Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Candidates Sought for 2016 Scotland County Fair Queen Contest

Written on May 5, 2016 at 2:43 pm, by

The Scotland County Fair Board is now seeking candidates for the 2016 Scotland County Fair Queen contest. Young women from Scotland, Knox, and Schuyler counties between the ages of 17 and 24 are eligible to enter. The coronation will be held on July 11th at the Scotland County Fairgrounds at Memphis and the winner will […]

Red Cross to Host Memorial Blood Drive

Written on May 3, 2016 at 11:10 am, by

The American Red Cross is joining Team Stryker and the family of Stryker Anderson in honoring Stryker’s brief life with a blood drive in his memory. Donors will have the opportunity to remember Stryker and help other patients in need during the drive in Memphis, MO on Tuesday, May 10th from 12:15 p.m. to 6:00 […]

Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models Help Kickoff 2016 Scotland County Speedway Season on May 7th

Written on April 28, 2016 at 8:56 am, by

After losing a pair of spring shows to Mother Nature, Scotland County Speedway is hoping to kick off its 2016 schedule of special races with a bang on Saturday, May 7th when the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models will travel to Memphis. Modifieds have been added to the card courtesy of J & J AG, […]

Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Being Held at Johnson Park

Written on April 26, 2016 at 6:43 pm, by

The City of Memphis Parks Department is hosting a Pitch Hit and Run Competition on Saturday, May 7th starting at 9:00 a.m.  The event is being held at Johnson Park Ball Field. The competition, a free, 1-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14, is divided into two separate divisions, baseball and softball, and participants […]

Show Me Dog Club to Host Dog Day in the Park

Written on April 26, 2016 at 6:18 pm, by

Dog parks are becoming more popular all across the United States. They are different in size and design but share the same purpose: to provide a place where dogs can run freely off-leash and socialize with other dogs. Although they’re not for everyone, dog parks can benefit both people and their pets. Once or twice […]

Grandstand Lineup Announced for 2016 Scotland County Fair

Written on April 26, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

The Scotland County Fair Board has announced the 2016 Fair lineup and is kicking off season pass sales that mean big savings for fair goers. The fair will run Sunday, July 10th through Saturday, July 16th. The 2016 Scotland County Fair queen will be crowned Monday night, July 11th at 7 p.m. Illusionist Mario Manzini […]

First Christian Church Homecoming Will Celebrate 100 Years of Service

Written on April 26, 2016 at 2:47 pm, by

The Memphis First Christian Church will be hosting a Church Homecoming to celebrate the completion of the current church building (located on the corner of Jones and Main Streets) which was completed in 1916.  The dates for the celebration have been set for September 30- October 1-2, 2016. The Planning Committee for the Church Homecoming […]

Rotary Club Planning 10th Annual John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Event

Written on April 20, 2016 at 10:32 am, by

The Scotland County Rotarians will honor a former member once again.  The local charity group will host the 2016 John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Tournament on May 6th at the Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis. Luther, a long-time member of Rotary, was an avid golfer.  After his death in 2006 following a battle with […]

Downing House to Host Classical Music Concert

Written on April 20, 2016 at 10:20 am, by

Classical music will fill the air at the Downing House Museum Complex on May 1st as the local historical site will host a fundraiser concert beginning at 3 p.m. The President’s String Quartet from Truman State University will be performing along with harpist Maria Fisher. The event is being sponsored by the dental office of […]

Rabies Clinic Saturday, April 30 at Scotland County Vet Clinic

Written on April 19, 2016 at 7:26 pm, by

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted in saliva and is usually transmitted to people and animals by a bite from an infected animal. It is important to have your pets vaccinated because, although a majority of rabies cases occur in wildlife, most humans […]