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Local Masonic Lodge Celebrates 170 Years of Service

Memphis Masonic Lodge#16 A.F.&A.M. will be celebrating their 170th year on Friday, May 6th at the Lodge’s Supper Hall, located on the first floor of the Masonic Temple in Memphis. Supper will start at 6:30 and a program to follow. All Masons and family members are invited to attend. Also, any individual interested in becoming…

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Liberty Utilities Company Gives Locally to Feed the Hunger

Randy Snodgrass and Daniel Ashworth of Liberty Utilities presented a check in the amount of $1500. To The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. Liberty Utilities are the annual bag sponsors for “Stamp Out Hunger” a national one day food drive to be held May 14 through our local participating post offices. These funds…

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USDA Census Happening Soon

The 2022 Census of Agriculture is about people. Every survey response is essential. Ag census data inform policy, research, assistance programs, ag education, community development and countess more decisions that ultimately affect you, your farm, and neighbors. From cattle ranchers to greenhouse owners, backyard growers, urban farmers and row crop producers with thousands of acres,…

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Patrol To Offer Accelerated Academy For 116th Recruit Class

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the agency will offer another 15-week accelerated academy to law enforcement professionals interested in becoming a trooper. To be eligible, candidates must possess an active Missouri Class A POST license in good standing or be able to obtain one prior to the start…

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Multiple Resurfacing Projects Scheduled to Begin in Northeast District

HANNIBAL – Drivers will begin to see a lot of activity in Missouri Department of Transportation’s Northeast District as preparations begin for multiple resurfacing projects.   Temporary traffic impacts can be expected, beginning the week of May 9, as work begins on 12 miles of Clark County Route H, from Missouri Route 81 to U.S. Route…

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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. Beautiful, by Danielle Steel Our Italian Summer, by Jennifer Probst The Sweet Goodbye (Danny Barrett # 1), by Ron Corbett Summer at the Cape, by RaeAnne Thayne Wingwalkers, by Taylor Brown I’ll be You, by Janelle Brown…

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Commission Minutes

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 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 County Clerk, Batina Dodge   …

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MACA Announces 2022 Young Leader Scholarship Program Recipients

St. Louis, MO – The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) Board of Directors selected twelve college students to participate in the MACA Young Leader Scholarship Program (YLSP). This is the tenth year for the program, which is designed to expose future agriculturalists to the crop protection industry and potential career opportunities. Recipients receive financial compensation,…

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High Impact Training for NEMO Gravel Road Maintenance

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group The Knox County Commission partnered with commissions in Adair, Lewis, Scotland, and Shelby counties to bring a special road maintenance training event to Northeast Missouri. The Missouri Local Technical Assistance Program (MOLTAP), based at the University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO, is designed to integrate innovative strategies,…

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Top Ranked Midgets Topple Tigers

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/19/22- The top-ranked team in the Class 2 state baseball rankings, the Putnam County Midgets (9-0), came calling on the Scotland County Tigers (3-8, 1-2) last Tuesday evening at Tiger Field for a non-conference matchup. It was a great pitching duel and the Tigers were competitive, but once again defensive…

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