Tag Archives: Schuyler County

REMINDER TO DEER HUNTERS: MDC needs your help opening firearms weekend to find CWD

MDC is conducting mandatory CWD sampling of harvested deer in 25 counties November 11 and 12 and offering voluntary CWD sampling throughout entire deer season. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that it needs their help to keep the deadly deer disease called chronic wasting disease (CWD) from spreading to more deer […]

Descendants of Original Pioneers Pay Visits to Scotland, Schuyler Counties

by Barbara Blessing On August 14 and 15, 2017, descendants of pioneer settlers converged on northeast Missouri to view the origins of their predecessors. Henry Hawkins Downing I and his wife Airy Hitch Downing were joined by five of their seven children to make the 1,000 mile trek to Missouri in 1834. Included with the […]

Three Teens Killed in Crash Near Downing

Three northeast Missouri teenagers were killed in a one-vehicle accident near Downing  on Sunday afternoon. According to the Missouri State highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 3:28 p.m. on Route D, five miles southwest of Downing. Bradley W. Turner, 27, of Queen City, was westbound on Route D in a 2001 Chevrolet 2500 pickup when […]

Search for Fugitive Leads to Numerous Arrests in Memphis

A search for a Schuyler County fugitive led to a number of arrests in Scotland County on Friday after a pair of search warrants were executed at a rural Memphis residence. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, a search warrant was executed at the Philip L. Kirkpatrick residence on Ridge Road after information was […]

Area Families Stepping Up to Meet Needs of 57 Foster Children

In Clark, Schuyler, and Scotland Counties there are currently 57 children who are not able to live with their own family due to safety concerns.  Foster families provide a safe, comfortable and caring haven for these children during this traumatic time.  Staying connected to familiar and reassuring things, such as friends, school, and routine activities, […]

Scotland County Claims Tri-Rivers Conference All-Sports Award

As the school year draws to an end with it comes the culmination of another sports season. This year has seen many successes when it comes to the sports scene. The All Sports Championship was claimed by the Scotland County Tigers this season and for the second time in three seasons. The All Sports Award […]

Lady Tigers Earn Top Seed, Boys #3 in Class 2 District 6 Basketball Tourneys

On the strength of a 19-1 record at the district seeding meeting, Scotland County earned the top seed in the Missouri Class 2 District 6 basketball Tournament scheduled for February 22nd – February 27th at Schuyler County High School in Queen City. The Tigers earned the #3 seed in the boys bracket. The Lady Tigers […]

Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Game to Benefit American Cancer Society

On Tuesday January 26, 2016 the Scotland County Tigers will face off against the Schuyler County Rams at the Scotland County High School in Memphis. This game will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Scotland County, the official sponsor of more birthdays! The game will raise funds to help support the efforts […]

Lady Tigers Right Ship in Second Half to Hold Off Schuyler County 56-54

A second half turnaround helped right the Scotland County ship on Monday night in Queen City as the Lady Tigers appeared to hit an iceberg in the opening half before rallying for a 54-52 victory over Schuyler County. SCR-I fell behind 8-2 in the opening minutes and saw Chelsea Wood head to the bench with […]

Five Tigers Earn First Team All Conference Football Honors

The 2015 season was the finale for the Tri-Rivers Conference and the Scotland County football program bid adieu to the league with a second place finishing in the final standings. The Tigers didn’t leave empty handed, as four SCR-I players were honored by the league coaches as first team all conference performers. Despite splitting time […]