• Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day
  • Tour the Gaar Mansion Tour the Gaar Mansion on Wayne County Connection, Tuesday at 6:00 p.m., WGTV, Channel 11
  • Wayne County Courthouse Wayne County Courthouse Built in 1893, this is Wayne County's 4th courthouse.



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The Chocolate Garden

Enjoy music by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra and tasty chocolate goodies from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 28th at the Richmond Rose Garden, across the street from 2519 East Main during The Chocolate Garden. Free.

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Library Renovation

Morrisson-Reeves Library is sprucing up! The former Brown Room at the west end of the building is being transformed in to an activity space for teens! Also, the adult collection is being evaluated, so if you can't find something, be sure to ask. You can even suggest books to add to the shelves!

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Summer Reading Programs

It's time to get everyone in the family signed up for the summer reading program at your local library! It's a win-win-win experience. Win as you enjoy your books, win as you enjoy the programs, win as you learn more about your local library! Did we mention it's free?!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Richmond Farmer's Market - Saturday, May 28th

Service with a SmileWhile their new home is being constructed, the Richmond Farmer's Market is being held at 10th and East Main Street in Richmond, across from Civic Theatre from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each Saturday through October. Local vendors will have homemade baked goods, sweets, honey, jewelry, meat, eggs, in-season produce (as it becomes available), and more. The Richmond Farmers Market is growers-only, to ensure your purchase is directly from the producer. Questions? Call 765.983.7425.

Trap Shoot - Sunday, May 29th

Clay PigeonThe UplandSports.Club invites the public to come to the Richmond Conservation Club at 1509 Williams Road, Williamsburg on Sunday, May 29th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for informal practice and competition games. Low cost membership fee. Snacks available. For more information, call 765.546.6047.

Memorial Day - A Time to Honor Our Fallen Veterans

Veteran's Day 2014Originally called Decoration Day after the Civil War as a time when the nation would decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers, Memorial Day is still a time to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country. Many area cemeteries have special ceremonies to mark the day and flags to put place on the graves of Veterans. Watch the Palladium-Item for times and days for area memorial services.


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As of the 2010 U.S. Census, Wayne County had 68,917 citizens.