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USDA Building has New Solar Panel

By Heather Harper The Memphis USDA building’s front knoll has recently been graced by a large solar panel in the past month. The new solar panel was installed by the owners of the building. Tom Myers, one of the owners of the building and M & O Concrete, said the panel was installed to reduce…

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NEMOnews Media Group Earns 11 Awards

NEMOnews Media Group brought home eleven awards from the 2022 Missouri Press Association Convention, held September 15-17 at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. The Memphis Democrat earned a third place award for Best Feature Story for Echo Menges’ “WWII Sailor Laid To Rest” story. The Media in Kahoka won a first place…

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Memphis FFA Trap Teams Compete at Schuyler, Memphis & Paris

The Memphis FFA Chapter Trap Teams participated in two trap shooting meets on September 10th. The teams were first on the line at a foggy Bosco’s Gun Club near Lancaster, MO, Saturday morning, September 10th for the Schuyler County FFA annual trap shoot. Schuyler County hosted 60 squads from 21 schools. The Memphis Boys B…

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One Child and Two Men Attacked by Aggressive Cow Loose in Neighborhood

By Echo Menges Memphis, MO – Wednesday, September 21, 2022 – The citizens of Memphis are reeling after three community members were unexpectedly attacked by an aggressive cow Tuesday afternoon, September 20. The animal reportedly became aggressive in the sale ring at the Memphis Livestock Sales before being corralled within a double-fenced pen, according to…

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Associate Pastor Hopes to Help Reach Community

By Heather Harper Tommy Hamilton, the new associate pastor at Memphis First Christian Church, has been working since being hired in the beginning of June to help foster an atmosphere of worship and building community bonds. Hamilton, a transplant from Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb, has his roots in southern Missouri, and has also lived…

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School Board Approves Tiger Plaza Sign

Minutes of Sept. 8, 2022 meeting: The Board of Education met in regular session on Wednesday, September 8, 2022. Vice-President Derek Weber called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with four members present. Jason Small and Jamie Triplett arrived at 6:43 p.m. Trinity Davis was absent. II. Consent Agenda The board voted 6-0…

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