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Boom Truck Accident Causes Power Outage in Memphis

A utilities service accident Friday morning knocked out power in a portion of the City of Memphis for approximately five hours. According to city officials, municipal utilities workers were working at a commercial site on the north edge of town at around 10:30 a.m. when the city’s boom truck make contact with one phase of […]

City Council Approves Software Purchase for Asset Management, Work Force Administration

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall in a meeting rescheduled from June 7th.  Mayor Pro-Tem Chris Feeney called the meeting to order in the absence of Mayor William Reckenberg.  Aldermen present were:  Andrea Brassfield and Lucas […]

State Treasurer Launches Annual Effort to Find Owners of $1 Billion Worth of Unclaimed Property in Missouri 

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Starting this week, the names of more than 100,000 Missourians who have Unclaimed Property will be listed in over 100 publications across the state of Missouri. State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced the start of this annual effort to reconnect Missourians with their Unclaimed Property, which gets turned over to his office […]

Two June Favorites Coming Together for Fun-Filled Saturday on the City Square

Two long-running June events are teaming up this Saturday to offer a fun-filled day on the Memphis City Square. The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce annual Peanut Day and the Scotland County Kids Safety Day are joining forces to help pack the square on June 23rd. The day will get underway with a special breakfast […]

Memphis UMC Welcomes Reverend Mary Lou Toft as New Pastor

The United Methodist Church in Memphis is excited to welcome and introduce Reverend Mary Lou Toft who will be serving as their new pastor beginning July 1st.  Rev. Toft is currently serving in Mt. Vernon, MO. Reverend Toft is a Divinity School graduate with a degree in Theology.  She has been an Ordained Elder for […]

Pharmacist Neill McKee Recognized for 50 Years of Practice

DES MOINES, IOWA – Pharmacist Galen Neill McKee of Kahoka, Missouri, was recognized by the Iowa Pharmacy Association for his 50 years of practicing pharmacy in Iowa and Missouri. McKee was presented with the award at the 2018 IPA Annual Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 8, 2018. Since 1971, IPA has recognized pharmacists […]

Hot, Dry Weather Spells Trouble For Soybean, Corn

by Linda Geist Missouri’s record-breaking May heat and lack of precipitation set the stage for two unusual conditions in the state’s top cash crops—soybean and corn, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. He urges farmers to look for rootless corn syndrome and heat canker in soybean, conditions that result from drought and heat […]

Board of Aldermen Open Hiring Process for New City Manager Position

With retirement looming for several keys member of the municipal leadership team, the City of Memphis is preparing to embark on a new administrative course. Applications are currently being accepted for a new city manager position to head the municipal team. The Memphis City Council unanimously approved the creation of the new team leader position […]

Hoovers Opening Missouri Meat Processing, LLC in Rutledge

Where does the meat on your dinner table come from? A new local business is planning to simplify the answer to that question. Missouri Meat Processing, LLC, set to open in July near Rutledge, will be offering custom butchering, bringing local livestock directly into the food chain in just one stop. Owners and operators Calvin […]

Couple Air Evac-ed From Gorin Crash Scene

Two crash victims were flown from the scene of an accident near Arbela on Friday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jesse G. Bass, 43, of Gorin was northbound on Route H, three miles north of Arbela when the 2009 Pontiac G6 he was driving went off the right side of the roadway. […]