Category Archives: Business

Memphis Post Office Delivers Important Message About Dog Bites

Written on April 10, 2018 at 1:49 pm, by

They walk the streets everyday delivering America’s mail, and during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 8-14, Memphis letter carriers want to deliver a special message to the community about working together to avoid the cost and pain of dog bites. Last year, 6,244 postal employees were victimized by dogs. But that number pales in […]

Senior Life Solutions Welcomes toMemphis with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Written on April 5, 2018 at 11:03 am, by

Senior Life Solutions representatives Valerie Brown, Amanda Crabtree and Kaci Cantril were joined by members of the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce as well as representatives of the Scotland County Hospital and Scotland County Care Center for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 27th to mark the grand opening of the new therapy service provider in […]

Chamber of Commerce Makes Plans for Pancake Day at March Meeting

Written on March 29, 2018 at 12:45 pm, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce meeting was held March 13 at the Masonic Building. President Laura Schenk called the meeting to order. Minutes of the February Meeting were read. Motion moved and second to approve. Motion carried.  April 14, is the Annual Chamber Pancake Day, from 7-10 a.m. This year it will be held […]

Print Shop Relocating to Downing, Changing Name to She & I Designs

Written on March 27, 2018 at 3:40 pm, by

After nearly a decade in business in Memphis, The Print Shop has announced it is making some changes. Owner Yvonne Brown recently announced that her office is being relocated to Downing as part of her family’s new enterprise. She and her husband Fred Brown recently purchased Fancy Kitty, a fiber processing tool manufacturing business in […]

Shelley Honored At Farm Bureau Insurance Conference

Written on March 15, 2018 at 12:25 pm, by

Greg Shelley, Scotland County Farm Bureau insurance agency sales manager, achieved membership on the Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance Companies’ Health Applications Pyramid.  Shelley is one of the company’s top agents qualifying for the award this year.    Mike Voiles, Senior Director of Life Company and Brokerage for Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, made the presentation […]

New Owners Looking to Take Fancy Kitty Fiber Processing Tools to New Heights

Written on February 13, 2018 at 1:41 pm, by

Fred and Yvonne Brown are hoping to finally let the cat out of the bag about a local textile manufacturing business. The new owners of Fancy Kitty, the manufacturer of hand-crafted fiber tumblers, carders and pickers, are excited about the opportunity to expand and grow the Downing business. The couple recently purchased Fancy Kitty Products […]

Public Service Commission Sets Hearing Schedule for Liberty Utilities Proposed Rate Increase

Written on December 5, 2017 at 4:31 pm, by

Seeking to increase revenues by $7 million while also consolidating its three delivery districts into one, Liberty Utilities will be appearing before the Missouri Public Service Commission in a series of hearings beginning in May. Formal evidentiary hearings are scheduled for May 21-25, 2018 and May 30-June 1, 2018 in the natural gas rate case […]

Winners Drawn for Rose Hardware Inc Shopping Spree

Written on December 5, 2017 at 3:56 pm, by

Two Local Winners Take Home $500 Each The Christmas season just got a little more golden for TWO Rose Hardware Inc. customers. On November 15th, the names of Anna Mae Good and Amy Carleton were drawn as winners of the Rose Hardware Inc. $500 Shopping Giveaway. Anna Mae and Amy were selected at random from […]

‘The House of Blue’ Home Decor Store Now Open Near Memphis

Written on November 14, 2017 at 2:36 pm, by

A passion for reclaiming and repurposing furniture and household items has led to the creation of a new business for a local woman. Joyce Fuller opened The House of Blue in late October to offer some of her creations to the public. “It really started out as something I enjoyed doing for myself,” said Fuller. […]

Local Business Professionals Attend Meeting

Written on November 7, 2017 at 11:00 am, by

Shirley Bair, Denise Probst, and Tracey Gooden of Hawkins Harrison Insurance recently completed insurance training and received continuing education credits awarded by the Missouri Department of Insurance. The annual regional meeting, hosted by Barton Mutual Insurance, brought together independent agents for instruction in sales, product offerings, and industry endeavors. Barton Mutual is a property and […]