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Norton/Corwin Reunion News

Norton/Corwin Reunion The 68th annual reunion for the Norton/Corwin families was held on Sunday, September 19th, 2021, at the traditional gathering place – Nutrition Site, 301 West Monroe, Memphis, Missouri.  Attendance was up from last year with 24 family members present!  (Due to not having the reunion in 2020 because of the Covid Pandemic).   Opening…

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MSHP Marks 90 Years Of Service & Protection

A letter from Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol: For nine decades, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has answered the call to serve and protect the citizens of this great state. In 1931, a superintendent, six captains, 49 troopers, and a few civilians launched the legacy of exceptional service and…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago Campers seeking to stay at Lake Show Me near Memphis saw their opportunities expand in 2011. Three additional sites were added to the facilities, expanding the capacity to 13 campgrounds.  15 Years Ago After several months of sitting on the table seeking a hospitable agreement between the two parties, the Memphis City…

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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. Curbside service is available. Survive The Night, by Riley Sager Stronger Than You Know (McKenzies of Ridge Trail #2), by Lori Foster If It Rains, by Jennifer L. Wright The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery, by…

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Deja Vu for Football Tigers

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 9/3/21- Head coach Troy Carper saw his Scotland County Tigers (0-2) outplay a Marceline team, generally considered to be a top team in the Lewis and Clark Conference, for most of the game before having it slip away in the final minutes in week one. A week two matchup with…

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Lady Tigers Overpower Novinger

By Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 8/30/21- Things just felt right to Lady Tigers (1-0) head softball coach Riley Lucas last Monday night. Compared to the weird way that 2020 played out with the pandemic and such, he said it felt more like a normal season opener. “We got to take players to the coaches’ conference…

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Missouri Explorers Program Expanded this Fall to Commemorate the Bicentennial

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, Sept. 2, 2021 – About 1,500 Missourians have registered to travel to various part of the state as part of Missouri Explorers, an official bicentennial program to encourage families, individuals and small groups to travel the state, safely, and participate in fun challenges to learn more about Missouri history and culture. Participants in…

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Pavement Work Scheduled for Routes in Clark County

HANNIBAL– Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be pavement work on in Clark County. Please see the dates and locations below. All work will be completed between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day. Clark County Route DD – Sep. 13-14, the road will be closed from Route C to the end of State Maintenance for…

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MU Extension: Show-Me-Select Lowers Enrollment Fees: Program Offers Education, Marketing To Improve State’s Economy

COLUMBIA, Mo. – U.S. Marine Corps recruiters used to say they were “looking for a few good men.” University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole says he is “looking for a few good heifers” to help beef producers through the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. To help, SMS recently changed its fee structure. The enrollment…

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