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Brashear and Scotland County Split Courtwarming

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 1/27/23- Courtwarming 2023 brought a mixed bag of results for the Scotland County varsity basketball squads. Both of the Tiger squads in orange gave Scotland County all they could handle. By the time the dance had started, the Scotland County ladies had picked up a W while the men had…

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Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer in Gorin, More Crash Details Released

By Echo Menges Gorin, MO – Thursday, January 26, 2023 – The tiny town of Gorin, population 62, was overrun by emergency crews after a BNSF freight train collided with a tractor-trailer in the middle of the rural community. Emergency responders were dispatched to the crash site at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, January 25.…

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NEMO Regional Planning Office Expansion Near Completion

By Echo Menges The Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission office, which is located in Memphis, has outgrown its building. Efforts to add-on to the current building began in 2022, and the expansion and remodeling project is expected to be complete around the first of February. This project will allow the staff to grow as well,…

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Lady Tigers Take Consolation at North Shelby Tourney

By: Corey Stott SHELBYVILLE, Mo.- 1/16-1/20/23- Coach Cory Shultz and his Lady Tigers basketball team took on a very tough field of high school women’s basketball teams this past week at the 34th annual North Shelby tournament. The Lady Tigers entered the week as the five-seed. The first challenge for the Lady Tigers was a…

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Dr. Neisen Joins Medical Staff at Scotland Co. Hospital

By Alisa Kigar, SCH Communications Specialist Dr. Aaron Neisen is joining the medical staff of Scotland County Hospital and Clinics in Memphis. He is accepting patients of all ages at Memphis Medical Services. He is board certified in Family Medicine and a native of Lewistown, MO. He recently moved back to that community with his…

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