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Two Vehicles Stolen In Scotland County, Wyaconda Man Arrested

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Scotland County, MO – Thursday, May 5, 2022 – Two vehicles were stolen in Scotland County early Thursday morning, and both were involved in crashes not long after, which kept local law enforcement busy. “The first truck was stolen at 3:10 this morning from Prairieland FS in Memphis. It…

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Local Masonic Lodge Celebrates 170 Years of Service

Memphis Masonic Lodge#16 A.F.&A.M. will be celebrating their 170th year on Friday, May 6th at the Lodge’s Supper Hall, located on the first floor of the Masonic Temple in Memphis. Supper will start at 6:30 and a program to follow. All Masons and family members are invited to attend. Also, any individual interested in becoming…

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Liberty Utilities Company Gives Locally to Feed the Hunger

Randy Snodgrass and Daniel Ashworth of Liberty Utilities presented a check in the amount of $1500. To The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. Liberty Utilities are the annual bag sponsors for “Stamp Out Hunger” a national one day food drive to be held May 14 through our local participating post offices. These funds…

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MACA Announces 2022 Young Leader Scholarship Program Recipients

St. Louis, MO – The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) Board of Directors selected twelve college students to participate in the MACA Young Leader Scholarship Program (YLSP). This is the tenth year for the program, which is designed to expose future agriculturalists to the crop protection industry and potential career opportunities. Recipients receive financial compensation,…

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High Impact Training for NEMO Gravel Road Maintenance

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group The Knox County Commission partnered with commissions in Adair, Lewis, Scotland, and Shelby counties to bring a special road maintenance training event to Northeast Missouri. The Missouri Local Technical Assistance Program (MOLTAP), based at the University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO, is designed to integrate innovative strategies,…

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Local Students Attend Leadership Day

JEFFERSON CITY, MO- High School students from more than 58 counties descended on the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation (MOFB) Center in Jefferson City to learn about our political system during MOFB Youth Leadership Day April 7. Except for 2020, the event has been held for 28 years. Governor Mike Parson spoke to the group before…

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Thelma Gaffney Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Thelma Gaffney celebrated her 102nd birthday with her family on Saturday, April 9. Her four children, Karen, Sue, Alan and Philip hosted the party at the Clark County Nursing Home where she lives. Due to COVID, family celebrations were unable to be held for her 100th and 101st birthdays. This year, she welcomed 25 family…

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Memphis First Christian Church Breaks Ground For New Activity Center

The Memphis First Christian Church held a groundbreaking service on April 10th for a new Activity Center which will be used to serve the Church and the Memphis community. The Center will have a large fellowship hall, kitchen, and bathrooms and will connect to the lower level of the church building. Fred Clapp, chairman of…

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