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Norborne woman joins Nathan Preston on 911 Advisory Board

Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday announced his appointments and nominations to eight boards and commissions, including a Norborne woman who joins the Advisory Committee for 911 Service Oversight. The nominees…

Not much time to spare for Momma Basset Hound

      A purebred Basset Hound picked up as a stray in Norborne found a secure home – however temporary – in the nick of time before delivering a…

DAR honors seniors with Good Citizen awards

    The Richmond Daughters of the American Revolution chapter annually honors a senior from each area high school with its Good Citizen award. The awards, recognizing the qualities of…

Luck of the Irish: Genuine Italian dinner on St. Patty’s Day

By David Knopf, News Editor There may be lots of people wearing green Sunday at the Veterans Building in Richmond. They’ll be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with green attire, but…

Jo’s Jotting: As community comes and goes, dinners are often the destination

By Jo Ellen Dale A regular meeting of the Richmond Kiwanis Club was held March 5 at the 19th Hole restaurant.  During the meeting, it was announced that Key Club…

Ray’s winter of ‘62 one where a ‘St. Bernard’ and his Jeep were indispensible

By Linda Emley I know “Spring is in the air,” but I have one more snow story to share before we put away our snow shovels for the winter. On…

Chili and pies make the grade in contest

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Jean Stonner had a good feeling when she was rolling out her pie crust the night before a pie-baking contest. She thought she might have a…

Nace Brothers play to appreciative audience

Warrensburg natives Jimmy Nace (the guitarist above) and brother Steve showed their musical diversity at a Saturday night’s concert at the Farris Theatre. The band played its own well-received version…

Pat’s Pantry: My love of lemons

By Pat Mills When I ran across a recipe book with lots of lemon baked goods, I couldn’t resist passing them on. I wish I could print pictures, because you…

Postcards: Bess’s pillow brings back the best memories

By Linda Emley When I walk the halls of the Ray County Museum, I often think about the story behind the treasures I see. I’ve collected antiques for many years,…