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Hay Ground Bids Approved at December Memphis Board of Aldermen Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Andrea Brassfield, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; Utility Supt. […]

Memphis City Council Approves Major Sewer Rate Increases of 2018

If you’ve ever felt like you flushed money down the drain, well it’s now going to be even more costly. Faced with a looming $4.5 million upgrade to the municipal lagoon and waste-water treatment system, the Memphis City Council on Thursday night unanimously approved a significant sewer rate increase. The council voted 4-0 to increase […]

Extension to Host Christmas Music Concert Fundraiser December 20th

A number of local performers are joining forces once again to help out the local University of Missouri Extension Office. Scotland County Extension will host a Christmas Music Concert fundraiser on Wednesday, December 20th at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Theatre. Lonnie Erwin, Angela Neese, Nathaniel Orr, Harlo Donelson, Paige McClamroch, Schelle Cooley and Cole […]

Rick Fischer Signing Off For Final Time After 35 Years at KMEM Radio

Rick Fischer’s very first day at work ended with the broadcaster signing off as KMEM went off the air that night. Now after 35 years broadcasting over those same airwaves after KMEM first took to the air March 29, 1982, Fischer will be signing off for the last time as he closes out a historic […]

Five Tigers Earn Academic All-State Honors as Post Season Awards Announced

Coach Troy Carper spent plenty of time at the podium at his inaugural post season awards banquet as head coach of the Scotland County football program. Carper was proud to announce that five members of his squad were honored on the Missouri Academic All-State Team. Recipients must be starters on offense or defense and must […]

Renewed Quartet to Perform in Concert at Arbela UMC

The Renewed Quartet, from the LaPlata/Kirksville area, will be performing in concert at the Arbela United Methodist Church beginning at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, December 22nd.  The quartet, comprised of Tim Cason, Mel Bissey, John Gorham, and Blake Pigg, is well known in this area. The community is invited to join us in this evening […]

Scotland County Farm Bureau Leaders Attend MFB Annual Meeting

Farm Bureau members were challenged to tell their stories of family farming during the 103rd annual meeting of the Missouri Farm Bureau (MFB). The meeting theme “Agvocate,” stressed the importance of farmers and ranchers talking about production agriculture and farm life. During the meeting, members heard from several Missouri Congressmen, a whole slate of statewide […]

Public Service Commission Sets Hearing Schedule for Liberty Utilities Proposed Rate Increase

Seeking to increase revenues by $7 million while also consolidating its three delivery districts into one, Liberty Utilities will be appearing before the Missouri Public Service Commission in a series of hearings beginning in May. Formal evidentiary hearings are scheduled for May 21-25, 2018 and May 30-June 1, 2018 in the natural gas rate case […]

Conservation Groups Help Hire New Land Management Specialist for Region

Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, and its partners are pleased to announce the expansion of the Missouri Farm Bill Biologist Partnership with the hiring of three new positions throughout the state. The biologists – Wes Buchheit, Bryan O’Connor, and Wesley Hanks – will assist landowners in designing, developing, and funding habitat improvements on private lands through […]

Memphis to 36th Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday

The 36th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Admission is FREE! A food stand will be open all day. Doughnuts and coffee will be available in the […]