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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Adult Non Fiction Stop by or give us a call if you’d like to reserve any of these books.  The Complete Guide to Food Allergies in Adults and Children Tools: the ultimate guide, by Jeff Waldman Refashion, Restyle, Restitch: 20 Stylish Sewing Projects from Preloved Clothes & Homewares, by Debbie Shore Gangsters, Outlaws, and Mobsters:…

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You Are Worth the Battle” Campaign Provides Resources for Veterans

Missouri is home to more than 400,000 Veterans and more than 35,500 military members. You yourself may even be a service member, veteran, or family member. It can almost be guaranteed that you have had some kind of interaction with this group of individuals. We also realize that veterans, like many others, may be experiencing…

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Commission Minutes

Thursday, May 19, 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 Commissioner Rockhold moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Wiggins. Motion carried 3-0.…

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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. Country Born (Painted Pony Creek # 3), by Linda Lael Miller 22 Seconds (Women’s Murder Club # 22), by James Patterson When She Dreams, by Amanda Quick Something Wilder, by Christina Lauren In Honor’s Defense (Hanger’s Horsemen…

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McMinn Makes Acadmic Honor Rolls at Truman

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Truman State University has released its academic honor rolls for the spring 2022 semester.  Students who received a grade point average of 3.5 or better during the spring semester can now find their honor roll information posted online.   Kaitlyn McMinn, of Memphis, MO placed on the Vice President for Academic Affairs…

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FFA Holds End of Year Banquet

Submitted by Waltedda Blessing The Memphis FFA Chapter held their annual awards banquet on Friday, May 6th with 190 in attendance to celebrate the accomplishments of members throughout the year and to honor those who have volunteered their time and efforts to assist the chapter. Honorary Degree Recipients – Jim and Alisa Kigar Jim and…

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Lest We Forget

The 76th Annual Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial VFW Post 4958 Memorial Day Ceremony was held at the Scotland County Courthouse in Memphis on Monday, May 30. The Colors were presented by the Color Guard, and all joined in the Pledge of Allegiance. Floyd C. Baker and Chuck Ward placed the wreath at the Veterans’ Memorial.…

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Scotland County Hospital Names New Chief Nursing Officer

Scotland County Hospital has named Ashley Ward, RN, the new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). If her name sounds familiar to you, that’s because she has been around Scotland County Hospital for 15 years and she has been the Surgery Center Supervisor since May 2016. Dr. Randy Tobler, Chief Executive Officer, Scotland County Hospital said, “Her…

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Shake-ups for Charity: The Lemonade Lady

By Emily Bontrager The Lemonade Lady will make her appearance again this summer by serving up delicious lemon shake-ups in Scotland County. Elaine Forrester, 75, is from Memphis, Missouri. For 44 years, she worked as a bus driver for the Scotland County School District, until she retired in 2017. She also worked at Keith’s Cafe…

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