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The genealogy revolution, part 2: ‘It’s fun to SHARE’

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer HISTORIAN JENNIFER TEICHMAN-KERR Jennifer Teichman-Kerr is an historical staple around Lexington history circles. Her family goes back seven generations in Lafayette County through her paternal side.…

Our ancestors are the landmark by which we know the way

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer for Living 50-Plus Family historians are a rare bunch. They know their family lineage and are often able to ramble off birth and death dates, marriage…

Film-turned-musical is RCCAA’s Christmas offering

‘Wonderful Life’ musical cast selected, with more actors needed By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor The cast of “It’s a Wonderful Life, the Musical” has been announced – but it’s incomplete,…

Photographers earn ribbons in RCCAA show

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor Winners in the Ray County Community Arts Association Outlaw Days Photography Show have been announced. Pat Dickerson won both the People’s Choice and the Judge’s…

Two cats in need of loving homes

Remembering the infamous day, stuck in Chicago

Every time Sept. 11 comes around, I think about my trip to Chicago in 2001 on that infamous day. My best friend and client, Cecil Troutwine, who owned Chicago Beer,…

The lure of the road; riding to eat

Motorcyclist group stops at Daddy’s 10-13 Diner By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff A group of retired motorcyclists provided Daddy’s 10-13 Diner with great reviews after the bikers stopped by the restaurant…

Bull Riding: 8 seconds to buzzer

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer I’ll bet none of the outlaws who robbed the Hughes and Wasson Bank in 1867 ever hopped on a 1,000-plus pound angry bull and tried to…

Robbie Maupin: A living historian re-enacts history

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer Sitting atop a horse with his dark hair and long beard, clad in period costume, is how most of us are used to seeing re-enactor Robbie…

New agent ‘Protecting your dreams’

Agent from Carrollton takes over Richmond office By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor What was once the David Hughes Agency is now the Mack Molloy Agency. The American Family Insurance office…