Tag Archives: Gorin

Steele’s Skull Mounts Opening in Time for 2018 Deer Season

Just like most local youth, Greg Steele enjoyed deer hunting while he was growing up. Now with the aid of the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation service, the Gorin native is turning his passion into a career. Greg recently opened Steele’s Skull Mounts at his grandparents farm on County Road 103 near Gorin. It is the culmination […]

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. […]

Three-Car Crash Near Gorin Injures Four Family Members

A three-vehicle chain reaction crash north of Gorin on Sunday, April 22nd left four members of a Gorin family with minor injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred at 11:53 a.m. on Route A, five miles north of Gorin. The accident report indicated a pair of vehicles were stopped in the […]

Tornado Touches Down East of Gorin

A strong storm system moving across the Great Plains brought damage to Scotland County Saturday afternoon as a tornado touched down east of Gorin. According to the National Weather Service several rounds of showers and thunderstorms developed across the region in front of the front that was moving in from the west. Some of the […]

Gorin Man Killed in One-Vehicle Crash in Clark County

A Gorin man was killed and two passengers in his vehicle were injured just after midnight on Sunday morning in a crash in rural Clark County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, William C. See, 24, was westbound in a 2013 Ford F250 truck on Route D two miles west of Neeper, when the […]

Judge DeMarce to Address 71st Annual Memorial Day Services

Judge Karl DeMarce will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 71st Annual Memorial Day Services on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The services will begin at 10 a.m. with Post Commander Lloyd Erickson and program chairman Donnie […]

Proposed Bill to Prevent Emergency Postal Suspensions Would Address Gorin Post Office Closure

The Gorin Post Office and 38 other Missouri post offices would be protected from indefinite “emergency closure” under new bipartisan legislation from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, a longtime champion of rural postal service. The bill would prevent the U.S. Postal Service from using its emergency suspension process—meant to be temporary—to indefinitely close post offices without […]

Local Grad Standing Guard at Arlington National Cemetery

Less than three years after completing high school, a local high school graduate has found his way to Washington D.C. and has been part of some of the nation’s biggest events. Lee Tague, a 2013 graduate of Knox County High School, enlisted in the United States Navy shortly after high school. Just months later his […]

Petition Drive Reveals Plans to Reopen Gorin Post Office

Less than a week after the Gorin Post office was closed due to concerns about the building’s safety, a local petition drive was started in an attempt to ensure the facility would not be closed permanently. Those efforts appear to have paid off. Recent correspondence from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s office has revealed plans to […]

Voters to Decide Tax Issues, Local Boards at April 5th Election

A pair of tax levy issues with big price tags will highlight the April 5th general municipal election ballot in Scotland County. Voters in the city of Memphis will decide the fate of a proposed $7.9 million waterworks and sewer system revenue bond issue to help fund proposed improvements to the city’s water and sewer […]