Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Author Hillary Rettig to Offer Local Workshops on Productivity and Procrastination

Written on August 11, 2015 at 9:12 pm, by

Are you frustrated by your own procrastination or perfectionism? Perhaps you find yourself feeling burned out by volunteer work? These free workshops might help (if you actually sign up!). On Monday, August 24, 2015, author Hillary Rettig will be presenting two workshops near Rutledge. Joyful Productivity for Writers, Artists, and Other Creators from 1:00 – […]

Former National Garment Company Employees to Gather in Memphis to Mark 20th Anniversary of Plant Closing

Written on August 6, 2015 at 10:05 am, by

With a workforce that topped the 200 mark at its peak, the National Garment Company left its mark on Scotland County. Nearly 20 years after the county’s largest employer closed its doors for good, former workers from the facility will be returning to Memphis for a reunion. Managers, seamstresses, shippers, janitors and anyone that had […]

Master Gardener Training to be Offered in Kirksville 

Written on August 5, 2015 at 3:45 pm, by

University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener training classes will be offered August 26 -November 11, 2015 at the Adair County Extension Center in Kirksville. Classes will be held on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The first two hours will be classroom instruction followed by a garden tour or hands-on instruction the last hour. Classes will […]

Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend to Benefit Back-to-School Shoppers

Written on August 5, 2015 at 9:19 am, by

Back to school shoppers in Memphis will find prices a bit cheaper at the checkout this weekend. The annual sales tax holiday begins on at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 7, and runs through Sunday, August 9th. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as defined by the statute, are […]

Downing House to Host Tours During Antique Days

Written on July 28, 2015 at 7:42 pm, by

The Downing House Museum Complex will be open Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the month of August and by appointment on Mondays and Saturdays by calling (660) 465-2195 or (660) 465-2510. On Saturday, August 29, the museum complex will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for tours during […]

Arbela United Methodist VBS  Sending Love Through A Blanket

Written on July 28, 2015 at 7:40 pm, by

The Arbela United Methodist Church completed its July 21st-23rd Vacation Bible School with a closing program Friday evening, July 24, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. Approximately 60 parents, grandparents, and neighbors filled the sanctuary to learn about the many promises of God. The mission offering for VBS was established for Church World Service. More than 8,000 […]

Extension Center Hosting Schwan’s Home Delivery Fundraiser

Written on July 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm, by

The Scotland County University of Missouri Extension Center is conducting a fund raiser with Schwan’s Home Delivery, beginning on July 31, 2015 and ending  September 14, 2015. In order to participate, supporters place orders online or by phone with Schwan’s Home delivery using the Campaign ID # 21787.  Scotland County Extension Center will receive 20% […]

Memphis is Hosting a St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive

Written on July 28, 2015 at 3:29 pm, by

The Memphis community, the St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross encourage fans to step up to the plate and donate blood to help patients in need on Tuesday, August 4th.  Everyone who attempts to donate blood at the Memphis First Baptist Church St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive will receive a specially designed Cardinals […]

Estate Planning Pilot Course for Farms and Small Businesses Being Offered August 11th and 12th

Written on July 21, 2015 at 6:02 pm, by

On Tuesday, August 11th and Wednesday, August 12th, the University of Missouri Extension will be piloting an Estate, Retirement and Succession Planning course for Farms and Small Businesses.  The pilot will be held in the Adair County Courthouse Annex in Kirksville from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on both days. This pilot course is being […]

Clark County Fair July 22nd-26th

Written on July 16, 2015 at 7:14 pm, by

The Clark County Fair will be held July 22nd-July 26th, 2015.  The Open Art Show, returning for the sixth year, will start opening day, July 22nd and run through the duration of the Fair. There are three age groups in the art show which include thru 12 years, 13 thru 19 and adults.  The categories […]