RICHMOND – Back when she lacked health insurance, Pat Mills pleaded.
COLUMBIA – Lydia Friedrich, Lily Ripley and Katie Basham, all from Ray County, took honors in a clothing construction and consumerism contest during the State 4-H Fashion Review on Oct. 19 on the University of Missouri campus.
RICHMOND – The Richmond High School Band, along with about 40 community members, gathered inside the Ray County Courthouse to celebrate Veterans Day with a joint American Legion-Veterans of Foreign Wars ceremony Monday.
RICHMOND – Five dollars provides food staples or a meal to someone in need, and $15 can mean Thanksgiving or Christmas to a family, Harps employee Maxine Moore said Tuesday.
SUNRISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL recognizes the October Character Kids. From left are fifth-graders Kaylee Vandolah and Matthew Anderson, fourth-graders Kypton Burnett and Hazel Gorham, third-graders Christian Teegarden and Chloe Bennett, and second-graders Bentley Hessel and Lottie Fletcher.
RICHMOND – The Dale-Patton 4-H Club will collect non-perishable food for the Salvation Army and gifts for Shirkey Nursing Home residents at the club’s Nov. 17 meeting.
KIWANIAN Stacy Hisle celebrates with Sunrise Elementary School Terrific Kids. Students are, from left, fifth-grader Miguel Valencia, fourth-grader Latimer Cavanah, third-grader Kayly McMillan and second-grader Erianna Elegino.
RICHMOND – The Far West Missouri Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints presents the annual musical drama, “Savior of the World,” at two evening performances and one matinee beginning Thursday, Nov. 21.
Kiwanis member Stacy Hisle helps recognize the Terrific Kids at Sunrise Elementary School. From left are Hisle, fifth-grader Damika Hopping, fourth-grader Mordecai Staley, third-grader Olivia Surls; and second-grader Linkin Wirsig.
KIWANIS CLUB members recognize the Character Kids at Sunrise Elementary School. From left are Fifth-graders Braxton James and Trinity Bray; fourth-graders Jaxton Smith and Lilleigh Wright; third-graders Hunter Desselle and Izzlie Kinnison; and second-graders Pierce Shea and Haylee Hayes.
RICHMOND – Donors will receive a free limited edition Chiefs T-shirt at a community blood drive, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, in the Community Room, 215 E. Lexington St.
RICHMOND – The Richmond Rotary Club and Rotary District 6040 presented Mayor Mike Wright with a $14,000 check to begin work on the downtown community space on the northeast corner of the square.
RICHMOND CLASS OF 1954 get together Friday, Oct. 11 for a 65th class reunion. Front row, from left are Frieda McKinny Thacker, Karen Joiner, Vernon Simpson and Tom Boyce; second row are Teddy Weber, Patty Lee Lyon, Shirley Lee Judd, Joyce Ogg James, Charlotte Turnage Johnson, Jim Marshall an…
HARDIN – C. Gene and Kathleen Kallenberger will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Hardin American Legion, Hardin.
The 11th Annual Farris Concert Season is “light” but bright, as the “historic theater presents a two-concert season featuring the area’s best-loved musical genres,” theater information states.
RICHMOND – A father gives his daughter a book of old stories in 1972. A leather box filled with old tie tacks, cuff links and pins. An antique mustard spoon from England.
RICHMOND – “We know the fire safety program works when we are on the scene and a child tells us they knew what to do,” Richmond Fire Chief Mark Sowder said Monday at Dear Elementary.
RICHMOND – Young entrepreneurs will showcase art and jewelry during a Young Entrepreneurs Fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at the city gym, 205 Summit St.
ON BEHALF of the Richmond Senior Class of 2020, no doubt a group with a clear vision toward the future, Spartans football player Colby Stigall, 17, climbs aboard the “Toy Story”-themed float.
RICHMOND – Among booths containing jewelry, wreaths, pumpkins, muffins and on and on at the Friends of Richmond FFA Fall Frenzy, a community craft fair, Dana Pope manages the Art Club’s table.
RICHMOND – The nation’s eighth and ninth vaping-related deaths, in Missouri and Kansas last month, heightened worries long expressed by the Ray County Coalition, a community group dedicated to ending substance abuse by children.
RICHMOND – “The future is wide open for us,” American Legion District 3 Commander Douglas Millison said Wednesday, a week after a visit by the Legion’s national commander, James “Bill” Oxford.
KANSAS CITY –The Veterans of Foreign Wars is accepting online applications through Nov. 15 for the $5,000 “Sport Clips Help-A-Hero Scholarship,” which provides service members and veterans with financial assistance to complete their educational goals.
RICHMOND – The Masonic Children’s Foundation hosts a free MoCHIP child identification event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, at Shirkey Golf Course, 901 Wollard Blvd.