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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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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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State Fair Queen Presentation

Elsie Kigar the 2022 Missouri State Fair Queen presented a program to the members of the Rotary Club of Scotland County on January 11th. She is a senior at Scotland County High School. Miss Kigar won the Scotland County Fair Queen title in July 2022 and advanced to the Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant in…

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Scotland County Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2023

Scotland County Hospital in Memphis is pleased to announce the first baby born in 2023 at the Women’s Center. Eva Mae, the daughter of Robert & Cassie Pinson of Glenwood, MO, was born on January 16, 2023, at 5:46 pm and weighs 6 lbs 8 oz and is 21.25 inches long. Dr. Kelsey Davis- Humes…

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Scotland County Highlited at MAC Conference

By Echo Menges Scotland County Clerk and 2022 Missouri Association of Counties (MAC) President Batina Dodge had something special in mind for this year’s MAC Convention. “I wanted to highlight our county as much as possible this year,” Batina Dodge told the Memphis Democrat. “I wanted to take as much of Scotland County as I…

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Looking Back at the News of 2022

News of Note from the Memphis Democrat January to June 2022 January SueEllen Rose Yoder, daughter of Mathew and Dena Sue Yoder of Bonaparte, Iowa, was the first baby born at Scotland County Hospital in 2022. She was on January 2, and 6:03am. Scotland County Care Center’s Residential Terrace residential care facility (RCF) has successfully…

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Hospital Hosts Emergency Tabletop Exercise

By Alisa Kigar, SCH Communications Specialist Scotland County Hospital recently conducted a table top disaster exercise with key emergency & healthcare personnel in the county. The agencies that participated were: Scotland County Health Department, Scotland County Ambulance, Scotland County/City of Memphis Fire & Rescue, Scotland County Commission, Scotland County Sheriff, and Gorin Fire and Rescue.…

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EPA Pushing to Get the Lead Out

By Mike Scott Nobody wants lead in their water, but many people may have trace amounts in their home’s water. The Environmental Protection Agency has passed a rule which mandates water providers, including cities and water districts, to start the process of removing any lead from their water systems. The first step required by the…

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A Runner’s Dream: Local Teacher Runs in NYC Marathon

By Emily Bontrager Athletes from across the world dream about having the chance to participate in the TCS New York City Marathon, which is the largest marathon in the world. Along with 50,000 strong competitors from across the world, local teacher Toni Middleton, 42, had the opportunity of a lifetime to run in the marathon…

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