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Property owner considers lawsuit against city

Disputed communication between Richmond officials and an Excelsior Springs man who owns several properties in Richmond has the property owner considering legal action. Gordon Wilson, Jr. owns a vacant house…

Fund for young shooting victim created for medical costs

A bank account has been set up to defray medical expenses for the 7-year-old who was accidentally shot on April 9. Blake Brooks suffered a shotgun wound to his left…

City begins discussions on sewer project course

Richmond’s Public Works Committee concluded what City Administrator Rick Childers called the “easy part” of the city’s upcoming sewer and wastewater repairs by discussing just what the city’s $8 million…

Kinnard goes between the ropes to help Emilee

Harley Race, the many-time former National Wrestling Alliance Champion, needs Ray County’s help. Race wants as many Richmond-area wrestling fans as possible to pack the Richmond City Hall Community Center…

Norborne’s Gibson selected as one of state’s top 30 FFA sophomores

Norborne sophomore Samantha Gibson might’ve been describing herself when she listed three characteristics of a good businesswoman. “Motivated, determined, a good work ethic,” Gibson told a panel of three interviewers…

R-XVI considers cost-saving alternative school

Richmond School Board is considering a plan to run its own alternative high school, a move administrators say could save the district around $100,000. Richmond currently buses students to Lexington’s…

Main St. Mall seeking tenants

Rob Swafford would like to see Main Street Mall become a full house. With an interior remodel almost wrapped up, Swafford already has one tenant at the mall, Main Street…

City won’t vacate easement for new Curves site

Richmond City Council has said no to a relocating business that hoped to expand its parking. Agreeing with a Planning and Zoning Committee recommendation, the council unanimously denied a request…

Chief Quick honored for 30 years of service

Thirty years changes many things. That’s about how long Richmond Fire Chief Lonnie Quick, alongside his fellow firefighters, has protected the city. In 1979, Quick put in a year working…

City starts post-bond sewer talks

Richmond leaders put in long hours in support of the city’s $5.1-million wastewater bond. City voters then made a difficult choice April 6 approving the bond proposal, rather than asking…