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City seeks help with compost site

In an effort to become more efficient, the city of Richmond is looking for a way to better manage the city’s compost site. The compost site is only open by…

Richmond Police may adopt historic cemetery

The Martin Family Cemetery, mostly forgotten at the end of West Lexington Street, may have found some new friends. Richmond Police Chief Terri McWilliams announced last week that the Richmond…

Striking a note

Lauren Barger, left, smiles at Casey Salmons after the sixth grade band finished its first number during the Richmond Middle School Band Concert at the Farris Theatre Tuesday night. From…

Plan for Richmond park system begins to take shape

Park board members have begun to establish a foundation for a comprehensive plan to spend tax money that voters approved last year. Members met at the new Richmond Fire Station…

Economic factors making it harder to help residents in Henrietta

The Henrietta Board of Aldermen have found themselves in a tough spot. Continue to help residents who rent and go further into debt, or cut them off. The latest dilemma…

School board approves funding for Dear

After a short discussion, the Richmond Board of Education voted unanimously at the board meeting Tuesday to finance $350,000 to provide up-front funding for the completion of the safe room/multi-purpose…

Bivines aquitted on all charges

CARROLLTON – Lorne Bivines is a free man today thanks to a decision by 12 jurors. Bivines was acquitted on two charges yesterday of burglary and stealing. If convicted Bivines…

Time to schedule Kindergarten screenings

The Richmond School District is now scheduling kindergarten screening appointments for children that plan to attend kindergarten for the 2009-2010 school year. The screenings will be held at the Ray…

City inches closer to deal with collection agency

The city council is moving closer to an agreement with a company to perform collection services for the city. Per the agreement the city would pay Collect-Tek $3,700 to collect…

Stucker updates Orrick school board on legislative issues

The Orrick Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening, Feb. 23, with funding leading the discussions. Superintendent Marcus Stucker had recently attended the MSBA Legislative Forum. The economy…