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American History Moment

On July 9, 1850, after only 16 days in office, President Zachary Taylor died following a brief illness. On July 4, President Taylor had attended Independence Day festivities in Washington, D.C., on the grounds on which the Washington Monument was to be erected. It was an extremely hot day, and upon returning to the White…

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Classifieds

HELP WANTED – The Catfish Place is seeking a full-time cook and cleaning person. Come in and fill out an application.   WANTED – Good John Deere 215 Grain head or 13 foot for John Deere 3300 NEMO area Please Call: 217-257-4059   YARD SALE – Friday Only July 10, 8:00-? 404 W. Mety Back…

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Rutledge Renegades

Sympathy to the family and friends of Paul Zimmerman, Sr. (July 25, 1930-July 3, 2020). Danny and Bonnie Bland of Kampsville, IL and Ed and Kosta Camden of North Carrolton, IL stayed a week visiting with Sherry Findley. Victor Childers granddaughter, Madison Childers-West, came and joined Patrick West, Hannah Throap, and Ben Wilson for a…

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Look For the Sign

by Pamela Perry Blaine  We have been in the midst of a pandemic for several months and it has been difficult for everyone and some more than others with loss of work, the stress for medical workers, and the hardship for businesses. Some have been working from home and using the internet to communicate during…

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Getting My Old Life Back

by Carolyn L. Primm I just got off the phone with a customer service representative who was nothing but nice to me.  I, however, found myself becoming more and more frustrated as she spoke.  The representative was explaining why I had not received a package which “should have been there, but is still in transit.”…

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Bursting With Life!

by Terry Rush I think that the temptation is always steady to just make it through another day. That can be the tendency; but I wish to join you all in hitting the daily jackpot of finding the gold in each and every twenty-four hour segment. Let us find that we are bursting with life!…

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Dancing Rabbit: A Heavenly Experience

Summer has arrived, gardens are producing, and summer activities are going strong (at a healthy distance of course). Parmejean here to tell you of the wonders of living in the community in rural Missouri that I call home. I have recently become the manager of Skyhouse, our onsite boarding house, and I am quite pleased…

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New Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library Audiobooks Please give us a call if  you find something that interests you. These audio books & DVDs are available for curbside pickup Hit List, by Stuart Woods Journey of the Pharaohs, by Clive Cussler Book of Lost Friends, by Lisa Wingate A Forgotten Murder, by Jude Deveraux…

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE  IN THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT, SCOTLAND COUNTY, MISSOURI Judge or Division: KELLY LAREE LOVEKAMP Case Number: 20SE-PR00004-01 In the Estate of ALAN R MINOR, Deceased. Notice of Letters Testamentary Granted (Supervised Administration) To All Persons Interested in the Estate of ALAN R MINOR, Decedent: On June 29, 2020, the last will of…

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