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Local youth think giving is great

First Shop with a Sheriff program in Ray County was a hit By Leah Wankum, Editor The children who participated in Shop with a Sheriff in Richmond already think that…

Living 50-Plus – FCE: A grassroots volunteer organization

Family and Community Education group believes in education, leadership, community action By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer The local FCE organization – Family and Community Education – is known for its bakers,…

‘Tis the season for plum pudding and Father Christmas

160-year-old Watkins home festooned for Christmas on the Farm By Leah Wankum, Editor The big house at the Watkins farm was once again filled with the spirit of Christmas. Hundreds…

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Children meet Santa, purchase gifts at Richmond Middle School By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Children waited in anxious anticipation to meet Santa Claus and tell him what they wanted for…

Third graders accept dictionaries from Kiwanis Club

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff Writer Third graders in Richmond and Hardin are the recipients of new dictionaries courtesy of the Richmond Kiwanis Club. Club members in late November delivered…

Local kids get to shop with a sheriff

By Leah Wankum/Richmond News Editor The Ray County Sheriff’s Department is taking local underprivileged children shopping for Christmas this year. Through the Shop with a Sheriff program, the children will…

HUNDREDS USHER IN SANTA AT PARADE

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Hundreds of people filled Richmond’s town square for an evening filled with Christmas festivities Thursday. Natalie Lamar, Executive Director of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, said…

‘Tis the season to give back

Organizations, individuals make giving back a year-round service from the heart By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer Giving year-round is the mission behind many Ray County organizations … not just during…

‘Mighty Diapers’ at discounted costs

United Methodist churches create diaper service for low-income parents By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer Families in Ray and Clay counties have a need for diapers, wipes and formula. It’s a need…

Wreaths Across America: Remembering veterans’ lives, not their deaths

REMEMBER. HONOR. TEACH. Remember our fallen U.S. veterans Honor those who serve Teach your children the value of freedom By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer Living 50-Plus, Nov. 22, 2016 Wreaths Across…