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Relay for Life fundraiser hits home for stem cell donor, father

By David Knopf/News Editor Donations collected during the annual Relay for Life typically benefit cancer research, patients and their families. But the June 6 event in Richmond could well have…

He’s now in the record books

Layman takes his place in the MBCA Hall of Fame By Shawn Roney/For the Richmond News Kenny Layman has officially joined an elite group. The longtime Hardin-Central varsity basketball coach was…

Govenor vetoes cuts in unemployment

Bills ramp up in final weeks of Missouri legislative session By Missouri Digital News Service Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a measure that would reduce unemployment compensation coverage during periods of…

Area man dies in truck, motorcycle collision

By Russ Green/Richmond News Senior Writer A 27-year old Excelsior Springs man was killed late Thursday night when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Highway 13 in Richmond. Morgan…

Festival, crowd celebrates World War II vets

Moving tribute highlights parade displays by Marching Cobras, Shriners, floats By Russ Green/Richmond News Senior Writer Before the Mushroom Festival Parade began, 39th District Representative Joe Don McGaugh, Ray County Presiding…

Vote for lease-purchase plan for school security expected

By David Knopf/News Editor Richmond School Board is expected to vote on a security proposal at its May meeting – a project likely to be paid out over several years…

HS roof, Sunrise playground among maintenance priorities

By David Knopf/News Editor With salaries mostly settled and security improvements in the works, Richmond School Board is now left with less-pressing decisions on spending priorities for maintenance and physical-plant…

Sewer rate proposal to go before the public

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Richmond residents will soon get to voice their opinion about a wastewater rate change – and some of them might feel the sense of…

Volunteer’s reward: ‘gleam and sparkle’

Virginia Bryan, started in rural schools. Now 90, she helps students as a math tutor. By David Knopf/Richmond News The satisfaction teacher Virginia Bryan receives from her work hasn’t changed…

Richmond’s own ‘Rehab Addict’ takes on building on the Square

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Publisher Nicole Curtis has a kindred spirit in Richmond. The petite blonde star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict” is known for rescuing older homes from the wrecking…