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RHS competition squad has reason to be cheered

The 10 girls who make up Richmond High School’s Competition Cheer Squad practice for three hours most days between May and July, sponsor Betsy Marshall told the school board Sept.…

Festival exhibitors come at Missouri’s role in the Civil War from different directions

By Sara Seidel, Richmond News Correspondent Side by side booths at Outlaw Days featured devotees of Civil War history, and they presented information not always included in traditional textbooks covering…

Like a wagon wheel: Millville’s Riley Rice specialized in making wheels, but a recent project is a replica Civil War cannon made for a re-enactor

By David Knopf, Richmond News Editor Riley Rice is proud of the Civil War replica cannon he exhibited at Outlaw Days, and for good reason. “I built everything but the…

Bryan Ivlow draws a crowd of like-minded gun enthusiasts

By David Knopf, News Editor When you build a gun as intricate and aesthetically pleasing as Bryan Ivlow’s squirrel gun, it doesn’t hurt if it works well, too. Ivlow, a…

Postcards: Museum history, personal roots date to geneaology group’s founding

By Linda Emley I think by now everyone knows that I spend a lot of my time at the Ray County Museum. My job title is “Museum Manager” and I…

New Sam’s Club donates $2,500 to RHS Backpack Program

Fake slithery thing helps protect Camdenite’s birds

Jack: Wendell Bailey didn’t like Ike, or for that matter, Jack

By Jack Hackley In 1980, Wendell Bailey was a car dealer in Willow Springs.  When Dick Ichord retired as the 8th Congressional Congressman, Wendell ran as a Republican and won.…

Ray County Humane Society: Box-trained, family-friendly kittens ready for homes

This week’s message from Humane Society volunteer Gloria McFadden on kittens looking for their homes: “We have six adorable kittens from two different mothers.  The kittens were born mid- to…

Awards cap Ray County Library’s summer reading programs

Summer reading programs for children age 3-18 from June 1 thru July 31. The library sets reading challenges based on the child’s age/grade and offers many incentives along the way,…