Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Jingle Jaunt Sponsored by SC Fitness Center Coming to the Memphis Square

Written on December 2, 2019 at 9:24 am, by

The Scotland County Fitness Center is hosting a Jingle Jaunt on the Memphis Square Friday, December 6, 2019 on the Memphis Square.  They will be located in front of Gerth & Baskett Furniture on the west side. Included in the evenings activities are a three-lap “jaunt” (approximately one mile) around the square.  This is not […]

Beta to Host 38th Annual Christmas Bazaar on December 7th

Written on December 2, 2019 at 9:06 am, by

The 38th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at Memphis, will be held Saturday, December 7th, 2019, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event features exhibitors coming from Iowa, Illinois and Missouri and offers free admission to all shoppers and browsers. Doors […]

Giving Thanks With The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance

Written on November 19, 2019 at 1:56 pm, by

Scotland County is a giving community! The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance partners with area congregations, community organizations and local business regularly for the benefit of the residents of Memphis and the surrounding towns. The cooler temperatures in September and early October remind us to promote a “Coat Drive” for the Clothes Closet.  Over 100 coats […]

Statewide Winter Weather Drill Set For November 7th

Written on November 5, 2019 at 12:07 pm, by

Even though MODOT road crews have already been out this year battling winter weather in certain parts of the state, the department will still hold its annual winter operations drill on November 7. Motorists may notice increased numbers of MoDOT vehicles on state routes during the drill. In rural areas, crews will deploy after 8 […]

Chamber to Add Cookie Crawl to 2019 Holiday Open House Event

Written on November 5, 2019 at 11:33 am, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce is adding a new twist to a time-honored tradition. The annual holiday open house event will feature a cookie crawl in 2019. “The event will allow people to gather some holiday cookies, shop and socialize and even win some prizes,” said MACC officer Debbie Kigar. A number of Chamber […]

Rotary, After Prom Parents to Host Dinner, Bingo Event

Written on November 5, 2019 at 11:27 am, by

Food, fun and fellowship – the three F’s of a fun evening. The Scotland County After Prom Parents are teaming up with the Scotland County Rotary Club to offer just that in a new Autumn Nights Event set for Saturday, November 9th at the Memphis V.F.W. The fundraiser for the 2020 Scotland County After Prom […]

Community Players to Present “A Doublewide, Texas Christmas” November 14th-16th

Written on November 5, 2019 at 11:17 am, by

Come to Doublewide, Texas, located on the stage of the Memphis Theatre to see the Community Player’s production of “A Doublewide, Texas Christmas” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooton on November 14, 15, and 16 at 7:00 p.m.  Help the town double its population by December 31st. “A Doublewide, Texas Christmas” is a […]

First Christian Church to Host Fall Family Encounter Featuring Dr. David McSpadden

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:35 am, by

First Christian Church will welcome Dr. David McSpadden, PhD as a featured presenter at the church’s Fall Family Encounter to be held Sunday, November 10. There will be three sessions related to parenting, grand-parenting and how the church can help. Session 1 will begin at  9:20 a.m. and is entitled Influencing Your Community with Positive […]

School Board to Host Ribbon Cutting October 28th for New All-Weather Track

Written on October 15, 2019 at 10:37 am, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met on October 11th. President, Christy Aylward, called the regular meeting to order at 4:00 p.m. with six members present.  Cole Tippett arrived at 4:05 p.m. Consent Agenda  The board voted 7-0 to approve the following items on the consent agenda: Approve Minutes from September 12, 2019 Approve […]

Memphis Native to be Honored at Truman Homecoming

Written on October 15, 2019 at 10:30 am, by

KIRKSVILLE, MO — Memphis native Emily (Kiddoo) Kelchen will be honored at Truman State University during Homecoming Weekend, October 18-19. Kelchen and her husband Robert are being recognized as Truman’s Young Alumni of the Year. As students, they spent countless hours together serving in Student Government – Emily as the student representative to the Board […]