RICHMOND – The Far West Missouri Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents “Savior of the World: His Birth and Resurrection” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Farris Theatre, 301 W. Main St.
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday after noon, Verlee and Paul Patterson will show their 775 nativity scenes that are made from Legos, to cross-stitch to scroll sawed on a record. View the items during the Open House at the First Baptist Church, 306 W. N…
DIXON – Ron Calzone took a break from working in his steel fabrication shop – which is on his farm, where he raises cattle and quarter horses – to talk about his political activism.
ST. LOUIS – If the U.S. Supreme Court decides not to weigh in, then any motorized vehicle that might have even a marginal “commercial use” could be pulled over and searched by the Missouri Highway Patrol without probable cause.
JEFFERSON CITY – If a cattle rancher on the north side of Ray County wanted to talk to a state lawmaker about how all Missouri livestock producers would benefit from continuing to define “meat products” as being derived from animals, rather than from plants...
RICHMOND – State rules “require” inmates to pay their own medical bills, but after inmates are jailed, Medicaid and private insurance companies drop them from health plans.
PARKVILLE – Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William “Doc” Schmitz presented a $70,000 donation to Park University Nov. 6 for the university’s research initiative into the awarding or denying of World War I military service medals based on possible racial bias.
JEFFERSON CITY – Clay County commissioners must reveal any tax assessments and additions/abatements for all properties they owned from 2017 to date to Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway.
KANSAS CITY – Following an audit by State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s office, a federal grand jury indicted former Plattsburg Special Road District secretary/treasurer Ava Lea Langner, 58, Lathrop, Tuesday, on a charge of stealing.
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.
LAWSON – Communities across Missouri have made the pro-health decision to ban the sale of tobacco products, including vaping, to anyone under age 21 and Lawson voters joined the group.
RICHMOND – Being a frequent violence victim is one form of addiction addressed by Celebrate Recovery of Ray County, group leader Jeanine Hansen said.
ON THE ROUTE J bridge over Crooked River, the Missouri Department of Transporation’s construction engineer for Kansas City, Brian Burger, shows one of the several deteriorating spots to Gov. Mike Parson.
RICHMOND – A sampling of quotes and footnotes – by no means comprehensive – provide a historical perspective that suggests how Western society in general, and particular individuals, asserted what amounted to nothing less than a divine decree that institutionalized dominance of men over wome…
HARDIN– Area flooding continues, though abated, something that should not be forgotten, Rep. Peggy McGaugh said while standing on a closed lane of Route J with Crooked River flood water behind her.
HARDIN – Raising the minimum wage in Missouri had broad support from voters, passing by more than 62 percent in November 2018; however, unlike in Washington, D.C., no one discussed making the higher minimum wage apply to sheltered workshops.
JEFFERSON CITY – Another legal obstacle put up by two of the three Clay County commissioners to block a petition-driven demand for a state audit of the county collapsed in court last week.
CAMDEN – With a firm tug, the cornhusker rips a corn cob from the stalk, strips open the husk with a husking peg, shucks off the husk and silk, and with a flick of the wrist, throws the cob against the wagon’s “bang board.”
HENRIETTA – Railing at the Henrietta aldermanic board, attorneys and city staff, Mayor Jim Lovern stormed out of City Hall without defending himself against impeachment, leaving only the special prosecutor to question witnesses.
SEATTLE, Washington – When Seattle decided to require paying the $15 minimum wage to all workshop employees, workers and families dealt with devastating consequences, Cheryl Felak said.
RICHMOND – The following, written by Rosetta Cates, provides a first-person look at what working is like in Ray County’s sheltered workshop, Ideal Industries.
RICHMOND – Reps. Peggy McGaugh and Jim Neely, a GOP candidate for governor, toured workshop, recycling and living facilities during the Legislative Luncheon held at Ray County’s sheltered workshop, Ideal Industries Inc.
RICHMOND – A pending change in federal law and the potential to change state law could require businesses to pay minimum wage to workshop employees.
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.