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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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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.

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Richmond residents Belinda Craig, left, and Kimmie Ditto who is holding granddaughter Gabriella Best-Ditto make the inaugural lap for cancer survivors Saturday at Relay for Life. Craig was supported by her church members at Richmond First Baptist. Ditto, who came with family, said she has be…

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Floyd Bratton of Richmond (center) and Debbie Hatfield (left) of Lafayette County were selected to lead selected to lead the survivors’ lap, which kicked off the American Cancer Society’s Ray-Lafayette Relay for Life Saturday at Lexington High School, Hatfield had cancer twice and has been c…

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MAX Regional Sales Manager Mark Files, far right, and Bruce Benner of Midland Insurance, far left, present a check to Pastor Laura Blevins of Excelsior Springs United Methodist Church, second from left, Frazer Letzig, Patricia Letzig and Pastor Jeremy Blevins of Richmond United Methodist Chu…

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Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 602 S. Camden St., recently received new siding, just in time for its 150th- anniversary celebration. Bishop James V. Johnston Jr. of the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese will lead a special 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday. (Photo by JoEllen Black/Richmond News)

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2-year-old Abracadabra is looking for his purr-ever home. Find him at the Humane Society of Ray County. (Photo by Joy Tipping/Richmond News)

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The Ray County library is at 215 E. Lexington St., Richmond. Unless otherwise noted, for more information (and reservations if needed) on programs listed, call 816-776-5104. You can also visit the library website at raycountylibrary.com.