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Henrietta approves contract to purchase water from Richmond

The Henrietta Board of Alderman took the first step in completely rehabilitating the city’s water system. The city approved a contract for more than $33,000 to have the water tower…

RHS Academic team places for first time in district competition

Saturday’s second place finish by the Richmond High School Academic Team in Class 3 District 15 competition was actually a first for Richmond High School. It was the first time…

Coffee offers hope

World-renown coffee taster Tracy Allen taught her trade secrets to guests at a special event held April 5 at Enigma Rarities, a coffee shoppe in historic Lexington. The event, called…

Council initiates a 30-day hiring freeze

The Richmond City Council enacted temporary freeze on hiring at a special meeting that was called Friday night. Councilmen Roger Kepple, Jim Dunwoodie and Terrie Stanley called the meeting after…

Former councilmen lash out at new council

Less than a week into a new term of Richmond City Council, some are ducking for cover from the former councilmen they just replaced. A special meeting was called Friday…

Large crowd packs Richmond’s square to help end poverty

A crowd of about 200 people crowded the Richmond square Thursday night in hopes of raising awareness and to raise funds to end poverty. The event was put together by…

Local lawmakers want movement on jobs bill

Local lawmakers would like to see the Senate take action on Gov. Jay Nixon’s jobs bill, but some just are not listening. The bill passed the House last month with…

Biden makes swing through Missouri

KNOB NOSTER -The Vice President of the United States Joe Biden made a trip to Missouri Thursday to speak directly to American Armed Forces and thank them for their service.…

School board discusses budget situation

The district budget took the floor for an hour in a special work session held prior to the regular school board meeting Tuesday night, April 14. Board members met with…

House considers eliminating income, corporate tax

Eliminating the state’s income tax won a first round approval on Tuesday on a voice vote from the house. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, took the floor on…