Category Archives: NEWS

Two Winners Named in Rose Hardware $500 Shopping Giveaway

Written on December 9, 2016 at 2:07 pm, by

The Christmas season just got a little more golden for Rose Do it Best Hardware and James “Bill” Hall of Memphis and Debbie Goff of Arbela. On Monday, November 21, 2016, Bill Hall and Debbie Goff were chosen as the winner of the Rose Do it Best Hardware $500 Shopping Giveaway.  Bill and Debbie were […]

$175,000 Loan, Grant Finalized for New Memphis City Sanitation truck

Written on December 7, 2016 at 12:07 am, by

Grant and loan funding for a new waste disposal truck were finalized at the December 1st meeting of the Memphis City Council with some good news for customers of the local service. Interest rates for the $150,000 loan from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) lowered during the closing period for the loan, dropping […]

Local Efforts Helping to Bring Christmas to More Families

Written on December 7, 2016 at 12:05 am, by

Less than 15 shopping days until Christmas! Letters to Santa Claus are being written and children are dreaming of presents under the Christmas tree. But in Scotland County, plenty of people are also remembering that it is better to give than receive. A number of programs targeting area needy families are ensuring that everyone in […]

Edina Boy Hurt in Crash Near Rutledge

Written on December 6, 2016 at 11:43 pm, by

An Edina boy suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash in Scotland County on Saturday just before noon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Natalie T. Clark, 16 was eastbound on County Road 200, three miles southwest of Rutledge, when the 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora she was driving went off the left side of the […]

Respawn Video Game Center Opens on the Memphis Square

Written on December 6, 2016 at 3:53 pm, by

Respawn Video Game Center is the newest business to open its doors on the Memphis Square.  They are located on the southeast corner at 101 E. Monroe. The new gaming center, owned and operated by Chris and Sheena Nichols, opened their doors Saturday, November 19th with an All-Night Gaming Party.  The next All-Night Gaming Party […]

2016 Omicron Theta Holiday Homes Tour Sunday

Written on November 30, 2016 at 4:24 pm, by

The Boyer Retreat, owned by Shelly Boyer and Natalie Cook, located at 229 N. Clay in Memphis, will be one of the homes featured on the 2016 Omicron Theta Holiday Homes Tour.  This Victorian style home underwent restoration and beautiful changes by the previous owners, Keith and Michelle Klein.  The couple also remodeled the home’s […]

Cooler Temperatures Expected This Winter: Expected Snowfall Between 15 and 20 Inches 

Written on November 30, 2016 at 4:21 pm, by

Temperatures have started to cool and coats and sweatshirts have been pulled out of the closets. Tony Lupo, University of Missouri professor of atmospheric science, said those coats could get a lot of use this winter, as it could be a tad cooler than the average. “I’m thinking it’s going to be a little colder […]

Memphis to Host 35th Annual Christmas Bazaar on December 3rd

Written on November 30, 2016 at 2:32 pm, by

The 35th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi of Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  There is no charge for admission. A food stand will be open all day.  Doughnuts and coffee will be […]

Paige Ross Wins Big at MACC ‘Lighting of the Square’

Written on November 29, 2016 at 9:39 pm, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual “Lighting of the Square on Friday, November 25th at dusk. A drawing for Memphis Bucks was held at the conclusion of the lighting ceremony and a total of $750 in Memphis Bucks was given away. This year’s $10 Memphis Bucks winners were Paige Ross, James Dalton, […]

Illinois Man Seriously Hurt in Crash Near Bible Grove

Written on November 29, 2016 at 10:34 am, by

A Pittsfield, Illinois man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash in Scotland County on Saturday, November 26th at 9:35 a.m.. According to the Missouri state Highway Patrol, Christopher J. Flaspoler, 22, was westbound on Route T, three miles east of Bible Grove, in a 2013 Chevrolet 1500 pickup when the vehicle ran off the […]