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Inaugural class of Wall of Honor inducted Friday

The Richmond Education Foundation has chosen four Richmond-area individuals to be part of its inaugural Wall of Honor. These individuals are recognized as upholding the values, traditions and successes of…

E. Main and Institute signal could be changed

The traffic flow near Dear Elementary School may soon change if Richmond City Council supports a proposal to replace the current traffic lights with four-way stop signs. The council is…

Roof work under way as part of Shirkey renovation

The Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s $2.5-million retrofitting and renovation have hit the ground running. Administrator Chris Brown said he’s hopeful that if hurdles such as unpredictable fall weather and…

Monsanto program helping farmers donate to hometowns

A year ago, Stet-area farmer and volunteer firefighter Cody Brock chose to Stet Rural Fire Protection District as the recipient for the $2,500 he won through the America’s Farmers Grow…

Orrick enrollment slightly down from 2009-10 school year

The Orrick RXI Board of Education met in regular session Monday, Sept. 20. Board business included: • Superintendent Marcus Stucker reported that the enrollment for is currently at 400 students, compared…

Work being done to aid storm runoff

City officials say they have their fingers crossed that a pipe-installation project currently shutting down a section of Lexington Street will solve lingering storm-water issues. Lexington has been closed between…

Highway T gets ‘Safe & Sound’ bridge replacement

It’s anticipated that replacing the T Highway Bridge over Rollins Creek near Orrick will be completed around Oct. 24 – 44 days after work on the deteriorated bridge began. Mary…

Council works toward police taser purchase

Increased protection for Richmond police officers could hinge on a dollar issue. The Richmond City Council’s Public Safety and Finance committees will mull whether the city can afford reimbursing 10…

City approves lease for downtown memorial garden

The Richmond City Council held its regular weekly meeting on Tuesday, with Councilmen Jim Dunwoodie and Roger Kepple not attending. Action and announcements Tuesday included: • The council unanimously approved…

Water-sewer transfers last hurdle for audit compliance

“Mission Accomplished” has become a political cliché – even a jinx – for patting one’s self on the back too soon. But in the city of Richmond’s case, the reality…