Category Archives: Business

Chabert Returns Home to Open Electrical Evolution Contracting Service

Written on May 24, 2016 at 9:08 pm, by

Customers of Scotland County’s newest electrical contractor may be shocked to learn they may have known the owner growing up. Electrical Evolution, LLC is open for business in Scotland County after owner Chris Chabert, returned home to northeast Missouri. Chris and his wife Randi relocated to rural Memphis in April and the couple is excited […]

PSC Approves Liberty Utilities Request to Adjust Infrastructure Surcharge

Written on May 17, 2016 at 5:35 pm, by

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities (Liberty) to adjust the infrastructure system replacement surcharge (ISRS) on the bills of its natural gas customers. The surcharge first appeared on customer bills in November 2008. The ISRS adjustment reflects infrastructure replacement investments made […]

Ridge Top Farm Supply Opens New Storefront on Highway 136

Written on April 12, 2016 at 6:13 pm, by

Ridge Top Farm Supply has been serving the region for more than seven years, but with the opening of the company’s new storefront on Highway 136, east of Memphis, the grain handling and storage provider has taken a giant step forward in marketing. If the 14,000 square foot facility wasn’t impressive enough on its own, […]

MREIC & SBTDC Outline Economic Development Services Available Locally During Scotland County Visit

Written on April 5, 2016 at 1:30 pm, by

Carolyn Chrisman, Executive Director of the Missouri Rural Enterprise & Innovation Center and Anastasia Tiedemann, Business Counselor with the Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center, visited with Missouri Extension’s Community Development Specialist for Scotland County, Chris Kempke on March 2nd. The purpose of their visit was to discuss economic development activity in the county. […]

Tumbleweeds Hosts Grand Opening Saturday, March 26th on the Memphis Square

Written on March 22, 2016 at 11:51 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield GATHER  CREATE  CONNECT…Three things Stacy Browning is doing with her new store, Tumbleweeds, opening on the Memphis square this Saturday, March 26th.  This new business is offering an exciting, redefined style in home décor, home furnishings, baby items, clothing, jewelry, seasonal items and so much more! Tumbleweeds, located on the corner of […]

Memphis Chamber Seeks More Member Support, Officers for 2016

Written on March 22, 2016 at 10:38 pm, by

  The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce is our local resource for entrepreneurs and professionals looking to start or grow their businesses in the Memphis Area.  Currently, sixty-six businesses belong to MACC for 2016. The Chamber is seeking people who are willing to commit and serve by attending monthly meetings and more importantly, volunteer for […]

Liberty Utilities Requests Raise to Adjust Infrastructure Surcharge

Written on February 23, 2016 at 10:07 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY—Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities (Liberty) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to change the Infrastructure System Replacement Surcharge (ISRS) on the bills of its natural gas customers. The surcharge first appeared on customer bills in November 2008. According to the application, Liberty seeks the […]

Muntz Completes Business Internship in Italy

Written on February 9, 2016 at 4:34 pm, by

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.

Written on February 9, 2016 at 3:05 pm, by

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 […]

Memphis Florist Receives Esteemed Recognition as an FTD Premier Florist

Written on February 3, 2016 at 1:10 am, by

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 […]