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DED Awards More Than $17 Million Through The Community Development Block Grant Program To 40 Communities For Improvement Projects

  City of Lancaster to received $155,340 for demolition of nine residential and five commercial properties. August 26, 2022–The Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today it will award more than $17 million to 40 communities through its Community Development Block Grant Program to assist with various improvement projects. “Strong infrastructure is fundamental to the…

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Online Investigation Reveals Scotland County Hospital Staff Changes

By Echo Menges Friday, August 19, 2022 – The new leadership of Scotland County Hospital is remaining tight-lipped about some staff changes, despite the recent announcement of a new SCH chief executive officer (CEO) and title change of another newly hired executive. Last week, the hospital communications specialist issued a news release announcing the hires…

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Memphis Community Pharmacy Abruptly Closes Doors, Hospital Announces New CEO

By Echo Menges Memphis, MO – Wednesday, August 17, 2022 – The Memphis Community Pharmacy at the Scotland County Hospital (SCH) officially closed their doors at 5:30 p.m. today. The announcement comes five years after the official opening of the pharmacy. The closure announcement was made on the SCH Facebook page Wednesday morning just hours…

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Reward Offered Following Rutledge Flea Market Burglaries

Reward Offered Following Rutledge Flea Market Burglaries By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Knox County, MO – Thursday, August 4, 2022 – The Rutledge Flea Market office and over a dozen of their vendor booths were recently burglarized and vandalized – twice. According to an owner/operator of the business, which is located in the northeast…

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Schuyler County Primary Results

759 of Schuyler County’s 2753 registered voter cast their ballots in the August 2 primary, for a turnout of 27.57 percent. In the Republican Presiding Commissioner race, Jeremy Leffler topped Rodney Cooper 335-306.  Leffler will face Democrat Bill Ford in the November General Election. Full results can be seen below UNOFFICIAL RESULTS SCHUYLER COUNTY AUGUST…

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Individual Band Members Prove Themselves

  Submitted by  Les Aeschliman All-conference, all-district, and all-state are titles of honor for many students and a goal many more are chasing. These are all achievements to be proud of for our band as well as the school and community. Let’s celebrate their efforts and gain some insight into what is involved in earning…

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Schuyler County Nursing Home Sets Town Hall Dates

The Schuyler County Nursing Home has setup three town hall meetings to discuss and answers questions on the upcoming tax levy increase ballot proposal.  During the meeting current operation and financial results will be reviewed along with an explanation of the need for the additional tax revenue. The first town hall meeting will be Thursday,…

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Kinney Retires From Library

Kinney Retires From Library After almost 27 years and working in three different locations, Schuyler County Library Director Dianna Kinney said farewell to library staff and patrons on Thursday afternoon, February 11. “She will be truly missed,” said staffer Jill Parsons. Over her years of service, Kinney has seen many changes. “Technology is the biggest…

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School Board and Wind Farm Taxes Editorial

By Herb Austin, Publisher, Schuyler County Times As this coming school year for 2021-2022 approaches, many questions loom. The wind mills are here, like it or not. One positive note is the new funds they bring to the county. All the county taxing entities, Road and Bridge, County Ambulance, Health Dept, Special Roads, Library, Nursing…

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