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County gears up for potential 911 board voting

Filing for possible elected Ray County 911 board begins Dec. 12 at clerk’s office By JoEllen Black, Richmond News Publisher Filings for seven elected positions to a Ray…

2 arrested for meth possession after fleeing police

By JoEllen Black, Richmond News Publisher Two area men are facing felony drug charges after fleeing law enforcement, then crashing their vehicle early Saturday morning, north of Richmond.…

Guests treat town to holiday magic at Christmas Light Parade

Guests treat town to holiday magic at Christmas Light Parade

By JoEllen Black, Richmond News Publisher Out-of-town guests brought some holiday magic to Richmond’s Christmas Light Parade Thursday, Dec. 7, in Richmond Square. First, Comet and Cupid, actual…

Some optimistic 911 cell phone tax will be approved in 2018

By JoEllen Black, Richmond News Publisher For the sixth year in a row, state Rep. Jeanie Lauer, R-Blue Springs, is sponsoring a bill to place a surcharge on…

Plugging the GAP

Plugging the GAP

Businesses on south side of town join effort to fill unmet need By Sara Seidel, Staff Writer Four businesses on the south edge of town have joined forces…

Sports

Orrick falls to Santa Fe in tournament finals

Orrick falls to Santa Fe in tournament finals

’Cats “not a Saturday team” yet, according to coach By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News…

Spartans rebound to nab third place at Husker Classic

Spartans rebound to nab third place at Husker Classic

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The Richmond Spartans had to fight back from a tough semifinal…

Lady Spartans chalk up first win

Lady Spartans chalk up first win

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The Richmond Lady Spartans got their first taste of victory Wednesday…

Fouls, free throws spell trouble for Spartans

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The Richmond Spartans and Higginsville Huskers spent much of their semifinal…

 

 

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714 Thornton: It may be the oldest house in Richmond

714 Thornton: It may  be the oldest house  in Richmond

Woman with ancestral ties to Richmond remodeling the old Thornton house By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer If only a house could talk. Traveling through the streets of Richmond…

A Christmas Story: Musical stage version of classic film comes to Farris

A Christmas Story: Musical stage version of classic film comes to Farris

By Sara Seidel, Staff Writer The beloved tale about a little boy who wants a Red Ryder carbine action range model air rifle is coming to the Farris…

 

Obituaries

James Russell Hendrix

James Russell Hendrix, 82, of Castalian Springs, Tenn., passed away Wednesday evening, Dec. 6, 2017, at his home. Survivors include: his…

William E. ‘Bill’ Hambrick

William E. “Bill” Hambrick, 82, of Richmond, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at NorthCare Hospice House, North Kansas City, Mo. Bill…

Lloyd W. Miller

Lloyd W. Miller, 71, of Richmond, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Richmond. Arrangements are under…

Mary Sue Loyd

Mary Sue Loyd, 61, of Richmond, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at her home. Mary was born Sept. 2, 1956, in…

Betty Jean Brown McClure

Betty Jean (Shannon) Brown McClure, of Norborne, peacefully passed away in the company of her loving family, Thursday afternoon at 4:50…