Category Archives: Upcoming Events

New Aviation Collection to Highlight Pheasant Airplane Display During 2017 Antique Fair

Written on August 15, 2017 at 4:39 pm, by

A new collection of aviation materials is now on display at the Wiggins Family Museum as part of the Pheasant Airplane display. Jack White’s Corner will officially be announced as part of the exhibit during the 2017 Antique Fair festivities next week. New to the Pheasant Airplane exhibit this year is an extensive aviation collection […]

Helping Hands Benefit to be Held Saturday, August 19th

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:48 pm, by

A Helping Hands Benefit Auction will be held Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Ed’s Machinery in Memphis, MO.  The auction will start at 10:15 a.m. This benefit is being held to support the Clinic for Special Children and other local needs.  The Clinic for Special Children is a non-profit medical and diagnostic service for children […]

Wittstock Returning to Minnesota for August 25th Televised MMA Bout

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:15 pm, by

Local mixed martial arts fighter Carl Wittstock will be back in action in Minnesota later this month as the Arbela native will take the ring at Legacy Fighting Alliance 20 at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, MN. Wittstock will do battle with Travis Perzynski of Mazeppa, MN in a lightweight division bout as part […]

Bible Grove to Host Annual Preservation Day August 19th

Written on August 8, 2017 at 5:30 pm, by

The annual Bible Grove Preservation Day is being held Saturday, August 19th at the Bible Grove School in Bible Grove, MO. The day’s events begin at 10:00 a.m. with a Trap Shoot.  The food stand and museum will also be open at this time.  A Kettle Bean and Corn Bread Dinner will be served at […]

Lil’ Memphis Blues Society Bringing Mike Zito Back for August 13th Concert

Written on August 8, 2017 at 5:24 pm, by

Award-wining blues musician Mike Zito is returning to Memphis. The Lil’ Memphis Blues Society has booked a return show for Zito, who is no stranger to local music fans. He’ll be playing Sunday, August 13th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kiddoo’s Red Barn, north of Memphis. “Make Blues not War,”, Zito’s latest […]

MACC Seeking Antique Fair Window Display Contestants

Written on August 8, 2017 at 4:22 pm, by

The theme for this year’s Antique Fair is “A Walk Down Memory Lane”.  With that in mind, the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce is looking to bring back the original focus of the first Antique Fair…Antiques!!! The group is looking for groups or individuals to put displays in business windows around the Memphis square during […]

USMTS Returning to Memphis as Hunt for the Casey’s Cup Invades Pepsi Scotland County Speedway

Written on August 8, 2017 at 4:06 pm, by

Local race enthusiast Jon Fuller is pulling out all the stops as he gets set for his first taste as a track promoter next Thursday at Scotland County Speedway. The former driver is looking to make some noise at the Memphis race track as he prepares to gauge interest in a possible push to expand […]

Extension Council to Host Fundraisers During Antique Fair

Written on August 8, 2017 at 3:40 pm, by

The Scotland County Extension Council will be hosting a pair of fundraising events during the 2017 Scotland County Antique Fair. Extension volunteers will host a Karaoke booth during the Antique Fair. Music will be playing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday evenings, August 24 and August 25. The microphone will open […]

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers

Written on August 1, 2017 at 8:41 pm, by

With the official start of the 2017-2018 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.  Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend includes both Friday and Saturday, August 4-5 while Missouri […]

UMC to Host Brent Vernon, Singer, Songwriter and Ventriloquist

Written on August 1, 2017 at 7:34 pm, by

The Memphis United Methodist Church will be hosting a special guest on Sunday, August 6th.  Brent Vernon – singer, songwriter, and ventriloquist – will present a special program Sunday morning and then return in the evening for a concert at 6:00 p.m. Brent, who is from South Florida, has been traveling for nearly thirteen years, […]