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Hospital Recognizes Employees For Years of Service

 The Scotland County Hospital (SCH) Employee Experience Committee, in Memphis, recognized employees for their years of service with the organization and awarded service pins during National Hospital Week. The Hospital is in its 53rd year of providing healthcare services in the community and opened its doors on July 20, 1970.  Angela Schmitter, RHIT, CAH-CBS, CPC,…

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 Always  Remember 

On Monday, May 29, members of the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post 4958, VFW, presented their 77th annual Memorial Day Services on the Scotland County Courthouse lawn in Memphis. The featured speaker was Larry Gieseke. The service can be viewed on the Facebook Page.

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Class of 2023 Graduates

 On Sunday, May 21, 2023, thirty-seven high school students walked across the stage and received their diplomas at the 2023 Scotland County R-1 High School commencement ceremony.  The students processed into the gym to “Pomp & Circumstance” performed by the Concert Band.  Bryn Aylward, class president, gave the commencement opening speech to start the afternoon’s…

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Another Lawsuit Filed Against Scotland County Hospital

Ousted Human Resources Staffer Alleges Discrimination and Breach of Contract By Echo Menges Memphis, MO – Thursday, May 25, 2023 – According to court documents, another lawsuit was filed against the Scotland County Hospital (SCH) last week, on Friday, May 19, in case No. 23SE-CC00022. This is the second lawsuit filed this year against SCH…

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Blessing Competes in State Golf Tournament

 By: Corey Stott  COLUMBIA, Mo.- 5/18/23-5/19/23- Ethan Blessing qualified for the Class 1 state golf tournament that was held in Columbia. Coach Jeremy Austin reports that Blessing shot a 97 on day one while playing in a pouring rain for half the day. Blessing carded a 100 on the second day of competition. Austin stated…

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Tiger Track Athletes Compete in State Meet

 By: Corey Stott  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- 5/19/23- Three Scotland County Track athletes traveled to Jefferson City last Friday to compete in the Class 2 State Track Meet. All three individuals represented Scotland County well and turned in outstanding performances.  Kwyn Hamlin placed 14th in the prelims for the girls’ 200 Meter Dash with a time…

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