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Scotland County 4-H Youth Bring Home High Marks at State Shoots

Members of the Scotland County 4-H Shooting Sports participated in the Missouri 4-H State Shooting Sports events this fall, bringing home numerous awards, including a first place finish in the state senior division Sporting Clays. Eli Kigar, age 17, and a member of the Jolly Jacks and Jills 4-H Club, earned the first place state…

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Nursing Home District Board Hosts Final Meeting Before Closure

Scotland County Nursing Home District Board of Directors Emergency Meeting Minutes Submitted by Tim Schrage, Administrator Draft – Wednesday, January 12, 2022 – The Board of Directors convened for another weekly meeting. Those in attendance included Bill Kidoo, Tom Deberry, Cindy Justice, Lana McRobert, Tara Shultz, Administrator (Tim Schrage), Theresa Flemming, Micheal Monroe, attorney Scott…

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2021: A Year In Review

This is part two of our look back at the events of 2021. July A new program in Northeast Missouri, Hearts for Hope, under the direction of Brenda Wilson aims to help change women’s lives. Hearts for Hope began in 2019 as equine therapy, which could not fully launch. It was turned into a non-profit…

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Jauflione Chapter DAR December and January Meeting

The ladies of the Jauflione Chapter DAR hosted their annual Christmas luncheon December 3rd 2021 at Keith’s Café. Regent Debbie Kauk opened the meeting in ritualistic form. Roll call, A Favorite Christmas tradition, was answered by 9 members and 5 guests. The program for the meeting was to honor a Scotland County R-1 senior student…

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The Beauty of Winter: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Drip, drip, drip. I can hear what used to be snow sliding down my roof and out of my gutters, onto the slowly thawing earth. The remnants of the snowstorm from a couple of weeks ago have sunk into the ground, leaving it a slick and muddy brown. I think I put away my muck…

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Adult Fiction Stop by or give us a call if you’d like to reserve any of these books.  The Sorority Murder, by Allison Brennan The Last House on the Street, by Diane Chamberlain Invisible, by Danielle Steel Child in the Valley, by Gordy Sauer The Horsewoman, by James Patterson Watching Over You (McKenzies of Ridge…

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It’s For the Birds

By Sandra Ebeling It is definitely a winter wonderland.  The trees and landscape are beautiful.   It is hard to say how much snowfall we had.   I would say 6-7 inches.  Some places it looks like more.  It’s heavy for sure.   I hope you all stocked up on bird feed.  I had not…

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Living Life Over

 10 Years Ago “It will cost just a penny more to mail letters to any location in the United States,” said Postmaster Monica March, “The increase, effective January 22 is the first price change for First-Class Mail Stamps (Forever Stamps) in more than two and a half years.” Highlights of the new single-piece First-Class Mail…

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Martha Ann (Martin) Byrn Obituary

 Martha Ann (Martin) Byrn, 69 of rural Greentop, Missouri passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. The daughter of Fred Leon and Elizabeth May (Mullenix) Martin, Martha was born on March 29, 1952 in Kirksville, Missouri.  She was a 1970 graduate of the Schuyler R-I School System…

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Helen Maxine (Mullinix) Clough

  Helen Maxine (Mullinix) Clough, 98, of Memphis, MO passed away Tuesday morning, January 11, 2022, at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO.  The daughter of Morris and Ethel (Cossell) Mullinix she was born November 8, 1923 in Pulaski, IA. She grew up in Pulaski and later moved to Memphis, MO where she attended…

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