Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Grandstand Lineup Announced for 2016 Scotland County Fair

Written on April 26, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

The Scotland County Fair Board has announced the 2016 Fair lineup and is kicking off season pass sales that mean big savings for fair goers. The fair will run Sunday, July 10th through Saturday, July 16th. The 2016 Scotland County Fair queen will be crowned Monday night, July 11th at 7 p.m. Illusionist Mario Manzini […]

First Christian Church Homecoming Will Celebrate 100 Years of Service

Written on April 26, 2016 at 2:47 pm, by

The Memphis First Christian Church will be hosting a Church Homecoming to celebrate the completion of the current church building (located on the corner of Jones and Main Streets) which was completed in 1916.  The dates for the celebration have been set for September 30- October 1-2, 2016. The Planning Committee for the Church Homecoming […]

Rotary Club Planning 10th Annual John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Event

Written on April 20, 2016 at 10:32 am, by

The Scotland County Rotarians will honor a former member once again.  The local charity group will host the 2016 John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Tournament on May 6th 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 […]

Downing House to Host Classical Music Concert

Written on April 20, 2016 at 10:20 am, by

Classical music will fill the air at the Downing House Museum Complex on May 1st as the local historical site will host a fundraiser concert beginning at 3 p.m. The President’s String Quartet from Truman State University will be performing along with harpist Maria Fisher. The event is being sponsored by the dental office of […]

Rabies Clinic Saturday, April 30 at Scotland County Vet Clinic

Written on April 19, 2016 at 7:26 pm, by

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted in saliva and is usually transmitted to people and animals by a bite from an infected animal. It is important to have your pets vaccinated because, although a majority of rabies cases occur in wildlife, most humans […]

Downing House to Host Cleaning Day

Written on April 5, 2016 at 1:42 pm, by

Spring is coming! That means the Downing House Complex will soon be open for visitors. Before that can happen, we need to do a little spring cleaning. April 16 at 9:00 a.m. has been designated “Clean the Boyer House Day!” We have quite a list of chores to accomplish that day: clean out the basement, […]

Genesis House to Host 7th Annual Spring Banquet

Written on April 5, 2016 at 1:28 pm, by

On April 16th at 6:00 p.m. the Genesis House of northeast Missouri will be hosting the 7th Annual Spring Banquet and Silent Auction, “Love in Action”, at the TSU Catholic Newman Center. Tickets are $25 a person or $40 a couple. The event will include appetizers, dinner, a silent auction, entertainment and keynote speaker Ashley […]

Memphis UMC Hosts Southern Gospel Concert Sunday, April 10th

Written on March 29, 2016 at 7:29 pm, by

The Memphis United Methodist Church will be hosting the Dysart Family, a Christian group that sings Gospel Music, on Sunday April 10th at 6:00 p.m.  This is a free concert with a love offering being collected to help offset expenses. The Dysart Family offers Southern Gospel fans unique, close family harmonies, with a diverse and […]

Voters to Decide Tax Issues, Local Boards at April 5th Election

Written on March 29, 2016 at 3:52 pm, by

A pair of tax levy issues with big price tags will highlight the April 5th general municipal election ballot in Scotland County. Voters in the city of Memphis will decide the fate of a proposed $7.9 million waterworks and sewer system revenue bond issue to help fund proposed improvements to the city’s water and sewer […]

Good Friday Community Service at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Written on March 22, 2016 at 11:55 pm, by

A special Good Friday evening service, sponsored by the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance, will be held this Friday, March 25, at St. Paul Lutheran Church on north Highway 15. Starting at 7 pm, this worship opportunity will be a Tenebrae Service ending in darkness. Seven area pastors and lay people will each give a brief […]