Tag Archives: Lake Show-Me

Playground, Five New Camp Sites Added as Lake Show-Me Expansion Continues

As campers converge on Lake Show-Me for the 4th of July holiday weekend, the outdoor enthusiasts will be treated to a number of new features with even more improvements schedule in the near future. Installation of new playground equipment was recently completed at campgrounds on the southeast corner of the lake. The City of Memphis […]

MDC to Dedicate New Archery Range in Memphis

Grant funds helped create new archery range at Memphis Reservoir. A partnership between the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the City of Memphis has brought a new archery range to northeast Missouri. MDC invites media and members of the public to a free ribbon cutting ceremony at the new facility on Wednesday, Oct. 31, […]

Memphis Trap Team Claims Title at Lake Show-Me Labor Day Weekend Event

The 3rd Annual Memphis Trap Shoot was held at Lake Show-Me over Labor Day weekend. The  Memphis FFA program hosted 30 teams with 150 individuals shooting over 7,500 rounds. The Memphis A Team led the way to a victory with a score of 237/250. “A-Team Members Jared Dunn, Eli Kigar, Luke Triplett, Jake McDaniel and […]

With New Archery Range Complete, City Council Considers Future Upgrades to Lake System

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, September 6, 2018 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 and Utility […]

2018-2019 Scotland County FFA Trap Team Begins New Season

The Scotland County FFA Trap Team had tryouts this past week at the Lake Show-Me shooting range. A total of 24 FFA students tried out for 18 positions. “This year we are stacked with well-seasoned shooters,” said senior team co-captain, Gabe Shultz. “We have 15 returning members, of which six are seniors. New to our […]

Municipal Parks Gain Pair of Playground Sets at Bargain Price

A chance opportunity of bargain shopping by one city official and a lengthy road trip by two others has led to some new playground equipment for the City of Memphis. For several years the city has been seeking to add playground equipment at the Lake Show-Me campgrounds. Unfortunately cost estimates in the $30,000 – $40,000 […]

City to Add Archery, Disc Golf Opportunities  at Lake Parks

In an effort to expand opportunities for area residents to enjoy the municipal lake parks, the Memphis City Council on September 7th voted to move forward with a pair of new additions at Lake Show Me and at the Old City Lake. The City is partnering with the Missouri Department of Conservation to construct a […]

FFA Shoot-a-Thon Draws Nearly 150 Participants to Lake Show Me

The Memphis FFA Trap Team Shoot-a-Thon had a great turnout with over 147 participants pulling the trigger. Three winners were crowned in the Open Division. Bryce Smith took 1st with Jamie Robinson in 2nd and Stewart Blessing 3rd. Both Bryce and Jamie were Alumni members of the FFA Trap Team.  Bryce has won the competition […]

Lake Show-Me to Receive Upgrades As Part of New Municipal Agreement With Conservation Department

A new 25-year cooperative management agreement between the Missouri Department of Conservation and the City of Memphis will come with several improvements at Lake Show-Me. The two entities will renew a quarter-century deal to govern the 225 acre impoundment that serves at the main water source for the city as well as a top recreational […]

Mohr’s Perfect Day Leads Memphis FFA Trap Team to First Place Finish

The Memphis FFA Trap Team is off to a good start for their 2016 Season. The team came in 1st place at last Saturday’s match in Macon, Missouri. Senior, Lane Mohr, shot a perfect score of 50/50.  Lane was the high scoring individual out of 178 shooters. There were 42 teams from 16 schools that […]