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Scotland County RCF Residents Have Moved to Clark County, Placements Found for Nearly All Nursing Home Residents

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Scotland County, MO – The Scotland County Care Center’s Residential Terrace residential care facility (RCF) has successfully relocated all seven of the residents living there. Scotland County Care Center Administrator Tim Schrage reported that, with the help of the staff, the move took about three days at the beginning…

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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.  Criminal Mischief (Stone Barrington #60), by Stuart Woods The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water, by Erin Bartels The Incredible Winston Browne, by Sean Dietrich The Dark Hours (Ballard and Bosch # 4), by Michael Connelly An…

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Jennifer Bergeson Graduates From University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, KY (01/03/2022)– University of the Cumberlands is proud to congratulate Jennifer Bergeson of Memphis, MO (63555), on completing their Master of Arts Education in School Counseling. The university wishes Jennifer all the best in their future endeavors. Well done, Patriot! University of the Cumberlands is one of the largest and most affordable private universities…

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Closing Up 2021 at Dancing Rabbit

  I can’t ignore the fact that this DR update comes at the close of 2021, so my writing will have some wrap-up reflections that hit me at this time of the year. But first, this is Liz, bringing you the latest from Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. As I write this, I am sitting snug  and…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago The first baby of the New Year was born at Scotland County Hospital at 4:40 pm on Monday January 2, 2012. Cash Arrin Cochran weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches in length. The first baby of 2012 was born to parents Anna Buckallew and Darrin Cochran of…

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Thursday, December 23, 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, Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins, and County Clerk, Batina Dodge.                                Commissioner…

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Troop B Promotion Announced

Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, is pleased to announce the following promotion effective January 1, 2022. Trooper Jonathan M. Conrad will be promoted to the rank of corporal and designated the assistant zone supervisor of Zone 6, Clark and Scotland counties. Conrad was appointed to the Patrol on July 1,…

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CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Periods

Given what we currently know about COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, CDC is shortening the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to 5 days, if asymptomatic, followed by 5 days of wearing a mask when around others. The change is motivated by science demonstrating that the majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission…

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Community Reeling After Care Center Closure Announcement

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Scotland County, MO – The community is reeling after the recent announcement the Scotland County Care Center (SCCC) is closing. On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, members of the public attended an emergency meeting of the Scotland County Nursing Home District Board of Directors held at the Scotland County Hospital…

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