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Hee Haw: Ray County-style coming to Farris

Yep, that’s right. Grab yer Sunday-go-to-meetin’ overalls – the ones with the fewest holes – and cram yer hat on yer head and git over to the Farris at 7:30…

Council kicks off attorney interviews

The Richmond City Council began sizing up its city attorney options Tuesday evening. Council members, alongside Mayor Lance Green and City Administrator Rick Childers, interviewed general practice candidates Chris Williams…

City apologizes for disinterring man buried at Memory Gardens

Gray clouds hovered over the early evening sky as a small group assembled near a hillside grave in Richmond Memory Gardens. Rual J. Gooch, who died July 1970, was reburied…

Veterans’ Appreciation Picnic – near perfect

Nothing but blue skies, a nice breeze and good entertainment – in short; nothing but the best for the veterans attending the Third Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Picnic Saturday, Sept.…

Skeeterfest, Fish Fry & Fun

Kenna Strider, right, tries her skill at driving a Gator blindfolded with the driving advice from Katie Strider, as they navigate an obstacle course in the humorous annual contest, Backseat…

Water funds not created equal

This is the final installment of a five-part series examining Richmond’s infrastructure on water. Looking outward might reveal water rate-checking secrets to Richmond’s city leaders. Then again, it might not.…

Orrick citizens spur animal control talks

Two Orrick citizens’ animal complaints may result in a new citizen committee. Rebecca Walcott and Kim McGinnis expressed concern Thursday evening that the city hasn’t been able to rein in…

Area students encouraged to recognize their teachers

Students have the opportunity to nominate a teacher for VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year honors as recognized through the Veterans of Foreign Wars for their outstanding commitment…

Early morning fire destroys Camden home

The home of Patrick Heil was severely damaged by fire early Thursday morning. Richmond Fire Captain Brad Branson said the Camden home was “fully involved” in flames when the Richmond…

911 options narrow in County Commission caucus

A 911-consolidation caucus between the Ray County Commission and Richmond city officials brought both parties back to their original option. City Administrator Rick Childers and Richmond City Council members discussed…