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MU Thompson Farm field day, Sept. 21, looks at profitable beef cow herds

By Duane Dailey/University of Missouri Extension Making profits from beef herds will be taught Sept. 21 at the University of Missouri Thompson Farm field day near Spickard, Mo. Genetics, breeding,…

Carrollton explosion under investigation

By Leah Wankum, Editor The cause of the explosion Thursday night near a grain elevator just outside Carrollton is still unknown as of Friday evening. The explosion occurred at about…

Richmond man gets 20 years for sex crimes

By Leah Wankum, Editor A Richmond man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sodomy and possession of child pornography. Ronald D. McDermid, 57, was sentenced Wednesday to 20…

Outlaw Days: Bad guys (and gals) take center stage

Outlaw Days: Bad guys (and gals) take center stage

The sixth annual Outlaw Days festival took place in downtown Richmond last Saturday, Sept. 9, and drew large crowds, eager to enjoy the old-west style activities and two re-enactments. Closing…

Miller presides over final drug court graduation ceremony

Miller presides over final drug court graduation ceremony

By Shawn Roney, for the Richmond News Ray County’s drug court graduation ceremony Friday at the Ray County Courthouse wasn’t a typical graduation ceremony for Judge David Miller. That was…

Community leader F.G. Weary dies of stroke

Longtime Richmond resident F.G. Weary, 93, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, after suffering a stroke. Weary was a community leader with an attitude of service and just received an award…

First Casey’s robber gets 10 years in prison

By Leah Wankum, Editor The masked gunman in the robbery of Casey’s General Store in Richmond was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Standing with his hands clasped behind his…

Orrick man pleads not guilty in threat to kill girlfriend

By Leah Wankum, Editor An Orrick man pleaded not guilty to domestic assault and unlawful use of a firearm after allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a knife. Kurtis Branham, 56,…

Hardin considers tax increase on April 2018 ballot

By Shawn Roney, for the Richmond News Hardin’s city officials are considering presenting a proposal for a tax rate increase on the April 2018 ballot. The issue was discussed Aug.…

Over and under, every which way

Over and under, every which way

Dear kids are learning while they’re at play on new school playground By Leah Wankum, Editor How many ways are there to reach the top of the jungle gym made of…