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Drug prevention group finalizing $125,000 grant entry

Federal grant could aid Ray County in drug education, targeting alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use among youth By Leah Wankum, Editor The Ray County Coalition is in the…

After 37 years, Sandra McAfee to retire from R-XI

Orrick school district searching for replacement for 2017-18 school year By Jason Beets, Staff Writer The Orrick R-XI school district is looking to hire a new administrative assistant…

Area man charged with statutory sodomy

By Jason Beets, Staff Writer A Henrietta man has been charged with engaging in six sexual acts with a 16-year-old girl. William Christopher Cringan, 37, is charged with…

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Lady Spartans work overtime to reach district finals

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The Richmond Lady Spartans survived a scare in the Class 3,…

Carrollton stuns Richmond in district opener

By Russ Green/Sports Editor An up-and-down season for the Richmond Spartans ended on a sour…

H-C bench gets ‘good, valuable minutes’ in runaway win

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Hardin-Central girls basketball coach Kenny Layman got to clear…

Orrick boys fall to Southwest in district play

Wildcats outrun the Bearcats with transition game By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Orrick wanted…

 

 

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Guardians of the gravestones

Organizations partner to restore tombstones in historic Lexington cemetery By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Machpelah Cemetery is one of the most beautiful spots in Lexington. It’s sunny, peaceful,…

Bright and Bold: Mural jazzes up restaurant’s exterior

by Sara Seidel, Staff Writer He whistles while he works. Raul Cauich is sprucing up the exterior of Tequila Jalisco, Richmond’s Mexican restaurant, a task he clearly enjoys.…

Senior Center: A celebration of life

Ray County Senior Center provides socialization, meals, activities and education By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer As humans, we all value our independence. That doesn’t change after we reach…

 

Obituaries

John W. Wright Sr.

John W. Wright Sr., formerly of Richmond, was born on July 18, 1930, in Steelville, to Lewy and Flossie Perkins Wright.…

Andrew ‘Andy’ Milbourn

Andy Milbourn was born in Salina, Kan., Feb 22, 1924, and died peacefully Dec. 22, 2016, in Shawnee Kan. at age…

Francis Lynn Hays

Francis Lynn Hays, 90, of Stet, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Shirkey’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Richmond. Franny was born…

William ‘Bill’ Henry Ketron

William “Bill” Henry Ketron, of Henrietta, formerly of DeWitt, passed away at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at North Kansas…