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Area gas prices lower than U.S. average

By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher How low will it go? With a worldwide oil glut and weak demand, market analysts say to expect prices to remain on a…

R-XVI schools adjust to state changes, Aytes priorities

By David Knopf-News Editor John Daniels, the assistant principal at Richmond Middle School, is the latest building administrator to report to the school board on changes in how…

Orrick aldermen approve jail, 911 annual contracts

By David Knopf-News Editor Orrick Board of Aldermen took care of a few loose ends at its January meeting, including paying the second half of the city’s 2014…

McGaugh gets nod as top legislator by Missouri Cattlemen Assoc.

By David Knopf-News Editor People who raise cattle in Missouri have a friend in Jefferson City – one who knows his way around a farm and livestock. State…

Sports

Defense keys run to W-N title game

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Lady Spartans rode two strong second halves into Saturday’s…

Spartans, Tigers battle to the wire in W-N Invitational semifinal

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond Spartans fell short of earning a chance to repeat…

Sweep at Trenton pushes RHS wrestlers to 11-2 in duals

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Spartan wrestling team continued to perform well in dual competition…

Bearcats advance to consolation

The Orrick Bearcat offense came alive in the second half of their consolation semifinal game…

 

 

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Community

Ray cemeteries, historic churches fertile source of stories

By Linda Emley This is part two of “everything happens for a reason.” On June 17, I was visiting the Todd’s Chapel cemetery with a friend. This cemetery…

DINNER ITALIAN STYLE

Here are some quick-to-fix Italian-style meals for a hungry family. Make sure to have ice cream on hand to serve with the saucy chocolate cake.  – Pat CHICKEN…

Brave Confederate officer remembered as upstanding citizen

By Linda Emley Most towns in America have a Main Street and then there are all the other streets that are named after someone from the past. As…

 

Obituaries

Lois Corine Werle

Lois Corine Werle, 84, of Orrick, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the home of her daughter in Richmond. She…

Robert Eugene Grass

Robert Eugene Grass, 87,passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at his home in Excelsior Springs. Visitation will be from 6 to 8…

Vivian L. Writesman

Vivian L. Writesman, 96, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan.…

Gail Sue Danner

Gail Sue Danner, 64 of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away Jan. 20, 2015, in Las Vegas.  Arrangements are under the direction…