Ray County Newswire

Ray County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ray County, MO.

Results 1 - 20 of 52 in Ray County, MO

  1. Region 'dodged a big bullet'Read the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | Richmond Daily News

    ... nd declared a state of emergency Friday afternoon. While slick roads incapacitated much of Missouri, Richmond and Ray County managed to miss most of the icy weather.

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  2. William Wayne VanbebberRead the original story

    Friday Jan 6 | Richmond Daily News

    ... church. Inurnment is in Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by Ray County veterans. Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left to the family at ...

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  3. Brenda Kay (Layman) CasteelRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 5 | Richmond Daily News

    ... wife, Chelsea, of Lincoln; and two step-grandsons, Caden and Logan Casteel. Brenda worked at Lyon Implement and Ray County Implement in Richmond. Then she worked at Ray Carroll in Norborne for 25 year. The last 10 years there she was crop insurance ...

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  4. Jewell Vanderpool Rogers: The ties that Bind, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Richmond Daily News

    This is the second installment of a two-part series on the life of Jewell Vanderpool Rogers, a woman born in 1902 in Ray County, and her reflections on life, death, war and the coal mines. "Everything changed then," said Jewell.

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  5. Jewell Vanderpool Rogers: The ties that BindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Richmond Daily News

    ... the river. Still, the Mighty MO still wields a great power. For those who were a part of the distant history of Ray County, living alongside the river brought great challenges as well as ties to the rest of the world. For thousands who crossed the ...

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  6. Richmond man sentenced 7 years for forgery, meth distributionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | Richmond Daily News

    ... in prison for each of the four felonies, all to be served concurrently. McGinnis was sentenced to 30 days in the Ray County Jail for the misdemeanor, and received credit for time served. McGinnis will be placed in a long-term treatment program in ...

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  7. Local youth think giving is greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Richmond Daily News

    The Ray County deputies wanted to show the importance of giving through their first Shop with a Sheriff program this Christmas, but it turned out that the local children were already well acquainted with that attitude. Sheriff Garry Bush and his deputies invited seven underprivileged families Tuesday to shop with them at Walmart in Richmond, and provided 19 children with $150 each so they could purchase Christmas gifts for their loved ones.

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  8. Freezing rain cripples regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | Richmond Daily News

    ... Hill issued a Winter Weather Advisory at approximately 3 a.m. Friday morning, as moisture settled over Ray County and much of the state north of Missouri River. The advisory began at 9 a.m. and was supposed to end at 6 p.m., but rapidly plunging ...

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  9. Sentencing for meth-smoking mother continuedRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    ... probation. Lewis appeared with her attorney Willis Tony before Eighth Circuit Judge David Miller on Dec. 9 at the Ray County Courthouse. Tony requested a continuance in order to place Lewis in a transitional living facility in Kansas City. Miller ...

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  10. Square's Crown Jewel ShinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    The saying "Everything old is new again" takes on holiday meaning when it comes to new decorations displayed inside and outside the historic Ray County Courthouse. Decorations festooning the building and its grounds are reminiscent of bygone days, said Ray County Collector of Revenue Julie Chowning, who headed up efforts to recreate the look of times past.

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  11. Judith Kathryn 'Judy' DunwoodieRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    Judith Kathryn "Judy" Dunwoodie, 74, of Independence, formerly of Camden and Richmond, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Monterey Park in Independence. Judy was born Dec. 8, 1941, in Ray County, to Leslie Lyon and Anna Miller Woods.

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  12. 'Mighty Diapers' at discounted costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    ... percent of the 15- to 19-year-old female population and 59 percent of the 20- to 34-year-old female population in Ray County are unwed mothers. "There is no place within our community that provides families with a sustainable method of getting ...

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  13. In a nailbiter, Bush returning as Ray County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    By a narrow gap of 229 votes, Garry Bush, a Democrat, defeated Cole Noble, a Republican, in Tuesday's election for sheriff. Unofficial results from the Ray County general election indicated that 5,510 Ray Countians, or 50.98 percent, voted for Bush, while 5,281 Ray Countians, or 48.86 percent, voted for Noble, with 17 write-ins, or 0.16 percent, for other candidates.

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  14. Re-enactments keep Navy vet on his feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... since 1999, saying it gives him a chance to "re-live" history. A man that was working for him on his farm in Ray County, Missouri, at the time suggested they finish their chores and attend a re-enactment in Plattsburg, one Saturday afternoon. "We ...

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  15. Veterans Day events scheduled for Nov. 11Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    Veterans recognition ceremonies in Ray County are planned for next week, in anticipation of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to thank veterans for their service. Orrick students will perform patriotic songs during a concert Monday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Orrick High School gym, said Orrick Elementary Principal Michelle Becker.

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  16. Two downtown sites to host election watch partiesRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    There's The Donald and Hillary. But many more political offices are at stake Nov. 8, including contested Ray County races for sheriff, eastern and western commissioners, public administrator and coroner.

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  17. Work begins to repair Route TRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    Drivers in Ray County may soon be able to use a stretch of highway that has been closed since June 2015. Brian K. Iles, resident engineer at the Missouri Department of Transportation, said MoDOT recently accepted a repair plan for Ray County Route T between Camden and Fleming that is different from the one originally approved for the project.

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  18. Mary 'Kathleen' GauldenRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    ... "L.J" Sanders. Kathleen graduated from Lawson High School. She was a housekeeper and homemaker. Kathleen lived in Ray County most of her life. Kathleen was known for her big smile and loved to be a socialite. She also enjoyed working at Ray County ...

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  19. Lucille S. SudburyRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    ... p.m. at the funeral home. Burial is in Smithville Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ray County Humane Society, 200 S. College St., Richmond, MO 64085

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  20. 8th Circuit recognized by state for timely child hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    ... Court Presiding Judge David Miller on Monday afternoon. The presentation took place on the third floor of the Ray County Courthouse. This is the sixth time the 8th circuit, which includes Ray and Carroll counties, has received the Permanency Award, ...

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