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Winner Drawn in Pheasant Committee’s Airplane Giveaway

The winner of the 1946 Cessna 140 airplane raffle is Paul Polete from Murphysboro, IL. The raffle drawing was held on Friday evening, November 16th in conjunction with a ham and bean/vegetable soup supper, hosted by the Pheasant Airplane Committee from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Memphis Fire Station. The drawing was held at 7:00 p.m. […]

School Board Moving Forward With Lease Project for Campus Addition

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, January 11, 2018.  President, Trinity Davis, called the public hearing to order at 6:00 p.m. The regular meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. seven members present. The board voted 7-0 to authorize the Series 2018 Lease Certificates of Participation Financing. In November 2017 the board approved […]

Pheasant Building Fund to Host Airplane Raffle  

Raffle drawings have bestowed upon the lucky winner such prizes as cash, a side of beef, television set, hunting rifle, or even a handcrafted quilt. Folks around Scotland County have been supporting a wide variety of causes with raffle tickets, but the current Scotland County Historical Society Fundraiser represents a first, as one lucky ticket […]

Fundraisers Planned for Future Home of Pheasant Airplane

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 […]