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Humane Society ‘inmates’ Chester, Honey looking for forever homes

The Humane Society of Ray County has a selection of adoptable cats and dogs at its shelter. Adoption days are Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. at 200 S. College…

3 in Ray Country join roster of farms in family for 100 years

The Missouri Century Farm program’s history dates to 1976, a result of the Missouri Committee for Agriculture. It was co-chaired by James B. Boillot, director, Missouri Department of Agriculture, and…

Jo’s Jottings: Saying goodbye to Apple Market, a pillar of the community

By Jo Ellen Dale Again, I must print a correction.  In the item about the trip which Cheryl McIntosh took with her grandchildren I misspelled the name of one.  It…

Capitol Report: In Jeff City, debate gives way to new law

By Sen. David Pearce, District 21 Soon, many of the bills that passed the General Assembly and were signed into law by the governor will take effect. Unless otherwise specified,…

Nothing flimsy about a proper burger’s price, either

By Jason Offutt If there’s one thing I told myself I wouldn’t eat while in London, it was a hamburger. Hamburgers are available everywhere in America (if you can buy…

1923 Missourian stories deliver differences, similarities

By Linda Emley Due to the wonderful response from my grocery store article, I’m collecting stories for a follow-up article coming in the near future. Please keep the stories coming.…

Lois J. Swafford

Lois J. Swafford, 73, of Richmond, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 at Ray County Memorial Hospital in Richmond. Lois was born Jan. 27, 1940 in Millville,  to Lewis E. and…

Week of August 26

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 Beginning at 5:30 p.m. with weigh-in, Weight Watchers will meet at the Ray County Health Department, 820 E. Lexington St., Richmond. At 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., T.O.P.S.…

Charles William ‘Charlie’ O’Dell

Charles William ‘Charlie’ O’Dell, 67, of Richmond,  died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Charlie was born Dec. 2, 1945 in Ray County, to…

Eulogy for a Friend: There he’ll be, smiling, and for a moment, we’ll be together again

By Dennis Carlson What can you say about a friend who called you his “little brother?’ Who called you “his son?” To my son he’s “Uncle Billy.” Billy was that…