Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Daylight Saving Time Ends November 6th

Written on October 25, 2016 at 3:28 pm, by

It’s almost time to “fall back” and return our clocks to standard time, rejoining 60% of countries around the world who use this time all year.  Daylight Saving Time in the U.S. officially comes to an end, Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2:00 a.m. Each year, this “changing of the clocks” brings about discussion about […]

SC Care Center Costume Contest

Written on October 25, 2016 at 11:53 am, by

The Scotland County Care Center is sponsoring a Costume Contest on Monday, October 31st.  The event starts at 6:45 p.m. and is being held in the Activity Room. Judging will be done by the residents of SCCC and prizes will be awarded.  Age groups include 0-3 years, 4-7 years, and 8-12 years. You may sign […]

Scotland County Speedway to Host Memphis Fall Nationals this Weekend

Written on October 20, 2016 at 11:03 am, by

Racing action will return to the Scotland County Speedway this weekend for the annual Memphis Fall Nationals. The local track will host a two-day show October 21st and 22nd featuring modifieds, stock cars, sportmods, hobby stocks, sport compacts and late models. “With temps expected be in the high 60’s as highs and around 50 for […]

Haunted House/Safe Stops Coming Soon!

Written on October 18, 2016 at 8:00 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield With Halloween less than two weeks away, local organizations are preparing activities for area trick-or-treaters.  On Thursday, October 27th, the Scotland County Care Center is hosting their first annual Haunted House.  The event will be open from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and admission is a free will donation.  The Haunted House will be located […]

Hoffman Mansion Throws ‘Doors Open’ for Public

Written on October 18, 2016 at 10:07 am, by

Hoffman Mansion, located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River, will be hosting “Doors Open” tours on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tours will run every 15 minutes.  Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Keokuk Area Tourism located at 428 Main St., Keokuk, Iowa.  […]

Fitness Center Open House Will Showcase New Equipment

Written on October 11, 2016 at 3:15 pm, by

Come and see the new items at the Scotland County Fitness Center (SCFC).  The generosity of the individuals and families who have remembered the SCFC has provided the opportunity for these improvements. When memorial gifts are given to the fitness center, the SCFC board feels the responsibility to be good stewards of these gifts. While […]

Benefit Planned for Tornado Victims

Written on October 11, 2016 at 3:11 pm, by

A benefit auction and supper for Sherri Davis and her children, Shaylee and Cynch, is being held Saturday, October 22 at the V.F.W. in Memphis.  Sherri and her children lost their home in a small tornado that went through the outskirts of Bible Grove on July 24, 2016. The free will supper will begin at […]

Bar B Saddle Club Hosts Horse and ATV Poker Ride

Written on October 4, 2016 at 9:14 pm, by

The Bible Grove Bar B Saddle Club is hosting a Horse and ATV Poker Ride on Sunday, October 16th.  Sign up starts at 1:00 p.m. with the ride to begin at 2:00 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per hand with money given out for 1st places. There will be a carry-in wiener roast following the […]

Wyaconda Rural Fire Department to Host Annual Hog Roast

Written on October 4, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by

The Wyaconda Rural Fire Department will host their annual Hog Roast on Sunday, October 16th.  Serving will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Wyaconda Fire Station.  Carry-outs are available by calling 660-341-1735. There will be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.  For more information, call Chris Ebeling at 660-341-5639.

Costume Ball and Dance Hosted by SCAPP October 8th

Written on October 4, 2016 at 6:36 pm, by

The Scotland County After Prom Parents are hosting a Costume Ball and Dance this Saturday, October 8th, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Grand Hall (across from Gas & More) in Memphis.  All area 9-12 grade students and their dates (sorry, no one over 20, ID or school ID may be required) are invited […]