Tag Archives: Rutledge

Winter Rules

Howdy y’all. Ben here, with yet another field report, churned out between the sundry tasks on my list. Where did I put that list anyway? Finding it is probably going to involve a walk in the cold somewhere. That’s my thing that I do in winter. I walk around in the cold. I slept in […]

Local Christian Aid Ministries Benefit Will Help Ship Clothing to Needy Countries

The Ukraine is a long ways from Rutledge, Missouri. Despite the geographical vastness, area residents will be able to help bridge the gap next weekend at the annual Christian Aid Ministries benefit at the Rutledge Community Building. Local volunteers will host a benefit yard sale and bake sale October 12th, 13th and 14th in the […]

Rutledge Woman Hurt in Crash on Route A

A Rutledge woman sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Scotland County at 7:20 a.m. on Friday, September 29th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Neta L. Phillips, 70, was hurt when the 1999 Chevrolet Lumina she was driving eastbound on Route A, rear ended a 2014 Ford E350. Both vehicles came to […]

Tractor Brigade Travels to Rutledge

July came rolling in when Dr. Larry Wiggins and 37 other tractor enthusiasts hit the road at 9:00 a.m. July 1st from the Scotland County Fair Grounds in Memphis, MO. An observant along the trail remarked he saw tractors of green, yellow, red, gray and orange trailing in a follow-the-leader manner, with Doc and his […]

Sustainable Living Workshops Scheduled in Rutledge this Summer

The Milkweed Mercantile, a Bed & Breakfast Inn and Cafe at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage near Rutledge, Missouri, announces Sustainable Living Workshops for 2017. The Mercantile recently reorganized from an LLC to a worker-owned collective and is run and managed cooperatively by ten board members. In addition to workshops the Mercantile offers hand-crafted pizza every Thursday, […]

Barnett Statue to Be Moved to Downing House Museum

A number of interested parties met at the Scotland County Historical Society building on Monday, March 6th to discuss plans to relocate and restore a historic World War I monument from rural Scotland County. Plans are underway to move “The Soldier in the Field” statue from the Cantril Farm, located south of Memphis, to a […]

Rutledge School Named in National Register of Historical Places

Members of the organizing board of the Rutledge School Restoration Society are pleased to have been notified by Toni M Prawl, Director and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, that Rutledge School at 142 2 Street in Rutledge, Scotland County, Missouri, has been effectively listed in the National Register […]

Auditor Galloway Finds Local Governments Fail To Meet Basic Finance Transparency Law

Report shows 44% of cities, town and villages did not meet long-standing reporting requirement JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 30, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued her office’s monthly report on local governments who failed to meet financial reporting laws. Out of the 333 local governments with financial reports due last month, 44% failed […]

Rutledge Couple, Son Arrested Following Altercation in Memphis

A Rutledge couple and their son are facing felony charges following an altercation in Memphis on Friday night. According to the Memphis Police Department, a report was received at 7:30 p.m. of an altercation at a residence on Jefferson and Maple streets in Memphis. The caller stated that a number of people armed with baseball […]

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 […]