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Musical variety show coming to Farris

Postcards: How Richmond, the Pettys and NASCAR wound up in the same story

By Linda Emley Editor’s Note: With the Rotary Club’s Reverse Raffle coming up and several items of NASCAR memorabilia on the block, Linda Emley thought it would be appropriate to…

Deadline Friday for HS sophomores to apply for 2013 Agribusiness Academy

The deadline is Friday for Missouri high school students interested in participating in the 2013 Missouri Agribusiness Academy. The Academy, a program of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, gives 30…

Only time will tell if it’s a multi-year drought

By Tim Baker Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist It seems to be a common theme in American music that clear skies are good. Cloudy, stormy skies are bad.  When Irving Berlin…

Rabbit Tracks: College prez turned out to be the real BMOC

It was my first year at college in 1957 at Central Missouri State College. Each year they had an election for the BMOC (Big Man on Campus). The candidates were…

For Kansas, ‘tax reform’ isn’t what it seems

To The Editor: The debate about tax structure is not some egghead, ivory-tower issue, and Missouri is about to find this out firsthand. Last year, Kansas eliminated its tax on…

Whirled Peas: Good Grief! You’ve Busted Charlie Brown?

By Dennis Carlson Our cultural icons continue to fall. Just last week the man that had been the voice of Charlie Brown was arrested. I wondered what it would have…

Georgia Elizabeth White Gardner Thomas

Georgia Elizabeth White Gardner Thomas, 49, of Excelsior Springs, formerly of Richmond, lost her courageous battle with cancer Nov. 28, 2012.  She was surrounded by family and friends. Georgia was…

Elbert W. Craven, Jr.

Elbert W. Craven, Jr., 100, of Warsaw, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Bothwell Regional Care Center in Sedalia.  He was born Oct. 27, 1912, in Millville, the son…

Alice Rice Thornburg

Alice Rice Thornburg, 99,  died Jan. 21, 2013 at her residence in Greeley, Colo. She was born Feb. 7, 1913 to Frank and Daisie Davis in Richmond. She attended Richmond…