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Security at courthouse tightened

After threats to an official and employees, additional deputy and new metal detector added By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Visitors to the Ray County Courthouse are being subjected to a more…

Parking limited around square this weekend

Weather permitting, courthouse roof repair to close parking near courthouse By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor The roof of one building and the floor of another got attention at the Richmond…

Difficulties of parenting discussed at coalition event

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer An event organized by the Ray County Coalition gave parents advice about handling difficult situations. Speakers presented workshops on parenting during the “Step Up to the…

Richmond tax levy down slightly for 2016

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor Richmond’s tax levy for calendar year 2016 will be slightly lower than the levy assessed for 2015. After a public hearing Tuesday, councilors adopted an…

To American Royal and beyond

By Liz Johnson/Staff Writer To most of us, the idea getting on a bull and riding it in an arena for a few seconds is a terrifying one. Few of…

Orrick R-XI approves agreement for resource officer

By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer Orrick school board members approved an agreement with the City of Orrick to continue to the school resource officer program for the current school…

Showtime for Spartan home opener

Richmond R-XVI receives clean audit

By Jason Beets/Richmond News Staff Writer Following their annual audit of the Richmond R-XVI School District, auditors gave the district high praise for its accounting procedures. Westbrook & Co. CPA…

Streets get attention in city

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor A week of work can leave a lot of streets paved. As part of this season’s street improvement projects, crews were in Richmond last week,…

Regional tourism, economic development plan denied

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Publisher A first-time effort by four communities in three counties to create a comprehensive tourism plan to connect The Elms Hotel area in Excelsior Springs to…