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  1. Powerful storm leaves destruction behind near OrrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | KMBC-TV

    ... EXPECTED UP TO 83, MATT. MATT: PETE, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THAT STORM SYSTEM THAT POPPED A TORNADO WARNING AND RAY COUNTY DEALING OUT SOME SERIOUS DAMAGE IN ORRICK, MISSOURI, ONE YEAR AFTER A BIG TORNADO HIT THERE. PHOTO JOURNALIST TURNER TWYMAN IS ...

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  2. Calendar of Events, May 7-31Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Richmond Daily News

    From 12 to 12:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m., a Prayer Gathering for the National Day of Prayer will take place inside Ray County Courthouse. For more information, the Ray County National Day of Prayer is on Facebook.

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  3. Festival, crowd celebrates World War II vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Richmond Daily News

    ... Black/Richmond News.) Before the Mushroom Festival Parade began, 39th District Representative Joe Don McGaugh, Ray County Presiding Commissioner Gary Wilhite and VFW Service Officer Jim Rippy scurried from one end of the Richmond High School parking ...

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  4. Area man dies in truck, motorcycle collisionRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Richmond Daily News

    A 27-year old Excelsior Springs man was killed late Thursday night when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Highway 13 in Richmond. Morgan R. Garnett, 27, was transported to Ray County Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead by Dr. John Scowley 10:51 p.m. Thursday.

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  5. Morgan R. GarnettRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Richmond Daily News

    Morgan R. Garnett, 27, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Ray County Memorial Hospital, Richmond, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Survivors include: his parents, Robert Garnett of Excelsior Springs, and Linda C. King of Kansas City, Mo.; one son, Hunter R. Garnett, of Rayville; one daughter, Kailyn Sue Garnett, of Rayville; one sister, Whitney Dirck, of Carrollton; and paternal grandparents, Robert and Sharon King, of Rayville.

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  6. One dead, another injured in Ray County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | NBC Action News

    A 27-year-old Excelsior Springs man was killed in a car accident late Thursday night in Ray County, Mo. Officers reported to the two-car accident at around 10:20 p.m. Thursday night on 13 Highway at Chapel Drive.

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  7. 1 person killed in Ray County crashRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | KCTV5

    Officers say 27-year-old Morgan Garnett of Excelsior Springs was driving northbound on 13, when 64-year-old Delores Ellis turned in front of him.

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  8. 1923 demo derby 'Auto Polo' ended in mock fisticuffsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Richmond Daily News

    On Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m., this year's derby will take place at Ray County Fairgrounds, so I thought this would be a good time to share this story again as well as some new details. I spent many hours trying to find out when the first derby was held in Richmond.

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  9. Additional charges filed in area burglariesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Richmond Daily News

    An ongoing investigation by Ray County Sheriff's Department has netted additional charges against Corinne Welch, a 30-year-old Richmond woman who is suspected in a string of thefts and home burglaries in rural Richmond and Orrick, including her mother and grandfather's home. In three separate new cases, Welch is charged with three C-felony counts of stealing, second-degree burglary, C-felony drug possession and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

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  10. Orrick's ties with tatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    ... cropland. What other conclusion can they draw? Some Orrick Potato District history is recorded in the 1973 Ray County History book, and in local historian Bill Paulson description of the impact the potato growers had, not just on Orrick, but on ...

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  11. A pre-prom show on alcohol's deadly impactRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    ... Fire Department, described what was taking place as members of the Richmond Police Department, Richmond Fire, Ray County Ambulance, Missouri Highway Patrol and Ray County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene. Police gave Philip Kincaid, who ...

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  12. 4th-grade Safety Day makes learning funRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    Marty Pope, a salesman for Richmond's John Deere dealership, liked what he saw when he asked Jannelle Schneider's fourth-graders a question. Pope, along with Ag-Power General Manager Brett Smoot, were among 12 presenters April 17 at Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at Ray County Fairgrounds.

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  13. State lawmakers debate 2-cent increase in fuel taxRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    Representatives of the Highway 13 Coalition, a five-county consortium that includes Ray County, are making a push to area state senators and representatives to support Senate Bill 540, a 6-cent increase in the Missouri fuel tax over a three-year span. If approved, the bill would raise Missouri's fuel tax from 17 to 23 cents per gallon in 2-cent increments annually, then indexed to the Consumer Price Index.

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  14. It's five years since the Postcards column made its debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    ... out of stories anytime soon. It's safe to say, I'm never bored "on the hill." For those that haven't visited the Ray County Museum, please let me explain. I'm one of those people that have a "nickname" for everything and everyone in my life. The Ray ...

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  15. Calendar of Events, April 13-25Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    Beginning at 5:30 p.m. with weigh-in, Weight Watchers will meet at the Ray County Health Department, 820 E. Lexington St., Richmond. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., T.O.P.S. meets at the United Christian Presbyterian Church, 501 N. Spartan Dr. in Richmond.

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  16. Donkeys call the shots at all-school hoops tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    Make no mistake, donkeys called all the shots at Tuesday's donkey ball basketball tournament among Ray County's four schools at Richmond High School. Pictured are Orrick school board member Art Endsley attempting to coax his donkey to move, while teammate Aerin O'Dell, Orrick superintendent, rebounds the ball.

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  17. Pearl 'Granny Pearl' RiddleRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    ... for the city of Richmond for more than 15 years. She was a member of Richmond Church of God. She was a lifelong Ray County resident. Pearl will be greatly missed and she was loved by all that knew her. Graveside services were 1 p.m. Saturday, April ...

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  18. Five months after the Albany reenactment, hear the detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    On Thursday, April 9, Ray County Historical Society hosts a carry-in dinner at the Eagleton Center. Dinner will start at 6 p.m. and everyone is invited to bring a side dish or dessert and come join us.

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  19. Delaware sex-offender arrested here for statutory rapeRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    A Delaware convicted sex offender has been charged with two counts of statutory rape of a Richmond-area teenage girl who he met on Facebook by Ray County Prosecutor Camille Johnston March 31. Aaron Fletcher, 37, of Seaford, Del., is in custody at Ray County Jail on a $50,000 cash-only bond. He is charged with two counts of second-degree statutory rape, a C felony.

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  20. Marilyn M. BellisRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    ... 29, 1933, in Orrick, to Ronald E. Broadhurst and Gertie Sheetz (Lee) Broadhurst. She was a lifelong resident of Ray County, having lived most of her life in the Orrick community. She attended school in Orrick and graduated from Orrick High School. ...

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