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RICHMOND – A Richmond Middle School Career Day organizer, Jeanine Brand, credited the school’s seventh-graders with helping to organize the event Friday.

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RICHMOND– The Missouri and Ray County bicentennials are fast-approaching and community members have opened a discussion about how to observe the events, Ray County Museum Curator Cathy Gottsch said Thursday.

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THIS MAP shows the state in 1821. Ray County extends to the Iowa border to the north. To the west, Clay and other counties have not yet been carved out of Ray County. Also, Ray is the only county in the northwest part of the state. The Platte Purchase in 1838 changes state boundaries and lea…

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KANSAS CITY – Missouri has the third-largest drug problem compared to all other states and the District of Columbia and is the worst for effective drug enforcement, based on information from WalletHub, a personal-finance website.

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RICHMOND – The Ray County Memorial Hospital Radiology Department is one of several health facilities in Missouri unable to provide mammogram services due to changes in accreditation standards.

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RICHMOND – Gas thieves who target Richmond will have to go somewhere else, City Administrator Tonya Willim said after the City Council passed a pre-pay/pre-approval ordinance Tuesday. Businesses that sell fuel must require pre-payment or pre-approval of gas sales before allowing a customer t…

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RICHMOND – The voter-approved constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana’s growth, sale and use in Missouri continues to move toward implementation. “People are calling all the time asking for applications,” Ray County Health Department Administrator Shelby Spor said during a County…

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RICHMOND – The 2019 Richmond Farmers Market season kicked off in the new downtown location Saturday. The new site – the parking lot across West Main Street from the Methodist Church – is better this year than last year on the square in front of the Ray County Courthouse, Julie Shellenberger …

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RICHMOND – He did not shoot off a gun, but an 18-year-old Richmond High School junior did shoot off his mouth and police took him into custody for threatening violence Wednesday.

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RICHMOND – “I need to get out and walk,” Pat Mills said as she set her goals at the weekly Chronic Disease Management class Monday at the Ray County Senior Center.

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RICHMOND – Seniors 60 and older can apply for Missouri Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program vouchers to use at farmer’s markets in five counties.

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An update on the suspected measles case, provided Tuesday by Richmond School District Superintendent Mike Aytes, cast further doubt on the early indication that a district student had contracted the virus.

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RICHMOND - The 39th Annual Richmond Mushroom Festival is in the books, the carnival has left town and the streets have been cleaned, but, oh, those memories linger.

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RICHMOND – Measles may have infected a Richmond School District student, but maybe not, Ray County Health Department Administrator Shelby Spor told the County Commission.

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FFA STUDENTS attend the 2019 Youth Leadership Day on Thursday, April 18, in Jefferson City. Students visit with state elected officials, watch legislative proceedings and learn about agricultureal issues. From left are Richmond High School adviser Laura Allen, students Ashley Stewart, Harlie…

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RICHMOND – Richmond Downtown District relinquished 2019 Richmond Farmers Market management to the city.

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LAWSON – Three Caldwell County residents died in a rollover wreck on Highway D in Ray County about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported.

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POLO — A body recovered from Hide-A-Way Lake near Polo on Friday has been identified as Austin S. Kincade, 30, Rayville. More information will be shared when confirmed.

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RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL music students travel to the state music festival on Friday, April 26. Each student will compete for gold, silver or bronze award after recieving a “superior” rating at the district competition. They will perform in vocal solo, instrumental solo, and instrumental small g…

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RICHMOND – Under the leadership of Margie Bowman, the Richmond Rotary Club broke a collection record for Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls for all of north Missouri.

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COLUMBIA – After placing at area and district contests, a Richmond High School student places fourth at state.

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RICHMOND – Ray-Carroll County Growers awarded $15,000 in scholarships to high school seniors who are children of cooperative members.

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RICHMOND – In less than a minute, Richmond firefighter Zeb Williams was out of his work boots and into his firefighting bunker gear, now a lighter set, thanks to purchases by the city.

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RICHMOND – The diet for Ray County residents in need is expected to improve with the addition of a walk-in freezer at the Eagleton Center in Richmond approved by the Ray County Commission.