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As prom and graduation near, prosecutor warns school officials, parents about alcohol risks

Ray County Prosecutor Danielle Rogers has asked local communities including Richmond, Orrick and Hardin to vigorously enforce Missouri’s laws against underage drinking. The request is included in letter personalized for…

Letter: School board: Why not let parents, law enforcement monitor drug use?

Dear Editor Let me see if I’ve got this straight: An unnamed “Springfield-based company” approaches Richmond High School officials and tries to sell them a drug-testing program. There was no…

Orrick FFA forestry team wins group, individual honors

What’s in a word (hippology)? Horse knowledge

Several Ray County 4-H members competed in the Regional Horse Bowl Competition in February. Teams compete at the regional level in order to qualify for the state competition, which will…

Elkhorn Elementary students of the month for January

Family Community & Education chapter honors Sunrise essays, art

Letter: Richmond-style hospitality shows district at its best

To the Editor: On behalf of the Richmond R-XVI athletic department, I would like to thank all the people involved with their food donations and time managing the hospitality room…

Letter: My behavior at state wrestling was unacceptable

Dear Spartan Nation, Please accept my apology for throwing punches during my match at the Missouri State Wrestling Tournament Feb. 22. My behavior was extremely inappropriate, immature and lacked the…

Bank’s sweet treats help fill R-XVI backpacks

‘Diary of Anne Frank’ at Farris March 7, 8 and 9