Memphis Democrat

Mrs. Jennifer Bergeson Receives the Dr. Kay Clapp Children’s Literacy Award

Dr. Paul Yoder presented the prestigious Dr. Kay Clapp Children’s Literacy Award to 3rd Grade Teacher, Jennifer Bergeson, today at Truman State University. Truman State established this award in 2006 to honor Dr. Clapp, a wonderful emeritus faculty member. Dr. Clapp is a powerful proponent of literacy and children’s literacy. Mrs. Jennifer Bergeson began her…

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Pandemic Increases Importance for Internet Savy Parents

Daily life looks different for parents and children in the pandemic world. The majority of our time shifted online: working from home, attending school virtually, interacting with friends, attending online summer camps, and using telemedicine are just some of the ways we have increased our internet usage. With so many aspects of our lives going…

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ROAD CLOSED

Highway 15 just north of Memphis closed for a bridge replacement on Monday, June 14. Bleigh Construction, of Palmyra, Missouri, was awarded this project in the amount of $892,838, and has 60 days to complete the project.

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