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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…

Richmond school board maintains tax levy

By Jason Beets/Staff Writer Property owners in Richmond won’t see a change in the taxes they pay to support their local schools. Richmond school board members approved a tax levy…

Neighbors voice concerns about drainage near pharmacy

By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Staff The newly built Red Cross Pharmacy is frustrating its neighbors, some of whom aired their concerns to the Richmond City Council at a recent meeting.…

Area man receives 7 years in prison

Convictions include drug, sex and violent crimes By Jason Beets/Staff Writer A former Richmond resident has pleaded guilty in three separate criminal cases that spanned 18-month period for operating a…

End of an Era

Pointer’s Jewelers, a fixture of Richmond square, to close By Sara Seidel/Richmond News Editor 1858-2016. It’s been a long run for Richmond’s jewelry store, but Pointer’s Jewelers is closing Sept.…