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Jack Remembers: Compared to an army Jeep, the Hummer’s nothin’ but a bummer

By Jack Hackley The worst job in a light weapons Infantry Company is to be a B.A.R. man.  The best job is to be a jeep driver.  In my Army…

World War II events a remembrance of RHS Class of 1945 senior year

By Linda Emley I spent several hours this week working with Melinda White on the World War II display that is going to be at the Friends Gallery next to the…

Girl’s birthday wish is gifts for shelter animals

To the Community: Carly Bowling is one of the volunteers at the Humane Society of Ray County.  She just had a birthday and the only thing she wanted was money…

Bank’s sweet treats help fill R-XVI backpacks

‘Diary of Anne Frank’ at Farris March 7, 8 and 9

Jo’s Jottings: New sandwich shop on Square adds to my many dining options

By Jo Ellen Dale I am delighted to say that I have found another good place to eat or get take out.  It is also an addition to the east…

Jack Remembers: Fattening our pigs wasn’t rocket science

By Jack Hackley My dad raised Spotted Poland hogs (Poland China).  Back then, we had a corn picker that took the ear off the stalk and elevated it to a…

Whirled Peas: I didn’t cash my chips on the Mayans, but at least the Vikings are still playing

Editor’s Note: Dennis Carlson, our roving correspondent in Doomsday Studies and NFL futility, has been on assignment recently in Denmark, Norway and the Twin Cities. Finally thawed out sufficiently to…

AG Dept.’s ‘Pet Friendly’ plates benefit local rescue

Thanks to the Missouri Dept of Agriculture’s “I’m Pet Friendly” license plate program, Karma’s Rescue has funds available to help you Ray-area residents spay or neuter cats before “kitten season”…

Focus on Agriculture: Farmers don’t quit, and it’s why we made lemonade on our farm when lemons came our way

By Jake Carter Change can be tough. Especially for farmers. I come from a long line of farmers who faced both ups and downs throughout the generations, but that’s par…