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Commission Minutes

Thursday, September 2, 2021 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 A.M. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling,                                  Eastern District Commissioner, Brent Rockhold,                …

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

New Large Print Fiction Stop by or give us a call if you’d like any of these new large print books. Winner Takes All (The Millionaires Club #1), by Sandra Kitt A Song for the Road, by Kathleen M. Basi The Stolen Stallion (Silvertip), by Max Brand His Pretend Amish Bride (Unexpected Amish Blessings #2),…

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Long, Hot Road Trip Takes Toll On Tigers

By: Corey Stott LINCOLN, Mo.- 9/17/21- It was the perfect storm: a long, three hour and forty-five minute road trip south of Sedalia; an unusually hot and humid mid-September day; a bus without air-conditioning; a depleted squad at practice all week long; an opponent eager to get a win to stay above .500. All of…

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Scotland County Lady Tigers Win Conference Shootout with KC Eagles

By David Sharp The first inning of Lewis and Clark Conference softball action at Scotland County set the tone for one of the 2021 Fall season’s highest scoring competitive games. Knox County (2-5, 1-1) sent 11 batters to the plate in the top of the first, scoring five runs. Scotland County (2-4, 1-1) battled back…

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Fuel Tax Increase to Provide Additional Road Funding for Cities and Counties

According to recent projections released by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) counties and municipalities across the state can expect to begin seeing additional revenues for local roads and bridges. Missouri, cities and counties will benefit from the 12.5 cent state fuel tax increase, which beginning in October 2021, will see the state gas tax…

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SCR-1 School Board Looks At Future Building Projects

The Board of Education met in regular session on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. President Jamie Triplett called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with seven members present. II. Consent Agenda The board voted 7-0 to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda: •Minutes – August 10th, 2021 meeting •Procedural Evaluations as follows-…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, We are writing to invite the public to a benefit. Hearts For Hope is hosting a benefit on Saturday, September 25th from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Pentecostal Church of Memphis. We are hosting this benefit in hopes to raise funds for our home and mission. Hearts for Hope is a…

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Jauflione Chapter DAR September Meeting

Jauflione Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held its regular meeting September 10, 2021 at the Christian Church in Memphis, MO. The meeting was opened in ritualistic form by regent Debbie Kauk with all members present participating.Opening prayer was gievn by Chaplain Nelda Billups. Roll call, time spent walking or riding the bus to school…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 23 counties in Missouri as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began on May 1 and continues.  15 Years Ago U.S. Senators Jim Talent and Kit Bond sent a letter to the U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA)…

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