Area News

Reckenberg honored

William Reckenberg was recently honored by the Jauflione Chapter of the Missouri State Society of Daughters of the American Revolution as Patriot of the Month for 2020. Chapter Regent Debbie Kauk presented the award to Reckenberg to recognize his outstanding patriotic service to our country.

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Upcoming wedding

Terry Morgan and the late Brenda Allen along with David and Missy Smith would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Reba Morgan to Bryce Smith to take place at the Smith Family Farm just three miles east of Memphis on Highway 136 on June 6th, 2020 at 5 p.m. with a reception…

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Sara Melton is an LPN on the Medical-Surgical floor as a night shift nurse and has worked for SCH for 2 years. She is a graduate of the LPN program from Southeastern Community College in Keokuk, IA and plans to return there this summer to work on an RN degree. She is a 2005 Scotland…

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SCR-I Elementary School to Offer Summer School Program June 1st – 19th

Scotland County Elementary will be hosting Summer School from June 1st – June 19th. The enrichment program will be offered to all students  in kindergarten (entering in August 2020) through 7th grade. Summer School will be open to all students in the Scotland County School District only. Doors will open at 7:30 am for breakfast…

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Board of Education Approves Parking Lot Bids at May Meeting

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.in the High School Library.  President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order with six members present. Jamie Triplett was absent. Consent Agenda The board voted 6-0 to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda: Approve…

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Senator O’Laughlin to Address 74th Annual Memorial Day Services in Memphis

Considering the conditions veterans of the armed forces endured during their service time, it is no surprise that the 74th Annual Memorial Day Services will soldier on despite the ongoing social distancing guidelines created by the coronavirus pandemic. Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will host the 74t annual…

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Legion Post #395 to Host Gorin Memorial Day Celebration

For many years The Leslie Chambers Legion Post #395 of Gorin has held a Memorial Day Celebration at Gorin with a carry-in dinner and program at a local venue followed by a gun salute at the Gorin Cemetery. “This year, however, the program will be a little different because of restrictions suggested due to the…

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