Category Archives: Upcoming Events

SC Ministerial Alliance Plans for National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 4

Written on April 25, 2017 at 4:09 pm, by

Dion Elmore, Chief Communications Officer of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, states, “The National Day of Prayer is not just a vital part of America’s heritage, but is as relevant and critical today as it was at the first call by our Continental Congress in 1775.”  Established in public law by a joint […]

Preparation is Key to Successful Blood Donation

Written on April 25, 2017 at 4:06 pm, by

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 important to take a few simple steps to prepare and help ensure a good donation experience. The Red Cross recommends getting a good night’s sleep, eating a […]

Sheriff’s Office to Offer Drug Take Back Day

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:56 pm, by

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017. Expired or no longer needed prescription drugs can be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office on the north end of the lower floor of the Courthouse in Memphis from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. While the Sheriff’s […]

Rotary Club Planning 11th Annual John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Event

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:33 pm, by

The Scotland County Rotarians will honor a former member once again.  The local charity group will host the 2017 John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Tournament on May 12th at the Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis. Luther, a long-time member of Rotary, was an avid golfer.  After his death in 2006 following a battle with […]

102nd Annual Wyaconda Alumni Banquet Set for May 13th

Written on April 25, 2017 at 11:41 am, by

The 102nd Wyaconda Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Clark County Middle School gym in Kahoka. Doors will open for visiting at 5:00 p.m., and the meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. Steve Howell will be catering the meal, featuring roast beef, turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, rolls, vegetables, […]

‘Soldier in the Field’ Statue Moving April 27th

Written on April 18, 2017 at 10:59 am, by

The Soldier in the Field will be moving to a new field next week. Dr. Larry Wiggins reported the historic Barnett Statue will be relocated from its current home south of Memphis, to the Downing House Museum on Thursday, April 27th. The efforts will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m., rain or shine, with the process […]

Air Force Musicians to Perform at Memphis Theatre

Written on April 17, 2017 at 5:01 pm, by

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, IL — The USAF Band of Mid-America’s Midwest Winds will present a concert in Memphis at the Memphis Theatre on Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m.  Admission to the concert is free and tickets are not required. Presented in partnership with the Memphis Theatre, this is a family-friendly, all-ages event. Midwest […]

Sustainable Living Workshops Scheduled in Rutledge this Summer

Written on April 17, 2017 at 4:55 pm, by

The Milkweed Mercantile, a Bed & Breakfast Inn and Cafe at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage near Rutledge, Missouri, announces Sustainable Living Workshops for 2017. The Mercantile recently reorganized from an LLC to a worker-owned collective and is run and managed cooperatively by ten board members. In addition to workshops the Mercantile offers hand-crafted pizza every Thursday, […]

Registration Open for City’s Summer Tennis Leagues

Written on April 11, 2017 at 6:01 pm, by

Registration is now open for the City of Memphis summer tennis leagues to be held at Johnson Park. The park will host a Monday night doubles league as well as a Wednesday night casual league. Play will begin in June and run through August. Organizer Kim Getman said registration will be required for the doubles […]

Genesis House of Northeast Missouri to Host Fundraiser

Written on April 4, 2017 at 4:09 pm, by

Genesis House of Northeast Missouri, located in Edina, provides loving support to unwed young women who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy or struggling with motherhood (newborn through one year of age).  The program exists to lend a helping hand in a Christ-centered family setting; assisting guests to become self-sufficient mothers by meeting the physical, […]