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Spiers may step down from council seat in coming weeks

Keeping a full eight seats filled has been a challenge for the Richmond City Council the past several months and is again an issue. First Ward Councilman Scott Spiers has…

Council debates private sewer issue

City staff has answered some of the many questions surrounding a private sewer line underneath Franklin Street, but many still remain. City Administrator Rick Childers told the Richmond City Council…

Missouri healthcare debate is heating up

JEFFERSON CITY – Last week the Missouri House put their foot down on some federal stimulus money for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Gov. Jay Nixon’s supplemental budget proposal…

Mallet Madness teaches kids music at a young age

“One, two, three, four. Mallets down on the floor. Five, six, seven, eight. Hurry, don’t be late,” the kindergarten class at Dear Elementary chants as they move one instrument to…

Rising flood waters cause havoc throughout Ray County

At least one county resident experienced the consequences of trying to drive through water. Yesterday, a county woman had to call 911 for help when she drove into standing water…

Bond issue seems likely for city’s South Plant

In order to get a major expansion to Richmond’s South Waste Water Plant, it is going to have to get the approval of the people. During a presentation from Professional…

Missouri Right to Life President to visit Henrietta

The Department of Health reported over 7,300 abortions in Missouri in 2007. Over 11,500 Missouri residents had abortions that year, some in another state. Since Roe vs. Wade passed in…

Nine to compete for Miss Ray County

Nine young ladies have submitted their applications to become the next Miss Ray County, according to pageant executive director Tara Gottschalk. The candidates will compete for the title, crown and…

Two hurt in accident on Monday

Two Richmond women suffered injuries on Tuesday evening when their car collided with another vehicle on Highway 210 at Route O. Shelia Littrell, 53, and Tracy Nichols, 34, were both…

Richmond man charged with attempted rape

Richmond Police were called to a disturbance Monday night that ended with a Richmond man being charged with attempted forcible rape. James Earl Thornton is also being charged with two…