Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Ministerial Alliance Planning Coat Drive in October

Written on September 19, 2017 at 5:37 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance (SCMA) met September 13 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Memphis. Those present were Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Dan Hite, Diane Koontz and Jack Sumption. It was announced that a coat drive will be coming in October. The Fall Coat drive will begin Monday, October 2nd continuing until Friday, […]

Gorin R-III Alumni Committee Finalizing Plans for 2017 Banquet

Written on September 19, 2017 at 3:08 pm, by

The Gorin R-III Alumni committee met Monday, September 11 at the home of Billy and Rhonda Davis to finalize plans for the upcoming 2017 Alumni Banquet. As in years past, the Alumni Banquet will be held on the second Saturday of October. It was decided to once again meet at the old school gymnasium in […]

‘Evening at the Museum’ to Offer Unique Look at Local History

Written on September 14, 2017 at 12:02 pm, by

The Downing House Museum Complex, as part of the Scotland County Historical Society, recently received a $2,000 grant from the US Bank Corporation. The grant is also being used to purchase props, supplies and costumes to host a fall event at the location at 311 South Main Street in Memphis, Missouri – “EVENING AT THE […]

Missouri DAR to Host Wheeling for Healing September 30th

Written on September 12, 2017 at 4:56 pm, by

Missouri DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is sponsoring Wheeling for Healing, a fundraising bike ride across the historic Katy and Rock Island Trail, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Proceeds from this ride will be divided between the Wounded Warrior Project and DAR’s Project Patriot. The WWP mission is […]

Downing to Host Annual Appreciation Days September 7th – 9th

Written on August 29, 2017 at 9:04 pm, by

Five cents doesn’t buy much these days, but make plans to travel to Downing next week when the annual Downing Appreciation Days will “Remember what you could buy for a nickel?” The theme will be featured during the noon parade on Saturday, but will be set aside each evening when cash prize drawings for $100, […]

Pentecostal Church Celebrating 50 Years of Service

Written on August 29, 2017 at 3:49 pm, by

Pentecostal Church of Memphis will be celebrating 50 years of service to the community September 9th and 10th. The late Reverend Donald E. Cooper and Reverend June M. Cooper opened the one room church at 106 South Adams on September 10, 1967. There will be a time of celebration on Saturday September 9, 2017 from […]

Rutledge School Restoration Society Makes Plans to ‘Walk Down Memory Lane’

Written on August 22, 2017 at 9:49 pm, by

Street barricades are visible along the side street, tractors and other motor vehicles from yesteryear are being polished and shined, vendors are in their stations, the entertainment stage is set the whole city of Memphis MO is in a buzz – it is Scotland County Antique Fair Days!! While you might be interested in attending […]

Extension to Offer Master Gardener Training

Written on August 22, 2017 at 7:55 pm, by

Master Gardener training classes will be offered September 14 through December 7, 2017 at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Kirksville. Classes will be held Thursday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. The University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener classes will cover a variety of horticulture topics including diseases, insects, soils & fertilizer, vegetables, […]

Missouri to Experience First Total Solar Eclipse In Nearly 150 Years

Written on August 17, 2017 at 3:25 pm, by

On Monday, August 21st, the state of Missouri will get to experience something the Show-Me State hasn’t seen in nearly a century and a half, a solar eclipse. Scotland County lies just outside the approximately 70-mile swath the total eclipse will travel across Missouri, entering the state near St. Joseph, crossing Columbia and Jefferson City […]

Food, Fun & Fellowship… Mark Your Calendars For This Year’s Antique Fair!

Written on August 17, 2017 at 3:24 pm, by

Tenderloins and BBQ Chicken and Funnel Cakes…Oh My! The 2017 Scotland County Antique Fair will kick off a five-day festival on Wednesday, August 23rd on the Memphis Square.  The theme for this year’s event is “A Walk Down Memory Lane”. Everyone is invited to attend the Vesper Service at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and then […]