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10 Years Ago Residents will have a front row seat to one of nature’s most spectacular shows in the upcoming weeks.  Friday night, the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will become visible to stargazers marking the start of a double meteor shower that will last into August.  15 Years Ago The Memphis Police Department is investigating…

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Juvenile and Young Adult The library has several new juvenile and young adult books for young readers to choose from. Stop by or give us a call if you’d like to reserve any of these books. Juvenile The Mysteries of Middlefield (Books 1-3), by Kathleen Fuller The Betsy-Tacy series (Books 1-10), by Maud Hart Lovelace…

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Commission Minutes

Wednesday,  July 14, 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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Grow Now, Graze Later to Reduce Winter Feed Costs

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Grow now and graze later to get the most out of tall fescue pastures. Winter stockpiling cool-season grasses carries cow-calf operations through the winter, the costliest time to feed cattle, says University of Missouri Extension state forage specialist Craig Roberts. “If we don’t stockpile, we’ll find ourselves feeding hay or other concentrates…

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SCAPP Celebrity Livestock Show Results

The Scotland County After Prom Parents (SCAPP) hosted a Celebrity Livestock Show at the 2021 Scotland County Fair as a fundraiser for the 2022 After Prom Party for Scotland County High School. The event drew a very large crowd of spectators to the Show Arena at the north end of the Fairgrounds on Friday, July…

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SCR-1 Announces 2020-2021 School Calendar

SCOTLAND COUNTY R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR 2020-2021 August 18, 19, & 20 Professional Development Days August 23 First Day of School (1:31 dismissal) September 3 Early Dismissal (1:31 dismissal) September 6 Labor Day (no school) September 13 Professional Development Day (no school) September 24 Homecoming (1:31 dismissal) October 4 Professional Development Day (no school) October…

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Ashcroft Announces Grants Awarded to Local Governments for Records Management, Electronic Records and Preservation Projects

Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Local Records Division is pleased to announce 23 grants totaling $283,584. These awards include 17 Local Records Grant Program awards totaling $144,809 and 6 Electronic Records Grant Initiative grants worth $139,775.   “My office is pleased to help local communities in our state with records preservation,” Secretary…

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Adult Non Fiction How to Make Anything Gluten Free: Over 100 Recipes…, by Becky Excell Cowboy Culture: Capturing the Spirit of the Old West in the Sierra Nevada, by Sandy Powell Timeless North America: Great Parks That Capture Nature’s Wonders Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike, by Brian Castner Blood and reassure: Daniel…

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A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health Welcome New Students

A.T. Still University (ATSU) welcomed new students at ATSU’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) and Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) last week, marking a beginning to the 2021-22 academic year. ATSU-KCOM’s class of 2025 consists of 168 students, selected from a pool of 5,323 applications. Students represent 25 states and Ontario,…

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