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Rabbit Tracks: Benefit of loan arrangement ultimately goes to the redneck from Missouri

By Robert Smith, RHS Class of ’57 Editor’s note: This is a story about the common-sense wisdom of Bubba, sent to us by Robert Smith, a local boy who is…

Pat’s Pantry: Pasta salad surprise

By Pat Mills How about a pasta salad that has meat in it and becomes a meal? These can be a summer evening meal or a potluck dish that everyone…

Miss Bruna’s sense of humor, way with words preserved in scrapbook

By Linda Emley Several people asked about Bruna, so I’m sharing a few more stories from her scrapbook, which has birthday cards, personal letters, political cartoons and pretty pictures cut…

KCP&L program offers grants to low-income customers

Low-income KCP&L customers are eligible for a $50 grant each month for a year as part of a new pilot program. Customers must reside in Missouri, be current on their…

Test drive fundraiser to benefit RHS April 28

Swafford’s Ford Sales is partnering with Richmond High School Saturday, April 28 for a fundraiser for a new high school marquee. The event, “Drive One 4 Ur School,” will donate…

RHS trapshooters bring back first, second places from meet

The Richmond FFA Trap Team competed in the Missouri Youth Shooting Sports Alliance and the Central District Trap Shooting tournaments on March 31.  The tournament was held at the Missouri…

From a Flying Boxcar, draftees could openly express their opinions

By Jack Hartley I have always been interested in the C199 Flying Boxcar. When I was in the Army, we were on maneuvers at the end of the Korean War…

Earth Day 2012: ‘Itty bitty bugs’ have big job to do

By David Knopf, News Editor It wasn’t just the girls covering their noses Tuesday during a tour of Richmond’s south sewer plant. As the Sunrise Elementary second-graders walked down the…

During Holy Week, ‘we slow up but nothing else does’

By Jo Ellen Dale So  much has been going on this Holy Week that it is hard to keep up. As Pat Macey said to me this morning, “We slow…

Newspaper writer left historical legacy, Model A Ford

By Linda Emley Two years ago this month, I started writing stories for the Richmond News. While reading over all the old newspapers of our past, I have grown to…