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SCR-I to Host Homecoming September 27th

Scotland County R-I High School will celebrate the 2019 Homecoming next week capped off with a community pep rally and parade on Friday, September 27th followed by the football game versus Salisbury that will feature the crowning of the royalty at half time. Theme for the 2019 festivities is “There’s No Place Like Homecoming.” Homecoming […]

County Clerk Reminds Residents September is Voter Registration Month

September is National Voter Registration Month, and September 24th is National Voter Registration Day.  Scotland County Clerk Batina Dodge is encouraging Scotland County residents to be sure and register to vote in several key 2020 elections. Any citizen of the United States who is a resident of the State of Missouri and seventeen years and […]

Celebrating the Foundation of America – DAR Promotes Constitution Week

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual […]

County Continuing to Upgrade Aged Bridge Inventory

Is the glass half full or half empty? The recent 2019 Scotland County Bridge summary in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Transportation offered some numbers for local constituents that may quench their thirst or waiting for a refill. With seven structures over 50 years in age the county has some work to be done. […]

McPherson/Hunolt Property Honored as Missouri Century Farm

Robert and Dorothy Hunolt and John and Kathie McPherson, of Rutledge, were recently awarded recognition of their Missouri Century Farm.   Their farm was originally purchased in 1907. Robert Hunolt applied for the Century Farm program through the University of Missouri Extension in April 2019.  The sign was presented to him by Lisa Doster, County Engagement […]

Board Learns All-Weather Track Set for October 8th Completion

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, September 12, 2019.  President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with seven members present.  Consent Agenda  The board voted 7-0 to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda: Minutes – From August 7th meeting Procedural Evaluations […]

Scotland County Memorial Library to Host Crisis Kit Building Exercise

Northeast Missouri Area Health Education Center is partnering with the Scotland County Memorial Library in Memphis to provide free emergency go-bags to students and families in Scotland County. On September 19, 2019 the library will host a free lesson and activity to 2nd through 12th grade students and their families. Participants will put together a first […]

Citizens Attend Council Meeting To Discuss Right of Way Fees

Just days after a letter mailed by NEMR Telecommunications to its Memphis customers created quite a stir on social media, just three residents turned out for the Memphis City Council meeting to ask questions about the recent city code adjustment that established right of way (ROW) fees for the area phone, internet and cable service […]

City Council Approves Water Rate Increases to Help Fund $3.5 Million System Upgrade

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis, Missouri, met in regular session at the Memphis City Hall, on September 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., and the following officials were present: William Reckenberg, Mayor, Tom Glass, Alderman, Jenny Aldridge, Alderman, Chris Feeney, Alderman, Jobe Justice, Alderman, and Angela Newman, City Clerk. MINUTES Alderman Justice […]

Four Minors Hurt in Crash In Downing

Four minors were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Downing at 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 7th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Shelby D. Bennett, 19 of Downing, was northbound on Route A in a 2000 Mercury Sable when she failed to stop at the stop sign and struck a 2005 Ford Explorer […]