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Memphis FFA Farm Management Team Advances to State

The 2022 Memphis FFA Farm Management team consisted of team members Hugh Baker, Beau Triplett, Elsie Kigar, Eric Mohr and alternate Penelope Cline. The team had a successful contest season, and spent many hours studying and competing in practice contests throughout the spring. They placed 4th at the Northeast District contest, which allowed them to…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Senior

By Echo Menges Family, friends and school staff gathered at the Scotland County R-1 High School gymnasium in honor of the Class of 2022 to celebrate their high school graduation marking the closure of one chapter and the start of another one. Hundreds of people packed the gymnasium to witness the graduation ceremony, and see…

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Tigers Rally for Walk-Off Win Over Canton

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/2/22- It was a great game in awful weather. The Scotland County Tigers (7-9, 4-3) were looking for redemption coming off a tough loss to Westran. They were hoping to find it last Monday night when Canton came to town. After surrendering the lead late, the Tigers of Scotland were…

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MoDOT Hierarchy Credits U.S. Rep. for Rural Bridge Program

By Echo Menges US Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO, District 6), the top Missouri Department of Transportation official, most of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, MoDOT District, Area and Project Engineers, and representatives of the companies contracted to complete millions of dollars worth of Missouri bridge replacement work made the trek to Lewis County last…

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Two Vehicles Stolen In Scotland County, Wyaconda Man Arrested

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Scotland County, MO – Thursday, May 5, 2022 – Two vehicles were stolen in Scotland County early Thursday morning, and both were involved in crashes not long after, which kept local law enforcement busy. “The first truck was stolen at 3:10 this morning from Prairieland FS in Memphis. It…

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