Area Breaking News

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Usage Paused in State of Missouri

 JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine administration is being paused in Missouri until further notice.  “In an abundance of caution and as per federal guidelines, we are pausing vaccination with Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine until further notice in Missouri,” said Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Department of Health and…

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 Tigers Dominate in Conference Opener 

By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/5/21- Carson Harrison and Owen Triplett teamed up to pitch a shut-out in Scotland County’s (3-2) dominant conference-opening win over the Fayette Falcons (1-4) last Monday night. Harrison got the win, giving up no hits or runs in three innings of work. Triplett mopped up the last inning walking one…

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Tigers and Lady Tigers Compete in Clark County Relays

 By: Corey Stott KAHOKA, Mo.- 4/6/21- The Scotland County track teams traveled to Kahoka for the Clark County Relays last Tuesday. There were ten teams competing, including Clark County, Palmyra, Monroe City, Brookfield, Highland, Kirksville, Marion County, Green City, Canton and Scotland County.  The Tiger men finished 7th with 4 points, while the Lady Tigers…

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Scotland County Hospital Recognized as a Top Performer

 MEMPHIS, MO – Scotland County Hospital’s Population Health Care Team has been recognized as “Top Performers” for the month of February by Crossriver Quality Health Partners (CQHP). The team consists of Tabitha Wittstock, MA (Population Health Coordinator), Stephanie Ketchum, LPN (Population Health Nurse and Chronic Care Management Nurse), and is led by the Physician Champion,…

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 Weber, Davis Win Seats On School Board 

By Heather Harper  On Tuesday, April 6, 504 of Scotland County’s 2665 registered voters cast their ballots in the Municipal Election.  Regarding Scotland County Proposition 1, which stated,  Shall the County of Scotland continue to impose a county wide sales tax at the rate of one-half (1/2) of one percent (1%) for a period of…

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Sanchez Single Powers Tigers Past Indians

By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/1/21- After winning their season opener, Coach Rod Sears’ Scotland County Tigers (1-2) were in the midst of a two-game slump. They were looking to rebound with a win against a rival Clark County Indian (1-3) squad. And thanks to some late-game heroics by Preston Sanchez, they did just that…

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Local Officials Gather to Discuss Combining Forces to Address Needs Ahead of Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act

 By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group  Edina, Missouri – Friday, April 2, 2021 – State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Dist. 18) hosted a meeting at Edina’s Knox County Community Center to bring local government officials together and begin the processes of thinking of ways to best use millions of dollars being distributed through the American Rescue…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

 By Troy Treasure  NEMOnews Media Group  KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine.  Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence.  Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school. …

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