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Revisiting the Great Flood of 93

Revisiting the Great Flood of 93

July 12, 1993… “There was a frantic scene in (Hardin) as residents tried to escape with as many personal possessions as possible. Trucks, trailers, vans or anything else…

Richmond residents upset about use of alley

Richmond residents upset about use of alley

JOY TIPPING /Managing Editor Four residents complained to the Richmond City Council on Tuesday that CVS employees violate city rules routinely by parking in the alley between the…

Richmond Cemetery gets repairs; trustees request help for future maintenance

Richmond Cemetery gets repairs; trustees request help for future maintenance

JOY TIPPING/Managing Editor Using a small paper bowl and brush, Dave Snyder applies a coat of adhesive to part of a broken obelisk in Richmond Cemetery. After the…

County expects to Henrietta road work Friday

County expects to Henrietta road work Friday

JACK ‘MILES’ VENTIMIGLIA/Executive Editor Less than a quarter mile of road in the Henrietta area of Ray County, closed partially this week, is expected to reopen Friday, based…

Katrina Fulton pleads guilty to one count in December lockdown case

Editor’s note: The full version of this story, appearing in the Friday, June 29, 2018, print edition of The Richmond News, also details felony case against Ronald D.…

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More than 30 people link up for Chamber Golf Classic

More than 30 people link up for Chamber Golf Classic

JACK ‘MILES’ VENTIMIGLIA/Executive Editor The Third Annual Chamber Golf Classic drew more than 30 participants…

Coach keeps it simple at Hardin-Central basketball camp

Coach keeps it simple at Hardin-Central basketball camp

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News When it comes to teaching ideas at this week’s…

Pritchett, Vandiver cruise to victory in final game together

Pritchett, Vandiver cruise to victory in final game together

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Andre Pritchett did something last Saturday night he had…

Werle’s last-minute score clinches girls all-star win

Werle’s last-minute score clinches girls all-star win

By Shawn Roney/For the Richmond News Karson Werle couldn’t believe it. Playing for the Purple…

 

 

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Richmond eighth-graders soak up history in Washington, D.C.

Richmond eighth-graders soak up history in Washington, D.C.

JACK “MILES” VENTIMIGLIA/Executive Editor Eighth-graders had the unique experience of meeting up with Richmond High School students on the 29th annual Washington trip, event chaperone Brenda Hamm said.…

Grace Church pastor: Ask me questions!

Grace Church pastor: Ask me questions!

JOY TIPPING/Managing Editor The Rev. Dr. Justin Meier of Grace Church in Richmond says he gets a lot of questions, every week – some easy, some not so…

U.S. Rep. Cleaver to read at library

U.S. Rep. Cleaver to read at library

U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Kansas City, will stop in Ray County next week for a “Patriotic Storytime” at Ray County Library. The congressman will be the “guest…

 

Obituaries

Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson 70, of Richmond, passed away in his sleep on Oct. 10, 2018, following a long illness. Cremation is through…

Earl Kenneth Moentmann

Earl Kenneth Moentmann, 94, of Norborne, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at his daughter’s home in Sedalia. Funeral services will at 10…

Martha Marcella (Chastain) Parks

Martha Marcella (Chastain) Parks, 97, of Smithville, passed away Oct. 12, 2018. She was born Oct. 15, 1920, in Plattsburg, to…

Edward Leroy Hepler

Edward Leroy Hepler, 61, of Lexington, passed away Oct. 4, 2018, at his home. Graveside service with military honors will be…

 Alma Louise Robinson

 Alma Louise Robinson, 97, of Richmond, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Oak Ridge Assisted Living Facility, Richmond. Alma was born…