Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Scotland County Library Presents ‘Build a Better World’ Summer Reading Program

Written on May 23, 2017 at 2:27 pm, by

Readers of all ages will explore exciting things this summer as the Scotland County Library presents “Build a Better World” during their summer library program.  The 2017 Summer Reading Program is open to young people ages three through 6th grade with programs and prizes. Registration for “Build a Better World” begins Monday, June 5th, and […]

Judge DeMarce to Address 71st Annual Memorial Day Services

Written on May 23, 2017 at 11:22 am, by

Judge Karl DeMarce will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 71st 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 […]

Missouri DAR to Host Wheeling for Healing in September

Written on May 17, 2017 at 3:15 pm, by

Missouri DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is sponsoring Wheeling for Healing, a fundraising bike ride across the historic Katy and Rock Island Trail, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Proceeds from this ride will be divided between the Wounded Warrior Project and DAR’s Project Patriot. The WWP mission is […]

Local Relay for Life Joining Forces With Knox County for June Event

Written on May 16, 2017 at 9:44 am, by

It’s Relay For Life season again and things are a little different this year for residents of Scotland County.  For the first time in over 15 years, there will not be a Relay on our courthouse square. Leadership at American Cancer Society met in September 2016 with the result being a commitment to double their […]

SC Ministerial Alliance Plans for National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 4

Written on April 25, 2017 at 4:09 pm, by

Dion Elmore, Chief Communications Officer of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, states, “The National Day of Prayer is not just a vital part of America’s heritage, but is as relevant and critical today as it was at the first call by our Continental Congress in 1775.”  Established in public law by a joint […]

Preparation is Key to Successful Blood Donation

Written on April 25, 2017 at 4:06 pm, by

Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need.  Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few simple steps to prepare and help ensure a good donation experience. The Red Cross recommends getting a good night’s sleep, eating a […]

Sheriff’s Office to Offer Drug Take Back Day

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:56 pm, by

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017. Expired or no longer needed prescription drugs can be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office on the north end of the lower floor of the Courthouse in Memphis from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. While the Sheriff’s […]

Rotary Club Planning 11th Annual John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Event

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:33 pm, by

The Scotland County Rotarians will honor a former member once again.  The local charity group will host the 2017 John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Tournament on May 12th at the Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis. Luther, a long-time member of Rotary, was an avid golfer.  After his death in 2006 following a battle with […]

102nd Annual Wyaconda Alumni Banquet Set for May 13th

Written on April 25, 2017 at 11:41 am, by

The 102nd Wyaconda Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Clark County Middle School gym in Kahoka. Doors will open for visiting at 5:00 p.m., and the meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. Steve Howell will be catering the meal, featuring roast beef, turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, rolls, vegetables, […]

‘Soldier in the Field’ Statue Moving April 27th

Written on April 18, 2017 at 10:59 am, by

The Soldier in the Field will be moving to a new field next week. Dr. Larry Wiggins reported the historic Barnett Statue will be relocated from its current home south of Memphis, to the Downing House Museum on Thursday, April 27th. The efforts will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m., rain or shine, with the process […]