Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Local Christian Aid Ministries Benefit Will Help Ship Clothing to Needy Countries

Written on October 3, 2017 at 6:13 pm, by

The Ukraine is a long ways from Rutledge, Missouri. Despite the geographical vastness, area residents will be able to help bridge the gap next weekend at the annual Christian Aid Ministries benefit at the Rutledge Community Building. Local volunteers will host a benefit yard sale and bake sale October 12th, 13th and 14th in the […]

VFW Announces 2017-18 Youth Scholarship Competitions

Written on October 3, 2017 at 5:52 pm, by

VFW encourages the country’s youth to examine our nation’s history and their own experiences in modern American society through our Patriot’s Pen, Voice of Democracy, and Creative Patriotic Art Awards. Annually, roughly 120,000 students from grades 6-8, enter the Patriot’s Pen essay contest to win national awards totaling $54,500, as well as an all-expense-paid trip […]

Movies Set to Return to Memphis Theatre This Weekend

Written on October 3, 2017 at 5:15 pm, by

Lights! Camera Action! Movies are returning to the Memphis Theatre this weekend. The cinema will be showing Cars III on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. The local theatre, owned and operated by the Memphis Community Players, traditionally is closed for the summer. Weekend shows will be offered now through the end of […]

Genealogical Society to Host Program on Area Confederate Graves

Written on October 3, 2017 at 11:48 am, by

Neil Block of Huntsville, Missouri will be the guest speaker at the October 10th meeting of the Scotland County Genealogical Society. Mr. Block is a Civil War historian.  He will be discussing confederate graves in the area along with other Civil War facts. The meeting will be October 10th at 1:30 p.m. in the Genealogy […]

Weekend Show at Scotland County Speedway Will Kickoff Nine Race Fall Special Circuit

Written on September 26, 2017 at 5:52 pm, by

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO  – The Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri has been idle since mid August, but that will change this weekend when the track will host the 1st Annual Jerry Barrickman Memorial on Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th. The event will kick off a nine race fall special events […]

Scotland County Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 1-7

Written on September 26, 2017 at 5:03 pm, by

Memphis, Mo. — For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week during the first full week of October. Scotland County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Annual Coat Drive

Written on September 26, 2017 at 1:35 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial alliance (SCMA) will be hosting the group’s annual coat drive during the month of October. Starting Monday, October 2nd and concluding Friday, October 20th, the collection sites will be available at the Scotland County R-I Elementary School and the Scotland County Nutrition Center. Following the collection period, the coats will be […]

Red Cross to Host Two Local Blood Drives in October

Written on September 19, 2017 at 5:43 pm, by

Area residents will have a pair of opportunities in October to donate blood at American Red Cross blood drives. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Make an appointment and encourage your family and friends to donate on Tuesday, October 3rd from 1:30-6:00 p.m. at the […]

Ministerial Alliance Planning Coat Drive in October

Written on September 19, 2017 at 5:37 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance (SCMA) met September 13 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Memphis. Those present were Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Dan Hite, Diane Koontz and Jack Sumption. It was announced that a coat drive will be coming in October. The Fall Coat drive will begin Monday, October 2nd continuing until Friday, […]

Gorin R-III Alumni Committee Finalizing Plans for 2017 Banquet

Written on September 19, 2017 at 3:08 pm, by

The Gorin R-III Alumni committee met Monday, September 11 at the home of Billy and Rhonda Davis to finalize plans for the upcoming 2017 Alumni Banquet. As in years past, the Alumni Banquet will be held on the second Saturday of October. It was decided to once again meet at the old school gymnasium in […]