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IRS audit slaps county for back taxes, penalty fees

By Leah Wankum, Editor Good intentions, followed by misunderstanding and mistakes, have led to the Ray County Clerk’s office making back tax and penalty payments totaling $27,000 or…

O’Dell presents plan to transform R-XI curriculum

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Orrick  R-XI School District Superintendent Dr. Aerin O’Dell has a plan to change the course of the school’s curriculum and ready the students…

Potential makeup of county’s 911 board top Hardin BOA discussions

By Shawn Roney, for the Richmond News One of Mike Pearson’s first items of business as Hardin’s new mayor was to hear discussion about an issue that not…

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Mineral Water Classic tests Richmond’s mental toughness

Spartan girls take fourth, boys finish fifth By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Richmond boys…

Rock Bridge tames Shirkey Course at Richmond Invitational

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The cool and damp conditions at Shirkey Golf Course had very…

Spartans flat in home loss to Lexington

By Russ Green/Sports Editor All of the good feelings of Tuesday’s come-from-behind win over Knob…

Fulte, Gorham win four events each at H-C Invitational

By Russ Green/Sports Editor Hardin-Central senior Riley Gorham set the pace with four victories Wednesday…

 

 

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Jack Remembers: Protecting baby quail at any cost

Carl Shelby lived in Oak Grove for 85 years.  His great-grandfather was Civil War Gen. Joe Shelby. Carl graduated from Oak Grove High School in 1932 and was…

Pat’s Pantry – Hawaiian Crowd Pleaser

  Let’s take a trip to the tropics with fruitful flavor from pineapple, peaches and a zesty lemon glaze from this aloha chicken.   ALOHA CHICKEN   4 boneless…

Hardin native remembers his grandfather’s years as a riverboat captain

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Summer months spent on the Missouri River with his grandfather color the memory of Hardin native Tom King. Those memories speak of a…

 

Obituaries

Bill Jeffries Sr.

Bill Jeffries Sr., 73, of Richmond, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Ray County Memorial Hospital, Richmond. Bill was born May…

Darla Lynn Hendricks

Darla Lynn (Schreier) Hendricks, 60, of Richmond, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, April 21, 2017. Visitation was…

James ‘Jim’ Gadde

James ”Jim” Gadde, 64, of Independence, died Sunday, April 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit. Funeral services are…

Virginia Mae Branson

Virginia Mae Branson, 86, of Higginsville, died Saturday, April 22, at Meyer Care Center, Higginsville. Visitation is 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday,…