Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Ketchum, Chancellor Benefit Poker Run Being Held July 22

Written on July 11, 2017 at 9:58 am, by

The Widows Sons are organizing a Benefit Poker Run for the Ketchum and Chancellor families Saturday, July 22nd.  A rain date has been set for Saturday, August 5th. The morning will start on the northeast corner of the Memphis square with a free-will biscuit and gravy breakfast at the Masonic Lodge Hall from 7:30-10:00 a.m.  […]

Family Summer Bash Set for July 6th in Memphis

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:28 am, by

Legion Park and the Memphis Swimming Pool will be the site of the Family Summer Bash, to be held July 6th. Six area sponsors have joined with the city to offer the free event, which will feature hot dogs and snow cones as well as other refreshments beginning at 5:30 p.m. A number of games […]

Fundraisers Planned for Future Home of Pheasant Airplane

Written on June 20, 2017 at 8:32 pm, by

A series of fundraisers have been planned for a local effort to construct a permanent home for the historic Pheasant Airplane. Three separate summer events have been planned by the committee to help secure funds to construct a building on the south end of the east side of the Memphis city square. Volunteers will be […]

Cast of 36 Teaming Up to Bring Oklahoma! to Memphis Theatre

Written on June 13, 2017 at 7:43 pm, by

Talented performers, a variety of popular music, and splendid costumes will highlight the Memphis Community Players, Inc. production of Oklahoma! on June 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Memphis Theatre. Thirty-six performers and a host of individuals working on music, stage construction and design, costume design, lights, make-up and hair […]

MACC Peanut Day, Kids Safety Day Set for June 17th

Written on June 7, 2017 at 8:50 am, by

  The Memphis Square is the place to be on Saturday, June 17th as the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and the Scotland County Ambulance Service have organized some fun activities and educational displays. First, the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Peanut Days that morning beginning at 8:00 a.m.  A bag […]

Tri-County Electric Cooperative to Host 78th Annual Members Meeting

Written on June 6, 2017 at 6:17 pm, by

Lancaster, MO – Tri-County Electric Cooperative formally invites its members to their 78th Annual Meeting of Members on July 6. Join the cooperative for a BBQ dinner/ice cream, registration gifts, and several grand prizes throughout the evening. The Annual Meeting will take place Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the Kirksville Primary School, 1815 E. Hamilton […]

Downing to Host Hymn Sing, Ice Cream Social

Written on June 6, 2017 at 4:14 pm, by

Potter’s House Mennonite Chapel will be serving up some old time religion on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Downing Appreciation Park in Downing, MO.  Organizers have put together an old fashioned A capella Hymn Sing and Ice Cream Social.  Be ready to make a joyful noise unto the Lord! The evening will start at 7:00 […]

Community Players Bringing Oklahoma! Back to Local Stage

Written on June 6, 2017 at 9:45 am, by

In 1977 and again in 1993, the Memphis Community Players, Inc. presented “Oklahoma!”, the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II.  This year will be the third production of show by the Players.  The first show was presented in 1977 at the “old” Memphis Cinema. In 1993 […]

Scotland County Library Presents ‘Build a Better World’ Summer Reading Program

Written on May 23, 2017 at 2:27 pm, by

Readers of all ages will explore exciting things this summer as the Scotland County Library presents “Build a Better World” during their summer library program.  The 2017 Summer Reading Program is open to young people ages three through 6th grade with programs and prizes. Registration for “Build a Better World” begins Monday, June 5th, and […]

Judge DeMarce to Address 71st Annual Memorial Day Services

Written on May 23, 2017 at 11:22 am, by

Judge Karl DeMarce will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 71st Annual Memorial Day Services on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The services will begin at 10 a.m. with Post Commander Lloyd Erickson and program chairman Donnie […]