Category Archives: NEWS

Memphis Theatre Raises the Curtain on New Movie Screen

Written on December 11, 2018 at 11:27 am, by

Christmas is still a few weeks away, but a package delivery last week on the Memphis square definitely had passersby pondering how Santa was going to be able to get that down a chimney. Nearly a dozen workers combined with several local volunteers and the forklift from Memphis Lumber unloaded the huge crate from the […]

Memphis Man Seriously Hurt When Grain Truck Overturns

Written on December 11, 2018 at 10:54 am, by

A Memphis man was seriously injured in a Sunday morning accident when the grain truck he was attempting to back up on a pond dam,overturned. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert W.Shelley was flown by Air Evac helicopter from the scene of the accident around 10 a.m. on December 9th. He was transported […]

Extension Council to Host 4th Annual Concert Fundraiser

Written on December 6, 2018 at 10:54 am, by

The Scotland County Extension Council will be holding its Fourth Annual Christmas Music Show on December 12, 2018 at the Memphis Theatre. The fundraiser will feature several talented local performers. Tickets will be available at the door for $8.00 each the night of the performance.  The fun will begin at 7 p.m. The money from […]

Fire Destroys Neagle Home Near Rutledge

Written on December 6, 2018 at 8:47 am, by

A Tuesday evening fire has left a Rutledge man homeless. According to the Rutledge Fire Department, the residence of David Neagle was completely destroyed by the blaze, which was reported around 8:30 p.m. “We fought under freezing temperatures, but by the time we arrived the house was fully engulfed,” said Rutledge Fire Chief Javi Gil. […]

Chamber Seeking Entries For Decorating Contest

Written on December 4, 2018 at 1:43 pm, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking entries for the 2018 Christmas Decorating Contest. The best decorated home in Scotland County will earn $200 in Memphis bucks with a $150 second prize and $100 third prize also available. Nominations will be judged on Saturday, December 15th by a panel of MACC representatives, who will […]

Community Choir to Present Christmas Cantata on Sunday

Written on December 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm, by

On Sunday, December 9 at 4:00 P.M. at the United Methodist Church, the Memphis Community Choir will present the Christmas Cantata, “When Earth Received Her King,” by Marty Parks.  Lori Fulk is the Director of the 30-voice choir with Sarah Myers serving as the accompanist.  Pastor Mary Lou Toft will serve as the narrator. “When […]

Acclaimed Blues-Rock Guitarist, Vocalist Mike Zito Continues ‘First Class Life’ Tour With Stop in Memphis

Written on December 4, 2018 at 12:19 pm, by

2018 BMA “Blues Rock Artist of the Year” Mike Zito brings the “First Class Life” Tour, in support of his recently-released Ruf Records album of the same name, to Memphis on December 10th with a a performance at the Memphis VFW. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Year-end honors for First Class Life include a […]

Wholesale Natural Gas Price Decline Resulting in Lower Rates for Liberty Utilities Customers

Written on December 4, 2018 at 10:50 am, by

To reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas as well as a change in the company’s Actual Cost Adjustment (ACA) factor, Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities customers will see natural gas rates change under a filing that takes effect on December 1, 2018. The ACA factor is a […]

Red Cross Announces Urgent Need for Blood Donations

Written on November 29, 2018 at 9:43 am, by

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are busy with holiday activities, and travel and severe winter weather may cause blood drive cancellations. Yet donations remain […]

Fire in Baring Claims Lives of Two Children

Written on November 27, 2018 at 1:27 pm, by

An early morning blaze on Tuesday. November 20th claimed the lives of two children in Baring. 15-month-old Brayden J. Coon and three-year-old Jacob W. Coon, died in the blaze that destroyed their family’s residence on Frazier Street. The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 a.m. According to law enforcement officials, the children’s parents, grandmother, and […]