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Tri-County Cooperative Sends Local Student on Missouri Electric Youth Tour of Nation’s Capitol

Tri-County Cooperative Sends Local Student on Missouri Electric Youth Tour of Nation’s Capitol

Ninety-seven high school students participated in Missouri’s 52nd annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 12-18. Local delegate was Cole Davenport of Coatsville. He was sponsored by Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Lancaster. The seven-day tour provides an action-filled week for high school students, offering them opportunities to learn firsthand what it is like to […]

Chris Kempke Joins the Missouri Extension Office in Scotland County

Chris Kempke Joins the Missouri Extension Office in Scotland County

by Andrea Brassfield Chris Kempke, recent graduate from Missouri State University in Springfield, has joined the Missouri Extension Office in Scotland County where he serves as a Community Development Specialist and Program Director for Scotland, Schuyler, Adair, Knox, Clark and Lewis Counties. Chris started in the Scotland County office on June 1, 2015.  Not too […]

Papa G’s Smokehouse Brings Barbeque to Memphis

Papa G’s Smokehouse Brings Barbeque to Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee is famous for its barbecue. A local couple is hoping the same can be said for the city’s namesake here in northeast Missouri. Gary and Sharon Shoop recently opened Papa G’s BBQ Smokehouse on the southwest corner of the Memphis, Missouri city square. Ironically, Gary traces his start in the BBQ business to […]

Rutledge Tool Library to Open June 18th

Rutledge Tool Library to Open June 18th

Perhaps you need to use a tree pruning saw once a year, but can’t afford to buy one — and have nowhere to store it even if you could. The kitchen sink is in need of repair and in order to finish the project you need a number of tools that you don’t own and […]

Amigos Grill Opens on West Side of Memphis Square

Amigos Grill Opens on West Side of Memphis Square

With patrons lined up at the door, the Amigos Grill opened in grand fashion in May of 2015 as Memphis welcomed its newest restaurant on the west side of the square. Juan Garcia brought years of planning to fruition, opening the eatery in the northeast Missouri town after considering expanding from their Bloomfield, Iowa base […]

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 […]

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