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  1. Tyree Keith "T.K." LeakeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Richmond Daily News

    T.K. was born July 12, 1925 to Tyree Harris Leake and Rena Lois Titus. He lived in Orrick through high school, then joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 at age 17 with his parents permission.

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  2. OHS golfers get three-peatRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Richmond Daily News

    The Orrick Bearcats picked up their third consecutive I-70 Conference golf title at the Shirkey Golf Course Wednesday. The Bearcats shot 441, which was eight shots ahead of runner-up Concordia.

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  3. With Richmond's help, it's 'play ball,' but park rebuild still a hurdleRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Richmond Daily News

    Mel Blyth will always remember May 10, 2014, and what it meant for her family and Orrick Little League baseball. Blyth had been in the city with her daughter earlier in the day, buying baseballs, bats and some other items for the new season.

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

    Thursday Apr 9 | 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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  5. Orrick saw biggest tornado in KC area in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | NBC Action News

    Orrick, Mo., a small farming community about a 45 minute drive east northeast of Kansas City, was the target for the biggest tornado in our local area last year. It may have been only an EF-2 tornado, which has wind speeds of over 120 mph, but it was still rather impacting.

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  6. Repairs under way to Orrick roads, alleysRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Richmond Daily News

    Thad Aber, operator of a huge road-repair machine that strips old asphalt before a new surface can be applied, put the size of Orrick's potholes into perspective. "There are some of them big enough to eat this machine," said Aber, who works for Tandem Paving, the Blue Springs company hired to patch and repair Orrick's paved roads and alleys.

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

    Thursday Apr 2 | Richmond Daily News

    ... of two Missouri state park panels. On that Saturday, we dedicated one at the actual Battle of Albany site near Orrick. This was the most amazing event of the whole weekend, but it was limited to a small group due to the location's size. Anderson and ...

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  8. Kugler, Fulte combine for seven wins at RHS meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Richmond Daily News

    ... The Bulldogs edged the home squad 159-125 to win the 11-team meet, while Santa Fe placed third with 108 points. Orrick was ninth with 15. The Richmond Lady Spartans had an easier time in winning their second meet in as many outings this spring. ...

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  9. Hee-Haw, Donkey BallRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Richmond Daily News

    ... basketball games - "semi-finals" versus against eastern Ray, Richmond and Hardin-Central, and against Lawson and Orrick, the west side of the county. The winner of those games will compete in a championship round for county bragging rights. Winning ...

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  10. 'Like, kind and quality' and up to codeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Richmond Daily News

    "Like, kind and quality" is how insurance companies like to describe what damages should be paid to make a claiming party whole again. That was the case for the Missouri United School Insurance Council when it initially approved Orrick's claim for damages sustained in the May 2014 tornado.

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  11. Indoor playground inspires creativityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Richmond Daily News

    Imagination Playground's jigsaw-puzzle-like pieces, made of a non-toxic foam, were designed to stimulate creative play for kids who may not get outside enough. Orrick fifth-grader Jade Lynn, center, carefully assembled curves and an elevation that could be used as a chute for balls to roll through.

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  12. Former City Clerk charged with stealingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Richmond Daily News

    A former Orrick city clerk was charged in circuit court this month with one count of C Felony stealing after allegedly taking more than $2,500 in water department and court funds. Tricia Wartenbee, who turns 38 in April, faces a maximum sentence of up to seven years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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  13. Marilyn M. BellisRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Richmond Daily News

    Marilyn M. Bellis, 81, of Orrick, passed away at 3:36 a.m., Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Marilyn was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Orrick, to Ronald E. Broadhurst and Gertie Sheetz Broadhurst.

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  14. James Arthur Green, Jr.Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Richmond Daily News

    James Arthur Green, Jr., 75, of Camden, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born Aug. 17, 1939, in Vibbard, to James A. and Patsy Green, Sr. He married Barbara Lee of Orrick, July 5, 1958; she survives of the home.

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  15. Fulte, Gorham, Kugler earn indoor victoriesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Richmond Daily News

    Weather was not going to affect the opening of the 2015 track season for the Orrick Bearcats or Hardin-Central Bulldogs Tuesday afternoon. Those two area schools were among the 54 schools participating in the UCM Mule Indoor meet held in the Multipurpose Building in Warrensburg.

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  16. Tornado-scarred Orrick prepares for storm seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KMBC-TV

    A tornado that hit the Ray County community last May -- and another one nearly 50 years ago -- is never far from residents' minds. The tornado, which struck on a weekend, caused damage across the community and extensively damaged Orrick's school building.

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  17. Tornado-scarred Orrick prepares for storm seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KMBC-TV

    FIVE PATIENTS AND ONE VISITOR WERE AMONG THE 160 PEOPLE KILLED WHEN THE TORNADO STRUCK JOPLIN. THE FIRST THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER THIS SPRING WILL GET PLENTY OF NOTICE IN THE RAY COUNTY TOWN OF ORRICK.

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  18. Clearing makes way for high-volt linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Richmond Daily News

    ... Missouri, LLC provided a tour to The Richmond News Thursday to show the stakes and clearings that extend from the Orrick river bottoms to Franklin Road, west of Richmond. The clearing of trees and brush makes way for a 345,000-volt transmission ...

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  19. Water leaks cost Orrick $54,000 annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Richmond Daily News

    When it comes to water leaks, Orrick Public Works Director Dale Bosley is like the Dutch boy using fingers to plug holes in an outmanned dike. In his report to city alderman this month, Bosley said the warmer weather had given him and assistant Ron Cole opportunities to locate and repair leaks.

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  20. Ray Countian among Cuba delegationRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    Ray County agri-businessman Gary Vandiver was among 34 Missourians who visited Cuba this month to explore trade opportunities between the countries. Vandiver, owner of Orrick Farm Service, was invited by the state because of his experience as a grain exporter to countries that currently include Indonesia, Taiwan and South Korea.

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