Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Farmers Market Returning to Memphis City Square in May

Written on April 16, 2019 at 3:09 pm, by

The Scotland County Farmers Market will be returning to the Memphis City Square in 2019. After two years at the Scotland County Hospital campus, the popular weekly gathering of vendors will be returning to the Scotland County courthouse lawn. The first event of 2019 will be held on May 2nd, with the Farmers Market being […]

Ministerial Alliance Makes Plans for Good Friday, National Day of Prayer

Written on April 16, 2019 at 2:06 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance met on April 10 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church. Present were:  Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Josh Black, Marie Ebeling, Pamela Glasgow, Dan Hite, Jack Sumption, May Lou Toft, Scott Wickeft, Shelly Curry, John Dungan, Many Gaudetter, Bobbie Jacques, and Pam Kelly. Pam Kelly is serving as Rapid Response Disaster […]

Concert, Barbecue, Auction Will Benefit Gospel Express Ministries

Written on March 26, 2019 at 3:01 pm, by

While Gospel Express Ministries has its roots on the East Coast, the national evangelistic ministry for prisoners continues to draw support from across the nation. Scotland County will once again show its support for the ministry with the annual barbecue fundraiser and benefit auction, scheduled for Friday, March 29th. The chicken barbecue will start at […]

New Horizons Ministries to Host Local Presentation on Foster Care, Inmate Programs

Written on March 6, 2019 at 3:46 pm, by

Making a difference in the life of a child. That is New Horizons Ministries is all about. The Colorado-based organization will be in Memphis, Thursday, March 7th at the Grand Hall to present information on the ministries for foster children, convicted mothers and prisoners. The event is being hosted by Cornerstone Mennonite Church and will […]

Donate Blood in Memory of Chester Robinson

Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:22 pm, by

Chester Robinson was 18 years old when he passed away in May 2016 in an automobile accident.. He was a letterman on the Scotland County High School football team. Chester donated blood, worked for many farmers in the community and belonged to the Memphis FFA Chapter. The Red Cross asks community members to please give […]

VFW Post 4958 to Recognize Area Veterans

Written on February 7, 2019 at 12:37 pm, by

Memphis VFW Post 4958 will be honoring 18 veteran members who are 85 – 90 years old. This recognition ceremony will be at the VFW Post on Thursday, February 21st at 6 p.m. Veterans to be recognized are: Charles Adams, Keith Chance, the late James Clair, Dwight De Rosear, Harlo Donelson, James Garnett, James Hall, […]

MDC Offers Prescribed Fire Workshops in Northeast Missouri

Written on January 22, 2019 at 2:33 pm, by

Free workshops will include classroom session and a demonstration burn, weather permitting. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners interested in learning about prescribed burning as a method of boosting wildlife habitat and reducing less desirable plant species to free prescribed fire workshops in northeast Missouri this winter.  MDC staff will discuss methods and […]

Sports Memorabilia Auction to Benefit SCR-I Track Project

Written on January 15, 2019 at 3:42 pm, by

While fans at the January 28th Scotland County versus Marion County varsity basketball games will obviously be Tigers and Mustang fans, the SCR-I school district is hoping there will be plenty of Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals fans on hand as well. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson recently announced that the high school will host […]

Local Missionaries to Share Story of South Sudan

Written on January 15, 2019 at 3:25 pm, by

Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the Memphis First Baptist Church Deane and Ruth Valkenaar who are currently serving as SIM missionaries in war-torn South Sudan will be sharing about the work they have been a part of there. SIM ( is a century-old catalyst for global mission dedicated to prayer and care in bringing […]

Keokuk to Host 35th Annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days January 19th-20th

Written on January 15, 2019 at 12:29 pm, by

Keokuk, IA –  American Bald Eagles have flocked to Keokuk in time to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bald Eagle Appreciation Days.  In 1984, a time when eagles appeared on the Endangered Species list, the Iowa DNR proposed a program to Keokuk officials to start a program that brought awareness of the dangers faced by eagles.  […]