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Tigers Take Down Salisbury on Homecoming Night!

 It’s been apparent for the past couple of weeks, the Scotland County Tigers are starting to click. Following back to back losses in close games on the road, the Tigers left no doubt this week for the homecoming crowd.  The start to Friday night’s game was far from how the Tigers had pictured it. The…

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Steele Receives Entrepreneurship Spotlight Award

 Adair County SB40  Adair County SB40 is pleased to announce that Greg Steele of Gorin, Missouri has been selected as the July 2023 Spotlight Award recipient for his Entrepreneurship. Greg started his own successful business, Steele Skull Mounts, several years ago where he offers skull cleaning and mounting services. Greg has eagerly sought any opportunity…

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Scotland County Farm Family Honored at Missouri State Fair

 University of Missouri Extension  MEMPHIS, Mo. ― Jeff and Emily Frederick and family of Memphis were among the families honored during the 66th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, August 14th, at the Missouri State Fair.  The Frederick family was selected as the Scotland County Missouri Farm Family by University of Missouri Extension in Scotland County…

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Tigers Take Early Lead at Highland, Come Up Just Short Against Cougars

 By Weston Smith  One of my favorite mottos came to me unexpectedly one evening while at home listening to a podcast.  That motto goes, “Nobody Cares. Work Harder.”  While on the sideline at Highland High School Friday night, this message popped in my head several times. Not in the sense that nobody cares about Scotland…

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Scotland and Knox County Form Local Emergency Planning District

 By Echo Menges  The Scotland County and Knox County Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC) have been combined to form the Northeast Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD). The district’s second joint meeting was held at Keith’s Cafe in Memphis last week on Thursday, August 31, 2023.  The first Northeast LEPD meeting was held at the Knox…

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