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Jack Remembers: Dub Hackley not only raised horses; he knew how to trade ‘em

By Jack Hackley The True Davis family owned Anchor Serum Company in St. Joseph.  He was also assistant secretary of the treasury in Washington, D.C., where he owned a stable…

Hardin-Central: FFA banquet: awards, degrees and new officers

Hardin-Central FFA held its annual awards banquet Wednesday, May 7 in front of an apprecative audience. “We appreciate all who could attend the banquet,” FFA Reporter Tommy Burton said. “Members…

Jack Remembers: Ball of twine, bowl of wax: There’s nothing to see in Kansas, folks

By Jack Hackley Gov. Brownback and the Kansas legislature have been criticized for lowering taxes, and cutting services and funding for the poor and education. That doesn’t bother me.  What…

‘Last fling’ for RHS seniors Friday at Fairgrounds

The Richmond High School Class of 2014 Booster Club will sponsor Project Graduation, a fun day the fairgrounds, Friday for this year’s graduating seniors. Events begin at 10:30 a.m. with…

By Jim Mullen I just saw a report that said eight out of 10 car crashes or near-crashes are caused by distracted drivers. Thank goodness I was watching TV while…

Featured cats, Millie and Max, await permanent homes

This week’s featured pets at the Humane Society of Ray County are Millie and Max. “Millie is a cute shorthair black and white cat. She is about 3 years old,…

After 16 years, Ray 911 board has a new president

After a 16-year run with Mike Arnold, right, as president, the Ray County 911 Board of Directors has a new president. The board recently voted Paul Harris to succeed Arnold,…

The Ray County Library announced the winners of its annual “My Favorite Book” poster contest, “Guess the Number of Jelly Beans” contest, as well as daily book drawings and a…

Letter: Not a mother by birth, but one who shaped a life

With Mother’s Day Sunday, I found it to be the perfect opportunity to spotlight a woman within this community who defines what true motherly love is all about. Suzanne Mansell…

Newspaper’s ‘Rabbit Tracks’ columnist battling health issues in hospital

Robert Smith, who contributes historic memories and humor to the Richmond News, has been in and out of intensive care near his home in Florida. Smith, a 1957 Richmond High…