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Lake Doniphan: Making fun accessible to all

Lake Doniphan: Making fun accessible to all

By Samantha Kilgore/Feature Writer Officials at Lake Doniphan have big plans for providing accessible fun for kids with special needs. The conference and retreat center, located on the eastern edge…

Passion, compassion — and sparkly hats: RHS students teach dance to special-needs adults

Passion, compassion — and sparkly hats: RHS students teach dance to special-needs adults

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Three women, all in their 20s, and two teen girls lay in a circle on the floor, feet facing in. The teens call out…

Midland gives grant to Mighty Diapers program

Midland gives grant to Mighty Diapers program

Young families in Richmond and Excelsior Springs may struggle to change their babies’ diapers as often as they should, simply because of the cost. To help fill the “diaper gap”…

5 RHS grads will vie for Miss Ray County title

5 RHS grads will vie for Miss Ray County title

Five Richmond contestants will vie for the title of Miss Ray County at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the historic Farris Theatre. Doors open at 6. Admission is $10…

Ray County’s Catholic church celebrates 150 years

Ray County’s Catholic church celebrates 150 years

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Executive Editor The one and only Catholic church in Ray County celebrates a big milestone this weekend. On Saturday, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will offer a…

Orrick R-XI: Switch to Latin honors to begin in 2018-19

Orrick R-XI: Switch to Latin honors to begin in 2018-19

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Incoming Superintendent Dr. Scott Archibald, at the May 21 Orrick school board meeting, suggested a drastic change in the honors system for high-achieving graduates…

‘Get away from the chaos’ at Victory Fest

‘Get away from the chaos’ at Victory Fest

Victory in the Park was initially organized around praise and Jesus Christ, but Cowboy Chapel Pastor Mike Stephens, one of the celebration’s organizers, has another message: “It’s for everyone in…

‘Aunt Margaret’ Rust Hall turns 100; Rust family a Ray County fixture for 5 generations

‘Aunt Margaret’ Rust Hall turns 100; Rust family a Ray County fixture for 5 generations

By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor Aunt Margaret” Rust Hall sits quietly in the common room at Pleasant Valley Manor Care Center in Liberty as her nephew and caretaker, Troy…

Memorial Day at Hardin Cemetery: Remembering the fallen, the flood of 1993

Memorial Day at Hardin Cemetery: Remembering the fallen, the flood of 1993

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Executive Editor Single silk flowers — red for adults and white for children — were placed in front of symmetrically lined grave markers for the remains…

Outersky recognized for 21 years of service to Ray County

Outersky recognized for 21 years of service to Ray County

State Rep. Peggy McGaugh, left, presents a proclamation from the Missouri Legislature to Ray County Accounts Payable Clerk Janet Outersky for her 21 years of service. County Clerk Glenda Powell,…