Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Hoffman Mansion Throws ‘Doors Open’ for Public

Written on October 18, 2016 at 10:07 am, by

Hoffman Mansion, located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River, will be hosting “Doors Open” tours on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tours will run every 15 minutes.  Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Keokuk Area Tourism located at 428 Main St., Keokuk, Iowa.  […]

Fitness Center Open House Will Showcase New Equipment

Written on October 11, 2016 at 3:15 pm, by

Come and see the new items at the Scotland County Fitness Center (SCFC).  The generosity of the individuals and families who have remembered the SCFC has provided the opportunity for these improvements. When memorial gifts are given to the fitness center, the SCFC board feels the responsibility to be good stewards of these gifts. While […]

Benefit Planned for Tornado Victims

Written on October 11, 2016 at 3:11 pm, by

A benefit auction and supper for Sherri Davis and her children, Shaylee and Cynch, is being held Saturday, October 22 at the V.F.W. in Memphis.  Sherri and her children lost their home in a small tornado that went through the outskirts of Bible Grove on July 24, 2016. The free will supper will begin at […]

Bar B Saddle Club Hosts Horse and ATV Poker Ride

Written on October 4, 2016 at 9:14 pm, by

The Bible Grove Bar B Saddle Club is hosting a Horse and ATV Poker Ride on Sunday, October 16th.  Sign up starts at 1:00 p.m. with the ride to begin at 2:00 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per hand with money given out for 1st places. There will be a carry-in wiener roast following the […]

Wyaconda Rural Fire Department to Host Annual Hog Roast

Written on October 4, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by

The Wyaconda Rural Fire Department will host their annual Hog Roast on Sunday, October 16th.  Serving will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Wyaconda Fire Station.  Carry-outs are available by calling 660-341-1735. There will be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.  For more information, call Chris Ebeling at 660-341-5639.

Costume Ball and Dance Hosted by SCAPP October 8th

Written on October 4, 2016 at 6:36 pm, by

The Scotland County After Prom Parents are hosting a Costume Ball and Dance this Saturday, October 8th, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Grand Hall (across from Gas & More) in Memphis.  All area 9-12 grade students and their dates (sorry, no one over 20, ID or school ID may be required) are invited […]

Grand Hall Singspiration in Memphis

Written on September 28, 2016 at 9:52 am, by

The Rabers, part of the By Grace Ministry, will be hosting a Grand Hall Singspiration in Memphis at the Grand Hall, across from the BP Station, 418 E. Grand, on Sunday, October 2nd at 7:15 p.m.  They are also hosting a Men of Valor men’s meeting on Monday, October 3rd at 7:15 p.m.  Everyone is […]

Special 100-Year Homecoming Services This Weekend at First Christian Church

Written on September 27, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

The Memphis First Christian Church will be hosting Homecoming Services to celebrate the completion of the current church building (located on corner of Jones and Main Streets) which was completed in 1916.  The celebration will take place this weekend –  September 30- October 1-2, 2016. Phillip Gore and Tim Hawkins former ministers of the Memphis […]

Scotland County Speedway to Host Memphis Bottom Heavy Fall Special This Weekend

Written on September 27, 2016 at 9:16 pm, by

With a special payout schedule making it more profitable for all drivers and a pleasant weather forecast, the Scotland County Speedway should be rocking this weekend for the Memphis Bottom Heavy Fall Special races to be held Friday, September 30th and Saturday October 1st. “We have received an overwhelming amount of calls and messages on […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Annual Coat Drive

Written on September 27, 2016 at 8:58 pm, by

The SCMA will be holding its annual coat drive during the month of October starting Monday, October 3rd and concluding Friday, October 28th this year.  The collection sites will be at the elementary school and the Nutrition Center here in Memphis. Following the drive, coats will be collected and be available at the Clothes’ Closet.  […]