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GRM Networks Awards $5,500 in Scholarships to Area High School Seniors

GRM Networks awarded a total of $5,500 in scholarships to six area high school students in Missouri and Iowa as part of the cooperative’s scholarship program. The recipients are: •Cale Miller of Newtown, Mo., a graduate of Newtown- Harris R-III School, $1,500 •Colton Roy of Gilman City, Mo., a graduate of Trenton R-IX School District,…

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SUV Crash Leaves Hole in Convenience Store Wall

By John Garlock, Courtesy of KTVO-TV/ Channel 3 News MILAN, Mo. — A northeast Missouri woman accidentally rammed her SUV into the front of a local convenience store Monday afternoon. It happened right around 2:30 p.m. at the 7th Heaven on Highway 6 in Milan, Missouri. Milan Police Chief Gail Hayes told KTVO the driver…

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Davis Appointed Medical Director

Kelsey Davis-Humes, DO, was recently appointed the Medical Director at Memphis Medical Services at Scotland County Hospital. She has been the Medical Director of Wyaconda Medical Services since 2019 when she joined the medical staff. She sees patients in that clinic on Tuesday mornings and at Memphis Medical Services on Mondays, Tuesday afternoons, Thursdays and…

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Scotland County Fair Announces Fair Royalty Contests

Applications are available for the Junior Miss and Little Miss Scotland County Fair contest. The contest will be held during the Scotland County Fair Queen coronation on Monday, July 11 at 7:00 PM for the opening night of the Scotland County Fair. Junior Miss contestants must be 13-16 years old and Little Miss contestants must…

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Knox County Graduation

KNOX COUNTY PRINCIPAL GREETS NEWEST ALUMNI-Principal Alex Van Delft addresses the KCHS Class of 2022 during May 22 Commencement ceremonies. Photo by David Sharp. KCHS ALUM FEATURED GRADUATION SPEAKER-Knox County R-I Graduate Brian Stevenson addresses the Class of 2022 and attendees at the May 22, 2022 KCHS Graduation Ceremony. Stevenson represented the Class of 1972…

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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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ARPA Funds Begin Being Distributed by Commission

By Echo Menges The Knox County Commission has approved the first local application for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to be distributed through the county. “We received among the lowest amount of ARPA funds of any county in the state. We got just under three-quarters of a million dollars,” said Presiding Commissioner Evan Glasgow.…

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What’s The Impact of Inflation?

Part 1 of a series looking at how rising costs will impact local government, schools and local businesses. By Mike Scott Inflation is taking a toll on everyone. Though down slightly since its 41-year high earlier this year, the annual inflation rate remains above eight percent annual. Prices of food, fuel, materials, and retail goods…

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