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SCR-I Board of Education Discusses Green House, All-Weather Track Projects

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, November 8, 2018.  President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. with five members present, Mr. Tippett and Mr. Triplett were absent. The facility tour was conducted between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  President Aylward brought the meeting […]

Memphis Man Hurt in Crash on Slick Road

Slick road conditions Monday afternoon were blamed for a two vehicle accident that left four northeast Missouri residents injured, including a Memphis man. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Michael L. Steeples, 58, of Memphis was southbound on Highway 63 1.3 miles north of Kirksville when the 2004 Ford Ranger he was driving slid […]

Scotland County Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions Passes Unannounced Audit With 98.6% Score  

On October 11, 2018, two senior officers from the PMC (Psychiatric Medical Care) corporate office in Nashville, TN, arrived onsite at Scotland County Hospital Senior Life Solutions to complete an unannounced internal audit.  Douglas Craddock, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) – Director of Therapeutic Services, and Erika Nail, LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) – Regional Clinical […]

Ebeling Wins Lone Local Race on November 6th Ballot

Perhaps it was only one local contested race, but less than 55% of the registered voters in Scotland County took time to cast their ballots in the November 6th general election. A total of 1,616 votes were cast among the 3,045 registered voters in Scotland County The only contested local race was for Scotland County […]

Memphis Woman Facing Statutory Rape Charges

A Memphis woman is facing numerous charges on Schuyler and Scotland County stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with an underage boy. KatRina A. Kraus, 35, was taken into custody on October 26th on a Schuyler County warrant for the Class D felony of statutory rape in the second degree and the class D felony […]

Memphis UMC Hosting ‘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 […]

Aaron Dale Appointed West Ward Alderman at November Memphis City Council Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen answering present were:  Tom Glass and Chris Feeney; Alderman Lucas Remley was absent.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; […]

40+ Year Army Reserve Career Helps Long Be ‘Twice the Citizen’

Forty years ago, the Vietnam War had come to a close, ending the military draft. Still Dave Long wanted to do his part to serve his country, and thus began a lengthy career in the United States Army Reserve. My brother joined the Army in 1967 during Vietnam,” said Long. “His friends were being drafted […]

Gorin Alumni Banquet Honors Classes of 1958, 1968

The 2018 Gorin Alumni Banquet was held at the old Gorin gymnasium on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  The doors opened at 4:30 to start the evening of fun and food with old friends.  The 50 year class of 1968 and the 60 year class of 1958 were honored. The Alumni were welcomed by President, Billy […]

County Pursuing Expansion for Road & Bridge Shop

With equipment continually getting larger and more expensive, the Scotland County Commission this week put the finishing touches on preliminary plans to expand the road and bridge shop, located on Highway 15 near the north edge of Memphis. “Our equipment has simply outgrown the facility,” said Western District Commissioner David Wiggins. “We have been studying […]