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Disbanding of police force draws ire of Wood Heights residents

By Samantha Kilgore/Excelsior Springs Standard Tense orderliness dissolved into explosive anger during the course of Monday’s Wood Heights Board of Aldermen meeting, eventually peaking with calls from several…

Ray County approves $27.95 M budget; increasing jail costs a continuing concern

Ray County approves $27.95 M budget; increasing jail costs a continuing concern

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Ray County Commissioners have approved an overall $27.95 million budget for calendar year 2018. Because the county budget must be balanced under…

For those who gave all: Numerous Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled

For those who gave all: Numerous Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor It’s always been about those who sacrificed all for our country. The federal holiday we now call Memorial Day began as Decoration…

Write-in candidate sworn in; seeks positive change for Henrietta

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Kurtis Surls is finally a Henrietta alderman. In April, Surls was elected to the Board of Aldermen as a write-in candidate. He…

Walmart ending 24-hour operation, will close for 5 hours overnight

Walmart ending 24-hour operation, will close for 5 hours overnight

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor The Richmond Walmart Supercenter will shorten its hours  as of June 2, according to Casey Staheli, a spokesman for the Bentonville, Ark.-based…

Sports

Rain can’t stop H-C team from earning state medals

Rain can’t stop H-C team from earning state medals

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Hardin-Central relay teammates Carly Thacker, Gracie Gibson, Izabella Anderson…

Richmond grads give state-qualifiying efforts

Richmond grads give state-qualifiying efforts

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Trevon Alexander, Kenton Delana, Andre Pritchett and Aidan Dorton…

New Richmond AD entering familiar territory

New Richmond AD entering familiar territory

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News To Justin Remington, the meet-and-greet reception held last Friday…

Tigers end Richmond’s late-season surge

Tigers end Richmond’s late-season surge

By Russ Green/Sports Editor In the end, the Richmond Spartans ran out of gas and…

 

 

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A ghosting we will go: Paranormal/history investigators hunt spooks on the hill

A ghosting we will go: Paranormal/history investigators hunt spooks on the hill

“Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against the hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, walls…

Pet of the Week: Abracadabra

Pet of the Week: Abracadabra

Every week, The Richmond News showcases a dog or cat looking for its “fur-ever home” and available for adoption at the Humane Society of Ray County. This week,…

Beyond the classroom: A Wall of Honor made by students

Beyond the classroom: A Wall of Honor made by students

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Executive Editor A sixth-grade Veterans Day project has grown into a display of honor for Orrick community members who currently serve or have served…

 

Obituaries

Charles Lester McCubbin

Charles Lester McCubbin, 80, of Rayville passed away Wednesday morning, May 23, 2018, at NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City,…

Tracey Dawn Isom

Tracey Dawn Isom, 54, of Carrollton died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at her home. Tracey was born Aug. 14, 1963,…

Larry Ben Weber

Larry Ben Weber, 67, of Richmond died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at North Kansas City Hospital. Larry was born on August…

Lee Weathers

Lee Weathers, 71, of Wellington died Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Lafayette Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were at 10 a.m.…

Sharon Kay (Ray) Schieber

Sharon Kay (Ray) Schieber, 69, of Lexington died May 17, 2018 at Lafayette Regional Medical Center. Per her wishes, Sharon was…