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Some city salary raises exceed five percent

The city’s budget is the number one priority of the new City Council and salary increases are one of the pillars of concern. Included in Richmond’s fiscal year budget that…

RMS Math Team heads to state competition

Numbers can be fun and are seldom as sweet as when conquering math problems earns points and placings, such as the first place win by the Richmond Middle School Math…

Medical costs main factor in housing prisoners

Some new policy changes may be following the new Richmond City Council as it pertains to public safety. At the council’s first budget meeting Tuesday night, Public Safety Committee Chairman…

Councilman says union letter did not have full support

Local 3313 of the International Association of Firefighters, based in Blue Springs, has set a May 18 union vote by Richmond firefighters. The local claims that the City Council has…

Coin flip decides final seat on Henrietta Board

A flip of a coin determined the final seat up for grabs Saturday morning at the Henrietta Board of Alderman meeting. Candidates Louis Long and Angela Moore tied other with…

Henrietta approves contract to purchase water from Richmond

The Henrietta Board of Alderman took the first step in completely rehabilitating the city’s water system. The city approved a contract for more than $33,000 to have the water tower…

RHS Academic team places for first time in district competition

Saturday’s second place finish by the Richmond High School Academic Team in Class 3 District 15 competition was actually a first for Richmond High School. It was the first time…

Coffee offers hope

World-renown coffee taster Tracy Allen taught her trade secrets to guests at a special event held April 5 at Enigma Rarities, a coffee shoppe in historic Lexington. The event, called…

Former councilmen lash out at new council

Less than a week into a new term of Richmond City Council, some are ducking for cover from the former councilmen they just replaced. A special meeting was called Friday…

Large crowd packs Richmond’s square to help end poverty

A crowd of about 200 people crowded the Richmond square Thursday night in hopes of raising awareness and to raise funds to end poverty. The event was put together by…