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Board of Education Approves 2.76% Salary Increase for 2019-20 School Year

Written on June 18, 2019 at 2:23 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, June 13, 2019.  President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with four members present. Cole Tippett joined open session at 6:05 p.m., George Koontz joined open session at 6:10 p.m., and Jamie Triplett was absent. Consent Agenda  […]

RPM Truck Accessories Expanding to Offer New Services

Written on June 18, 2019 at 1:58 pm, by

After years of being billed as a one-stop shop for all your tire and vehicle accessory needs, a local business is expanding to bring the service to you as part of a new partnership, with Jardin and Brandi Fuller joining the ownership group with the Phillips family. RPM Truck Accessories in Memphis recently announced the […]

OATS Announces Fare Increases for NEMO Routes

Written on June 18, 2019 at 12:24 pm, by

OATS Transit has announced it will be increasing fares this summer on some of its routes.  The fare increases will affect the general public riding in the following counties- Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby and Warren Counties. This change is being made to help offset […]

Recent Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Written on June 18, 2019 at 2:49 am, by

Adult Fiction Sunset Beach, by Mary Kay Andrews Narrowboat Girls, by Rosie Archer Mistress of the Ritz, by Melanie Benjamin When a Duchess Says I Do, by Grace Burrowes Resistance women, by Jennifer Chiaverini The Reluctant Warrior, by Mary Connealy The Unexpected Champion, by Mary Connealy The Last Time I Saw You, by Liv Constantine […]

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Hospital’s New Tiger Cub Care

Written on June 11, 2019 at 11:43 am, by

On Wednesday, June 5th, Scotland County Hospital, along with the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the hospital’s new employee child care center, Tiger Cub Care (TCC). With the support of the hospital Board of Directors, this project has been in development for over two years, and everyone involved is pleased […]

Memphis Man Killed in Fiery, Early Morning Crash on Highway 136

Written on June 11, 2019 at 11:35 am, by

A Memphis man was killed Friday morning in a fiery crash west of Memphis on Highway 136. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kevin A. Goosey, 56, died in the crash when the vehicle he was driving crossed the center line and struck a cement truck four miles west of Memphis at 6:39 a.m. […]

SC Library Staff Favorites for June

Written on June 11, 2019 at 10:48 am, by

The following books, recently selected by the library staff as their favorite reads, are available at the library. The Broken Road series, by Richard Paul Evans, is the travel log of Charles James as he walks Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica, CA. Presumed to have perished in an airplane crash, James sets off […]

Memphis Woman Air Evaced From Crash Scene

Written on June 11, 2019 at 10:40 am, by

A Memphis woman suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash south of Memphis Sunday evening. The accident occurred on Route U, three miles south of Highway 136 at 9:35 p.m. on June 9th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Lacey A. Miller, 20, was southbound on Route U in a 1996 Chevrolet 1500 when […]

Second 300-Foot Tall Tower Being Proposed on West Edge of Memphis

Written on June 4, 2019 at 11:36 am, by

While a group of concerned citizens in Memphis is working to get a proposed 300-foot cellular tower moved further away from a residential area on the west edge of town, there is now a second similar structure being proposed just a few thousand feet to the northwest. Horizon Tower Group is proposing to build a […]

Heavy Rains Tuesday Evening Cause Local, Statewide Flooding

Written on June 4, 2019 at 11:14 am, by

Heavy rains fell locally on Tuesday, May 28th and combined with similar precipitation levels north of the region to produce flooding along the Fabius River in Memphis forcing some evacuations on the west edge of Memphis. Local rain totals in Memphis that evening were estimated at four inches. That was more than enough to force […]