Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Antique Fair to Offer ‘Memories of the Past’ August 24th-28th

Written on August 24, 2016 at 4:09 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield “Memories of the Past” is the theme for the 2016 Scotland County Antique Fair which is being held August 24th thru August 28th on the Memphis Square and at the Scotland County Fairgrounds and Airport on Sunday, August 28th. The Fair is offering a multitude of games, activities and entertainment including a […]

Antique Fair Marks Start of Fall Festivals Across Region in September

Written on August 24, 2016 at 4:03 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield Fall is in the air and while the Scotland County Antique Fair will wrap up local festivities this weekend, other surrounding communities are working to host area fall festivals close by. Labor Day weekend is the Nauvoo Grape Festival (September 2-4) and Festival on Wheels Car Show (September 3-4).  One of the […]

Bernina Dealer Green Acres Sew & Vac to Host Business of Embroidery Event August 26 In Memphis

Written on August 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm, by

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA Dealer, Green Acres Sew & Vac., will host a Business of Embroidery event on Friday, August 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 221 West Grand Avenue in Memphis. Elva Mungai will go into detail about […]

Bible Grove Preservation Day Scheduled for August 20th

Written on August 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm, by

Bring your lawn chairs and join in on some old-fashioned fun Saturday, August 20th as Bible Grove, MO celebrates “Preservation Day” at the Bible Grove School House. The day’s festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with the trap shoot.  Both the food stand and museum also opens at this time. A kettle beans and corn bread […]

Free Back to School Bash Saturday to Offer Sendoff to Summer

Written on August 2, 2016 at 9:31 am, by

With the start of the 2016-17 school year just around the corner, Ignite Ministries and the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance are hoping to combine the anticipation of the first day of classes with one final blast of summer for area children in the form of the Fourth Annual Back to School Bash to be held […]

August 2nd Election to Decide School Tax Levy, Two County Races

Written on July 27, 2016 at 9:07 am, by

The August 2nd primary election will decide a pair of Republican races for local offices and also will feature the return of a tax levy issue for the Scotland County R-I School District. Local voters who take the Republican ballot in the open primary election, will decide the party’s nomination for County Assessor. Incumbent Jim […]

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers

Written on July 26, 2016 at 4:26 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield With the official start of the 2016-2017 school year just around the corner, it’s time to think about those back to school purchases.  Consumers can once again enjoy a sales tax holiday in Missouri and Iowa the first full weekend in August.  Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend includes both Friday and Saturday, August […]

Memphis to Host St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive August 2nd

Written on July 19, 2016 at 10:35 am, by

Memphis, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross would like to encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.  The drive is being held at the First Baptist Church in Memphis from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Everyone who attempts to […]

SC Ministerial Alliance Prepares for Back to School Supply Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is once again preparing for their 2nd annual Back to School Supply Fair.  The purpose of this event is to encourage and bless families in Scotland County by providing the necessary school supplies needed by their child/children to have a successful start to the upcoming school year. SCMA set a […]

Friday Night Races Return to Scotland County Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:19 pm, by

Racing will return to the Scotland County Speedway on Friday night as part of the 2016 Scotland County Fair. The Friday night fair race is being sponsored by J&J AG of Memphis with added purses for all the classes. Race sponsors also include Walker Motors, Casey’s General Store, Helena and Oberholtzer Plumbing. The event is […]