Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers

Written on August 1, 2017 at 8:41 pm, by

With the official start of the 2017-2018 school year just around the corner, it’s time to think about those back to school purchases.  Consumers can once again enjoy a sales tax holiday in Missouri and Iowa the first full weekend in August.  Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend includes both Friday and Saturday, August 4-5 while Missouri […]

UMC to Host Brent Vernon, Singer, Songwriter and Ventriloquist

Written on August 1, 2017 at 7:34 pm, by

The Memphis United Methodist Church will be hosting a special guest on Sunday, August 6th.  Brent Vernon – singer, songwriter, and ventriloquist – will present a special program Sunday morning and then return in the evening for a concert at 6:00 p.m. Brent, who is from South Florida, has been traveling for nearly thirteen years, […]

Super Heroes Rock the Arbela UMC VBS

Written on August 1, 2017 at 4:26 pm, by

A little country church on a hill in Arbela (United Methodist Church, that is) enjoyed two evenings of Vacation Bible School on July 25 and 26. The schedule each evening began with supper shared at 6:00, with Bible lessons, crafts and music following before dismissal at 8:00. David’s venture in knocking down Goliath held the […]

Fifth Annual Back to School Bash Set for August 5th

Written on July 24, 2017 at 4:31 pm, by

Free food, free school supplies and free fun. The Fifth Annual Back to School Bash will offer all of the above and much more on Saturday, August 5th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north corner of the east side of the Memphis City Square. Market Street in front of the Ignite Ministries […]

Memphis Parks & Recreation Announces Upcoming Events

Written on July 24, 2017 at 3:33 pm, by

Memphis City Parks & Recreation has announced a number of activities planned for August for participants of all ages. The 2nd Annual Kids’ Camp will be held Friday, August 4th. Check in at Johnson Park begins at 4:30 p.m. Camp will run from 5 – 6 p.m. The camp is for boys and girls ages […]

High School Announces Registration, Orientation Dates

Written on July 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm, by

Scotland County R-1 Junior-Senior High School registration for the 2017-2018 school year will take place on August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the High School. Students will take yearbook pictures and senior composite pictures during this time, as well. Guidance counselor Christina Fulk offered the following recommended registration dates by […]

August 1st Blood Drive Asking Donors to ‘Knock it Outta the Park’

Written on July 18, 2017 at 8:18 pm, by

The American Red Cross Memphis Blood Drive will take place Tuesday, August 1st at the First Baptist Church in Memphis.  The blood drive is from 12:30-6:00 p.m. and all presenting donors will receive a commemorative St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive T-shirt, while supplies last. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood […]

SCMA Back-to-School Fair Set for August 5th

Written on July 18, 2017 at 7:25 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring the Back-to-School Supply Fair once again this year.  The purpose of the event is to encourage and bless families in Scotland County by providing the necessary school supplies needed by their student/students to have a successful start to the upcoming school year. Pre-registration for the event is Thursday, […]

Ketchum, Chancellor Benefit Poker Run Being Held July 22

Written on July 11, 2017 at 9:58 am, by

The Widows Sons are organizing a Benefit Poker Run for the Ketchum and Chancellor families Saturday, July 22nd.  A rain date has been set for Saturday, August 5th. The morning will start on the northeast corner of the Memphis square with a free-will biscuit and gravy breakfast at the Masonic Lodge Hall from 7:30-10:00 a.m.  […]

Family Summer Bash Set for July 6th in Memphis

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:28 am, by

Legion Park and the Memphis Swimming Pool will be the site of the Family Summer Bash, to be held July 6th. Six area sponsors have joined with the city to offer the free event, which will feature hot dogs and snow cones as well as other refreshments beginning at 5:30 p.m. A number of games […]