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Veterans Appreciation Picnic this Saturday

The Ray County Historical Society will host the third annual Veterans Appreciation Day Picnic this Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ray County Museum. The event is…

Harvesters reports record-high food distribution in August

Since Oct. 2008, Fleming Baptist Church in Fleming, has been a food distribution agency for Harvesters in Kansas City. Pastor Fred Kelly and Janice Haynes, director, at Fleming Baptist Church…

SRO talks reaching middle-ground proposal?

Negotiations for the School Resource Officer program’s future may soon take a new direction. The Richmond Finance Committee agreed unanimously Wednesday that City Administrator Rick Childers should draft a letter…

Tug-of-war: Maintenance vs. rates

Richmond’s water monster goads people into a tug-of-war. One side tugs for keeping up maintenance, even if it means citizens have to pay a little more at a time. The…

Council battles inflation, costs

Richmond has a water monster. It doesn’t call a lake or pond home. It flows in pipes and likes roaring during City Council and committee meetings. It doesn’t eat people…

Childers to consult county on 911 options

Richmond City Administrator Rick Childers wants to turn a few more stones, looking for options before merging 911 services. Childers will meet Friday at 10 a.m. with the Ray County…

Renfro Clinic to host ‘Dog Jog’

In the first event of its kind in this area, Renfro Veterinary Services invites individuals and their favorite canine to accompany them at the “Dog Jog” event coming to Richmond,…

Peterson walks council through Water/Sewer 101

Ron Peterson’s first Powerpoint slide set an immediate tone. “The end of history’s great societies can be traced back to the failure to maintain its infrastructure,” the slide read, from…

Rose pleads guilty to 7 felony counts

A Liberty woman pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the deaths of three people and to felony assault charges for injuries of four minor children from a 2008 car accident…

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…