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Backpack Program now in all of Richmond schools

The Backpack Club program is now a part of all four Richmond schools, though it is not a program under the district’s jurisdiction. After hearing several teachers’ comments regarding hungry…

Richmond’s water woes: an overview

This is the first piece in a five-part series dissecting Richmond’s struggle to control water rates, while maintaining the quality of its infrastructure. This installment is an overview of the…

Peterson to offer expertise to council

The Richmond City Council hopes a decorated local expert clarifies some water and sewer solutions. Richmond utility contractor Ron Peterson will bring his sewer and water structure expertise to a…

World War II’s POW-MIAs to share their stories

Some of our nation’s greatest heroes are living quietly among us. Having served our country so faithfully, they returned with their determined work ethic, to raise families and build communities.…

New law bans text messaging and driving for under 21 group

Several new laws go into effect today for drivers 21 years old and under – one concerns texting while driving, the other refers to consent to a chemical test. Young…

City of Polo secures $230,000 grant

Ray County Public Water Supply District #3, serving the town of Polo, will receive $230,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). These funds will be distributed through the USDA…

Lawson awarded grant for street and drainage project

The city of Lawson has been approved for a $120,000 public needs grant under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG will be utilized for a drainage improvements…

Fill-ins planned in Busch’s absence

Retiring 8th Circuit Court Judge David Busch’s seat is now open. Gov. Jay Nixon has not announced a replacement yet. Fortunately, a cavalry has arrived to temporarily take up the…

Shirkey receives $1.78 million for upgrades

Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Richmond was awarded a $1.78 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to a USDA news release. The funds will be used…

Procession winds around courthouse for Commissioner Adams

Flags were flown at half staff in honor of Jeff “Puff” Adams. Ray County offices were also closed Wednesday and courts ended at noon. The funeral procession of Ray County…