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Menke to be enshrined in RHS Circle of Honor

By unanimous approval of the RHS Memorial Committee and Richmond School Board, a memorial stone will be placed in the Circle of Honor for the late Dan Menke. Board members…

There’s no place like home as area strives for development

It’s hard to find a happy medium with the ideal job and the ideal place to live. But many Ray Countians do make it happen – by commuting. According to…

Efforts continue to keep levees operable

John Gill, president of the Henrietta- Crooked River Levee District, said Thursday morning that water levels went down approximately a tenth of an inch overnight, which takes some pressure off…

Slow sales may close Rayville Post Office

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe announced earlier this year that the U.S. Postal Service would be cutting 7,500 jobs and that nearly 2,000 of those could be postmaster positions at offi…

Volunteers needed in Hardin flood effort

Hardin’s Crooked River Levee and Drainage District is seeking volunteers to keep watch on a pump that is pulling water from Buffalo Road area, southwest of Hardin. The task requires…

Farmers, Guard aid besieged levees

Monday morning, Tom Waters and other Orrick farmers were gathering near Centennial Road and West 48th Street to resume work elevating a 2,300- foot stretch of the Missouri Valley Levee.…

4H a legacy in Jenkins family

For many across the United States, being a part of 4-H is just another part of growing up. But for the Jenkins family, 4-H and FFA are intertwined in their…

Hardin residents briefed on city’s flood plans

Nearly 300 people squeezed into the bleachers of the hot Hardin school gym July 7. Some even stood in the doorway. A panel of people sat in front of them:…

National Guard, resident raise road to save pumps, train tracks

National Guardsmen from the 220th Engineer Co. and the 880th Engineer Co. raised 92nd Street, east of Henrietta, two feet higher to keep it from possible submersion. The road is…

U.S. 65 may close in Carroll County

Highway U.S. 65 in Carroll County, between Carrollton and Waverly, could potentially close due to high water, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. A levee breach in Carroll County…