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Lawsuit dismissed, McWilliams to resign

Richmond Police Chief Terri McWilliams’ discrimination lawsuit against the the city of Richmond has been dismissed, and today begins a 28-day countdown to her resignation. An agreement reached Thursday evening…

Defying the odds

At first glance, Tim Brown is the everyday man. This 35-year-old son of a military man has spent nearly all his years living in Henrietta, going to school in Richmond…

Trial begins Tuesday in Nail case

Julie A. Nail will have her day in court Sept. 7 in Carroll County on multiple felony forgery, fraud and theft charges. Nail, formerly of Hardin and now of Lexington,…

Involuntary manslaughter trial reset for Stockton

The start date of an upcoming manslaughter trial has been bumped back two months. Christopher W. Stockton of Richmond previously had a two-day, first-degree involuntary manslaughter trial set to begin…

R-XVI District settles lawsuit with former employee

Lisa McCrary, the former Richmond Public Schools payroll-benefits manager, has received $80,000 as part of an agreement with the district and its insurance company. A portion of that will go…

Camden Street gets a facelift

Camden Street has received some needed TLC, but city officials say some other street-project futures remain up in the air. Over the past week, Camden Street has been milled and…

Miller case continued to Sept. 7

With five additional felony charges filed last Friday, it will be another week before Gary O. Miller’s third Ray County court appearance. Judge Jim Thompson granted Miller a Sept. 7…

Two Richmond students tops in area summer-reading contest

Ethan Berning, a Richmond first-grader, knew exactly what to do with the $15 store credit he won in a reading contest sponsored by Lexington’s River Reader book store. Spend $10…

Cell phone, quick response saved woman attacked by jail escapee

It was around 9:30 on Aug.19, and Peggy Hockemeier was home alone. Her husband and daughter were gone, and she was on the phone with Barb Scowley, a friend, who’d…

Escapee Miller faces 5 additional felonies

A Ray County Detention Center escapee now faces an additional five felony counts. Gary O. Miller, of Rogers, Ark., already faced a felony escape or attempted escape charge stemming from…