Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Two June Favorites Coming Together for Fun-Filled Saturday on the City Square

Written on June 21, 2018 at 10:46 am, by

Two long-running June events are teaming up this Saturday to offer a fun-filled day on the Memphis City Square. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce annual Peanut Day and the Scotland County Kids Safety Day are joining forces to help pack the square on June 23rd. The day will get underway with a special breakfast […]

Community Wide Garage Sale Event Set for This Weekend

Written on June 5, 2018 at 3:40 pm, by

Omicron Theta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is coordinating the Scotland County Community Wide Garage Sale Friday through Sunday, June 8-10. Maps of all the participating sales can be picked up at Casey’s General Store and Gas & More in Memphis. Look for balloons to denote participating sales. As part of the weekend event, the […]

Civil War Soldier to Have Gravestone Places at Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Written on May 31, 2018 at 11:12 am, by

After more than 150 years in anonymity, a local causality of the Civil War will now have a final resting place, next to his parents at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Scotland County. “After many years of searching, I have finally been able to secure a tombstone for one of our ancestors who lived in Scotland […]

2018 Scotland County Fair Queen Applications Now Available

Written on May 29, 2018 at 4:53 pm, by

Young women between the ages of 17 – 21 (as of September 1, 2018) are eligible to participate in the 2018 Scotland County Fair Queen contest to be held on Monday, July 9th. Contestants will compete for honors in the following categories: Miss Congeniality, Talent, Essay and Most Season Passes Sold. They can opt to […]

Summer Program to Prove Libraries Rock

Written on May 29, 2018 at 4:30 pm, by

Readers of all ages will explore exciting things this summer as the Scotland County Library presents “Libraries Rock” during their summer library program. The 2018 Summer Reading Program is open to young people age 3 through 5th grade with programs and prizes. Registration for “Libraries Rock” begins on Monday, June 4th, and the last day […]

Gorin American Legion Post Plans Memorial Day Gathering

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm, by

The Leslie Chambers #395 Gorin American Legion Post will be hosting its annual Memorial Day gathering on Sunday, May 27th. There will be a carry-in dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the Gorin Christian Church with a program following the dinner. The Post will present military services at the Gorin Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. and everyone […]

SCR-I Band to Make ‘Long March’ to Washington DC to Take Part in National Memorial Day Parade

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:37 pm, by

As residents of a rural school district, Scotland County R-I students are used to long bus rides. However on Thursday, some three dozen SCR-I musicians will be boarding a bus for a trip that will exceed their bus mileage for the year, just one-way. At 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 24th the Scotland County R-I […]

Larry Gieseke to Address 72nd Annual Memorial Day Services

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:18 pm, by

Larry Gieseke will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 72nd Annual Memorial Day Services on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The services will begin at 10 a.m. with Post Commander Lloyd Erickson and program chairman Donnie Middleton […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Fellowship in the Park Cookout and Concert

Written on May 15, 2018 at 12:43 pm, by

If the pleasant aroma of the barbecue grill isn’t enough, perhaps the combination of melodious music and the clamor of the crowd will help lure you to Johnson Park on Wednesday evening. That is what the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is hoping for as the local group will be hosting a Fellowship in the park […]

Baptist Church to Offer Community Garden

Written on May 3, 2018 at 8:58 am, by

The First Baptist Church in Memphis will once again be hosting a Community Garden this year and is encouraging anyone interested to “come grow with us”. Private plots are also available upon request but must be reserved no later than May 10th by calling the Church at 660-465-2060. “The community as a whole benefits from […]