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MEMPHIS, Mo- 5/9/21- A Scotland County man has been arrested for stalking.  According to Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney, 44-year old Chad Jeremy Peterson of Gorin was taken into custody Sunday morning.  He is charged with 1st degree stalking- 1st offense, a class E felony.  The charge stems from an incident on Sunday, May 2nd.  […]

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 […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 5/4/21- The 2021 Scotland County Fair will be July 11th through 17th and passes are on sale now at Rose Hardware, Memphis Farm & Home, Gas & More and Kay Eggleston Bookkeeping & Tax Service.  Fair passes are $30 now through May 31st, a savings of $60 over the cost of a daily […]

UNIONVILLE, Mo.- 4/25/21- The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a fatal accident that occurred in Putnam County Saturday afternoon.  A 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo driven by 21-year old Max L. Kenworthy of Unionville was eastbound on Highway 136, 12 miles west of Unionville, when it ran off the right side of the road and over-corrected.  […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/22/21- A plastic toy accidentally dropped into a space heater is believed to be the cause of a fire in a Memphis home late Thursday night.  Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney says that the Memphis Fire Department responded to a call at 8:45 pm for a report of heavy smoke in the lower […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/20/21- A Rutledge man has been charged in Scotland County circuit court for intentionally starting two structure fires.  Twenty-nine year old Dale Haldeman is charged with a class D felony of 2nd Degree Arson and a class E felony of Knowingly Burning or Exploding.  Court documents state that on March 13, 2017, fire […]

WYACONDA, Mo.- 4/19/21- A woman who was struck by a train in Wyaconda Sunday night received life-threatening injuries.  Officials with the BNSF Railway and the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirm that a BNSF train crew reported striking a trespasser on railroad property in Wyaconda at 8:45 pm Sunday night.  The incident did not occur at […]

LEONARD, Mo.- A Shelbyville man is dead after a single vehicle accident near Leonard.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Monday afternoon around 1:45 pm a semi pulling a grain hopper trailer driven by 64-year old Thomas W. Davidson was northbound on Route BB, eight miles northeast of Leonard, when it failed to negotiate […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/9/21- A pair of local counties were recently recognized for traffic safety.  Corporal Justin Dunn, Public Information Officer for Troop B of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and a representative of the Northeast Coalition for Roadway Safety, presented the commissioners of Clark and Knox Counties with a banner recognizing them for having zero […]

UPDATED:  MEMPHIS, Mo.- 4/8/21-  Formal charges have been filed against Jacob D. Holt of Memphis in relation to an incident that occurred Monday afternoon in rural Scotland County.  Judge Kim Nicoli issued an arrest warrant for Holt on Thursday.  He is charged with 2 counts of Assault- 2nd Degree- Special Victim, both class B felonies, […]