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Jo’s Jottings: Richmond church hosting mission group assisting in Orrick cleanup

By Jo Ellen Dale I have received word from Gerald D. Smith, a second cousin once removed of my late husband, Dick Dale, that he will be in Richmond next…

For better or worse, the Ford brothers were sons of Ray County

By Linda Emley The Richmond Conservator, Jan. 6, 1882, had the following advertisement: “Call and Settle at Once. As I have need of the various accounts due me, I would…

Letter: Sidewalk money isn’t free, it’s ours

To the Editor Well, really it’s your taxes being spent for what they call the “Sidewalks-to-Schools” program. They will be tearing out new sidewalks in good condition, sending the good…

Jason: I’ll have the triple bean-tortilla special

By Jason Offutt Soft mariachi music played over the loudspeakers as my wife and I perused the menu at a restaurant I won’t mention here. Not because the food wasn’t…

Pat’s Pantry: Small recipes

By Pat Mills If there are only one or two of you to cook for, you shouldn’t have to give up a flavorful meal.  These quick-and-easy scaled down meals are…

Postcards: Local DAR deeply rooted in Ray County

By Linda Emley This Tuesday, I’m the guest speaker at our D.A.R. And the topic is Ray County’s Civil War ancestors, so I thought it would be a good time…

Village Idiot: Raising chickens? It’s nothing to cluck about

By Jim Mullen Once or twice a week, friends and neighbors will show up at our back door with a carton of “extra” eggs. These eggs do not come from…

Postcards: D-Day anniversary brings back memories of an Emley uncle

By Linda Emley One of my favorite childhood memories was watching movies on Saturday afternoons. Before VCRs, the only place to catch an old movie was on TV. I always…

Richmond FFA: New Officers

Jack Remembers: ‘Shorty,’ my dad, flushed out that four-legged ‘chicken thief’

By Jack Hackley My father, Walter “Shorty” Hackley, was the hardest working man I ever knew.  He got up at 4 a.m., milked cows, then went to the field, came…