Category Archives: Business

Two June Favorites Coming Together for Fun-Filled Saturday on the City Square

Written on June 21, 2018 at 10:46 am, by

Two long-running June events are teaming up this Saturday to offer a fun-filled day on the Memphis City Square. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce annual Peanut Day and the Scotland County Kids Safety Day are joining forces to help pack the square on June 23rd. The day will get underway with a special breakfast […]

Hoovers Opening Missouri Meat Processing, LLC in Rutledge

Written on June 12, 2018 at 5:01 pm, by

Where does the meat on your dinner table come from? A new local business is planning to simplify the answer to that question. Missouri Meat Processing, LLC, set to open in July near Rutledge, will be offering custom butchering, bringing local livestock directly into the food chain in just one stop. Owners and operators Calvin […]

Apothecafé Proving to Be Just What Your Stomach Prescribed For Lunch

Written on June 5, 2018 at 3:28 pm, by

A couple of days of relative anonymity. That was all Memphis’s newest dining option had before the Apothecafé burst onto the scene Thursday afternoon via a storm of social media sharing. “Tuesday was our first official day,” said chef James McKee. “We didn’t advertise, as we were hoping to fine tune our system on the […]

Chamber to Host Peanut Day as Part of Community’s June Safety Fair

Written on April 23, 2018 at 8:54 am, by

The Memphis area Chamber of Commerce met April 10, 2018, 6:30 pm. at the Masonic Building. The meeting was called to order by President, Laura Schenk, and minutes of the March meeting were read and approved. Finishing touches were put on the free Pancake Day event for the community that was held April 14th at […]

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 […]