Updates and ways to get involved in Scott City
I have been asked by several people lately what they can do to help in our community. Right now the school is looking for projects the students can do. Projects are easy to find and plentiful. If anyone has a project available, please let us know. What would really help our community would be for our citizens to get involved. Join the Kiwanis, Women's Club, Historic Preservation Committee and Chamber of Commerce or start a Jaycee chapter. Most of these organizations need new members...
Latest from Scott City; a message from my grandson
Finally I have found the time to sit down and try to write this column. I have put off the Missourian for several weeks and feel bad about doing so, but work, family and city business have not left me with much free time. It seems to me that a balanced budget and a controlled debt limit are achievable at any level of government. ...
Summer fun, landlord association and other news from Scott City
Well, the rainfall finally quit. Scott City made it through with little damage. We did lose our entry road to our lagoon due to the rain, but we have rebuilt it. Unfortunately, a lot of our Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois neighbors didn't fare so well. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the many individuals and communities that sustained extensive damages. I think it's time to define what a 100-year rainfall really is...
Progress being made in Scott City
Wow. Twelve years have flown by like a blur. It seems like yesterday I was running for city council. Then, after only one year as councilman, I ran for mayor of this great town of Scott City. The town has operated in the black through these tough economic times. ...
Mayor's Corner: Tim Porch
Scott City Mayor Tim Porch writes a monthly column for the opinion page of the Southeast Missourian.