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Supporters urged Gorham to run again

Beverly Gorham loves public service just enough to come back for more. Current Ward II councilman Roger Kepple unseated Gorham in April 2009. She thought she was done after that.…

Contractor, council debates heat up on building codes

The Richmond Ordinance Committee’s first talks with the city’s building code review committee Tuesday went about the way code discussions typically go. One issue always impacts another; one party’s issue…

Farris and friends remember Don Jackson

It’s unlikely that Richmond native Don Jackson will be forgotten any time soon. All residents have to do is look at the Farris Theatre to remember him. At 7:30 p.m.…

Students see real-life peril of drinking and driving

Richmond High School Principal Karen Southwick and presenter Jeremiah Newson introduced Wednesday’s Save-a-Life Tour stop without sugar coating. “This is a serious assembly about drinking and driving,” Southwick said. “If…

Police Chief sues Richmond City Council

Nearly nine months after voting to fire Richmond Police Chief Terri McWilliams, Richmond City Council is still feeling the fallout. And, it may soon feel it in court. McWilliams filed…

Dover exits Orrick, joins RHS

The Orrick School Board announced Monday night that Principal Brock Dover will resign, effective when his contract ends June 30. Dover is responsible for grades 7 through 12. “I appreciate…

Orrick district makes budget cuts, tables others

The Orrick School Board made progress toward trimming around $150,000 in budget expenditures, but tabled cutting vocational programs and combining eighth-grade classes. Despite cutting approximately $119,500 from its budget Monday…

Teachers weigh in on district’s options

Orrick School District faculty suggested they would prefer raising the cost of insurance benefits and making select program cuts over combining classes and seeing the district impose pay and promotion…

R-XVI Board forms fiscal oversight committee

Richmond School Board voted 7-0 earlier this month to adopt a fiscal responsibility policy, then appointed members to an internal audit committee to implement it. The committee will make recommendations…

Griffin to join Hardin-Central as superintendent

Richmond High School Vice Principal Martin Griffin will be as much at home in Hardin as he is in education. And it’ll be a homecoming of sorts when he starts…