Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Local Blood Drive Planned to Help Meet Holiday Demand

Written on December 27, 2016 at 3:47 pm, by

As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter. Millions of people are expected to take to the roads, rail and air to celebrate the season, which […]

2016 Omicron Theta Holiday Homes Tour Sunday

Written on November 30, 2016 at 4:24 pm, by

The Boyer Retreat, owned by Shelly Boyer and Natalie Cook, located at 229 N. Clay in Memphis, will be one of the homes featured on the 2016 Omicron Theta Holiday Homes Tour.  This Victorian style home underwent restoration and beautiful changes by the previous owners, Keith and Michelle Klein.  The couple also remodeled the home’s […]

Memphis to Host 35th Annual Christmas Bazaar on December 3rd

Written on November 30, 2016 at 2:32 pm, by

The 35th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi of Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  There is no charge for admission. A food stand will be open all day.  Doughnuts and coffee will be […]

Preparation is Key to Successful Blood Donation

Written on November 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, December 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The drive is being held in the Conference Room. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need.  Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Community Thanksgiving Service

Written on November 15, 2016 at 5:04 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance invites the community to join together on Sunday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the SCR-I Elementary gym for an “Attitude of Gratitude” Thanksgiving Service. The service will feature the Elementary Honor Choir, a brass ensemble from our high school band, the United Methodist Church Bell Choir and special music […]

Chamber to  Light the Square November 25th to Kick off Christmas Season

Written on November 15, 2016 at 3:24 pm, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations have been busy organizing activities for the upcoming Holiday season.  The annual “Lighting of the Square” here in Memphis, is set to take place on Friday, November 25th at dark. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce has assembled 24 new snowflake lights to hang on […]

Arbela UMC Plans 63rd Annual Lord’s Acre Sale

Written on November 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm, by

The Lord’s Acre is not a new venture for the rural churches of the United Methodist Church.  This movement originated in 1922 in the state of Georgia.  Like often is the case today, Rev. Henry Melton found that his parishioners seemed to fall short in giving God his full measure.  He asked the farmers in […]

Novinger Celebrates Christmas Early with 31st Annual Craft Festival 

Written on November 15, 2016 at 2:35 pm, by

Three locations in Novinger will be providing lots of shopping choices on Saturday, November 19th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The 31st annual Country Christmas Craft Festival will be held in the school (on Hwy 149, four blocks north of Hwy 6).  Over 70 booths of all types of crafts will line both gyms […]

Memphis United Methodist Church Launching ‘A Christmas Wish’ Adopt-a-Child Christmas Program

Written on November 1, 2016 at 10:08 pm, by

Each year during the Advent Season children and families get caught up in the excitement and anticipation of Christmas. For most it will be a time of celebrating the coming of our Messiah and King. It will be celebrated with lots of friends and family, fellowship, food, fun and gifts. For others it will be […]

Deer Hunters Wanted!!!

Written on November 1, 2016 at 9:52 pm, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry appreciates the generosity of those who hunt and harvest deer in Scotland County during the archery and firearms’ season annually.   Thanks to the donations of their hunt to the Missouri Department of Conservation “Share the Harvest” program, many families and individuals from the area receive several pounds of […]