Category Archives: Upcoming Events

19th Annual Rutledge Fall Festival Takes Place This Saturday

Written on September 6, 2016 at 1:04 pm, by

The 19th annual Rutledge Fall Festival will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016. The morning will begin with the Parade at 10:00 a.m., followed by Kids Games sponsored by Pfister Seed Corn, Eric Hogan Dealer, and Agriculture Contests including Tallest Corn Stalk, Tallest Horse Weed, and Bean Plant with Most Pods.  First, 2nd and 3rd […]

First Christian Church Seeking History to Share at Centennial Homecoming Celebration

Written on August 31, 2016 at 10:09 am, 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 […]

Edinburg Church to Host Reunion Sept. 11th

Written on August 30, 2016 at 4:37 pm, by

The Edinburg Church Reunion is scheduled to be held Sunday, September 11, 2016.  Annually, it is held the second Sunday of September.  Service will start at 11:00 a.m. with Bob Neese bringing the message.  A carry-in dinner will be under the yard tent immediately after the church service. It is time for paying yearly dues […]

Downing Appreciation Days September 8th-9th

Written on August 30, 2016 at 3:55 pm, by

Downing, Missouri wishes to welcome everyone to their annual Downing Appreciation Days on September 8th-10th, 2016.  The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrate”. The event will actually kick off on Sunday evening, September 4th with a community church service at the Appreciation Days Grounds beginning at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday, September 8th, a free […]

Antique Fair to Offer ‘Memories of the Past’ August 24th-28th

Written on August 24, 2016 at 4:09 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield “Memories of the Past” is the theme for the 2016 Scotland County Antique Fair which is being held August 24th thru August 28th on the Memphis Square and at the Scotland County Fairgrounds and Airport on Sunday, August 28th. The Fair is offering a multitude of games, activities and entertainment including a […]

Antique Fair Marks Start of Fall Festivals Across Region in September

Written on August 24, 2016 at 4:03 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield Fall is in the air and while the Scotland County Antique Fair will wrap up local festivities this weekend, other surrounding communities are working to host area fall festivals close by. Labor Day weekend is the Nauvoo Grape Festival (September 2-4) and Festival on Wheels Car Show (September 3-4).  One of the […]

Bernina Dealer Green Acres Sew & Vac to Host Business of Embroidery Event August 26 In Memphis

Written on August 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm, by

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that BERNINA Dealer, Green Acres Sew & Vac., will host a Business of Embroidery event on Friday, August 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 221 West Grand Avenue in Memphis. Elva Mungai will go into detail about […]

Bible Grove Preservation Day Scheduled for August 20th

Written on August 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm, by

Bring your lawn chairs and join in on some old-fashioned fun Saturday, August 20th as Bible Grove, MO celebrates “Preservation Day” at the Bible Grove School House. The day’s festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with the trap shoot.  Both the food stand and museum also opens at this time. A kettle beans and corn bread […]

Free Back to School Bash Saturday to Offer Sendoff to Summer

Written on August 2, 2016 at 9:31 am, by

With the start of the 2016-17 school year just around the corner, Ignite Ministries and the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance are hoping to combine the anticipation of the first day of classes with one final blast of summer for area children in the form of the Fourth Annual Back to School Bash to be held […]

August 2nd Election to Decide School Tax Levy, Two County Races

Written on July 27, 2016 at 9:07 am, by

The August 2nd primary election will decide a pair of Republican races for local offices and also will feature the return of a tax levy issue for the Scotland County R-I School District. Local voters who take the Republican ballot in the open primary election, will decide the party’s nomination for County Assessor. Incumbent Jim […]