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Memphis FFA Farm Management Team Advances to State

The 2022 Memphis FFA Farm Management team consisted of team members Hugh Baker, Beau Triplett, Elsie Kigar, Eric Mohr and alternate Penelope Cline. The team had a successful contest season, and spent many hours studying and competing in practice contests throughout the spring. They placed 4th at the Northeast District contest, which allowed them to…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Senior

By Echo Menges Family, friends and school staff gathered at the Scotland County R-1 High School gymnasium in honor of the Class of 2022 to celebrate their high school graduation marking the closure of one chapter and the start of another one. Hundreds of people packed the gymnasium to witness the graduation ceremony, and see…

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107th Annual Wyaconda C-1 Alumni Banquet

Alumni and friends of Wyaconda C-1 Schools celebrated the 107th annual alumni banquet and meeting on Saturday, May 7, at the Clark County Middle School. Approximately 60 people attended, enjoying visiting with friends, the turkey and roast beef meal catered by Steve Howell, and bidding on silent auction items. President of the alumni association, Mark…

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Letter to the Editor

I want to thank John & Maxine Cook and their daughter Joyce for the 60+ years of providing Memphis and surrounding counties great products and service.  Even though I live in Texas I have three reasons why I have a strong affection for Cook’s Men’s Store. First off, the Cooks purchased the store from W.…

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Veterans, Agriculture and Stress Webinar

Agriculture has proven to be a viable option for many military veterans seeking career options after leaving active duty. Not only can agriculture provide an opportunity for employment, but it can often have therapeutic benefits. However, veterans are not immune from the stress issues experienced by other farmers and ranchers. In addition, wartime experiences can…

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 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, Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins, County Clerk, Batina Dodge                                 Commissioner…

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Adult Fiction Stop by or give us a call if you’d like to reserve any of these books. Hotel Portofino, by J. P. O’Connell City on Fire, by Don Winslow Summer Love, by Nancy Thayer The Baxters (Baxter Family Prequel), by Karen Kingsbury An Honest Lie, by Tarryn Fisher Dream Town (Archer # 3), by…

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Missouri Soybeans Congratulates Cargill on New Soybean Processing Facility Announcement

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – To provide infrastructure to Missouri’s largest soybean producing region, Cargill has unveiled plans to build a new soybean processing facility in Pemiscot County, near Hayti and Caruthersville, to support growing domestic and global demand for oilseeds driven by food, feed and fuel markets. “The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council (MSMC) is committed…

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Tigers Rally for Walk-Off Win Over Canton

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/2/22- It was a great game in awful weather. The Scotland County Tigers (7-9, 4-3) were looking for redemption coming off a tough loss to Westran. They were hoping to find it last Monday night when Canton came to town. After surrendering the lead late, the Tigers of Scotland were…

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