Category Archives: Upcoming Events

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 […]

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers

Written on July 26, 2016 at 4:26 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield With the official start of the 2016-2017 school year just around the corner, it’s time to think about those back to school purchases.  Consumers can once again enjoy a sales tax holiday in Missouri and Iowa the first full weekend in August.  Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend includes both Friday and Saturday, August […]

Memphis to Host St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive August 2nd

Written on July 19, 2016 at 10:35 am, by

Memphis, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross would like to encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.  The drive is being held at the First Baptist Church in Memphis from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Everyone who attempts to […]

SC Ministerial Alliance Prepares for Back to School Supply Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance is once again preparing for their 2nd annual Back to School Supply Fair.  The purpose of this event is to encourage and bless families in Scotland County by providing the necessary school supplies needed by their child/children to have a successful start to the upcoming school year. SCMA set a […]

Friday Night Races Return to Scotland County Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:19 pm, by

Racing will return to the Scotland County Speedway on Friday night as part of the 2016 Scotland County Fair. The Friday night fair race is being sponsored by J&J AG of Memphis with added purses for all the classes. Race sponsors also include Walker Motors, Casey’s General Store, Helena and Oberholtzer Plumbing. The event is […]

McClamroch to Open for Oak Ridge Boys at NEMO Fair

Written on July 12, 2016 at 4:09 pm, by

Scotland County’s Paige McClamroch will be returning to the stage at the 2016 NEMO Fair. The SCR-I graduate will be opening for the Oak Ridge Boys on Tuesday night, July 19th. Last year McClamroch was crowned the winner of the 2015 NEMO Fair Idol contest as the top act. Next week, she’ll return to the […]

Wittstock to Make MMA Televised Debut in RFA 40 at Mystic Lake Casino

Written on July 5, 2016 at 5:50 pm, by

His opponent has changed, but local mixed martial arts fighter Carl Wittstock will still make his televised debut on July 15th at RFA 40 being held at Mystic Lake Casino in Minnesota. “My original opponent hurt his ankle and had to pull out of our bout,” said Wittstock. “Ben Locken stepped up on short notice […]

Show-Me Speedway to Host 4-Day Kart Grand Nationals

Written on July 5, 2016 at 12:54 pm, by

A national racing event is coming to northeast Missouri. Organizers at Show Me Speedway in Downing have announced that the local track will be hosting the International Kart Federation (IKF) 4 Cycle Speedway Grand Nationals. On June 16th, IKF officials awarded the 2016 national race schedule to Show Me Speedway. The local facility has underwent […]

Outlaw Rodeo at the Scotland County Fair Tuesday, July 12th

Written on June 28, 2016 at 3:55 pm, by

The action continues on Tuesday evening, July 12th at the Scotland County Fair with Outlaw/5J Rodeo Company hosting the ultimate rodeo experience beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Events will include Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing, Cowgirl’s Breakaway Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping and Tie Down Roping. Outlaw Rodeo/5J Rodeo Company […]