Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance Teams up with Feeding Missouri to Knock Hunger Out of the Park for Missourians

Written on April 17, 2018 at 4:46 pm, by

With 947,900 Missourians labeled as “food insecure” according to the Map the Meal Gap 2015 study, Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance recognizes the need to obtain and distribute food to hungry families across the state. For the third consecutive year, insurance agents are accepting donations from April 16, 2018 to May 11, 2018 at their local […]

Rutledge Cafe Offers Class on Growing Shitake Mushrooms

Written on April 17, 2018 at 4:12 pm, by

by Alline Anderson, Rutledge, Missouri When I first moved to Northeast Missouri I was vaguely aware of mushrooms – I liked them well enough on my pizza. But hunting for wild mushrooms, and eating them, seemed like something that only crazy people in the Pacific Northwest did. How did they not die an excruciatingly painful […]

PTO to Host 2nd Annual Spring Carnival

Written on April 10, 2018 at 4:42 pm, by

The Scotland County Parent Teacher Organization will host the 2nd Annual Elementary Spring Carnival on Friday, April 13th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the SCR-I Elementary School. The event will feature an expanded variety of games including ring toss, bean bag toss, cake walk, duck pond and Angry Birds with prizes for all […]

Lighthouse of Faith to Host Priscilla Shirer Simulcast

Written on March 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm, by

Lighthouse of Faith Church in Memphis will be hosting a simulcast event in April featuring  New York Times Best-Selling Author and Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer. LifeWay Women Events confirms the Priscilla Shirer Simulcast will take place on April 28, 2018. Along with Shirer, one of today’s top Bible teachers, Christian recording artist Anthony Evans will […]

Fire Department Hosting Raffle for Children of Fallen Comrade

Written on March 22, 2018 at 8:53 am, by

The Scotland County Fire Department has opened ticket sales for the Jesse Ketchum Memorial Raffle, with all of the proceeds from the event to benefit the children of the late fireman. The event features two separate raffles. Tickets can be purchased on 1/2 a beef or a smoker grill. Tickets are $20 each, three for […]

Ministerial Alliance Considering Options to Replace Close Closet Building

Written on March 20, 2018 at 4:16 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance met on March 14 at the Lutheran Church. Those in attendance were Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Marie Ebeling, Dan Hite, Pamela Glasgow, Jack Sumption, and guest Paul Milliken. Chaplain Paul Milliken of the Hospice of Northeast Missouri was present to discuss services provided by the Hospice. People with terminal conditions […]

State Veterans’ Representative to be Available in Memphis

Written on March 13, 2018 at 5:31 pm, by

Military veterans seeking employment will be receiving additional aid from the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Division of Workforce Development. The Division of Workforce Development has staff throughout the state to specifically assist veterans. That assistance is offered through the Disabled Veteran’s Outreach Program and the Local Veteran’s Employment Representative Program. Veterans’ Representative […]

Memphis Spring Nationals to Open 2018 Season at Pepsi Scotland County Speedway

Written on March 13, 2018 at 4:57 pm, by

by Brian Neal The driver’s, along with the fans, have been waiting for the first race of the 2018 season to begin in the area for the past four and a half months. Well that wait is about over, as the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri is set to kick-off their season this […]

RENEWED to Perform Concert at Memphis Theatre on March 29th

Written on March 13, 2018 at 4:45 pm, by

The Southern Gospel group, RENEWED, will be in concert at the Memphis Theatre on Thursday, March 29th at 7 p.m. Their objective is to share the gospel in such a way that believers are encouraged in their walk with the Savior, and that others will develop a thirst for the blessings enjoyed by followers of […]

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Offering Climate Advocate Training Workshop March 24 in Kirksville

Written on March 13, 2018 at 1:35 pm, by

The Northeast Missouri Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby is offering a Climate Advocate Training workshop on Saturday, March 24 from 1pm to 4:20 pm at the Adair County Annex Building, 300 Franklin St. . The session is free and will teach citizens the nuts and bolts of building political will to effect change in positive, […]