Tag Archives: SCOTLAND COUNTY

Ebeling Wins Lone Local Race on November 6th Ballot

Perhaps it was only one local contested race, but less than 55% of the registered voters in Scotland County took time to cast their ballots in the November 6th general election. A total of 1,616 votes were cast among the 3,045 registered voters in Scotland County The only contested local race was for Scotland County […]

40+ Year Army Reserve Career Helps Long Be ‘Twice the Citizen’

Forty years ago, the Vietnam War had come to a close, ending the military draft. Still Dave Long wanted to do his part to serve his country, and thus began a lengthy career in the United States Army Reserve. My brother joined the Army in 1967 during Vietnam,” said Long. “His friends were being drafted […]

Gorin Alumni Banquet Honors Classes of 1958, 1968

The 2018 Gorin Alumni Banquet was held at the old Gorin gymnasium on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  The doors opened at 4:30 to start the evening of fun and food with old friends.  The 50 year class of 1968 and the 60 year class of 1958 were honored. The Alumni were welcomed by President, Billy […]

LaBelle Man Killed in Crash on Highway 15

A three-vehicle accident in Scotland County at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 26th claimed the life of a LaBelle man and seriously injured another motorist. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on Highway 15, three miles south of Memphis. Law enforcement indicated the accident occurred as a northbound 2000 Chevrolet Monte […]

USDA  Safety-Net Payments for Scotland County Could Surpass $670,000 for 2017 Crops

USDA Missouri Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Brent Hampy, announced that more than $86 million will be paid to Missouri farms that enrolled in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for 2017 market downturns. Additionally, Missouri FSA will distribute more than $102 million in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) rental payments to […]

Downing House Museum Hosts 3rd Annual Evening at the Museum – A Candlelit Tour of the Past

The 3rd annual “Evening at the Museum – a Candlelit Tour of the Past” was held on October 19 and 20th at the Downing House Museum complex in Memphis. Local actors from the Memphis Community Players volunteered their time and talent to portray historical figures by narrating life stories to groups of patrons as they […]

SCR-I Students Attend Future Leaders Academy Hosted by Congressman Graves 

Nearly 100 high school students from across North Missouri came together at Hannibal-LaGrange University on Tuesday, October 16th to take part in Congressman Sam Graves’ annual Future Leaders Academy. “These students are among the best and brightest in North Missouri,” said Graves. “I believe the Future Leaders Academy is a great opportunity for these students […]

SCR-I Band Brings Home Top Honors From CMU Band Day in Fayette

Fayette – There’s only one day a year when thousands of talented high school musicians gather in Fayette, excited to prove how hard they’ve worked and battle it out for a win – Central Methodist University’s Band Day. Sponsored by CMU’s Swinney Conservatory of Music, the 54th annual competition took place on Saturday, October 13, […]

Dream it! Believe it! Achieve it! Tigers Topple #1 Ranked Westran 38-21

Dream it! Believe it! Achieve it! That became more than a motto on the Scotland County R-I football shirts, as the Tigers lived it on Friday night, toppling the #1 team in the state, knocking Westran from the ranks of the undefeated with a 38-21 victory in Memphis. “Beating a #1 team is something you […]

Scotland County R-I District Reports Financial Balances Remain Above Target

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, September 13, 2018.  President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with seven members present. Financial Update The board reviewed the year-to-date financial statements.  Year-to-date revenues currently total $539,920.72 and Year-to-date expenditures are $818,954.47.  The district is currently […]