Brenda Hamm asks anyone with information about Danny or John Sharp and their whereabouts to call or text her at 816-519-1583 or send her a letter at 15102 Highway E, Richmond, MO 64085.
RICHMOND – The new, walk-in freezer is being put to use at the Eagleton Center, Director Pat Mills says while walking from the center’s recreation area – where older residents play guitar, sing, work on crafts and shoot pool – to the storage room.
RICHMOND – Ray County Fair organizers, led by Joel Richards, provided a variety of activities last week leading to more activities this week, with the fair’s wrap-up events Friday and Saturday.
RICHMOND – Twenty-nine youngsters attended the United Christian Presbyterian Church’s weeklong church camp – something many area churches offer – but a water slide as tall as the church wall is among offerings that set the camp apart.
RICHMOND – Working with Richmond lawyer Mark Goodwin, the St. Louis firm of Niemeyer, Grebel and Kruse worked to make the case for representing Ray County in a possible lawsuit against opioid makers.
AT RICHMOND’S Great American Celebration at Southview Park, sponsored by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Avery Burstert, 3, grins while biting into a piece of free watermelon. For event details, see the July 9 edition of The Richmond Daily News
RICHMOND – Ray and Clay counties each could become home to medical marijuana facilities, based on information released by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.
RICHMOND – Applause and smiles took a seat in the wings of the Farris Theatre for a few moments, replaced by praise and tears in memory of the event’s longtime fundraiser, Lana Lee Zeikle.
RICHMOND – About 20 key leaders responsible for handling flood-related government expenses met with representatives from the Federal and State emergency management agencies Monday.
SOME THINGS even a presidential disaster declaration cannot replace, and the old Orrick Burr Oak, standing in flood water, is one of those things. The weather- and age-worn tree is not expected to see many more summers, area residents say.
RICHMOND– The school district is going with a second van as an alternative to using a school bus to transport smaller numbers of students and faculty to events, Richmond Superintendent Mike Aytes said.
KNOB NOSTER – Whiteman Air Force Base hosted a record-breaking 100,000 spectators from across the globe June 16-17 at the free Wings Over Whiteman Air and Space Show and Open House.
RICHMOND – Missouri opioid deaths increased 10-fold in less than 20 years, exploding from fewer than 100 in 1999 to 952 in 2017, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reported in March.
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri State Highway Patrol Col. Eric T. Olsen announced how area school districts fared in the Driver & Vehicle Safety Division’s 2019 annual school bus inspection program.
RICHMOND – Opting into the St. Louis County Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, and the idea of suing opioid makers and distributors, remained on the table following the Ray County Commission meeting Friday.
LATHROP – Under an American flag, Rebecca Acosta stands atop a dais and – in front of a display containing more than 5,000 photographs – respectfully says the name of every military man and woman killed since the war on terror began in 2001.
THOUSANDS of sandbags wait on the streets outside of Hardin City Hall to move to the parking lot at Henrietta City Hall. At center, one of several flatbeds is being loaded to roll about 12 miles to Henrietta on Tuesday.
PEOPLE WHO VOLUNTEER for sandbagging duty work up an appetite and Henrietta Deputy City Clerk Diana Barker is helping to get food ready for lunch Wednesday. The city invites volunteers to come to City Hall on Wednesday morning to help with lunch preparation and cleanup.
RICHMOND – The carnival left town, streets are clear, the 39th Annual Richmond Mushroom Festival is in the book and Chamber of Commerce Director Natalie Lamar said vendors did well.
Opioids are a recognized national problem. Only Missouri does not have a statewide prescription drug monitoring program to prevent people from illegally buying opioids from more than one pharmacy, or getting the same prescription from more than one doctor. St. Louis County set up a monitorin…