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City designates downtown for tax-abatement status

By Shawn Roney-For the Richmond News Richmond’s latest push for economic development might have received a boost from a City Council vote Tuesday night. Upon City Administrator Ron…

Travelin’ man still making up for lost time

After 37 years leading SeaLanAir Tours, there are places Jim Strain hopes to visit By David Knopf-News Editor In early May, it will be 37 years since Jim…

Is Ray Co. Agri-Ready?

Rep. McGaugh introduces Agri-Ready program that has found success in Nebraska By JoEllen Black-Richmond News Publisher Rep. Joe Don McGaugh wants to take a page out of the…

Committee debates penalties of nuisance, utility violations

By Shawn Roney-For The Richmond News Ricmond City Council’s Ordinance Committee will likely revise a section of Chapter 700 of Richmond’s city code – and might change the…

Sports

Fulte, Gorham, Kugler earn indoor victories

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Weather was not going to affect the opening of the 2015…

Coaches honor RHS winter athletes

By Russ Green-Sports Editor The Richmond High School winter athletes and cheerleaders officially wrapped up…

Hardin-Central lands several on all-CLAA squads

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Norborne, Northwestern and Hardin-Central each landed two first-team players on the…

 

 

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Richmond offers a plethora of Mormon history sites

By Linda Emley Previously  I mentioned the 10 sites in Richmond that are a part of Mormon history. These sties are as follows: the Ray County Museum, which…

LET’S DO PASTA TONIGHT

Pasta is a comforting dish with a wide variety of entrées. Pasta is a very filling meal and can be served with many different sauces. – Pat BAKED…

Steamboat explosion tragic chapter in Lexington’s history

By Linda Emley The 1881 Lafayette County history book tells the story about a steamboat that was named the Saluda. “STEAMBOAT EXPLOSION — 1851. The river was high,…

 

Obituaries

Marilyn Bellis

Marilyn Bellis of Orrick, passed away early Thursday morning, March 26, 2015, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Visitation…

Vera Bowman

Vera Bowman, 83, of Carrollton, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Fitzgibbons Hospital in Marshall. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m.,…

George Rader

George Rader, 89, of Manhattan, Kan., died Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Richmond.…

Isaac Ezra and Noah Samuel Garrison

Isaac Ezra and Noah Samuel Garrison, infant sons of Robert Lee and Miriam Kathleen (Trout) Garrison of Warrensburg, died Monday, March…