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County considers lowering gravel-road speed limits

County considers lowering gravel-road speed limits

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Western County Commissioner Jerry Bishop is on a mission to make gravel roads in unincorporated county areas safer. “The speed limit we…

Orrick Board of Aldermen: Church offers help to residents to meet code

Orrick Board of Aldermen: Church offers help to residents to meet code

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Orrick Christian Church has offered volunteers to help the city and residents deal with code violations, property upkeep and other issues, according…

Dems sue over governor’s decision to name Kehoe lieutenant governor

Dems sue over governor’s decision to name Kehoe lieutenant governor

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday appointed Michael L. Kehoe as lieutenant governor of Missouri, followed swiftly on Tuesday by the Missouri Democratic Party suing to block the…

It’s official: Schnieders rehired as Hardin city attorney

It’s official: Schnieders rehired as Hardin city attorney

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News After going through a few formalities, Hardin has its previous city attorney back. During its May meeting, the Board of Aldermen approved…

Lawson’s Pope wins first, Richmond’s Rogers named alternate in county pageant

Lawson’s Pope wins first, Richmond’s Rogers named alternate in county pageant

Rebecca Pope of Lawson (not shown) was crowned Miss Ray County at Saturday’s scholarship pageant at the Farris Theatre. At right, Isabelle Rogers of Richmond  was named first…

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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…

‘Green’ Aggies getting in reps during camp

‘Green’ Aggies getting in reps during camp

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News Norborne Hardin-Central varsity 8-man football coach Kirk Thacker and…

 

 

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Branching out: After school halls, dented fenders, couple sinks roots into Linda’s Floral

Branching out: After school halls, dented fenders, couple sinks roots into Linda’s Floral

By Jack ‘Miles’ Ventimiglia/Executive Editor Business flourishes under Steve and Stephanie Minnick, new owners at Linda’s Floral, 307 Wollard Blvd. At the counter Tuesday, feet planted amid exotic…

New events, vendors for Waterfest 2018

New events, vendors for Waterfest 2018

By Samantha Kilgore/Feature Writer This year’s Waterfest promises to be better than ever. The festival, Excelsior Spring’s biggest of the year, includes all the old favorites along with…

‘Rapunzel, Rapunzel’: Children read, chill during Storytime program

‘Rapunzel, Rapunzel’: Children read, chill during Storytime program

By Jack ‘Miles’ Ventimiglia/Executive Editor Rapunzel is not the only one who lets down her hair during Storytime at the Ray County Library, 215 E. Lexington St., Richmond.…

 

Obituaries

Elizabeth Josephine Miller

Elizabeth Josephine Miller, 89, of Hardin and formerly of Kansas City, Kan., died Thursday, June 21, 2018, at North Care Hospice…

Jacob Ray Means

Jacob Ray Means, 73, of Lexington, died June 16, 2018, at Research Medical Center. Visitation will take place at 1 p.m.…

Marsha May Young

Marsha May Young, 74, of Gladstone and formerly of Richmond died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at North Kansas City Hospital. Marsha…

Marilyn Louise (Burnett) Fennewald

Marilyn Louise (Burnett) Fennewald, 69 of Orrick, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at her home in Orrick.  Marilyn was…

Larry Gene Sodders

Larry Gene Sodders It is with great sadness that the family of Larry Gene Sodders announces his sudden passing, at age…