RICHMOND – Winter cleaning is underway in Ray County’s “attic,” the museum at 901 W. Royle St., Richmond.
LEXINGTON – At the foot of the Linwood Lawn bed-and-breakfast staircase, Annette Gaiser looked up at big brother Dan Garnett Sr. as they talked about things siblings talk about during family get-togethers.
RICHMOND – The school board continues to deny public access to how each member voted when placing Superintendent Mike Aytes and Richmond High School Principal John Parker on leave.
RICHMOND – The generosity of individuals and businesses allowed Ray County Sheriff’s Office staff and friends to take 15 children on a pre-Christmas shopping spree at the Richmond Walmart on Dec. 18.
AS THE RAY COUNTY employees on the second floor prepare to sit down for their holiday luncheon, most of the officeholders gather around the Christmas tree that centers the first floor of the Ray County Courthouse. From left are Presiding Commissioner Bob King, County Clerk Glenda Powell, Cir…
LAKE of the OZARKS – James Proffitt, Richmond, received recognition for two years of service on Missouri Farm Bureau’s Promotion and Education Committee during the 104th Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting Dec. 3 at Lake of the Ozarks.
NEW YORK CITY – A Bible-study-leading septuagenarian stands accused of using promises of gold and diamonds to cheat three fellow Orrick Christian Church members out of tens of thousands of dollars.
RICHMOND – Acting Superintendent James Finley, 58, possessing decades of experience in the education field, said he plans no big changes as he leads Richmond School District operations through the end of the school year.
RICHMOND – Principal Piper Peterson led Acting Superintendent James Finley and Richmond School Board members through hallways and classrooms decorated for the holidays on a tour of Dear Elementary School.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II weighed in on the side of sheltered workshops on a pay issue that could close the facilities.
RICHMOND – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4398 honored the 2019 Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Teachers of the Year on Thursday at a ceremony at the Ray County Veterans Building, 312 Clark St.
INSIDE THE OFFICE of the Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce, 3-month-old Sophie Crawford nestles warmly between two bears. The bears are part of the chamber’s fund-raising raffle, with proceeds designated to support the chamber’s community efforts, including the July Fourth celebration. Look …
Schools in Ray County are closed Monday, Dec. 16, due to snow. A WINTER STORM WARNING exists for Ray County and most of Northwest Missouri. Do not drive if you don't have to and stay safe.
RICHMOND – Eighth Circuit Judge Kevin L. Waldon sentenced child abuser Joseph Gorham, 31, Lawson, to four consecutive prison sentences totaling 19 years in Ray County.
HARDIN – Hardin-Central School District recorded solid gains in third-grade language arts and seventh-grade math scores, but a “dramatic” decline, sort of, exceeding 10 percent in the graduation rate.
ORRICK – Orrick School District third-graders improved in reading and seventh-graders improved in math, based on a comparison of 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 testing results released by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
RICHMOND – Several points better in math and reading, and a slight drop in graduations rates, mark state examination results for Richmond School District.
HARDIN – The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s “annual report card for schools” included good numbers for Hardin-Central School District students, Superintendent Trey Cavanah reported.
RICHMOND – The public has options when local governments decline to release information that, by law, should be public, Missouri Press Association attorney Jean Maneke said Tuesday.
RICHMOND – “Not required” to answer is the overall answer the Richmond Board of Education gave to information requests regarding the placement of Superintendent Mike Aytes, 68, and Richmond High School Principal John Parker, 54, on leave.
HENRIETTA – County Clerk Glenda Powell said her responsibility to taxpayers as the county’s chief election officer led her to change the polling place for all Henrietta and Richmond voters to the First Baptist Church, 306 N. Main St., Richmond.
RICHMOND – About a dozen volunteers prepare Saturday morning and early afternoon for the Third Annual Community Thanksgiving Day Feast at the Eagleton Center.
KANSAS CITY – After a building tour and press conference at the new USDA facilities, Missouri Secretary of Agriculture Chris Chinn talked about the value of having the headquarters for the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, Gov. Mike Parson and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas voiced support for the decision to move Department of Agriculture facilities to Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue answered – not to everyone’s satisfaction – media questions about moving the USDA headquarters for Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture from Washington to Kansas City.