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Ray County considered in multi-million dollar project

MoDOT project would add shoulders to Highway 10, creating a bicycle route from Excelsior to Arrow Rock By Sue Sterling/Warrensburg Daily Star The Missouri Highway 13 Corridor Coalition, which includes…

Swearing-in ceremony comes with advice from pro

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor When a new city councilor and two of three re-elected Richmond City Council incumbents were sworn in Tuesday, they got some advice from a longtime…

Roark resigns as county 911 director

By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer Richard Roark has stepped down from his position as 911 director for Ray County. Paul Harris, president of Ray County 911, said Roark submitted…

REVISITING VIETNAM

Some viewed it as lives wasted; others as a deterrent to the spread of Communism. 50 years after the beginning of the Vietnam War, area soldiers reflect on their experience…

Election 2016: Part 3

Races shape up for August primary By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor In what may seem to be a never-ending election cycle, voters will be able to return to the polls…

Henrietta water, sewer hearing addresses dire repercussions

Debt repayment among the issues addressed By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Henrietta and its residents could face financial hardship and more, according to officials who conducted a public hearing…

Mother found guilty in infant daughter’s death

By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer A Clay County jury on Wednesday found Rebecca Matthews, of Richmond, guilty of 11 counts of child abuse and neglect, resulting in the death…

Scowley takes hospital board seat in tight race

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor In a race separated by 52 votes, Dr. John E. Scowley claimed a seat on the Ray County Memorial Hospital Board, unseating appointed incumbent Bruce Taylor.…

Towns all approve vehicle titling tax; Powell re-elected to Ward 2 post

Stories by Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor Voters across the county approved a measure that would allow their cities continue to collect local sales tax on the titling of motor vehicles,…

THE JOURNEY TO FIND ‘MOTHER’

A teen mother was forced to give up her daughter; decades later they reunite and advocate for legislation to make the search for biological records easier in Missouri By Jason…