Category Archives: Upcoming Events

27th Annual SPRINT Quiz Bowl Tournament Being Held January 21st

Written on January 17, 2017 at 2:59 pm, by

The 27th Annual SPRINT Quiz Bowl Tournament is being held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Scotland County R-1 Elementary School.  Ten area schools will be involved in the tournament this year. This tournament features two divisions of play with 12 teams in each division this year.  Division 1 consists of 5th/6th grade teams and […]

Community Sew-In Event to Benefit Project Linus

Written on January 17, 2017 at 1:04 pm, by

The 18th Annual National Project Linus “Make A Blanket Day” event will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Moose Lodge in Kirksville. The mission of Project Linus is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts […]

Four Board Members to Be Elected to Extension Council in February

Written on January 16, 2017 at 3:10 pm, by

Four county residents have completed terms of office on the Scotland County University of Missouri Extension Council and will be succeeded by new members after a February 15 through February 17, 2017 election. Outgoing members are Nancy McClamroch, Jefferson; Karen Kraus, Combined; Joanie Baker, Combined; and Laurie Jack, Jefferson. Council members whose terms continue are: […]

Extension to Host Estate, Retirement Program for Farm and Small Business in Memphis

Written on January 10, 2017 at 8:45 am, by

University of Missouri Extension will reach out to local communities to help farm families, individuals and businesses with succession, estate and retirement planning. The program called Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future consists of four workshops held on Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 PM January 24, 31 and February 7, and 14, 2017 at […]

Local Blood Drive Planned to Help Meet Holiday Demand

Written on December 27, 2016 at 3:47 pm, by

As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter. Millions of people are expected to take to the roads, rail and air to celebrate the season, which […]

2016 Omicron Theta Holiday Homes Tour Sunday

Written on November 30, 2016 at 4:24 pm, by

The Boyer Retreat, owned by Shelly Boyer and Natalie Cook, located at 229 N. Clay in Memphis, will be one of the homes featured on the 2016 Omicron Theta Holiday Homes Tour.  This Victorian style home underwent restoration and beautiful changes by the previous owners, Keith and Michelle Klein.  The couple also remodeled the home’s […]

Memphis to Host 35th Annual Christmas Bazaar on December 3rd

Written on November 30, 2016 at 2:32 pm, by

The 35th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi of Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  There is no charge for admission. A food stand will be open all day.  Doughnuts and coffee will be […]

Preparation is Key to Successful Blood Donation

Written on November 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, December 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The drive is being held in the Conference Room. 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 […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Community Thanksgiving Service

Written on November 15, 2016 at 5:04 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance invites the community to join together on Sunday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the SCR-I Elementary gym for an “Attitude of Gratitude” Thanksgiving Service. The service will feature the Elementary Honor Choir, a brass ensemble from our high school band, the United Methodist Church Bell Choir and special music […]

Chamber to  Light the Square November 25th to Kick off Christmas Season

Written on November 15, 2016 at 3:24 pm, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations have been busy organizing activities for the upcoming Holiday season.  The annual “Lighting of the Square” here in Memphis, is set to take place on Friday, November 25th at dark. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce has assembled 24 new snowflake lights to hang on […]