Tag Archives: Christmas

Newspaper Will Not Publish Week of Christmas

For the first time in the 18 years under current ownership, the Memphis Democrat newspaper will miss a week of publication. The publication announced this week that due to Christmas falling on a Tuesday this year, the newspaper will not publish that week, which would have been the issue of December 27th. ‘We apologize for […]

Local Efforts Helping to Bring Christmas to More Families

Less than 15 shopping days until Christmas! Letters to Santa Claus are being written and children are dreaming of presents under the Christmas tree. But in Scotland County, plenty of people are also remembering that it is better to give than receive. A number of programs targeting area needy families are ensuring that everyone in […]

Chamber to  Light the Square November 25th to Kick off Christmas Season

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations have been busy organizing activities for the upcoming Holiday season.  The annual “Lighting of the Square” here in Memphis, is set to take place on Friday, November 25th at dark. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce has assembled 24 new snowflake lights to hang on […]

Memphis United Methodist Church Launching ‘A Christmas Wish’ Adopt-a-Child Christmas Program

Each year during the Advent Season children and families get caught up in the excitement and anticipation of Christmas. For most it will be a time of celebrating the coming of our Messiah and King. It will be celebrated with lots of friends and family, fellowship, food, fun and gifts. For others it will be […]

Memphis to Host 34th Annual Christmas Bazaar on December 5th

The 34th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi of Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 5th, 2015, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  There is no charge for admission. A food stand will be open all day.  Doughnuts and coffee will be […]

34th Annual Christmas Bazaar Set for December 5th

The 34th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi of Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  There is no charge for admission. A food stand will be open all day.  Doughnuts and coffee will be […]

Patrol Reports 12 Fatalities During Christmas Holiday Traffic Crash Counting Period

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 people died during the Christmas holiday counting period–from 6 p.m., Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to 11:59 p.m., Sunday, December 28, 2014. During this year’s 102-hour counting period, the Patrol investigated 284 traffic crashes, which included 91 injuries and five of the fatalities. In addition, troopers arrested 66 people […]

2014 MACC Decorated Lighting Contest Winners Announced

KMEM Radio and the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce are announcing the winners of the lighting contest. In the residence category, 3rd place and $25 in Memphis Bucks went to the home of Phil and Diane Duley at 755 East Madison in Memphis.  The 2nd place winner and $50 in Memphis Bucks went to the […]

‘A Christmas Wish’ – Adopt-A-Child Christmas Program

Each year during the Advent Season children and families get caught up in the excitement and anticipation of Christmas. For most it will be a time of celebrating the coming of our Messiah and King. It will be celebrated with lots of friends and family, fellowship, food, fun and gifts. For others it will be […]

Community Christmas Programs Announced

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce, the Memphis Fire Department, the Memphis Theatre and Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the V.F.W. are joining forces on Saturday to welcome Santa Claus to Memphis. The Theatre will host a matinee show at 1:30 p.m. Following the show, the fire department will deliver Santa Claus to […]