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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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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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Hospital Answers Questions

Following the rapid-fire announcements of the closing of the Memphis Community Pharmacy at the Scotland County Hospital, and the release of former CEO Randy Tobler and CFO Michael Brandon, and the appointment of a new CEO and COO at Scotland County Hospital, NEMOnews Media Group editor Echo Menges submitted the following question to the new…

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National Rural Health Consultants Assess Scotland County Hospital Has a Solid Future

Despite rumors in the community, the Hospital is not closing and the Obstetrics (OB) Department is not closing. Stroudwater Associates and the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) executives were on site this week for a thorough review of service lines, financials and processes. Dr. Meagan Weber, CEO, Scotland County Hospital, gave this report, “Consultants from…

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Tiger Plaza Facility Set To Open This Friday

  The Tiger Plaza Facility is set to open to the public on Friday night as the Scotland County Tigers host the Highland Cougars for week #2 of the Varsity Football Season.  While construction is not slated to be completed by Friday, Heimer Construction has been working hard to ensure that the public will get to…

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Ed’s Machinery Theft Case Closed

Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney reported that the Ed’s Machinery theft case, open-end June 9, has been closed.  In that case, a Massey 4710 tractor and Rhino hay rake were stolen using a face cashier’s check for $67,500 After following more than 60 tips, information led officers to the Kankakee, Illinois ares.  Whitney provided that…

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Vendors Return to Flea Market Weekend In Spite of Recent Burglaries

By Echo Menges NEMOnews Media Group Knox County, MO – Saturday, August 13, 2022 – The vendor community of the Rutledge Flea Market returned to northeast Knox County for the first time since two recent burglaries were reported. A healthy amount of vendors returned to the grounds to sell their wares Friday and Saturday, August…

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Chief Operating Officers Hired at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis

Scotland County Hospital Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Brent Peirick and Meagan Weber as Co-Chief Operating Officers (co-COOs). SCH Board of Directors Chairman, Lori Fulk, said, “Hiring both of these young executives is important for the leadership continuity of Scotland County Hospital and Clinics. We were so pleased that we had two…

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Miss Elsie Kigar Crowned 2022 Missouri State Fair Queen

Miss Elsie Kigar was named the 2022 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony held yesterday, Aug. 11. Miss Kigar received the highest score of 41 contestants vying for the title in the two-day competition, held in the Mathewson Exhibition Center. Miss Kigar will reign over the remaining State Fair events and be an ambassador…

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