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Parents, former teachers back complaints against RHS principal, superintendent

By Joy Tipping, Managing Editor Many Richmond High School parents, along with former teachers, have contacted The Richmond News in recent days to add their voices to those…

Candidacy opens Tuesday for county, judicial and 39th District seats

By JoEllen Black, Richmond News Publisher Declarations of candidacy for Ray County offices, along with 8th Circuit Court judge, Ray and Carroll Associate Circuit Court judges and the…

Consolidation talks to continue

With staff cuts, combined district could save more than $1 million, says Norborne superintendent By Shawn Roney, for the Richmond News Research into the feasibility of consolidating the…

Extended hours, new programming and more await library patrons

Tax-levy election promises are being fulfilled, library director says By Joy Tipping, Managing Editor You might say Ray County Memorial Library had a 2017 that encompassed the good, the…

Historic border war designation marked

Historic border war designation marked

Ray one of 41 counties in federal heritage area to bring awareness, education By Joy Tipping, Managing Editor Twenty-five Freedom’s Frontier boundary signs have recently gone up along…

Sports

Clutch points from Manchester, Thacker help ’Dawgs edge ’Cats

Clutch points from Manchester, Thacker help ’Dawgs edge ’Cats

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Kylie Manchester and Carly Thacker each felt the need…

Lexington ends year of learning for Lady Spartans

Lexington ends year of learning for Lady Spartans

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The Lexington Minutewomen earned their third straight win over Richmond Monday…

’Dawgs fall in district semis to top-seeded Winston

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Hardin-Central boys basketball coach Kirk Thacker and his Bulldogs…

Lady Spartans earn all-state academic honors

Lady Spartans earn all-state academic honors

By Russ Green/Sports Editor The 2017 Richmond Lady Spartan softball team again earned academic all-state…

 

 

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A visit to the Holy Land: Walking in Christ’s footsteps

A visit to the Holy Land: Walking in Christ’s footsteps

Local pastor spends 7 days visiting sites in Israel By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer It may be a dream of just about every Christian – to visit the Holy…

The Knights who love a fish fry

The Knights who love a fish fry

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer There’s nothing quite like the mouth-watering taste of fried fish served with a side of French fries, onion rings, coleslaw, baked beans, hush…

Outpatient facility at RCMH offers cardiac rehab

Outpatient facility at RCMH offers cardiac rehab

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer You’ve had a heart attack, stroke or some other heart-related event. The surgery is done and the physician has ordered therapy as the…

 

Obituaries

Joanne Hertzig

Joanne Hertzig, 87, of Higginsville, formerly of Hardin and Richmond, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence. Joanne…

Beverly Marie Gray

Beverly Marie Gray, 99, of Richmond, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at Ray County Memorial Hospital, Richmond. Beverly was born May…

America Sarah Harrison

America Sarah Ann Harrison, 79, of Lexington, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence. Visitation will be from…

Ryan McPatrick-Yates Wilson

Ryan McPatrick-Yates Wilson, 24, of Lexington, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Lexington. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon,…

Thomas Clark Hewlett

Thomas Clark “T.C.” Hewlett, 78, of Richmond, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at his home. T.C. was born Sept. 5, 1939,…