Category Archives: Upcoming Events

SCAMP Trivia Night Set For April 1st

Written on March 28, 2017 at 6:01 pm, by

Scotland County Association of Music Parents will host its 3rd Annual Trivia Night on April 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the SCR-1 High School Commons. The theme for the evening’s questions will be entertainment, consisting of TV, movies, books, music and sports. Teams may be up to 8 people and the cost is $10 […]

Park Ranger to Speak on Climate and Our National Parks

Written on March 28, 2017 at 5:57 pm, by

Kirksville, MO – On Friday, March 31, Brian Ettling, a Missouri native and veteran national park ranger will present a program entitled “Is Climate Changing Our National Parks?” The free event will be held at 7pm in Magruder Hall, Room 2001, 100 E. Normal Ave., Kirksville, MO on the campus of Truman State University. Ranger […]

Jews for Jesus to Speak at Lighthouse of Faith Church

Written on March 28, 2017 at 12:29 pm, by

Lighthouse of Faith Church invites all to hear a presentation given by Jews for Jesus on Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m.  The topic will be Model Seder. Jews for Jesus is an agency that proclaims that Jesus is the Messiah of Israel and Savior of the world. The late Moishe Rosen, a Jew who […]

Auction, BBQ Will Benefit Gospel Express Ministries

Written on March 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm, by

A benefit auction to support Gospel Express Ministries is being held Tuesday, March 28th at the Scotland County Livestock Market in Memphis, MO.  The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a delicious free will chicken BBQ supper followed by an auction beginning at 7:00 p.m. In addition to cattle, lots of local business donations and […]

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 […]