Area News

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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New Arrivals At Scotland County Memorial Library

These audio books are available at the library. Please give us a call if you find something that interests you. Audiobooks Hush-Hush (Stone Barrington # 56), by Stuart Woods The Awakening (Dragon Heart Legacy # 1), by Nora Roberts The Coffee Corner (Amish Marketplace # 3), by Amy Clipston Irena’s War, by James D. Shipman…

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Community Leadership in an Ecovillage: A Dancing Rabbit Update

My musings of the last two weeks include questions about what is a leader, how does one lead, and can I make a difference in the world by stepping into more leadership roles. Hi folks! Prairie here with another update from the northeast corner of Missouri. Each morning, as I step outside of my little…

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County Commission Minutes

Thursday, March 25, 2021 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 A.M. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling,                                  Eastern District Commissioner, Brent Rockhold,              …

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Scotland County To Receive More Than $950,000 In Stimulus Funds

Local Communities Will Also Receive More Money By Mike Scott NEMOnews Media Group Scotland County, and every community in Scotland County, will soon be the beneficiary of more stimulus money from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). This economic stimulus bill was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11. Nationwide,…

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LACKING FROM A to Z: Scotland County Residents Travel to Jefferson City to Highlight Plight of Region’s Lettered Routes

With the seventh largest road and bridge system in the nation and the second lowest fuel tax, MoDOT’s growing asset management needs are colliding with the state’s unwillingness to raise its 17-cent fuel tax that was established in 1996. Memphis, MO —3/23/2021 — Concerned about declining conditions on the lettered routes that serve as the…

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Scotland County Hospital Wound Clinic Receives “Going the Distance” Quality Award

MEMPHIS, MO – Scotland County Hospital Wound Clinic earned the 2020 “Going the Distance” award, issued by RestorixHealth, an organization that specializes in the development and management of comprehensive wound healing and Amputation Prevention Center® facilities. Healthcare professionals have been tasked with maintaining quality through patient outcomes despite a daunting global pandemic. The “Going the…

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