Tag Archives: Arbela

Passion for Taxidermy and Family Leads Local Couple to Launch Show-Me Wildlife Taxidermy Studio

A lifelong passion for the outdoors, hunting and fishing, combined with a newer enthusiasm to spend more time with a young family has led a local Arbela man to launch a new enterprise in Scotland County. Show-Me Wildlife Taxidermy Studio, LLC is the effort of Gary Cochenour and his wife Cathy. The studio is located […]

Couple Air Evac-ed From Gorin Crash Scene

Two crash victims were flown from the scene of an accident near Arbela on Friday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jesse G. Bass, 43, of Gorin was northbound on Route H, three miles north of Arbela when the 2009 Pontiac G6 he was driving went off the right side of the roadway. […]

Memphis Man Killed in Crash Near Arbela

A Memphis man was killed and another seriously injured in a two vehicle accident over the weekend in rural Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Harley D. Stone, 24, of Memphis was killed when the 2015 Polaris Can Am all-terrain vehicle he was driving collided with a pickup truck on a hill […]

Memphis Teen Hurt When Vehicle Overturns

A Memphis teenager escaped a roll-over accident Saturday evening with just minor injuries. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Nova M. Cline, 16, of Memphis was eastbound on Highway 136, one mile west of Arbela when the 2003 Ford Ranger she was driving traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned, coming […]

Excelsior Springs Woman Dies From Drug Overdose

An Excelsior Springs woman has died while visiting Scotland County and medical examiners have ruled the cause of death as a drug overdose. According to Scotland County Coroner Dr. Jeff Davis, Stephanie L. Howard, age 30, was pronounced deceased at 8:01 p.m. on Sunday, August 21st at a rural Scotland County farm. An emergency 911 […]

Voters to Decide Tax Issues, Local Boards at April 5th Election

A pair of tax levy issues with big price tags will highlight the April 5th general municipal election ballot in Scotland County. Voters in the city of Memphis will decide the fate of a proposed $7.9 million waterworks and sewer system revenue bond issue to help fund proposed improvements to the city’s water and sewer […]

Bridge Replacement Planned for Allen Branch Bridge on Route A

Weather permitting, beginning Monday, February 29th, Scotland County Route A will be closed to traffic for up to 70 calendar days for bridge replacement at Allen Branch Bridge, located 0.8 miles south of U.S. Route 136 near Arbela.  The new bridge will be 24 feet wide, which is 4 feet wider than the existing one. […]

Arbela Man Hurt in Roll-Over Crash

An Arbela man escaped a roll-over crash on January 2nd in Scotland County with just minor injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Keith D. Sperry, 29,  was westbound on Route E two miles west of Wyaconda when the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee that he was driving, ran off the left side of the […]

MoDOT Adds Route H Bridge to Scoping Phase for 5-Year Plan  

The Missouri Department of Transportation is working to reopen the currently closed bridge on Route H in Scotland County. “We have included the bridge in the scoping phase of our five-year transportation plan, but there are still several things that have to be accomplished before we can rebuild this bridge to make it safe,” said […]

Arbela Man Hurt in Clark County Crash

An Arbela man was injured in a one-vehicle accident in Clark County at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 12th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bo A. Redding, 24, was northbound on Route K, 3.5 miles north of Luray when he lost control of the 2004 Ford Focus he was driving. The vehicle traveled […]