Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Downing House Museum Complex Set to Reopen May 1st

Written on April 26, 2018 at 9:06 am, by

The Downing House Museum complex is getting ready to reopen for the 2018 season on May 1, 2018. The facilities will be open each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through September from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. with volunteers available to provide guided tours to visitors. “We also try to accommodate visitors on other days by appointment,” […]

Memphis to Host MLB Jr. Home Run Derby, Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run Events May 5th

Written on April 26, 2018 at 8:56 am, by

The Memphis City Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a free Major League Baseball Jr. Home Run Derby and the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run  competition events for area youth. The events are scheduled for Saturday, May 5th at Johnson Park in Memphis, beginning at 9 a.m. The park is located at 344 N. […]

Truman State University to Host Irish Fiddler Concert and Dance 

Written on April 26, 2018 at 8:34 am, by

Irish fiddler Eimear Arkins will perform in a traditional Irish concert and dance at 6 p.m. April 27 in the Student Union Building Down Under at Truman State University. The performance will include the concert, traditional dance demonstration, beginning dance instruction and inclusive music session. Arkins is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and dancer from Ruan in […]

Mizzou 2018 Spring Caravan Set to Make Stop in Memphis

Written on April 24, 2018 at 3:53 pm, by

Spring hasn’t exactly sprung just yet in the state of Missouri, but even so, it’s time for the Mizzou Athletics spring caravan to make an appearance around the Show-Me state.  The Department of Athletics has finalized plans for a four-stop tour this May, with Tiger fans of all ages invited to come out to Mendon, […]

Ministerial Alliance Makes Plans for National Day of Prayer

Written on April 23, 2018 at 8:58 am, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance met April 11the at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Memphis with Dan Hite, Marie Ebeling, Karen Biggs and Mark Appold present. The meeting opened at 1:15 p.m. with a prayer by Hite. The treasurer’s report was submitted from Dee Wiley via text by Karen Biggs.  The balances as of […]

Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance Teams up with Feeding Missouri to Knock Hunger Out of the Park for Missourians

Written on April 17, 2018 at 4:46 pm, by

With 947,900 Missourians labeled as “food insecure” according to the Map the Meal Gap 2015 study, Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance recognizes the need to obtain and distribute food to hungry families across the state. For the third consecutive year, insurance agents are accepting donations from April 16, 2018 to May 11, 2018 at their local […]

Rutledge Cafe Offers Class on Growing Shitake Mushrooms

Written on April 17, 2018 at 4:12 pm, by

by Alline Anderson, Rutledge, Missouri When I first moved to Northeast Missouri I was vaguely aware of mushrooms – I liked them well enough on my pizza. But hunting for wild mushrooms, and eating them, seemed like something that only crazy people in the Pacific Northwest did. How did they not die an excruciatingly painful […]

PTO to Host 2nd Annual Spring Carnival

Written on April 10, 2018 at 4:42 pm, by

The Scotland County Parent Teacher Organization will host the 2nd Annual Elementary Spring Carnival on Friday, April 13th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the SCR-I Elementary School. The event will feature an expanded variety of games including ring toss, bean bag toss, cake walk, duck pond and Angry Birds with prizes for all […]

Lighthouse of Faith to Host Priscilla Shirer Simulcast

Written on March 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm, by

Lighthouse of Faith Church in Memphis will be hosting a simulcast event in April featuring  New York Times Best-Selling Author and Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer. LifeWay Women Events confirms the Priscilla Shirer Simulcast will take place on April 28, 2018. Along with Shirer, one of today’s top Bible teachers, Christian recording artist Anthony Evans will […]

Fire Department Hosting Raffle for Children of Fallen Comrade

Written on March 22, 2018 at 8:53 am, by

The Scotland County Fire Department has opened ticket sales for the Jesse Ketchum Memorial Raffle, with all of the proceeds from the event to benefit the children of the late fireman. The event features two separate raffles. Tickets can be purchased on 1/2 a beef or a smoker grill. Tickets are $20 each, three for […]