Area News

New Arrivals

Baby Boy Kipton Dale Western Born at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO September 29, 2020 at 2:31 pm 6 lbs 3 oz 20 inches long Parents: Zack and Marissa Western of Greentop MO Siblings: Kinsley & Kolby

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Scotland County Commission Minutes

Thursday, October 1, 2020 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 arrived at 9:30 A.M.,  Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt, Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins and                           …

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Adult Non Fiction Curbside service is available. Give us a call if you’d like any of these new books. Windows 10 for Seniors, by Peter Weverka Librarian Tales: Funny Strange, and Inspiring Dispatches from the Stacks, by William Ottens It’s not Supposed to be this Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered, by…

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Downing House Museum Complex End of Season News

With the help of our patrons and volunteers, we had another great year at the Museum Complex even though it was in an abbreviated fashion due to the restrictions placed on everyone while enduring Covid.   The museum is truly fortunate to have had excellent volunteers to open the Museum on Wednesday afternoons during July,…

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Community Calendar

Friday October 9 Local meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) will be held weekly on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 320 S. Main Street in Memphis. For details, please contact Mike Cantril at (660) 627-8546. Wyaconda Christian Church will be hosting a revival and homecoming October 9-11.  The revival will be…

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Organic Certification Cost Share Program Available for Missouri Farmers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced today that funding is available to assist Missouri farmers and food processors in obtaining organic certification for their businesses. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Certification Cost Share Program, producers may be reimbursed for up to $500 of their certification expenses.  This year, Missouri…

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VFW Scholarships Applications Due end of October

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If a student is a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.  Voice of Democracy: Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay…

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Commission Minutes

Thursday, September 24, 2020 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 was absent, Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt, Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins, and County Clerk, Batina Dodge.                            Commissioner…

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Statewide Bicentennial Poster Contest Ends Oct. 31

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, Sept. 29, 2020 – Missouri students in grades 3-12 have until Oct. 31. 2020 to submit their poster design to commemorate Missouri’s bicentennial in 2021. Judges representing the Missouri Bicentennial Commission will select four posters to commemorate Missouri’s bicentennial of statehood. Selected posters will best interpret the theme: Sharing Missouri’s stories: past, present…

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