Area News

Sew & Go Quilt Guild March Meeting

Submitted by Tina Newcomb The Sew & Go Quilt Guild met on March 9 at the Downing Christian Church in Downing, Missouri.  The ladies enjoyed refreshments served by Treva Wittstock and Tina Newcomb.  Minutes were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was given by Tina Newcomb in the absence of Jeannie Childress.  A discussion was…

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MU Extension: Should Soybean Be Planted Before Corn? MU Research Still Favors Corn

COLUMBIA, Mo.– In recent years, the agriculture community began discussing whether it makes sense to plant soybean first and delay corn planting. The University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute predicts a 7% increase in soybean acres planted in 2021. That leaves farmers wondering whether they could, or should, plant soybean before corn.…

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Scotland County Extension Now Offers IdentoGO Services

Scotland County Extension has announced that their office is now an authorized IdentoGO finger printing services provider in our area. IdentoGO by IDEMIA provides a wide range of identity-related services with the primary service being the secure capture and transmission of electronic fingerprints for employment, certification, licensing and other verification purposes — in professional and…

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Sanchez Single Powers Tigers Past Indians

By: Corey Stott  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/1/21- After winning their season opener, Coach Rod Sears’ Scotland County Tigers (1-2) were in the midst of a two-game slump. They were looking to rebound with a win against a rival Clark County Indian (1-3) squad. And thanks to some late-game heroics by Preston Sanchez, they did just that…

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Local Officials Gather to Discuss Combining Forces to Address Needs Ahead of Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act

 By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group  Edina, Missouri – Friday, April 2, 2021 – State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Dist. 18) hosted a meeting at Edina’s Knox County Community Center to bring local government officials together and begin the processes of thinking of ways to best use millions of dollars being distributed through the American Rescue…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

 By Troy Treasure  NEMOnews Media Group  KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine.  Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence.  Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school. …

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New Arrivals At Scotland County Memorial Library

These audio books are available at the library. Please give us a call if you find something that interests you. Audiobooks Hush-Hush (Stone Barrington # 56), by Stuart Woods The Awakening (Dragon Heart Legacy # 1), by Nora Roberts The Coffee Corner (Amish Marketplace # 3), by Amy Clipston Irena’s War, by James D. Shipman…

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Community Leadership in an Ecovillage: A Dancing Rabbit Update

My musings of the last two weeks include questions about what is a leader, how does one lead, and can I make a difference in the world by stepping into more leadership roles. Hi folks! Prairie here with another update from the northeast corner of Missouri. Each morning, as I step outside of my little…

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County Commission Minutes

Thursday, March 25, 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,              …

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