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Winner Drawn in Pheasant Committee’s Airplane Giveaway

The winner of the 1946 Cessna 140 airplane raffle is Paul Polete from Murphysboro, IL. The raffle drawing was held on Friday evening, November 16th in conjunction with a ham and bean/vegetable soup supper, hosted by the Pheasant Airplane Committee from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Memphis Fire Station. The drawing was held at 7:00 p.m. […]

Downing House Museum Complex Set to Reopen May 1st

The Downing House Museum complex is getting ready to reopen for the 2018 season on May 1, 2018. The facilities will be open each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through September from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. with volunteers available to provide guided tours to visitors. “We also try to accommodate visitors on other days by appointment,” […]

2015 Antique Fair Winners Announced

The Scotland County Antique Fair was held August 26th – August 30th, 2015.  Numerous games and activities kept everyone entertained. The 2015 Antique Fair Winners are: Engine Show: Wiggins Family Museum won all three categories – Oldest, Farthest Distance and Best Restored. Tractor Show: Best Restored Antique, Farthest Distance and Oldest all went to Gary […]

Relay for Life Announces ‘Pie in the Face’ Roster

From Committee Chair Christina Schroeder This year marks the 30th anniversary of Relay For Life.  The details are set and the countdown to Scotland County’s event has begun.  One of the highlights of the evening is the Luminaria ceremony where loved ones who have fought the cancer battle and won can be honored and those […]

Lack of Grant Funding Derails Plan for SCR-I Early Childhood Center

A shortfall in state and federal funding made a proposal for a local tax levy extremely short lived. At the May 12th meeting of the Scotland County R-I Board of Education, the board voted 7-0 to pursue a $0.10 tax levy increase to help fund construction of an Early Childhood Center. The following day, the […]

BLEND to Perform at Memphis Theatre on May 30th

Blend, an A cappella quartet, is making an encore appearance in Memphis on Saturday, May 30th at the Memphis Theatre.  Doors will open at 6:30 and show time is at 7:00 p.m.  General admission tickets are $8 with no pre-ticket sales. The A cappella group made their first appearance in Memphis earlier this year when […]

Judge DeMarce Appointed to Supreme Court Commission to Improve State’s Municipal Courts        

  JEFFERSON CITY – The Supreme Court of Missouri today announced the formation of the Supreme Court Municipal Division Work Group, which it has charged with reviewing all matters relevant to practice in the municipal divisions throughout the state, with ensuring public input, and with recommending appropriate improvements to the system. The Municipal Division Work […]

VFW to Host 69th Annual Memorial Day Services

The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post 4958 Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold the 69th annual Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 25, 2015.  The morning’s events will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the Memphis Courthouse lawn. Post Commander Larry Curry will welcome the guests prior to the traditional placing of the memorial wreath and […]


REQUESTS FOR BIDS/INVITATION FOR BIDS CITY OF MEMPHIS MEMPHIS MEMORIAL AIRPORT MoDOT Project No. 13-026A-1   Sealed bids subject to the conditions and provisions presented herein will be received until 2:00 PM, Prevailing Central Time, May 29, 2015 and then publicly opened and read at Memphis City Hall; City of Memphis; 125 W. Jefferson; Memphis, […]

Cook’s Mens Store Celebrating 50 Years in Business in Memphis

If it’s not broke, don’t fix it. Simple enough philosophy, but it has been one that has worked wonders for Cook’s Mens Store in Memphis which is celebrating 50 years in business on the eastside of the city square. John and Maxine Cook bought the clothing business, which originated in Downing, back in July of […]