Category Archives: NEWS

Scotland County Oats Bus Holds July Meeting

Written on July 19, 2016 at 7:25 pm, by

The Scotland County Oats Bus meeting was held July 11, 2016 at the Nutrition Site.  Those present were Patti Brookhart, Lavaughn Ketchum, Benji Briggs, Barbara Cantril, Janessa Mathena and daughter Mary, and Clifford Ketchum, bus driver. The meeting was called to order by chairman, Patti Brookhart and she also gave the prayer. Roll Call and […]

Gorin Fire Department Receives Funds from VFA Fire Department Matching Grant Program

Written on July 19, 2016 at 7:01 pm, by

Gorin Fire Department Chief, Mike Parrish, was recently presented a check in the amount of $2,855.48 from a state matching funds program. During July and August, matching funds grant checks for rural fire departments are being distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Forestry Division staff. One hundred fifty-six fire departments are receiving checks for […]

Sealing Operations Planned for Several Routes in Scotland County

Written on July 19, 2016 at 10:48 am, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing work on several routes in Scotland County as the month of July comes to a close. Four different routes will be sealed during the maintenance work set to start Monday, July 25th. The process will begin on Route U on July 25th with the road scheduled […]

Memphis to Host St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive August 2nd

Written on July 19, 2016 at 10:35 am, by

Memphis, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross would like to encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.  The drive is being held at the First Baptist Church in Memphis from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Everyone who attempts to […]

La Plata Girl Hurt in Scotland County Crash

Written on July 12, 2016 at 10:49 pm, by

A La Plata teenager suffered minor injuries in a one vehicle accident in Scotland County at 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 10th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Emily R. Hilpert, 16, was eastbound in a 1998 Plymouth Neon on Route AA, two miles east of Memphis when she swerved to miss an animal […]

SC Ministerial Alliance Prepares for Back to School Supply Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is once again preparing for their 2nd annual Back to School Supply Fair.  The purpose of this event is to encourage and bless families in Scotland County by providing the necessary school supplies needed by their child/children to have a successful start to the upcoming school year. SCMA set a […]

U.S. Flags Flown at Half-Staff Again

Written on July 12, 2016 at 7:45 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield An all too common sight was witnessed this past week as flags were once again seen flying at half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers Thursday, July 7th in Dallas, Texas.  President Obama issued a proclamation on July 8th for flags to remain at […]

Transportation Commission Approves MoDOT’s New Five-Year Construction Plan

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:38 pm, by

  Two Scotland County bridges will be replaced but no money is earmarked for resurfacing Highway 15 or 136. Several highway resurfacing projects and bridge repairs or replacements are just a few of the projects now funded in Missouri’s five-year Statewide Transportation Program, or STIP.  The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the STIP at […]

Friday Night Races Return to Scotland County Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:19 pm, by

Racing will return to the Scotland County Speedway on Friday night as part of the 2016 Scotland County Fair. The Friday night fair race is being sponsored by J&J AG of Memphis with added purses for all the classes. Race sponsors also include Walker Motors, Casey’s General Store, Helena and Oberholtzer Plumbing. The event is […]

McClamroch to Open for Oak Ridge Boys at NEMO Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 4:09 pm, by

Scotland County’s Paige McClamroch will be returning to the stage at the 2016 NEMO Fair. The SCR-I graduate will be opening for the Oak Ridge Boys on Tuesday night, July 19th. Last year McClamroch was crowned the winner of the 2015 NEMO Fair Idol contest as the top act. Next week, she’ll return to the […]