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10 Years Ago On May 18, the Memphis FFA Chapter held its annual Spring Banquet where one member of the community received a coveted award for his outstanding dedication to the chapter and in particular the Trapshooting team.  15 Years Ago It doesn’t seem like could be that time of year yet, but the 128th…

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2021 Missouri Agribusiness Academy class Kicks Off Mid-Missouri Tour

2021 Missouri Agribusiness Academy class Kicks Off  Mid-Missouri Tour On Monday, the 2021 Missouri Agribusiness Academy kicked off their tour of agribusinesses in Mid-Missouri. Over three days, the students also explored educational opportunities and met with agricultural leaders from throughout the industry.  The students started their tour with a tour of the Missouri Department of…

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Living Life Over

55 Years Ago New stop and go lights were installed on the four corners of the square. In addition, octagonal stop signs have been placed on each of the four corners.  Vernon Tippett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tippett was a awarded a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Petroleum Marketing at…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning, June 11, 12, and 13, there is a major Christian event at Miracle Hills Ranch in Bethany, Missouri with free admission.  Major Christian bands will be performing. There are campfire facilities.  Bring your whole family or church bus. This is a yearly event and promises to be…

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Dancing Rabbit

The scythe is an elegant tool, used effectively for centuries, and still the best around for slicing mature grasses and other tall tender plants down to a nice turf with reliable efficiency. No motor, no noisiness beyond the repeated swoosh of the blade singing through its work and the occasional metallic twang of the stone…

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Dancing Rabbit

With one last half-hearted dump of snow on April 20, winter finally lost its grip on us here in northeast Missouri, and spring has settled in for the moment. Liz here, with the latest on ecovillage life at Dancing Rabbit. I’ve been watching the weather closely, waiting for the night temps in the 30’s to…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago On Monday April 11, Scotland County recognized Patricia Brock as the 2011 Volunteer of the Year. A party was held in her honor at Keith’s Cafe in Memphis.  15 Years Ago Onyx Waste Services Midwest is simply the latest service provider to point a finger at rising fuel costs as it comes…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago Scotland County R-1 standout Ashley Tague will continue her basketball career at the next level after signing a letter of intent to play hoops at Culver-Stockton College in Canton.  15 Years Ago The facelift at Legion Park will continue this summer as the City of Memphis begins implementation of a landscaping program…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago MoDOT has sold the Myers-Dowdall Roadside Park off of Route 15 just south of Memphis and the Coon Creek Roadside Park on Route 15 south of Edina to abutting property owners. “For the last few years, we have been trying to reduce any excess land we own to help us reduce maintenance…

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Living Life Over

10 Years Ago Rising fuel costs are impacting Memphis residents’ trash collection service. Veolia Environmental Services announced a $0.37 price hike for Memphis residential customers as part of the contractual fuel surcharge agreement. The price hike took effect April 1 and will last through June 30th.  15 Years Ago A pair of nearly simultaneous emergency…

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