Living Life Over

5 years ago Scotland County Extension recognized the following three properties as 2005 Century Farms for Scotland county: Dana and Mark Glascock, Stanley and Jerri Mohr, and Janet Shaw’s family. To qualify as a Century Farm, it must be owned by the same family with direct descendants for 100 years or more, contain at least…

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OUTDOOR TRUTHS

One of my favorites, from the past. Have you ever noticed that many of the best bucks ever taken have been of the non-typical type? The racks of these monsters are as unique as the stories of how they made it to the wall of fame.  They come in 16, 20, and even 30-point varieties.…

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Memphis VFW earns All State Honors

The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial VFW Post #4958 and its Auxiliary once again earned its place as a VFW 2019 – 2020 All State Post. This feat was accomplished by the Post in 1995-1996, 2018-2019 and now in 2019-2020. This is the first time for receiving this award for two consecutive years. To earn this…

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Memphis VFW earns All American Honors

The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial VFW Post #4958 and its Auxiliary earned its place as a VFW 2019 – 2020 All American Post. This is the first time the Post has ever received this award. To earn this prestigious award the Post must complete numerous requirements in recruitment, veteran support and community involvement. Of 190…

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor,    I’m writing to inform all Scotland County residents about an issue that desperately needs resident involvement to “make some noise” for our small, almost forgotten piece of Northeast Missouri. On February 6, 2020 I wrote a three page letter to the Director of the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), Sara…

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Wilma Hatfield Obituary

                                                                 11/23/1929-10/14/2020 Wilma Hatfield age 90 of Berryville, AR formerly of Gorin, MO passed away, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the Autumn Hill Therapy and Living Center in Berryville. Born November 23, 1929 in Gorin, MO she was a daughter of Clifford Eugene and Mary Agnes Peterson Mathena.  On January 1, 1949 in Gorin,…

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SCR-1 Grade School Menu

Breakfast Thursday October 22 Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grape, Juice/Milk Friday October 23 Sausage/Gravy/Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Pumpkin Muffin, Banana, Juice/Milk Monday October 26 Pancakes, Choice of Cereal, Sausage Link, Toast/Jelly, Strawberries, Juice/Milk Tuesday October 27 Ham/Egg/Cheese Croissant,Choice of Cereal, Cinnamon Biscuit, Orange Half, Juice/Milk Wednesday October 28 Cinammon Rolls, Choice of…

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Scotland County Nutrition Center Menu

Thursday October 22 BBQ or Plain Meatballs, Cheesy Hashbrowns, Italian Blend, Veggies, Bread, Pears Friday October 23 Salmon Patties, Scalloped Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Buttered Corn, Cornbread, Creme Dessert Monday October 26 Juicy Burger on Bun, French Fries, Mixed Veggies, Cottage Cheese, Peaches Tuesday October 27 Meatloaf, Macaroni Salad, Buttered Broccoli, Applesauce, Bread, Donut Wednesday October…

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County Commission Minutes

Thursday, October 8, 2020 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, Danette Clatt,              …

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It’s For the Birds

By Sandra Ebeling Fall colors are some of my favorite colors.  This past week the timbers are starting to get beautiful.  Many hews of a reds, oranges, and brilliant greens of wheat fields are a great contrast.  I have noticed that most of the Burning Bushes has been a gorgeous red.  The wind today took…

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