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Demo driver from Richmond tests his mettle on a bigger stage, then comes home with hardware

Richmond High School graduate Jeremy Chrisman took his Chevy Impala to Sedalia to see how car and driver would fare against out-of-town competition. Just fine, thank you. Assisted by Shelby…

Dalton Groves: No bull, at 6 he’s ready to rodeo

Not everyone gets to compete at the American Royal. And certainly, not everyone knows how to ride a sheep. Dalton Groves will get to do both Sept. 26. That’s when…

Jack Remembers: An ingrained memory of Sept. 11, 2001, Chicago trip

By Jack Hackley 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…

RHS competition squad has reason to be cheered

The 10 girls who make up Richmond High School’s Competition Cheer Squad practice for three hours most days between May and July, sponsor Betsy Marshall told the school board Sept.…

Jo’s Jottings: ‘Trick or Treat Street,’ state of the schools, a full slate for service clubs

By Jo Ellen Dale At a regular meeting of the Richmond Kiwanis Club Sept. 9, Patrolman Steve Smithson gave an excellent program on child safety issues. He pointed out the…

Jason: No reward for bratty kid, bad parenting

By Jason Offutt If this story is true, I salute this man. He had a headache, after all, and a guy with a headache can only take so much. The…

State Politics: Nixon veto of tax breaks stands, prompts release of funds withheld from schools

Following a successful effort to defeat a package of special interest tax breaks, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday the release of $143.6 million for local school districts and higher education…

Letter: Ray’s GAP Assistance program needs hygiene items

The GAP Assistance program, a 501 (c)(3) tax deductible Ray County charity, is in need of your support at this time. As a strictly local charity that operates on donations,…

NASS Crop Progress and Condition report

Crop Progress and Condition The state received much needed rain with an average of 1.56 inches statewide. There were 4.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 7.…

Missouri among top farmers market states

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Missouri is among the top 10 states in the number of farmers markets with 245 listed in the National Farmers Market Directory. Since…