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10 Years Ago A rural Scotland County farmer lost a large storage shed and the bulk of its contents to a fire Monday afternoon. The Scotland County Fire Department was dispatched to the Clyde Zimmerman farm on Route H north of Arbela at 4:33 pm with a report that a 40×50 foot machine shed was…

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Person Of Interest Questioned In Ed’s Machinery Theft

Information/News Release submitted by Sheriff Bryan Whitney At 6:40 am on July 7, 2022 Sheriff Bryan Whitney was contacted by Ed’s Machinery about a person of interest that was inside their store. This person of interest was being sought after the June 9, 2022 theft case where a $67,500 fake check was used. Officers quickly…

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15 Years Ago SCR-1 School District is among only 1,556 schools across the nation participating in the We the People Picturing America Program Grant. The grant from the Educational Endowment for Humanities provides a collection of large-scale laminated reproductions depicting the works of American art, as well as other educational resources on American art and…

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10 Years Ago Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan today announced the Scotland County Memorial Library received an eReader Exploration Grant in the amount of $1,145. The grant will provide funds to public libraries to help library staff, volunteers, and patrons learn about eReader devices through a hands-on experience. This allows public libraries that participate…

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10 Years Ago With the start of services just weeks away, the Memphis City Council put some of the finishing touches on the creation of the Memphis City Sanitation Department at a special meeting June 21. Residential trash will be picked up on Tuesdays and Fridays by the city beginning July 2. Locations on Main…

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10 Years Ago Police sirens or children’s high-pitched screams of joy, take your pick; you’ll hear plenty on Saturday, June 23 on the Memphis Square as the First Annual Kids’ Safety Day will bring together emeregency service providers and lots of entertainment opportunities for the kiddies to help teach youngsters about safety. The event, organized…

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10 Years Ago Shopko announced Monday, June 4 that the liquidation sale has ended and the store conversion process to Shopko Hometown will begin immediately at the Memphis, Pamida. The store will remain open during the entire conversion process which will last between five to six weeks. 25 Years Ago While it may have been…

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10 Years Ago It is commendable to see the results of a community working hard to improve itself. Such is the case in Scotland County and Memphis, MO. Recently the city of Memphis was made aware that an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at the swimming pool would improve safety for the patrons of the pool…

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10 Years Ago Whispering Pines Winery has once again struck gold. The Keosauqua, IA vineyard, owned by Steve and Becki Tucker, learned earlier this month that the locally produced 2011 Ramblin Rose New York 100% Cranberry wine had won a gold medal at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition in Mendon, NY. In its 12th…

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Regina Marie Kittle Obituary

Regina Marie Kittle, 65, of Arbela died Monday, May 23, 2022 at her home. She was born the daughter of Rodney Wallace and Geraldine Marie (Smith) Robinson on October 30, 1956 in Keosauqua, IA. Gina married David Kittle on January 1, 1989 at the Keosauqua Christian Church.   He survives. She graduated from Van Buren County…

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