Category Archives: Business

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Nearly $170,000 to Missouri Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations

Written on May 17, 2017 at 8:46 am, by

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $170,000 in literacy grants to Missouri nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools this morning. These funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs within a 20-mile radius of a Dollar General store or distribution center across the 44 states Dollar General serves, […]

SCR-I Graduate, Augusta (Purvis) Overy, Wins Collection of the Year at CMU’s Annual Fashion Show

Written on May 16, 2017 at 12:49 pm, by

Augusta (Purvis) Overy, the daughter of Lynn Purvis and Lana Purvis, graduated from Scotland County R-I’s Class of 2011.  In just six short years, Augusta has already achieved great post high school success and shows no sign of slowing down! Following is an article written by Victoria Ritter published in the May 6/7, 2017 edition […]

Weston Smith Hired as New Greenskeeper at Timber Ridge Golf Course

Written on May 16, 2017 at 9:49 am, by

A lifelong love of golf has landed a recent Truman State University graduate in Scotland County. Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis has announced the hiring of Weston Smith as the new greenskeeper for the nine-hole golf course located on Highway 15 south of town. Smith, a graduate of La Plata High School, had spent […]

Sweet Treats Etc. to Close on May 26th

Written on May 9, 2017 at 6:26 pm, by

Sweet Treats Etc opened May 3, 2013 in Memphis as a mother/daughter operation targeting healthy lunch options in addition to satisfying the sweet tooth of patrons. Beth Johnson had always enjoyed cooking and trying new recipes. Her daughter Anna’s passion was in business management. Combined together, they formed Sweet Treats, Etc., serving lunch and desserts […]

New Plans Unveiled for $250 Million Mark Twain Transmission Project Across Northeast Missouri

Written on May 2, 2017 at 8:21 pm, by

A new route utilizing existing right-of-ways was announced on Monday for the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a proposed power transmission line that will impact five northeast Missouri counties and customers of three regional rural electric cooperatives, including Tri-County Electric. Representatives from Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), and Northeast Power were joined at the latter’s […]

Memphis Community Pharmacy Opens at Scotland County Hospital         

Written on April 18, 2017 at 10:31 am, by

Scotland County Hospital and adjoining Memphis Medical Services are pleased to announce the opening of a new community retail pharmacy located in the lobby of Memphis Medical Services.  Memphis Community Pharmacy is a full-service retail pharmacy giving hospital & clinic patients direct access to their prescriptions, right in the clinic lobby.  The new pharmacy is […]

Fox, Smith Join United Country Real Estate Team in Memphis

Written on April 11, 2017 at 4:55 pm, by

Kenny Fox, agent/auctioneer, and Dave Smith, real estate agent, recently joined the sales team at United Country Real Estate | Land Pros LLC in Memphis. They will work under broker Kevin Small. Fox is a lifelong farmer and licensed auctioneer of more than a decade. He specializes in farmland and recreational sales. He said he […]

Niffen Selected for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

Written on March 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm, by

NEMR Telecom hosted an interview dinner to choose two candidates to represent the company at the 23rd 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. Shannon […]

Raytec Manufacturing Makes ‘Seamless’ Transition to New Location South of Memphis

Written on March 21, 2017 at 2:34 pm, by

After more than 25 years manufacturing seamless gutter and metal roofing products in Memphis, Raytec Manufacturing has opened a new manufacturing center south of town. Established in the early 1970’s, Raytec LLC, is a Pennsylvania based manufacturer catering to the seamless gutter and roofing industry.  The company specializes in using a variety of metals to […]

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 […]