Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Arbela UMC Plans 63rd Annual Lord’s Acre Sale

Written on November 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm, by

The Lord’s Acre is not a new venture for the rural churches of the United Methodist Church.  This movement originated in 1922 in the state of Georgia.  Like often is the case today, Rev. Henry Melton found that his parishioners seemed to fall short in giving God his full measure.  He asked the farmers in […]

Novinger Celebrates Christmas Early with 31st Annual Craft Festival 

Written on November 15, 2016 at 2:35 pm, by

Three locations in Novinger will be providing lots of shopping choices on Saturday, November 19th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The 31st annual Country Christmas Craft Festival will be held in the school (on Hwy 149, four blocks north of Hwy 6).  Over 70 booths of all types of crafts will line both gyms […]

Memphis United Methodist Church Launching ‘A Christmas Wish’ Adopt-a-Child Christmas Program

Written on November 1, 2016 at 10:08 pm, by

Each year during the Advent Season children and families get caught up in the excitement and anticipation of Christmas. For most it will be a time of celebrating the coming of our Messiah and King. It will be celebrated with lots of friends and family, fellowship, food, fun and gifts. For others it will be […]

Deer Hunters Wanted!!!

Written on November 1, 2016 at 9:52 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry appreciates the generosity of those who hunt and harvest deer in Scotland County during the archery and firearms’ season annually.   Thanks to the donations of their hunt to the Missouri Department of Conservation “Share the Harvest” program, many families and individuals from the area receive several pounds of […]

Daylight Saving Time Ends November 6th

Written on October 25, 2016 at 3:28 pm, by

It’s almost time to “fall back” and return our clocks to standard time, rejoining 60% of countries around the world who use this time all year.  Daylight Saving Time in the U.S. officially comes to an end, Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2:00 a.m. Each year, this “changing of the clocks” brings about discussion about […]

SC Care Center Costume Contest

Written on October 25, 2016 at 11:53 am, by

The Scotland County Care Center is sponsoring a Costume Contest on Monday, October 31st.  The event starts at 6:45 p.m. and is being held in the Activity Room. Judging will be done by the residents of SCCC and prizes will be awarded.  Age groups include 0-3 years, 4-7 years, and 8-12 years. You may sign […]

Scotland County Speedway to Host Memphis Fall Nationals this Weekend

Written on October 20, 2016 at 11:03 am, by

Racing action will return to the Scotland County Speedway this weekend for the annual Memphis Fall Nationals. The local track will host a two-day show October 21st and 22nd featuring modifieds, stock cars, sportmods, hobby stocks, sport compacts and late models. “With temps expected be in the high 60’s as highs and around 50 for […]

Haunted House/Safe Stops Coming Soon!

Written on October 18, 2016 at 8:00 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield With Halloween less than two weeks away, local organizations are preparing activities for area trick-or-treaters.  On Thursday, October 27th, the Scotland County Care Center is hosting their first annual Haunted House.  The event will be open from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and admission is a free will donation.  The Haunted House will be located […]

Hoffman Mansion Throws ‘Doors Open’ for Public

Written on October 18, 2016 at 10:07 am, by

Hoffman Mansion, located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River, will be hosting “Doors Open” tours on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tours will run every 15 minutes.  Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Keokuk Area Tourism located at 428 Main St., Keokuk, Iowa.  […]

Fitness Center Open House Will Showcase New Equipment

Written on October 11, 2016 at 3:15 pm, by

Come and see the new items at the Scotland County Fitness Center (SCFC).  The generosity of the individuals and families who have remembered the SCFC has provided the opportunity for these improvements. When memorial gifts are given to the fitness center, the SCFC board feels the responsibility to be good stewards of these gifts. While […]