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Postcards: Bank robbers made off with $3,500, taking three lives in the process

By Linda Emley With the second Outlaw Days festival taking place Saturday, Linda Emley reruns her 2012 story about the Hughes & Wasson bank robbery that asks the question, “Were…

Pat’s Pantry: Stretching a meal

By Pat Mills It seems like we have to stretch out our food more and more these days. I’m finding that I look for casseroles that will feed the family.…

Where was the sheriff on that fateful day?

By Linda Emley So now we know that Deputy Frank Griffin and his father the jailer, Berry G. Griffin, were both shot and killed at the bank robbery in 1867.…

Meet and Greet the ‘outlaws’ Wednesday

Wanna meet some “bad guys?” Members of the re-enactment group portraying the James-Younger gang at Saturday’s Outlaw Days Festival will be at Richmond Orscheln Farm and Home for a “meet…

First annual pie bake-off new to Outlaw Days festival

Pie is fine. In fact, it was pretty darn easy to get judges for the first annual Outlaw Days Pie Bake-off. Who doesn’t like perfectly flaky piecrust encased in a…

Richmond, Hardin students win awards at state fair

By Sarah Davis Richmond’s FFA Chapter won honors showing fruits, vegetables and field crops at this year’s state fair, Aug. 8-18 in Sedalia. Projects entered was given a rating of…

Ike Skelton helps Cleaver open new area office

Donation benefits Ray MVCAA clients

Jack Remembers: All aboard for riverboat cruise to nowhere

By Jack Hackley In the 1992 November election, voters approved gambling on a romantic riverboat that would cruise up and down the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Even then, everyone but…

Jo’s Jottings: Service club to experiment with once-a-month evening meeting

By Jo Ellen Dale The Richmond Kiwanis Club held a regular meeting on Sept. 3 at the 19th Hole restaurant.  During the business meeting a thank-you card was read and…