Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Area Scholarship Pageants Seeking Participants for 2018 Events

Written on November 14, 2017 at 3:07 pm, by

The Miss Clark County Scholarship Pageant board is looking for girls interested in competing in The Miss Clark County, Miss Northeast Missouri, and Miss Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants.  The scholarship competition will take place on February 17, 2018, in the Edna L. Seyb Auditorium in the Clark County Middle School. Miss Clark County will be […]

Wreaths Across America Coming to Memphis Cemetery December 16th

Written on November 7, 2017 at 3:22 pm, by

Every December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the national group’s mission, to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. In 2017 those efforts are coming to Memphis. On December 16, 2017, Wreaths […]

Arbela UMC to Host 63rd Annual Lord’s Acre

Written on November 7, 2017 at 3:09 pm, by

The Arbela United Methodist Church will be hosting its 63rd annual Lord’s Acre Sale on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Lunch of turkey, hamballs, and all of the trimmings, including the most delicious homemade desserts in Northeast Missouri, will be served for a free-will offering beginning at 11:00 a.m. An auction of items to answer your […]

Pheasant Building Fund to Host Airplane Raffle  

Written on November 3, 2017 at 8:45 am, by

Raffle drawings have bestowed upon the lucky winner such prizes as cash, a side of beef, television set, hunting rifle, or even a handcrafted quilt. Folks around Scotland County have been supporting a wide variety of causes with raffle tickets, but the current Scotland County Historical Society Fundraiser represents a first, as one lucky ticket […]

Extension to Offer Governmental Boards Training Courses

Written on October 31, 2017 at 10:40 am, by

Do you serve on a public board and wonder what your responsibilities really are? Are there resources you can get to assist you in learning more about your role? There will be a training series called “Serving on Public Boards” that will be held on November 9th and November 16th (one program, two nights) from […]

Ministerial Alliance Making Plans for Thanksgiving Service

Written on October 24, 2017 at 5:02 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance met October 18, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Memphis.  Members present were Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Marie Ebeling, Dan Hite, Jack Sumption, and Pam Glasgow. Visitors were also present from the Central Missouri Food Bank. The representatives from the food bank expressed concern over how food and to […]

Chamber Hosting Halloween Safe Stops Tuesday

Written on October 24, 2017 at 3:59 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield Ask most children what Halloween means to them and the answer you get back most likely will have something to do with candy and costumes.  Along with the candy and costumes comes the need for added caution as youngsters venture out onto the streets to trick-or-treat.  Drivers are asked to be extra […]

Season Finale at the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway Set For This Weekend

Written on October 19, 2017 at 4:33 pm, by

by Brian Neal The Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri is set to host their 2017 season finale event this coming weekend. As the “Fall Nationals” invades the track this Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st. The “1st Annual Jerry Barricknan Memorial” held back on Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th, brought […]

SCR-I Marching Band to Perform at 26th Annual Parade of Champions 

Written on October 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm, by

Marching band fans will have a chance to see over fifteen bands in action at the 26th Annual Parade of Champions parade and field show competition at Kahoka, on Saturday, October 7th. The competition, sponsored by the Clark County R-1 Fine Arts Boosters, will begin with the parade, starting at 2:00 p.m.  Thirteen bands including […]

Local Christian Aid Ministries Benefit Will Help Ship Clothing to Needy Countries

Written on October 3, 2017 at 6:13 pm, by

The Ukraine is a long ways from Rutledge, Missouri. Despite the geographical vastness, area residents will be able to help bridge the gap next weekend at the annual Christian Aid Ministries benefit at the Rutledge Community Building. Local volunteers will host a benefit yard sale and bake sale October 12th, 13th and 14th in the […]