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Tim Hawkins Returning to Memphis to Speak at First Christian Church

Tim Hawkins, former Youth Minister/Senior Minister at Memphis First Christian church (1994-1997) will be speaking at the Memphis First Christian Church on Sunday, September 30. The community is invited to join with the congregation of the Church as it hosts a visit with Brother Hawkins. Tim currently serves as the Executive Director of Sojourn Collegiate […]

City to Offer Residential Bulk Clean Up Sept. 19 & 26

The Memphis City Sanitation Service will be offering its annual fall residential bulk trash collection services again in September. Residential customers of the City of Memphis may place bulk items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the following dates: normal weekly Tuesday residential customers on  Wednesday, September 19th; and Friday residential customers  on Wednesday, […]

Second Annual Tiger Pack & Tiger Trail Fun(d) Run Set for September 22nd

Come out and enjoy the first morning of fall by getting some fresh air and exercise at the second annual Tiger Pack & Tiger Trail Fun(d) Run on Saturday morning, September 22nd. This is a community event with activities for all ages and levels of fitness. The morning activities include a 0.5 mile “Walk with […]

Extension Workshop to Address What Will Happen with Farm Cash Rents in 2019

Issues such as when should tenants pay part of the rent, how and when can current leases be terminated, who pays for fertilizer or lime and how much rent should a property owner receive for their farm are some of the questions that will be discussed at the University of Missouri Extension Missouri Farm Lease […]

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull Winners for 2018 Antique Fair

Like most activities in this year’s Antique Fair, the Kids Pedal Tractor Pull was well supported.  Eight age groups competed in the event with the following boys and girls taking 1st – 3rd place in each group: Age 4: 1st, Chloe Dunnett (Memphis); 2nd, Chad Hunter (Edina), and 3rd Kaston Campbell (Memphis) Age 5: 1st, […]

Clark County to Host 33rd Annual Mule Festival September 14-16

The 33rd annual Clark County Mule Festival will be held September 14, 15, and 16 at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Main gate admission will be $5 per person for a commemorative button or wrist band, good for the entire event. The front gate will be open all day and evening though out the week before.   […]

Local Woman Helps Save Kayaker, Dog in Boating Accident on Des Moines River

A Memphis woman was in the right place at the right time last week to aid a kayaker and her canine companion and avert a disaster. Tammy Wheeler was helping a friend unload a boat at the boat dock near the Hotel Manning in Keosauqua, IA when they first spotted the kayak approaching the Main […]

Childress Leads Memphis FFA Trap Team to Win in Season Opener

The Memphis Chapter of FFA Trap Team began the 2018 season at Macon on August 25th taking three full teams to compete in the season-opener. Memphis claimed first place in the 36-team field of competitors. The top shooter for Scotland County was Kyle Childress, scoring a 49 out of 50. Shelby Troutman topped the girls’ […]

David, RaElla Wiggins Inducted Into Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

SEDALIA, Mo. – “Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H’ers, David & RaElla Wiggins of  Memphis  was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. They were among 50 inductees from 38 counties establishing a legacy totaling 1,318 years of service to 4-H. […]

Vehicle Enthusiasts Brave Heat for 2018 Scotland County Antique Fair Car Show

The Scotland County Antique Fair Car Show was held Saturday, August 25, 2018 following the parade on the Memphis City Square. Many people returned from previous years as well as first time exhibitors in 2018, including the People’s Choice Award winner. Ballots were counted as quickly as possible to get the participants back to their […]