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In-fighting, money woes driving Rayville petition

Located seven miles northwest of Richmond, Rayville has been known as Haller, Hallard and now Rayville, its name since the early 1900s. But if resident Leo Smith has his way,…

Round 2: Impeached Keen seeks comeback

Chris Keen wants his seat back. Keen, a former Richmond City Council member impeached by a 5-2 vote in 2008, officially filed Thursday to run for the Ward I seat…

Former councilman says he confronting his past

A 2008 Richmond City Council already ousted Chris Keen once, on charges he missed excessive meetings. On Thursday, Keen officially became a candidate for the Ward I seat. Fittingly, the…

City Court officers clarify audit findings

Richmond’s two highest municipal court officers gave the Richmond City Council the blow-by-blow audit explanation it wanted Tuesday evening. Judge Thomas Fincham and court clerk Susan Brunworth received details from…

City will seek new bids for pool repairs

Richmond officials will take their time finding a few good men who can help end some long-standing city pool issues. The Richmond City Council declined accepting either a $13,500 bid…

Plans to annex Darneal Court has long history

Additional information has Richmond City Administrator Rick Childers reconsidering his take on Darneal Court’s pedestrian safety issue. At the Dec. 1 Richmond Public Safety Committee session, Darneal Court resident Paul…

Special ed program receives high marks

It isn’t statistics but the welfare of children that is the focus of Richmond’s special education teachers, Director Julie Harris says. But the program’s statistics aren’t shabby either. In an…

Council approves $25,000 to REDI group

The Richmond City Council made its Richmond Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) partnership more than symbolic Tuesday evening. Following some final discussion during a pre-council Ordinance Committee session, the council approved…

Orrick mayor refutes Sims allegation

Orrick Mayor Marilyn Butler denied Tuesday she is being investigated for perjury. Recently resigned Orrick Police Chief Troy Sims said Friday afternoon he and Orrick city officials reached a settlement…

Council votes to join County 911, overrules mayor

“This isn’t over.” That’s what Richmond Public Safety Committee chairman Bob Bond said, the Wednesday after Mayor Lance Green declared he would veto a 5-3 vote for consolidating both Richmond’s…