Area News

Absentee Ballots Available for June 2, 2020

Election Even though the April 7, 2020 General Municipal Election was postponed until June 2, 2020, Scotland County Clerk Batina Dodge reminds the public that Missouri voters can continue requesting absentee ballots. Voters may vote absentee by mail or in-person. Under Missouri laws, a registered voter may vote by absentee ballot if he or she…

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Board of Education Votes Down Four-Day School Week Proposal

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, March 16th, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order with six members present.  George Koontz arrived at 6:15 p.m. The board voted 6-0 to approve the agenda.  George Koontz was absent. The board voted 7-0 to approve…

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Congressional Candidate Visits Memphis

Henry Martin, Democratic candidate for 6th District United States Representative, was in Memphis on Thursday March 19th to meet with county and city officials as he made stops across northeast Missouri. “A focus of my campaign is  to return a voice to all of the 6th District, which means getting out and hearing from the…

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Conservation Report

Conservation Report by: Missouri Conservation Agent Shannon Smith Each year the male species of the white-tail deer forms and sheds a set of antlers.  In the spring antler growth is stimulated by increasing hours of daylight. Actual growth starts in April or May when the base of the antler, located on the frontal bone of the…

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City Hall Closing Public Access Due to Coronavirus

Based on the recommendations of the Scotland County Health Department and the national Center s for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), the Memphis City Council on March 18th took measures to limit employee exposure during the pandemic while trying to avoid further public exposure. The city council approved the closure of the city hall lobby…

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Court House, County Offices Closing to Public

By order of the Scotland County Commission effective at noon on March 20, 2020, the Scotland County Court House was closed to the public, except by appointment, until further notice due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Business may continue via phone or email with all county offices. Contact information for the Scotland County Commission is 660-465-7027…

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Updated Press Release from Scotland County Hospital

Due to limiting the use of facemasks, this press release has been updated. March 23, 2020 MEMPHIS, MO – Scotland County Hospital, Memphis Medical Services and Lancaster Medical Services are suspending all in-person non-essential visits to the hospital and clinics. If you have a question as to whether your previously scheduled clinic appointment or previously…

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