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Huffman captured, more charges filed

The Lexington man wanted in several counties in Missouri for deceiving the elderly and swindling them out of money may need a calendar to keep up with his court dates.…

Henrietta sewer rates likely to go up in January

Henrietta has followed Richmond’s suit and will vote to raise sewer rates next month to become effective in January. The Board of Aldermen held a public hearing on the matter…

Development period extended for Norborne power plant

Carroll County Commissioners and Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AECI) have signed a new economic development agreement, extending the development period of a Norborne power plant to 30 years. The agreement,…

Professional woodwind recital and class at Farris Thursday

Hal and Lynn Fryer will present two special programs at the Farris Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 20. A special master class will be held from 3 to 4 p.m., and…

Paving the way for new downtown overlays

Employees of Metro Asphalt of Independence paved Thornton Street and West North Main last Friday as part of the Downtown Revitalization Project. With the overlays complete, the project is now…

Guard asks for money to ship troop packages

The Family Readiness Group is sending Christmas care packages to the deployed National Guard soldiers in the 1128 Det-1 Forward Support Company. They are asking the community to donate money…

Medicare Part D sign-up brings questions, costs

The Medicare Part D sign-up period begins tomorrow and local help is gearing up for another season of hours of answering questions from concerned seniors. Ray County Fellowship Center Director…

Major benefit company warding against ID theft

One of the country’s largest plan benefit managers is now taking action against identity theft threats. St. Louis-based Express Scripts announced last week that it had received a threatening letter…

Former director of RSVP program gets five years in prison

Jennifer J. Rugg, of Richmond, was sentenced to five years for a felony count of Stealing by Deceit on Nov. 5 in Ray County Circuit Court. Rugg has begun serving…

City looks for solutions to dangerous intersection

City officials are looking for solutions to an intersection that was the scene of two bike accidents within days of each other. The intersection in question is at Royle and…