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Some council want paper trail on all water bill adjustments

Some Richmond officials would like the City Council to have more input into water- and sewer-bill adjustments. Councilwoman Terrie Stanley and Mayor Mike Wright both support a monthly bill-adjustment report.…

Orrick board OKs placing tax on ballot

The Orrick Board of Aldermen Thursday evening unanimously supported an ordinance proposing a 2011 tax-year increase. All four board members supported sending the measure to the citizens for a vote.…

For unlucky Richmond youth, beginning of high school postponed by serious injuri

Brian Camp was just a little apprehensive about starting school in less than two weeks. The 14-year-old Richmond freshman was about to make the big move to high school and…

Butler hospitalized after ‘heated’ closed session

Tense moments bookended Thursday’s Orrick Board of Aldermen meeting. After attending what City Clerk Tricia Wartenbee and former Orrick Police Chief Troy Sims described as a “heated” closed session, Orrick…

In God’s country: Area camp provides inspiration

It seems that when the last bell of the school year rings, it is followed by complaints about having nothing to do. While some youth are perfectly content spending days…

Spring 2011 trial set for Thomas murder case

Alleged murder accomplice Erik R. Zimmerman will face a March 28, 2011 trial date in Ray County. Zimmerman, of Excelsior Springs, faces one felony count each of first-degree murder, armed…

Kercheval case moves to Carroll

An accused Richmond sex offender will have his case heard in a new venue. Darryl Glenn Kercheval requested, and on Wednesday was granted, a change of venue from Ray County…

Tax collector and librarian? Norborne makes it work

Like everyone else in Norborne city government, Pam Colborn wears several hats. On a scorching day earlier this week, it was the collector’s she sported, taking a resident’s payment and…

Challenger Danielle Rogers edges Bryan McMahon by 22 votes

It came down to Stet. In a dramatic ending to Tuesday’s most closely contested county race, Stet – the last precinct to be counted – made challenger Danielle Rogers county…

Party-goers enjoy taste of nostalgia, county’s past

Asked what was hotter on Election Day, Benjamin Franklin Phillips said it was the temperature, not the politics. “I’d say the heat,” said Phillips, a Camden resident who goes by…