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Week of Nov. 7

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 Beginning at 5:15 p.m. with weigh-in, Weight Watchers will meet at the Ray County Health Department, 820 E. Lexington St., Richmond. At 7 p.m., “Living With Cancer”…

Saturday nights were special

By Jack Hackley It saddens me to think our young rural kids will never experience the thrill of going to town on Saturday night. If you have memories like Dennis…

Whole-grain bread no substitute for croquettes

By Jason Offutt I used to love lunch. The pizza, the breadsticks, the hot roast beef open-faced sandwich slathered in gravy. Now when others are eating these grease-filled staples of…

WLW wrestling returns to Richmond on Saturday

World League Wrestling and area legend Harley Race will return to Richmond this Saturday for a card that also features WLW heavyweight champion Brian Breaker defending his title. Breaker won…

Cowboy lived with guns a-blazin’

By Linda Emley Every Ray Countian knows that when Halloween is over deer season is just around the corner. The 1881 Ray County History tells about the early days of…

Turnips, turnips and more turnips

If turnips were money, I would be well on my way to being wealthy. Many people have offered me turnips, and that has brought us to this column. I’m not…

Richmond man honored for year’s service as potentate

By Jo Ellen Dale On Saturday, Oct. 15, the 117th Annual Potentate Ball of Allah Temple #6 was held at the Holiday Inn Kansas City Sports Complex honoring Noble Roger…

2014 event will recreate Bloody Bill’s death near Orrick

By Linda Emley On April 21, 1862, the Confederate Congress passed the Partisan Ranger Act. This law was written to help recruit irregulars to serve in the Civil War. Many…

Week of Oct. 31

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31 From 5  to 8 p.m., Richmond’s 2011 Trick or Treat Street will be held at the City Hall gymnasium. The event is hosted by the Richmond  Police…

The paranormal draws investigators to museum

By Linda Emley There’s been a lot of activity on the hill lately and it’s the “Paranormal” kind. Paranormal Research Investigators – also known as the Law and Order-sounding PRI…