Tag Archives: Vote

Voters at August Primary Will Decide Prop A, Set Ballots for November General Election

Without a single candidate race to be decided, local voters who go to the polls August 7th for the primary election will instead being help define party candidates for several state and federal offices while also deciding the fate of Proposition A. With lone candidates on the Republican and Democratic tickets for presiding commissioner, as […]

City Marshal Post Remains in Question Following April Election

Despite a narrow majority of the small April election turnout voting against a proposal to eliminate the election of a city marshal, the Memphis City Council has been forced to address the issue with the resignation of the recently elected head of the city police force. Memphis Marshal Bill Holland resigned from the post on […]

Proposition 1 Will Decide Future of City Marshal Position

On April 3, voters in the City of Memphis will be deciding the future of the City Marshal position. Proposition 1 is asking voters to eliminate the elected office of marshal and replace it with a City Police Chief position to be hired by the city council. City officials have indicated the ballot issue as […]

April 4th Election to Decide Fate of Proposed School Expansion

With a goal of improved student safety as well as expanding and upgrading facilities, the Scotland County R-I School District will ask voters on Tuesday to approve a $1.6 million tax levy issue. Proposition 2 on the April 4th ballot will seek to implement a $0.16 debt service levy that would allow the district to […]

Local Polls Open Tuesday for Missouri Presidential Preference Primary

Missouri will join four other states, Ohio, Florida, Illinois and North Carolina, on March 15th opening the polls for the state’s presidential primary elections. Polls open at 6 a.m. in Scotland County at the Scotland County Courthouse, Arbela, Granger and Rutledge community buildings, and the Gorin and Bible Grove schools. Since Missouri is one of […]

Co-op Members to Decide Fate of Farmers Elevator & Produce

An August 25th vote of the members of the Farmers Elevator and Produce No. 53 cooperative in Memphis will determine the future of the farmer-owned agri-services group that has been in business in Scotland County for 95 years. The 228 patron members of the cooperative will be deciding a ballot issue for a proposed merger […]

Voters Approve County, City Use Taxes, Gorin R-III Annexation

Nearly one out of every four registered voters in Scotland County went to the polls on Tuesday to help decide a number of local issues. The Scotland County R-I School Board election topped the ballot, with a race between four candidates for three open seats. Newcomer Jamie Triplett was the leading vote getter, earning 498 […]

Wiggins Edges Frederick By One Vote in Primary

They say every vote counts, and that could not have been more true than in Tuesday’s Primary Election were a local race was decided by a lone vote. David Wiggins  will advance to the November General Election as the Republican Candidate for the Eastern District County Commissioner job. He received 135 votes to 134 votes […]