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Skelton, Hartzler rebuff portrayal in campaign ads

Neither Rep. Ike Skelton nor Vicky Hartzler would say the other’s 4th District U.S. House campaign statements tell the full story. Skelton’s recent TV ads make statements questioning how devoted…

Group’s legislation goes beyond pets in other states

Although Missouri farmers and their elected officials are strongly opposed to Proposition B, most believe that the numbers – proponents’ advantage in urban voters and a sizable edge in campaign…

Hartzler takes swipes at Skelton in Richmond

For as often as 4th District U.S. House candidate Nancy Hartzler mentioned Speaker Of The House Nancy Pelosi Friday, it might’ve seemed like Hartzler was looking past defeating Ike Skelton…

Is the target ‘puppy mills’ or ‘factory farming’?

There’s no shortage of appealing races on the Nov. 2 ballot: Carnahan v. Blunt for U.S. Senate; Skelton v. Hartzler for U.S. House of Representatives; Nance v. Lanning for a…

Senior service corps reliant on volunteers

It’s natural that Richard Hulse would use the words of a song to sum up the rewards he gets in volunteering. Hulse, an Orrick resident and country-music performer, is a…

Inaugural class of Wall of Honor inducted Friday

The Richmond Education Foundation has chosen four Richmond-area individuals to be part of its inaugural Wall of Honor. These individuals are recognized as upholding the values, traditions and successes of…

E. Main and Institute signal could be changed

The traffic flow near Dear Elementary School may soon change if Richmond City Council supports a proposal to replace the current traffic lights with four-way stop signs. The council is…

Roof work under way as part of Shirkey renovation

The Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s $2.5-million retrofitting and renovation have hit the ground running. Administrator Chris Brown said he’s hopeful that if hurdles such as unpredictable fall weather and…

Monsanto program helping farmers donate to hometowns

A year ago, Stet-area farmer and volunteer firefighter Cody Brock chose to Stet Rural Fire Protection District as the recipient for the $2,500 he won through the America’s Farmers Grow…

Orrick enrollment slightly down from 2009-10 school year

The Orrick RXI Board of Education met in regular session Monday, Sept. 20. Board business included: • Superintendent Marcus Stucker reported that the enrollment for is currently at 400 students, compared…