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This year, take time to talk to your Valentine

By Linda Emley Fifty-nine years ago, Richmond was getting ready for Valentine’s Day. The Richmond News, Feb. 8, 1954, “Valentine Dance. Tender hearts will swing and sway in a Valentine’s…

Bill Franklin’s Notes of Interest

1. There are only two days in the entire year without games played in one of the four major professional sports (football, hockey, basketball and baseball) the day before and…

Closing solid-waste districts makes sense

To the Editor: Senator Kurt Schaefer of Columbia has proposed closing the 20 solid waste management districts and handing the reins over to the Department of Natural Resource Residents and…

Hope flourishes when father and son share total dedication to nerdy pursuits

By Jason Offutt The boy took me by surprise, which is how kids like it. Keeping parents off guard is a way of life for them. “Hey Dad,” the Boy…

Wilburne E. Goodloe

Wilburne E. Goodloe, 77, of Lexington, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence. Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9,  at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller…

David Cramer Martin

David Cramer Martin, 68, Excelsior Springs, passed away, Monday, Feb., 4, 2013, in Cancun, Mexico at the Amerimed Hospital in Cancun. Visitation was held from 10 to 1 p.m. Saturday,…

Jack Remembers: Lexington of the 1930s and ‘40s had it all, including world’s oldest profession

By Jack Hackley I received an e-mail from Dennis Whitehead of Arlington, Va.  He had read one of my articles in the Lexington News and was wanting to know what…

Give me 100 – school days, not pushups

Jo’s Jottings: Fellowship, learning, food and a spoon of good-old gravy

By Jo Ellen Dale Sunday after church at the United Christian Presbyterian we were invited into the family life center for leftovers from the chili-soup dinner put on the day…

Cut to the Chase: It’s easy today to learn about the family farmer

By Rebecca French Smith Last week was both an exciting and disturbing week for agriculture. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance named its inaugural Faces of Farming and Ranching program…