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New Officials Sworn in At May Memphis City Council Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall. Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley; Alderman Aaron Dale was absent. Others in attendance were: City Administrator Allen […]

Wilson Retires from Hospital Board After 30 Years of Service

Judy Wilson, LPN, did not run for re-election on the Scotland County Memorial Hospital District Board in the April election. Rather, she chose to retire from that board seat after 30 years. Mrs. Wilson was elected in 1989 from the District #5 Johnson Township, all of Union Township and Miller Township, and replaced Stanley Hatfield.   Mrs. Wilson […]

Rotary Club to Host 13th Annual John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Tourney

The Scotland County Rotary Club will host the 13th Annual John Ed Luther Memorial Golf Tournament at Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis on Friday, May 10th. Registration for the event will open at 9 a.m. with tee off set for 10:30 a.m. The tournament will feature a four-player scramble format. Entry is $260 per […]

Concerned Neighbors to Host Public Forum on Proposed Cell Tower

With the site of a 300-foot tower looming outside a window less than 200 feet away, approximately two dozen concerned neighbors along with city, county and school officials, gathered at the Brent Walker residence off Lindell Street on the west edge of Memphis on Monday evening to discuss concerns about the proposed project. Local attorney […]

Season Passes Go On Sale for 2019 Scotland County Fair

The 2019 Scotland County Fair will be held July 7 through July 13 and season passes are now available to purchase.  Prices remain the same as last year; May 1 – May 31, $30, June 1 – June 30, $35 and July 1 – 9 will be $40.  This year’s entertainment at the fair will […]

Rotary Members Host Group Study Exchange Team From Australia

Rotary International’s Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team from southern Australia recently spent time in Northeast Missouri. The team of five are from the Adelaide, Australia, area. Adalaide is a city of approximately 1.3 million population. Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. The team […]

Parsons, Orton Claim Victory at OMTT Bass Tournament at Grand Lake Oklahoma

Two local anglers got their 2019 fishing season off to a top start. Bruce Parsons and Brandon Orton brought home first place in the Ozark Mountain Team Trail event held at Grand Lake in Oklahoma on April 13th. The Scotland County duo boated 21.19 total pounds of largemouth bass to best the 100-boat field and […]

School Zone Speed Survey Reveals Some Alarming Numbers

Nearly half of the motorists entering or leaving the city limits of Memphis on Highway 15 north were found to be out of compliance with the speed limit according to data compiled by the Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission’s traffic trailer. The speed monitoring device was placed in the 40 mph speed zone north of […]

Addiction Program to Bring Reckless Saints of Nowhere to Memphis

A local program helping in the fight against addiction will be bringing in some reinforcements. The Reckless Saints of Nowhere will be at the Lighthouse of Faith Church in Memphis on Wednesday, May 8th at 6:30 p.m. The national group will be guests of the Guiding Light R & R program, which has been meeting […]

Local Blood Drive Set For May 7th

Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few simple steps to prepare and help ensure a good donation experience. The Red Cross recommends: getting a good night’s sleep; eating a […]