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Special 100-Year Homecoming Services This Weekend at First Christian Church

Written on September 27, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

The Memphis First Christian Church will be hosting Homecoming Services to celebrate the completion of the current church building (located on corner of Jones and Main Streets) which was completed in 1916.  The celebration will take place this weekend –  September 30- October 1-2, 2016. Phillip Gore and Tim Hawkins former ministers of the Memphis […]

Scotland County Speedway to Host Memphis Bottom Heavy Fall Special This Weekend

Written on September 27, 2016 at 9:16 pm, by

With a special payout schedule making it more profitable for all drivers and a pleasant weather forecast, the Scotland County Speedway should be rocking this weekend for the Memphis Bottom Heavy Fall Special races to be held Friday, September 30th and Saturday October 1st. “We have received an overwhelming amount of calls and messages on […]

Back to the Grind In Bible Grove

Written on September 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm, by

There is no need to reinvent the wheel, but due to changes made more than 6,000 miles away, a local manufacturer was forced to go back to the drawing board to redesign a product that has helped put Bible Grove back on the map. After unveiling a unique manual coffee grinder in 2010, the husband […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Annual Coat Drive

Written on September 27, 2016 at 8:58 pm, by

The SCMA will be holding its annual coat drive during the month of October starting Monday, October 3rd and concluding Friday, October 28th this year.  The collection sites will be at the elementary school and the Nutrition Center here in Memphis. Following the drive, coats will be collected and be available at the Clothes’ Closet.  […]

Two Blood Drives to be Held in Memphis First Week of October

Written on September 27, 2016 at 7:54 pm, by

During the first week of October, blood donors will have two donation opportunities in Memphis.  On Tuesday, October 4th, from 1:30-6:00 p.m., the American Red Cross will be set-up in the Multi-Purpose Room at the First Baptist Church.  The second opportunity takes place Thursday, October 6th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Scotland County […]

Rush to Preach at Kahoka

Written on September 22, 2016 at 12:22 pm, by

Rev. Terry Rush  will be the guest speaker at the Kahoka Christian Church on October 2, 2016. Terry began his ministry at Kahoka Church of Christ in 1974.  He has been pastor of the Memorial Drive Church of Christ, Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the past 39 years. He and wife, Mary, have three children who are […]

Former Pastors to Speak at First Christian Church Centennial Homecoming

Written on September 22, 2016 at 12:16 pm, by

Phillip Gore and Tim Hawkins, former ministers of the Memphis First Christian Church, will be the speakers for the Sunday, October 2, morning worship service as the Church hosts Homecoming Services to celebrate the completion of the current church building (located on the corner of Jones and Main Streets) which was completed in 1916. Gore, […]

Bushel Basket Open House Highlights Local Orchard’s Tasty Products

Written on September 22, 2016 at 12:02 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield Richard Zimmerman and his family hosted an Open House for their business, The Bushel Basket, on Saturday, September 17th.  They also own Evergreen Sharpening and are located south of Memphis (take HWY 15 to the first gravel, then 1.5 miles west). At the Bushel Basket, the Zimmermans are busy producing honey and […]

Downing House to Host ‘Evening at the Museum – Candlelit Tour of the Past’

Written on September 22, 2016 at 11:44 am, by

The Downing House Museum Complex, as part of the Scotland County Historical Society, recently received a $2000 grant from the US Bank Corporation. US Bank’s guidelines for the grant specified that the grant should be used to provide opportunities to enhance the cultural and artistic lives of communities in which we live and work. With […]

Scotland County Area Moving on Program Meets September 27th

Written on September 20, 2016 at 1:23 pm, by

The Scotland County Area Moving on Program will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Memphis United Methodist Church at 1:30 p.m.  This month’s program will be Chronic Disease management and causes of chronic disease presented by Jessica Christen, DNP.  Light snacks will be served. If you have suffered a loss, the […]