Category Archives: Upcoming Events

American Cancer Society Seeks Teams to Participate in Annual Relay For Life of Knox County

Written on March 20, 2017 at 11:39 pm, by

The American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Knox County on Friday, June 9 at 6:00 p.m. at City Square, 107 N. 4th Street, Edina. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across […]

Special Edition Planned to Honor Historic Lady Tigers

Written on March 15, 2017 at 4:21 pm, by

To commemorate the first ever Scotland County R-i trip to the Missouri State Basketball Final Four, the Memphis Democrat will be publishing a special section in next week’s newspaper. The keepsake will feature photos from the Final Four featuring the Lady Tigers, the fans and the amazing sendoff by the Scotland County Community. Anyone wishing […]

Barnett Statue to Be Moved to Downing House Museum

Written on March 15, 2017 at 4:06 pm, by

A number of interested parties met at the Scotland County Historical Society building on Monday, March 6th to discuss plans to relocate and restore a historic World War I monument from rural Scotland County. Plans are underway to move “The Soldier in the Field” statue from the Cantril Farm, located south of Memphis, to a […]

Local Church Hosting Global Bible Teaching Simulcast Featuring Best-Selling Author Priscilla Shirer

Written on March 14, 2017 at 6:09 pm, by

LifeWay Christian Resources and Going Beyond ministries are partnering to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla Shirer, live from Tulsa, OK., on April 8, 2017. Lighthouse of Faith Church, located on Hwy 136 W outside of Memphis, MO, is serving as a host location for the Northeast Missouri/Southeast Iowa area. Priscilla Shirer Live, sponsored […]

U.S. Cellular’s ‘Community Connections’ Back for 3rd Year to Support Local Youth Organizations

Written on March 7, 2017 at 7:23 pm, by

  Program Provides Opportunity for Local Groups to Secure up to $1,000 in Funding U.S. Cellular announced on March 3rd that its “Community Connections” program is back for the third consecutive year to provide sponsorship support to local youth organizations. Since the program launched in 2015, the company has awarded nearly $900,000 in sponsorship dollars […]

Scotland County Cancer Fund to Host Fundraiser March 4th

Written on February 28, 2017 at 6:06 pm, by

The National Cancer Institute statistics report cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide.  In 2012, there were 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths worldwide.  The number of new cancer cases will rise to 22 million within the next two decades.  More than 60 percent of the world’s new cancer cases […]

SCAPP to Host ‘Night on the Red Carpet’ Daddy/Daughter Dance on March 25th

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:48 pm, by

It’s that time of year again…and the Scotland County After Prom Parents are rolling out the red carpet for this year’s annual Daddy/Daughter Dance on Saturday, March 25th at the SCR-1 Elementary School Gym. This is a magical evening and a great opportunity for dad’s to make lasting memories with their little girls, whether they […]

Absentee Ballots Now Available for April Election

Written on February 28, 2017 at 12:25 pm, by

Absentee ballots for the April 4, 2017 General Municipal Election became available February 21, 2017. Any registered voter of this state may vote by absentee ballot for all candidates and issues for which such voter would be eligible to vote at the polling place if such voter expects to be prevented from going to the […]

Shrine of St. Patrick to Host Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival March 19th

Written on February 28, 2017 at 10:57 am, by

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival hosted by the Shrine of St. Patrick is being held Sunday, March 19th in St. Patrick, MO. The day’s events will begin at 9:00 a.m. with coffee and donuts.  Registration for the Leprechaun 5K race is from 9:00 to 9:45 with race time at 10:00 a.m.  Awards for the […]

BLEND to Perform at First Christian Church in Memphis on March 1st

Written on February 21, 2017 at 8:28 pm, by

Blend, an a cappella quartet, is returning to Memphis at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1st at the First Christian Church in Memphis.  The a cappella group has made previous appearances in Memphis at both the First Baptist Church and the Memphis Theatre. Blend was formed at John A. Logan College as a minor project […]