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MEMPHIS, Mo.- The vigilance of local citizens has led to the apprehension of a wanted fugitive.  Scotland County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Moss told KMEM News that numerous tips from concerned citizens regarding a suspicious person in the Memphis area led to the arrest of 23-year old Donald Delcour of Payson, Illinois.  Delcour was taken into […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- The Scotland County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident that occurred south of Memphis Tuesday morning.  Scotland County Deputy Jason Moss tells KMEM News that the department received the call around 10:45 am.  An agricultural sprayer was traveling in the northbound lane of Highway 15 south of Memphis just east of the Route […]

That’s the Scotland County R-1 Marching Band performing a patriotic medley to kick off the 2022 Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the VFW Memorial Day service in Memphis.  The service took place at 10 am on the southwest corner of the Scotland County courthouse square.  Program Chairman Donnie Middleton welcomed the crowd to […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- A Wyaconda man is in trouble with the law after crashing a pair of stolen trucks.  Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that the incident began when 24-year old Caleb J. Doyle of Wyaconda was observed on video surveillance stealing a white pickup from Prairieland  FS in Memphis at 3:10 Thursday […]

SCOTLAND COUNTY, Mo.- The Scotland County Fire Department was called out Monday afternoon for a report of a grass fire.  The blaze was located on the property of Jeff Hauk about three miles west of Memphis on Highway 136. Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that four trucks and 12 firemen responded to […]

SCOTLAND COUNTY, Mo.- A Wyaconda man escaped serious injury in a one-car crash Tuesday morning.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that at 6 a.m. a car driven by 21-year old Jesse L. Thompson was traveling westbound on Highway E, about a mile south of Etna, when it ran off the right side of the […]

A voter registration canvass is performed every other year by the county clerk’s office, with a voter identification card mailed to each registered voter in the county. If all information is correct on the voter identification card received, no action is required on behalf of the voter. Voter identification cards are not forwardable, so if […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- Scotland County has taken the first step in transitioning from basic 911 service to enhanced 911 by securing the necessary funding.  Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that the Missouri 911 Service Board has awarded a grant to his department for just over $750,000 to facilitate the upgrade. The new system […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/1/22- A Memphis woman lost her life in an accident involving a UTV Tuesday afternoon.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 66-year old Gerald Snyder and his wife, 68-year old Diane Snyder, were utilizing the vehicle to haul two square bales of hay from their horse barn to feed their horses.  Scotland […]