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Daily News wins six awards in advertising

The Daily News staff received notification yesterday that it had won six awards in the Missouri Ad Managers Association 2008 Best Ad Contest. Composing Manager Karen Payne won three individual…

Skelton visits Mexican President to discuss drug violence on border

Congressman Ike Skelton got a first hand look at the drug violence on the U.S. border with Mexico last week. Skelton, who is Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,…

Hardin candidates are all write-in

All candidates for the city of Hardin will be write-in candidates at next Tuesday’s elections. Hardin officials failed to get the required paperwork into the Ray County Clerk’s office in…

Candidate forum turns to debate

Richmond’s City Council Candidate forum town hall style made for an interesting debate between the established council and those seeking office. At the center of the debate was the growth…

Rural lawmakers not that far apart on Prop A funding

Democrats and Republicans in the Missouri House had a lot of things to argue about last week, including Proposition A funding for education. Budget Committee ranking Democrat Rachel Bringer D-Palmyra…

FEMA pulls the plug on new Hardin Fire Station

Once again the brakes have been put on Hardin’s new fire station. Hardin Mayor Bob McCorkendale said last week the city received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency…

Crowd of 80 hears council candidates sound off on issues

Emotions came boiling to the top during a Richmond City Council Candidate Forum Thursday night at the Farris Theatre. First Ward candidate Robert Cooper had to hold back tears when…

Councilmen think meeting structure should change

Over the last several months some former city councilmen have expressed their dislike at citizens not being able to speak during council meetings. It seems they are not alone. The…

Litigation could disrupt Mediacom service to Richmond

Cable TV and internet customers in the Richmond area may see their service disrupted. Mediacom Inc. supplies cable TV and high-speed internet service to the area, but a lawsuit involving…

City approves engineering for South Wastewater Plant

The Richmond City Council took a gamble on Tuesday night, betting that voters will give approval on a bond issue in August to reconstruct and expand the South Wastewater Plant.…