Category Archives: Business

What To Expect From Wireless Technology In 2017

Written on January 10, 2017 at 9:08 am, by

  MEMPHIS, MO (DEC. 28, 2016) – In the wireless technology world, 2016 will go down as the year we learned that Siri has competition from Alexa and that saying “OK Google” can help us order a pizza. Cars are driving themselves down the road, and we can easily control our appliances, coffee makers and […]

Brenna Poe to Open Studio of Active Wellness in Memphis

Written on December 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm, by

If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health, you are in luck. A new business opening in 2017 in Memphis will be focused on health, wellness and nutrition. The Studio of Active Wellness will be opening its doors on the west side of the Memphis square on January 9th. Owner Brenna Poe said […]

Shopko Foundation Donates $100,000 to Community Foodbanks

Written on December 27, 2016 at 12:11 pm, by

In an effort to support local families in need this holiday season, Shopko customers donated hundreds of pounds of food for Feeding America and thousands of toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. All food items were distributed to community food pantries prior to Thanksgiving, while toys will be donated to Toys for Tots […]

Two Winners Named in Rose Hardware $500 Shopping Giveaway

Written on December 9, 2016 at 2:07 pm, by

The Christmas season just got a little more golden for Rose Do it Best Hardware and James “Bill” Hall of Memphis and Debbie Goff of Arbela. On Monday, November 21, 2016, Bill Hall and Debbie Goff were chosen as the winner of the Rose Do it Best Hardware $500 Shopping Giveaway.  Bill and Debbie were […]

Respawn Video Game Center Opens on the Memphis Square

Written on December 6, 2016 at 3:53 pm, by

Respawn Video Game Center is the newest business to open its doors on the Memphis Square.  They are located on the southeast corner at 101 E. Monroe. The new gaming center, owned and operated by Chris and Sheena Nichols, opened their doors Saturday, November 19th with an All-Night Gaming Party.  The next All-Night Gaming Party […]

Hospital Installs Solar Panels to Reduce Energy Costs, Improve Environmental Health     

Written on November 15, 2016 at 3:59 pm, by

Looking at the roof of Scotland County Hospital & Clinics from ground level, you won’t notice anything different.  But stand on top of the hospital and you’ll see solar panels.  Jamie Kice, Maintenance Supervisor at Scotland County Hospital & Clinics said, “There are 325 solar panels on the roof of the hospital that supply about […]

Natural Gas Rates to Increase for Liberty Utilities Customers

Written on November 10, 2016 at 9:17 am, by

To reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas as well as a change in the company’s Actual Cost Adjustment (ACA) factor, Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities customers will see natural gas rates change, including a slight price hike locally, under a filing that takes effect on November 3, […]

Cell Tech Electronics Opens in Memphis

Written on November 8, 2016 at 9:31 pm, by

Cell Tech Electronics, an authorized agent of U.S. Cellular, recently opened their doors on the southwest corner of the Memphis square, 135 S. Main Street.  Previously Scott’s Cellular, the new business still offers cell phone coverage through U.S. Cellular. Owners, David and Katrina Wellman, opened their first Cell Tech store sixteen years ago and currently […]

Local Business Professionals Attend Meeting

Written on October 18, 2016 at 1:46 pm, by

Shirley Bair and Denise Probst 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 casualty insurer […]

Back to the Grind In Bible Grove

Written on September 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm, by

There is no need to reinvent the wheel, but due to changes made more than 6,000 miles away, a local manufacturer was forced to go back to the drawing board to redesign a product that has helped put Bible Grove back on the map. After unveiling a unique manual coffee grinder in 2010, the husband […]