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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…

Salmon appointed Richmond municipal judge

There’s a new judge in Richmond. With unanimous Richmond City Council backing, Steven B. Salmon will be Richmond’s second municipal judge in the city’s history. He replaces Thomas C. Fincham,…

Recount: Rogers wins race by 29 votes

For Danielle Rogers, her wait ended around 3 p.m. yesterday. That’s when it became final and official: Rogers is the Democratic winner of the Aug. 3 county prosecutor’s race. “I’m…

Senior center may face funding cuts

In lean economic times, Richmond Mayor Mike Wright had to tell Ray County Senior Center Director Julie Anderson there just isn’t more money to give them. Following a presentation of…

Kiwanis, UNICEF join together to eradicate tetanus

In America, tetanus vaccinations are a routine part of infants’ preventive health care. In receiving a combined vaccine that also protects against diphtheria and pertussis, children are inoculated for tetanus…

First Mohler trial postponed to 2011

Darrel W. Mohler’s day in court will no longer come in 2010, but 2011 instead. Mohler, of Silver Springs, Fla., received a continuance Tuesday from Clay County Judge Larry D.…