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Rotary Collecting Shoes for Orphan Soles

Rotary Collecting Shoes for Orphan Soles

Rotary President, Bill Kiddoo has announced the local Rotary Club will take part in the District 6040 annual shoe drive.  To date, over fourteen years, Missouri Rotarians have contributed 270,528 pairs of shoes and $8,513 in cash. Shoes and socks collected go to the most vulnerable children around the world.  This includes orphans, children who […]

Behind the Lens – How To Take A Picture Perfect Self Portrait

by Taylor Lloyd Let’s face it. Pictures are the best… and the worst. A picture is so unique in that it has the power to transport you back in time to a place filled with fond memories or more often (for me anyway) it can evoke embarrassment (did I really wear that? What on earth […]

Muntz Completes Business Internship in Italy

Muntz Completes Business Internship in Italy

Derrick Muntz, a member of the Scotland County R-1 Class of 2012 who is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing and Sales through Buena Vista University, recently completed an intern abroad program in Italy. Muntz received a scholarship through the International Business School of Sao Paulo (IBS-SP), an institution that organizes and […]

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2016 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

All local high school juniors whose parents or guardians have local service with NEMR telecom can apply for the all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. Green City, MO, February 8, 2016 —Northeast Missouri Rural Telecom is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Youth Tour to Washington D.C., which will take place June 4  through June […]

Local Education Advocates Forming Scotland County School Foundation

Local Education Advocates Forming Scotland County School Foundation

Ten years ago at a state school board presentation, George Koontz first heard about what a school foundation is and what it can do for a school district.  Now, a group of local citizens is working together to form the Scotland County School Foundation. An education foundation is privately operated, nonprofit charitable organization established to […]

Behind the Lens – 7 Tips For Prolonging Battery Life

Behind the Lens – 7 Tips For Prolonging Battery Life

by Taylor Lloyd Last fall while I was on a train headed out to Colorado to visit some relatives I happened upon a group of foreigners inside the observation car wistfully taking selfies and snapping shots of the pristine and stately purple mountain’s majesty. I had my own camera out and was trying to master […]

City of Memphis to Host 5th Grade Boys’ Basketball Tournament

The City of Memphis will be hosting a 5th grade boys’ basketball tournament on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Scotland County Fitness Center.  The tournament is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. To register your team, contact Michele Drummond at City Hall at 660-465-7285 or email memphisparksandrecreation@gmail.com.  The deadline to register teams is Friday, […]

Memphis Florist Receives Esteemed Recognition as an FTD Premier Florist

Memphis Florist Receives Esteemed Recognition as an FTD Premier Florist

Kaela Shelley from Countryside Flowers has recently been designated as an FTD Premier Florist. This unique recognition is only available to top quality florists that are a part of the 100 year old FTD florist network. FTD Premier Florists, such as Countryside Flowers, provide their customers with quality floral designs and are focused on delivering […]

MACC Annual Valentine’s Dance Feb. 13th

MACC Annual Valentine’s Dance Feb. 13th

Kids, Sweethearts, Moms, Dads, Aunts, Uncles, Grandpas and Grandmas, come and have a sweet time at the annual Valentine’s Dance sponsored by the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held Saturday, February 13th at the Scotland County Fitness Center.  DJ Music is from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. provided by Andy Middleton.  This […]

Green Acres Relay for Life Team Presents Sweets for Your Sweet

The Relay for Life of Scotland County Team, Green Acres, is hosting a fundraiser February 10th through the 14th at the Daisy Patch. “Sweets for Your Sweet” is being offered Wednesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 14th.  On those days, you are […]

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