Category Archives: Business

Milton Creamery Continuing Tradition of Locally Made Award-Winning Cheeses

Written on September 19, 2017 at 4:45 pm, by

The Milton Creamery recently brought home two awards from the 2017 American Cheese Society Convention in Denver, CO where nearly 300 cheese producers from across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Columbia enter more than 2,000 cheeses for competition. The company’s trademark Prairie Breeze added to its award pedigree, earning third place in the aged […]

Final Route Selected for Mark Twain Transmission Project

Written on September 12, 2017 at 6:48 pm, by

ATXI receives necessary approvals from five county commissions in northeast Missouri Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation, has selected a final route for the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 345,000-volt transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri. The approximately 100-mile route, which will be nearly […]

Former Resident Honored for Legal Work in New Jersey

Written on September 12, 2017 at 5:29 pm, by

Emily Kelchen, the daughter of Bill and Kathy Kiddoo, is making her mark on the New Jersey legal community. Kelchen has been named a “New Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal, and was recently surprised with a special award from the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD). According […]

National Craft and Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening in Kirksville

Written on September 5, 2017 at 6:42 pm, by

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opened in Kirksville, Missouri, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, September 4, at 9 a.m. The Kirksville store is Hobby Lobby’s 24th location in Missouri. Paul Roberts is the store […]

Hollow Hill Designs Opening New Showroom in Memphis

Written on August 31, 2017 at 11:39 am, by

After years of taking his work on the road to various shows and festivals, Memphis artist Lucas Remley and his wife Stacey have decided to offer customers a chance to come to them. Hollow Hill Designs will be hosting a grand opening for the new showroom on Saturday, August 26th from noon to 5 p.m. […]

Downing Retiring After 28 Years of Service as Rural Postal Carrier

Written on August 17, 2017 at 2:58 pm, by

Charles Downing said his time in the military helped lead him into a career in civil service and he couldn’t have been happier about his career path. “Chick” as most folks call him, has spent the past 28 years as a rural mail carrier for the Memphis Post Office. For the first time in more […]

Memphis License Office Set to Reopen August 22nd Under New Management

Written on August 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm, by

After nearly four months without a local option for driver’s license renewals and motor vehicle registrations, Scotland County will be back in business starting next week. The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Memphis License Office to Kay Eggleston Bookkeeping and Tax. The […]

NEMR Telecom Sends Local Students to Washington DC for FRS Tour

Written on July 11, 2017 at 10:17 am, by

A total of 117 high school students participated in the 23rd annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C  June 3rd – 7th.  Each summer the FRS Youth Tour brings together high school students from across rural North America to visit the nation’s capital and learn about rural telecommunications. The tour provides […]

Memphis Mercantile Expanding to Offer Deli Counter, Bulk Foods

Written on July 11, 2017 at 9:02 am, by

When the Memphis Mercantile opened in 2010 on the south side of the Memphis square, fabric and gifts were the mainstays. Kitchenware was added later and became one of the key items offered by the general store. Then in 2016, owners Dean and Lora Jean Garman expanded, purchasing the neighboring appliance store and adding it […]

Local Partners Patiently Cultivating Market for Custom Hardwoods

Written on June 13, 2017 at 5:09 pm, by

In a time where customers have come to expect faster, faster, faster, a pair of local businessmen continue to grow their enterprise with patience through a process that produces a value-added product that continues to rise in demand. For nearly 25 years, partners Ed Elder and Larry Tague have done business as Custom Hardwoods. As […]