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Cut to the Chase: Farms offering agritourism attraction grew 42.5 percent in latest AG Census

By Rebecca French Smith Fall is a perfect time to learn about agriculture. Harvest is in full swing and farmers are bringing the last fruits and vegetables of…

Breeder working to prevent cross-pollination

By Ken Roseboro For nearly 15 years, Frank Kutka has been working to prevent genetically modified (GMO) corn from cross-pollinating with organic and other corn varieties. Kutka, a…

NASS agriculture, weather, grain stock reports

Missouri grain stocks Old crop corn stocks in all positions on Sept. 1, 2014, totaled 24.0 million bushels, up 39 percent from Sept. 1, 2013. On-farm stocks totaled…

Ray Health Department administering flu shots throughout county

Ray County Health Department is offering flu shots this fall at different locations and times. “Now is the best time to get your influenza vaccination,” said Stacey Cox,…

Sports

Bell tolls again for Spartans

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Spartans made the big plays when needed, but also…

Pirates stun H-C in dogfight

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Things began well Friday night at Lee Meador Field for the…

Panthers earn top district seed

Polo Panthers tuned up for the district playoffs Friday night by stopping visiting University Academy…

H-C’s Gorham paces Dawgs at Warrensburg

Two Hardin-Central runners placed in the top 15 Thursday to help the Bulldogs to a…

 

 

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Jason: Mom, this one’s for you, and me

By Jason Offutt The box tormented me. It sat on U.S. 71, an orange or strangely colored grapefruit printed on the side. The box was in the middle…

Letter: Not much right about Amendment 3, which would impose testing-based teacher evaluations in state

To the Editor There are so many things wrong about state Amendment 3, this permanent change to our state Constitution. • Financially, the amendment will force school districts…

Cut to the Chase: Farms offering agritourism attraction grew 42.5 percent in latest AG Census

By Rebecca French Smith Fall is a perfect time to learn about agriculture. Harvest is in full swing and farmers are bringing the last fruits and vegetables of…

 

Obituaries

Helen Mae Louise Williams

Helen Mae Louise Williams, 66, of Richmond, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at her home. Helen was born April 20, 1948,…

Pauline Elizabeth Drehle

Pauline Elizabeth Drehle, 86, of Norborne, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Pauline…

Julius (Jude) E. Wright

Julius E. Wright (Jude) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife, Geneva, and family Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Jude…

Helen L. Williams

Helen L. Williams, 66, of Richmond, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman…