Category Archives: Business

New Restaurant Set to Open on the Memphis Square

Written on August 6, 2019 at 2:23 pm, by

“My heart is in it!” Tanya Hassell made the comment about her passion for cooking, but the statement holds even more true regarding her plans to open a new restaurant on the west side of the Memphis city square. Tanya and her partner Bobby Bair plan to open Grill Me, the community’s newest eatery, in […]

John and Maxine Cook Celebrate 60 Years in Business at Cook’s Mens Store

Written on July 16, 2019 at 12:58 pm, by

Monday marked 60 years in business for John and Maxine Cook. The owners of Cook’s Mens Store, on the east side of the Memphis square commemorated the big day the same way they have most every Monday for the past six decades, by going to work. “Yes we are still at it six days a […]

Rutledge Family Celebrates 30 Years in Business at Mel’s Garage

Written on July 16, 2019 at 11:29 am, by

Mel’s Garage in Rutledge recently celebrated 30 years in business with a customer appreciation celebration held on July 6th. Guests gathered at the facility, located at the intersection of Highway M and Maple Street and enjoyed lunch courtesy of the business owners, Sanford and Christine Martin. The couple has owned the business since 2005. They […]

RPM Truck Accessories Expanding to Offer New Services

Written on June 18, 2019 at 1:58 pm, by

After years of being billed as a one-stop shop for all your tire and vehicle accessory needs, a local business is expanding to bring the service to you as part of a new partnership, with Jardin and Brandi Fuller joining the ownership group with the Phillips family. RPM Truck Accessories in Memphis recently announced the […]

Country View Store Offers ‘Head Start’ to Learning Where Food Comes From

Written on April 30, 2019 at 3:55 pm, by

Ask a child where his glass of milk came from and the likely answer will be the refrigerator. A little more in depth response possibly could be the grocery store. Last week the students of the Memphis Head Start program took that question one step further as part of a tour of the Burkholder Dairy […]

Kendal Anderson Of Memphis Recognized As One Of U.S. Cellular’s The Future Of Good 16 Under 16 Recipients

Written on April 2, 2019 at 6:17 pm, by

Local, Young Humanitarian Receives $10,000 to Expand the Reach of her Community Lending Library Through The Future of Good program, U.S. Cellular has selected 16 young humanitarians under 16 for the inspirational acts of good they do in their communities. Among those individuals is Kendal Anderson of Memphis, Mo., who created a Community Lending Library […]

PSC Decision on Grain Belt Express Will Mean Lower Power Costs for Memphis

Written on March 26, 2019 at 5:01 pm, by

The Missouri Public Service Commission PSC) has approved a request filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt) which sought Commission authority and a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) to construct, own, operate, control, manage and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within eight Missouri counties (Buchanan, […]

Stott Bookkeeping and Tax Service Opens in Memphis

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:54 am, by

Corey Stott was looking to get back to his roots. The Scotland County R-I graduate recently launched a new business in Memphis, Stott Bookkeeping and Tax Services. With a degree in agri-business and local family ties, the move made sense on more than one front. “I had been considering launching my own business and this […]

Scotland County Livestock ‘Weighing-In’ on Community’s Future With Major Renovation

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:52 am, by

Most building renovations involve revamping floor space,  updating fixtures and a covering it all up with a few coats of paint. That wasn’t the case at Scotland County Livestock, where the Blomme family literally took the roof off for a complete remodel of the livestock sale arena. “Fortunately we had some really good weather to […]

Scotland County Hospital to Purchase Memphis Community Pharmacy

Written on January 22, 2019 at 5:18 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, December 27, 2018.   Board members present: Curtis Ebeling, Chairman, Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Bob Neese-treasurer and Members  Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Absent: Judy Wilson, Secretary Others present:  Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO, Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO, Michael Brandon, […]