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Parent wants district to modify procedure when students fi ght

The mother of a Richmond Middle School student has raised concerns about the district’s procedure of having police handcuff students caught fi ghting and then transporting them to the police…

SHY WITH EVERYTHING BUT SPEED

Kaylee Duncan looks like most 10-year- old girls at first glance. She has pretty light brown hair, a face dotted with freckles and a shy smile. But she isn’t like…

Option for leniency in drunk-driving death

A Richmond woman who plead guilty in December 2010 to involuntary manslaughter in a fatality accident was sentenced Friday to 10 years. However, Circuit Judge David Miller said the sentence…

BYRON’S HOMECOMING BENEFITS FARRIS

Photo PHOTO: Byron Jones, founder of the Northtown Opry and a performer two decades ago at opry shows at Richmond’s Farris Theatre, returned to his old stomping ground Sunday. Jones,…

Weather, economy dampen open house

Cold weather and a rough economy certainly didn’t help business during the 2011 Richmond Spring Open House, but the six businesses involved did their best to overcome these challenges. Linda…

Shedding light on county’s history

New high-efficiency light fixtures in the Ray County Historical Museum basement not only save energy, they shed more light on what’s displayed. “It is so much brighter down there,” said…

FOR VICTIMS’ RIGHTS: A SYMBOL OF ‘WALKING IN THEIR SHOES’

Photo PHOTO: Richmond observed National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Wednesday with a special program at the Ray County Courthouse. Over 1,000 pairs of shoes were displayed on the east lawn.…

Southwick removed from school

Richmond High School Principal Karen Southwick was re-assigned to the R-XVI district office for administrative duties beginning Monday, according to Richmond Superintendent Dr. Damon Kizzire. Kizzire said the school board…

City, pastor agree on traffi c plan for food distributions

Nelson Holmes, the pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Richmond, says he plans to use walkie-talkies to further control traffic that lines up for the church’s popular monthly food distribution.…

Principal, board debate non-renewal

The outcome of Richmond High School Principal Karen Southwick’s job status will not be known until late Monday. On the advice of the district’s attorneys, the board voted to go…