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Following mailbox thefts, caution advised in mailing checks

By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher Ray County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to take care when mailing checks or money. Two rural Richmond residents were scammed for hundreds…

Co-workers, friends bid judge farewell

By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher Court was in session Monday afternoon – but not the typical variety. James Carey Thompson, associate judge for the 8th Circuit, and his…

Candidate filings open for April 7 election

By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher Candidacy filings for April 2015 elections opened Tuesday, a day Ray County election clerk Rebecca Adams described as “very busy.” The county clerk’s…

Affordable Care signups enter new year more smoothly

By David Knopf-News Editor Julie Bartley is a survivor, and in her second year of helping people navigate the insurance marketplace, a veteran. She survived the Affordable Care…

Sports

Defense keys 2-0 league start for Lady Spartans

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Lady Spartans began the MRVC East campaign with back-to-back…

Spartans drop MRVC East opener

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Richmond coach Duane Bastob said his Spartans made too many mistakes…

Hot-shooting Bulldogs roll to win

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Clif Kugler and Zak Finley both scored in double figures Tuesday…

Keytesville pulls away from H-C Lady Dawgs

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Keytesville’s Abby Koehl scored 23 points Tuesday night as the Lady…

 

 

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It’s 1941, weeks after Pearl Harbor, yet Christmas went on in Richmond

By Linda Emley Ithink by now everyone knows I live in the past most of the time. I love the good-ol’ days and the way things were before…

HOLIDAY TREATS

It’s 17 days ‘til Christmas. We have to hurry if we are going to get all our holiday baking and candy-making done. I love to give homemade gifts…

We rent cars and cement mixers; why not families?

By Sara Seidel-For the Richmond News Since Christmas is all about being with family, what does a fellow do if he doesn’t have one? He rents one, of…

 

Obituaries

Rosie Benitz

Helen Rosemary (Peterson) Benitz, 83, of Bolivar, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Kirkwood. Visitation is from 3 to…

Charles Steven “Steve” West

Charles Steven “Steve” West, 54, of Excelsior Springs, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at his home. Steve was born March 27,…

T. Lawrence Oliphant

T. Lawrence Oliphant passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in Highland, Utah at the age of 89 years old.  He…

Manning (Buster) Paul Miller

v, 87, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. He was born Nov. 14, 1927, in Chesterfield, Ill., to Paul and Anita Jones…