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Council renews contract for city development

15-month, $65,000 contract approved with real estate developer Newmark Grubb Zimmer By Shawn Roney-For the Richmond News Richmond City Council wants economic development for Richmond – and it…

Warrant uncovers alleged meth lab

By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher A Richmond man has been charged with manufacturing of methamphetamine, a B felony, and possession of chemicals to produce the drug, a C…

WAY AHEAD OF HIS TIME

18-year-old Jordan Sturm may be the youngest jeweler at the oldest continuously operating jewelry store in the Midwest By David Knopf-News Editor Jordan Sturm will have had a…

Weekend traffic stop nets alleged mobile meth lab

By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher An early-morning traffic stop Sunday by Richmond Police Department uncovered an alleged mobile methamphetamine lab. Jimmy Wayne Bramlett, 62, of rural Richmond, is…

Sports

Spartans can’t recover from slow start

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Spartans dug themselves into hole they could not crawl…

RHS girls upset in tourney opener

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The dream season for the Richmond Lady Spartans came to a…

State tournament a learning experience for young Richmond wrestlers

By Russ Green-Sports Editor With six of his eight wrestlers appearing in their first-ever state…

Lady Spartans complete league sweep

By Russ Green-Sports Editor With their first MRVC East title since 1976 safely tucked away,…

 

 

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Community

Mike Shane in 2015, John Houston in 1917; pillars of Ray County

By Linda Emley One day in 2012, I was reading an old newspaper and found an interesting article. It was a story about a man that once lived…

HEALTHY COOKING

These are recipes that have been made over to healthier.  Reducing fat and sugar, but not taste is what this food is all about. – Pat CHICKEN KIEV…

Cemeteries are the best part of a genealogist’s research

By Linda Emley One of my favorite things to do on a nice sunny day is walk the cemeteries of Ray County. I’m sure this sounds strange to…

 

Obituaries

Bette Lou Barker Maib

Bette Lou Barker Maib, 89, of Lexington, passed away Feb. 23, 2015, at Centerpoint Medical Center. A rosary is 6 p.m.,…

Berdina Mae Crowl 

Berdina Mae Crowl, 86 of Odessa, died Tuesday, Feb., 24, 2015, at her home. The family will hold a private gathering…

Neal Wayne Harrison

Neal Wayne Harrison, 71, went home to the Lord Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at his home in Forsyth. Neal was born…

Pauline Phillips

Pauline Phillips, 96, of Richmond, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at her home. Pauline was born July 29, 1918 in…