Category Archives: Upcoming Events

SC Library to Offer Book Bingo Contest Starting August 26th

Written on August 15, 2019 at 11:10 am, by

The Scotland County Library is combining  a pair of local favorites into one fun-filled competition that will make winners of area readers. Adult patrons of the library will now be eligible to play book bingo. Sign up at the circulation desk to receive a bingo card. Instead of numbers under the lettered columns, the entries […]

LOF Church to Host Girlfriends’ Getaway Featuring Erin Smalley

Written on August 15, 2019 at 10:26 am, by

Lighthouse of Faith Church will host its third annual ladies retreat in September. The Girlfriends’ Getaway will actually be just that for a renowned speaker from Colorado. Erin Smalley will be the guest presenter at the event in Memphis on September 14th with the theme of Hope. “Our previous two events featured simulcasts, so this […]

5th Annual Helping Hands Benefit Will Support Clinic for Special Children

Written on August 13, 2019 at 11:37 am, by

While the Clinic for Special Children is physically located halfway across the nation in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, it has found a home away from home in Scotland County where the community will come together once again to help support the facility’s mission to serve children and adults who suffer from genetic and other complex medical disorders. […]

Northeast Corner Widows Sons Biker Club to Host Events on Square

Written on August 2, 2019 at 11:47 am, by

The Northeast Corner Widows Sons Chapter motorcycle club will be hosting an old-fashioned Saturday night on the Memphis City Square on August 3rd. The group encourages everyone to bring out their motorcycle, car, truck or hotrod for the 1st Annual Bike & Car Night on the square. The event will feature music and refreshments to […]

Local Blood Drive Set to Help With Summer Shortage

Written on July 30, 2019 at 1:23 pm, by

Summer vacations and holidays have had a big effect on blood donations this year. Many regular blood donors have missed their appointments or not scheduled them due to travel and other factors. In addition, far fewer blood drives are held when school is out for the summer. The situation is so serious that newspapers, TV […]

Christmas in July Celebration Planned by Scotland County Parish

Written on July 8, 2019 at 4:06 pm, by

The parsonage of the Scotland County Parish of the United Methodist Churches of Arbela, Downing, and Granger, located at 202 North Adams in Memphis, is  beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Christmas trees can be seen in nearly every room in the home, each displaying its own particular theme.   The mantle is decorated in […]

2019 Scotland County Fair Set to Kick Off Sunday

Written on July 5, 2019 at 10:38 am, by

The 2019 Scotland County Fair will kick off Sunday with the opening installment of the livestock and animal shows followed by the  crowning of the 2019 State Fair Farm Family and the Scotland County 4-H Royalty. The opening act will be the 4-H Dog Show which will get underway at 1 p.m. The Farm Family […]

Comedian Jerry Carroll to Take the Stage July 9th at the SC Fair

Written on July 5, 2019 at 10:32 am, by

The Scotland County Fair has a long tradition of farm-related activities and 2019 will stick to that theme while still being able to branch off into a new event. Tuesday evenings grandstand event will offer to tickle guests funny bone while sticking to the agriculture background of the event. Comedian Jerry Carroll will take the […]

Hospital Releases Revised Agenda for June 27th Meeting

Written on June 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm, by

SCMH District Board Meeting – June 27, 2019 5:30 p.m. Amended (On 6/18/19, this Tentative agenda was submitted for newspaper publishing. Amended 6/24/19. Added Items IV B, VIII, D and IX G. I. Call to Order A. Approval of Open Session Agenda B. Approval of Executive Session Agenda        pursuant to Missouri Sunshine Law 610.021 Sections […]

Peanut Day, Kids Safety Day This Saturday on City Square

Written on June 20, 2019 at 12:58 pm, 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 22nd. Members of the Chamber of Commerce will man the […]