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A family feud

For a decade I haven’t paid much attention to a high school football game. I was interested back in 2001 when Burroughs, my high school alma mater, won state. That…

Richmond mayor to run for new term

General Election candidate filings open Tuesday in Ray County and several Richmond candidates plan to throw their hats in the ring for new terms. Before last April, current Mayor Mike…

Curbside service for those in need

At 1:30, a radio announcer said it was 32 degrees in Richmond. Without the wind, it might’ve felt as balmy as the Gulf Coast for the 20 of so volunteers…

A SURVIVORS’S TALE

Many people have uttered the phrase “I feel like I’ve been hit by a train” when talking about how long the workday was or how rough life is. But Norborne…

After 20 years, Santa back on the square

The Downtown Development Committee would consider a Richmond Christmas tradition’s return an early gift worth celebrating. It’s been 20 years since Santa’s House last appeared for the jolly guy to…

Holiday spirit shines at annual Santa event

Hundreds of people took advantage of the “Breakfast with Santa” event Dec. 4 at the Richmond Middle School. Sponsored by the RHS Class of 2013 Booster Club and the Richmond…

Is pressure partly to blame?

Richmond City Administrator Ron Browhammer is hopeful that a brief study can address at least one reason city water mains keep bursting. Following a recent eight-inch main break that closed…

City begins search for new finance director

Richmond offi cials and the city council will begin interviewing candidates to succeed departed Finance Director Melanie Allwood Dec. 14. Allwood’s last day as Finance Director was Dec. 3, although…

‘Celebration of Champions:’ Food, rebroadcast of Spartan championship game Sunda

The public is invited to a Celebration of Champions at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12 in the Richmond High School commons. The Spartan Touchdown Club is sponsoring the event to…

Water main break closes high school

Richmond’s city administrator hopes some study can help solve water main breaks like one that closed a Richmond school Tuesday. The eight-inch South Street main that burst some time before…