HARDIN – Ray is among 13 Missouri counties included in a federal disaster declaration due to flooding and severe storms from March 11 to April 16 – additional flooding hit the county Wednesday, leading to an evacuation warning for Hardin residents.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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 …
RICHMOND – Upon growing larger, Alice cried, “Curiouser and curiouser. ... Now I’m opening out like the largest telescope that ever was.”
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.
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.
RICHMOND – Twelve kindergarten jurors did not believe B.B. Wolf just “had a cold” when he destroyed the homes of two little pigs...
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.
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.
RICHMOND – Measles may have infected a Richmond School District student, but maybe not, Ray County Health Department Administrator Shelby Spor told the County Commission.
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…
RICHMOND YOUTH Wyatt Wierzbicki earns the 2019 Grand Champion Ewe at the Futurity Kick-off in a field of 50 junior showmen and 100 Southdown sheep.
RICHMOND – “If it sounds too good to be true,” Richmond Police Detective Scott Bagley said, “then it probably is.”
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.
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…
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.
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Mike Parson is reaching out to veterans to encourage them to stay in Missouri after they leave the service, or to return to Missouri after leaving the military.
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.
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.
REPAIRS: Ben Snyder, left, and Austin Kessler work to restore an obelisk grave marker at Richmond Cemetery. (JOY TIPPING/Staff photo)