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Guest Opinion: Growing food looks easy – until you try it

By Blake Hurst City councils in Cleveland, Alexandria, Va. and Chicago have all recently passed resolutions banning the administration of antibiotics to farm animals, unless they’re sick —…

Letters: Debating Amendment I, ‘The Right to Farm’

Amendment 1 helps ‘big Ag,’ not farmers Agriculture, faith, animal welfare and health policy leaders say passage of Amendment 1 will cause harm to family farmers, rural economies…

Missouri project 1 of 10 funded to boost biofuel plant feedstocks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday 10 projects tawarded funding aimed at accelerating genetic breeding programs to improve plant feedstocks for…

Sports

Thacker, H-C grads take to the gridiron one more time

By Shawn Roney-For The Richmond News Hardin-Central football coach Kirk Thacker got to coach some…

Maxwell invited to elite grid camp

Richmond’s Quinton Maxwell has been selected to attend USA Football’s National Team Development Games in…

Local golfers compete in MGA Junior tourney

Three area golfers teed it up at the Missouri Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship. The…

RHS grad earns league honors

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Kyle Carroll, a 2012 graduate of Richmond High School, was named…

 

 

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Community

Jason: Library visit could drive dad to drinking

By Jason Offutt The library was quiet, as it should be. That’s part of why I love libraries. It’s not just the fact that they’re big buildings full…

Letters to the editor

Independents deserve same rights as others Dear Editor, The latest Gallup poll shows 42 percent of Americans consider themselves Independent.  Yet in most states, Independents are either barred…

Pat’s Pantry: Hearty homemade meals

By Pat Mills Nothing screams comfort like a meal with meat and gravy. It’s a dish that has been serve since your childhood. Whether it’s beef and noodles…

 

Obituaries

Dean Droegemeier

Dean Droegemeier, 83, formerly of Raytown, passed away July 10, 2014. Dean was born August 8, 1930 in Ellsworth, Kan. to…

Earnest Wayne Claypole

Earnest Wayne Claypole, 81, of Liberty, and formerly of Richmond, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at his home. Wayne was born…

Maxine A. Stevens

Maxine A. Stevens, 70, of Excelsior Springs, and formerly of Marysville, Ohio died Monday, July 7, 2014 at her home. Funeral…

Elmer A. Struchtemeyer

Elmer A. Struchtemeyer, 93, of the Lexington and Mayview, area passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Meyer Care Center…