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Suspect in Memphis Stabbing Remains at Large

Law enforcement are still searching for a man involved in a Tuesday morning stabbing in Memphis. According to the Memphis Police Department, Curtis Anthony Cousins, 34, is being sought for questioning regarding an altercation Tuesday morning at a Dial Court residence that left a Memphis man hospitalized with multiple stab wounds. Investigators indicated they were […]

School Board Rejects All Bids For New Addition Project

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, March 9th, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.  President Trinity Davis called the meeting to order with seven members present. Financial Update Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a financial update for the board. “Year to date, we are on target for local, state, and federal […]

Scotland County Hospital Wins Awards for Clinical Distinction in Wound Care Center 

The Wound Care Center at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis has been recognized with three distinguished awards from Restorix Health®, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound healing facilities throughout the country.  Scotland County Hospital has received the “Clinical Distinction Award” which recognizes wound care centers that have demonstrated exceptional success in meeting or […]

Rutledge Volunteer Fire Department Announces New Chief

Javier Gil was appointed Chief of the Rutledge Volunteer Fire Department in January, 2018. Gil is a certified firefighter in the States of Missouri and New Hampshire. He is also a Wildland Firefighter with the State of Missouri. Gil, known to his friends as “Javi,” grew up in Madrid, Spain. He attended school at Ramon […]

Memphis Spring Nationals to Open 2018 Season at Pepsi Scotland County Speedway

by Brian Neal The driver’s, along with the fans, have been waiting for the first race of the 2018 season to begin in the area for the past four and a half months. Well that wait is about over, as the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri is set to kick-off their season this […]

RENEWED to Perform Concert at Memphis Theatre on March 29th

The Southern Gospel group, RENEWED, will be in concert at the Memphis Theatre on Thursday, March 29th at 7 p.m. Their objective is to share the gospel in such a way that believers are encouraged in their walk with the Savior, and that others will develop a thirst for the blessings enjoyed by followers of […]

Twenty-Two High School Students Gave Blood for First Time During Chester Robinson Memorial Blood Drive

The Red Cross community blood drive held on March 6th at the Memphis First Baptist Church was staffed by student volunteers from our own Scotland County High School. This year’s student-led drive was held in memory of Chester Robinson to honor him for his commitment to giving to this life-saving cause, and the response of […]

Ambrose, Smith Crowned Champions of 36th Annual SCR-I Spelling Bee

Scotland County R-I held the 36th annual Spelling Bee on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the elementary school gymnasium.  This year’s competition featured two categories.  The first category was a competition for second and third grade students. The second category included students in grades four through six. The winner of the second and third grade […]

Judy Beachy to Address Heart to Heart 2018 Women’s Event

What started as a small group of local women who first gathered together in March 2008 to provide a place to gather and hear the Word and share their hearts with other women, has in just over a decade now outgrown its humble beginnings. For a decade, what became known as the Heart to Heart […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week, Statewide Tornado Drill Help Missourians Prepare for Deadly Severe Weather Threats

In 2017, Missourians were reminded once again of the deadly, unforgiving force of severe weather. The state suffered its first tornado death in five years; with nine flooding fatalities, Missouri also experienced its second deadliest year for flooding in almost a decade. Beginning April 28, 2017, Missouri was hit by up to 12 inches of […]