and their son are facing felony charges following an altercation in Memphis on Friday night. According to the Memphis Police Department, a report was received at 7:30 p.m. of an altercation at a residence on Jefferson and Maple streets in Memphis. The caller stated that a number of people armed with baseball […]

Weed Eating the Road to Innovation

Written on May 3, 2016 at 1:14 pm, by

Memphis MoDOT maintenance team brings home two awards for weed eating upgrade. HANNIBAL – Every year, teams of Missouri Department of Transportation employees submit entries for the Innovations Challenge competition. “This is an opportunity for MoDOT employees to bring innovations dedicated toward best practices and being the best value to customers,” explained Amy Crawford, MoDOT’s […]

Red Cross to Host Memorial Blood Drive

Written on May 3, 2016 at 11:10 am, by

The American Red Cross is joining Team Stryker and the family of Stryker Anderson in honoring Stryker’s brief life with a blood drive in his memory. Donors will have the opportunity to remember Stryker and help other patients in need during the drive in Memphis, MO on Tuesday, May 10th from 12:15 p.m. to 6:00 […]

Bash Trash with MDC and MoDOT Trash Bash!

Written on April 28, 2016 at 9:16 am, by

Volunteer to clean up litter through May 15 and report efforts at nomoretrash.org. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  – Missourians from every corner of the state are asked to do spring cleaning outdoors and help fight litter through the state’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash, which runs through May 15. The Trash Bash is sponsored by the […]

Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models Help Kickoff 2016 Scotland County Speedway Season on May 7th

Written on April 28, 2016 at 8:56 am, by

After losing a pair of spring shows to Mother Nature, Scotland County Speedway is hoping to kick off its 2016 schedule of special races with a bang on Saturday, May 7th when the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models will travel to Memphis. Modifieds have been added to the card courtesy of J & J AG, […]

Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Being Held at Johnson Park

Written on April 26, 2016 at 6:43 pm, by

The City of Memphis Parks Department is hosting a Pitch Hit and Run Competition on Saturday, May 7th starting at 9:00 a.m.  The event is being held at Johnson Park Ball Field. The competition, a free, 1-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14, is divided into two separate divisions, baseball and softball, and participants […]

Show Me Dog Club to Host Dog Day in the Park

Written on April 26, 2016 at 6:18 pm, by

Dog parks are becoming more popular all across the United States. They are different in size and design but share the same purpose: to provide a place where dogs can run freely off-leash and socialize with other dogs. Although they’re not for everyone, dog parks can benefit both people and their pets. Once or twice […]