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New Community Emergency Response Team Members Certified

New Community Emergency Response Team Members Certified

Are you prepared to be on your own for possibly 72 hours following a disaster?  Twelve area individuals recently completed a 20-hour CERT training program to make them better prepared to take care of themselves, their families, their neighbors and their communities during and following a disaster.  The students learned numerous disaster preparedness tips such […]

Relay for Life Announces ‘Pie in the Face’ Roster

Relay for Life Announces ‘Pie in the Face’ Roster

From Committee Chair Christina Schroeder This year marks the 30th anniversary of Relay For Life.  The details are set and the countdown to Scotland County’s event has begun.  One of the highlights of the evening is the Luminaria ceremony where loved ones who have fought the cancer battle and won can be honored and those […]

BLEND to Perform at Memphis Theatre on May 30th

BLEND to Perform at Memphis Theatre on May 30th

Blend, an A cappella quartet, is making an encore appearance in Memphis on Saturday, May 30th at the Memphis Theatre.  Doors will open at 6:30 and show time is at 7:00 p.m.  General admission tickets are $8 with no pre-ticket sales. The A cappella group made their first appearance in Memphis earlier this year when […]

Troop B Officers to Participate in Enforcement Programs Over Memorial Day Weekend

Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces upcoming plans for Troop B officers to participate in Operation C.A.R.E. and 20-Mile Trooper enforcement programs over the 2015 Memorial Day weekend. The Missouri State Highway Patrol will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) during the long holiday weekend. This means […]

Arbela Teen Hurt in Crash in Memphis

An Arbela teenager was transported by ambulance following a two-vehicle accident in Memphis on Tuesday afternoon. According to the  Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jamaisa J. Simpson, 17, was westbound on Highway 136 in a 2004 Chevrolet when a 2009 Lincoln driven by Katherine R. Stone, 56, of Memphis failed to yield while traveling northbound on […]

VFW to Host 69th Annual Memorial Day Services

VFW to Host 69th Annual Memorial Day Services

The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post 4958 Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold the 69th annual Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 25, 2015.  The morning’s events will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the Memphis Courthouse lawn. Post Commander Larry Curry will welcome the guests prior to the traditional placing of the memorial wreath and […]

Memphis Pool to Open Saturday

Memphis Pool to Open Saturday

The Memphis Municipal Pool plans to open this Saturday, May 23, 2015.  Pool prices will remain the same as last year.  Daily admission rates: Children age 4 to 17 pay $2 daily admission fees. Adult rates, ages 18 and older, are $2.50 and an adult with child rate is $3.00. Pool passes, which offer 20 […]

St. Paul Lutheran Church to Host Violin Benefit Concert

St. Paul Lutheran Church to Host Violin Benefit Concert

The public is invited to a special violin recital scheduled for next Sunday, May 17, at 3:00 p.m. in St. Paul Lutheran Church, N. Highway 15.  Concert violinist, Alex McKamie will give a 50-minute solo performance featuring works by J.S. Bach, Ysaÿe, Kreisler, and Schnittke. Alex McKamie has earned degrees in Violin Performance from the […]

Scotland County Memorial Library Receives Grant

Scotland County Memorial Library Receives Grant

Scotland County Memorial Library has been awarded an LSTA Racing to Read Story Time Plus grant by the Missouri State Library. Librarian Melissa Schuster indicated the Memphis library received $2,000, which is being used to purchase early literacy books. She noted that Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award nominees for 2015 and winners of the […]

MoDOT Closes Second Bridge on Route H for Emergency Repairs

MoDOT Closes Second Bridge on Route H for Emergency Repairs

HANNIBAL – Upon discovery of a sizable hole in a bridge on Route H about 3 miles east of MO 15 north of Memphis on Saturday morning, MoDOT temporarily closed the bridge to traffic, making it the second crossing on the blacktop route to be closed to traffic by the state. Upon discovering a 4 […]

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