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Economic Development Meeting to Focus on Putting People Back to Work

Martin Kocher, State of Missouri Department of Economic Development Outreach Specialist, will be the guest speaker on Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m. at the Scotland County Hospital Library/Conference Room.  The program will cover information about a grant from the Department of Labor named MO-40 NEG awarded to the State of Missouri in July of […]

Postmaster Offers Tips For Mailbox Maintenance

It’s the time of year when many Memphis residents spruce up their homes and yards, and since May is designated as Mailbox Improvement Month, it’s also a good time to check your mailbox. Postmaster Monica March said, “Neat, attractive, and well-maintained mailboxes enhance the overall appearance of your neighborhood and the community.  It also provides […]

New Indoor Baseball/Softball Complex is ‘All About Kidz’

New Indoor Baseball/Softball Complex is ‘All About Kidz’

Entrepreneur Neill McKee has a history of supporting community efforts to expand opportunities for children. His latest efforts prove he is all about kids, literally. McKee recently opened an indoor baseball and softball practice complex in Memphis that uses his mission statement as the facility’s name. “I have formed an LLC named All About Kidz, […]

Candidates Interview for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

Candidates Interview for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

NEMR Telecom hosted an interview dinner to choose two candidates to represent the company at the 20th annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C. High school juniors within the company’s telephone service area are given the opportunity to apply for this trip by submitting a one-page essay and an application.  One […]

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2015 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 — Northeast Missouri Rural Telecom is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C., which will take place May 30 through June 3. The […]

Area Insurance Agencies Announce Merger of Local Offices

Area Insurance Agencies Announce Merger of Local Offices

Hawkins Insurance Group has announced the merger of its offices with the Don F. Harrison Agency in Memphis and Lancaster and Whitney-Harrison Insurance in Kirksville. The new company name will be Hawkins-Harrison Insurance.   Effective February 1, 2015 the Hawkins Insurance Office in Memphis will officially close as long-time agent Donna Cook will retire after […]

Winners Drawn for Rose Hardware and Rental Center Shopping Spree

Winners Drawn for Rose Hardware and Rental Center Shopping Spree

TWO Local Winners Take Home $500 Each  The Christmas season just got a little more golden for TWO Rose Hardware and Rental Center customers. On Saturday, November 29th, the names of Mary L. Morgan and Darrell Harvey were drawn as winners of the Rose Hardware and Rental Center $500 Shopping Giveaway. Mary L. Morgan and […]

Shopko Hometown Foundation Launches ‘Help Us Give Back’ in Support of Local School Districts

Shopko Hometown Foundation Launches ‘Help Us Give Back’ in Support of Local School Districts

Foundation to Donate up to $2,000 per Location across United States Memphis, MO (December 1, 2014) – This holiday season, as shoppers seek the ideal gift for their loved ones, Shopko Hometown Foundation is giving back to the Hometown communities it is privileged to serve. For every signature Shopko Hometown in Memphis receives between November […]

Newspaper Subscribers May Be the Unseen Victims in USPS Plant Closings

Newspaper Subscribers May Be the Unseen Victims in USPS Plant Closings

The U.S. Postal Service should evaluate the impact of slower service to newspaper subscribers before proceeding with 2015 closings of mail processing plants, National Newspaper Association President John Edgecombe Jr., said this week. Edgecombe is the publisher of The Nebraska Signal in Geneva, NE. NNA seconded the concern expressed by the USPS Office of the […]

Local Business Professional Attends Meeting

Shirley Bair of Don F. Harrison Agency Inc. 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 of Liberal, MO, brought together independent agents for instruction in sales, product offerings and industry endeavors. Barton Mutual is a property-casualty insurer […]

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