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MEMPHIS, Mo.- 6/1/21- A Friday afternoon accident left a pair of local drivers shaken up.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 69-year old Harold J. Snyder of Kirksville was driving a 2009 Chrysler Sebring at 2:20 pm when he pulled onto Highway 136 a mile east of Memphis.  The Snyder vehicle pulled into the […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 6/1/21- A Memphis woman has been charged following a one-vehicle accident at a local gas station.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 40-year old Toni D. Middleton was driving a 2013 Chevy Equinox when she struck a concrete pillar in the BP Gas Station parking lot late Saturday night.  The car received […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 6/1/21- Many area communities held Memorial Day services to honor the memories of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to defend and preserve our freedoms.  The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial VFW Post #4958 held its 75th annual Memorial Day service Monday morning at 10 am.  The service was moved indoors to the post […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/28/21- A window air conditioner is being blamed for a fire at a Memphis residence.  Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that the Memphis Fire Department received a call at 7:27 this (Friday) morning reporting a household fire at 414 North Maple Street in Memphis.  Fire crews responded quickly and upon […]

Bloomfield, Ia- The Davis County School District modified its mask policy during the regular monthly school board meeting held Monday evening.  Superintendent Dan Maeder said that the district will continue to follow the Iowa Department of Public Health guidelines as they have throughout the school year.  The new guidelines say that quarantine is no longer […]

BLOOMFIELD, Ia- 5/19/21- The Davis County High School class of 2021 will receive their diplomas during the graduation ceremony at 2 pm Sunday at Mustang Stadium.  Unlike last year, this year’s ceremony is open to all who want to attend.  Masks are optional.  The commencement exercise will be held in the gymnasium in the case […]

The Scotland County R-1 Class of 2021 graduated on Sunday, May 16th. Play the file below to listen to a recap of the events as aired on KMEM local news, including sound bites from various ceremony speakers.

Scotland County R-1 held its 2021 commencement exercise Sunday, May 16th, at 2 pm in the high school gymnasium. Thirty-three seniors walked across the stage and received their diplomas. Listen to the entire program below.

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/10/21- A Scotland County man accused of stalking is behind bars.  Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney reports that 44-year old Chad Jeremy Peterson of Gorin was arrested Sunday morning.  He is charged with 1st degree stalking- 1st offense, a class E felony.  According to court documents, Peterson was served with an order of […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/5/21- Several members of the Memphis FFA Chapter traveled to the 93rd Missouri FFA State Convention in Sedalia this past Friday.  The two-day convention honors Missouri FFA members for their outstanding achievments.  The theme of the convention was Show-Me More, and that’s exactly what several Memphis FFA members did.  During the convention, Anna […]