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County mum on property tax for administration

Funding is getting much tighter around the Ray County Courthouse, but when tax increases are mentioned a favorable response is not present. County Commissioners still have not approved a final…

Miss Ray County to be crowned Saturday

Nine young ladies from Ray County have been polishing their talent presentations, practicing for interview questions and putting on their glitz for the Miss Ray County Scholarship Pageant to be…

Recovery Act may provide funding for officers

Last summer on a Saturday night when the Richmond Apple Market was robbed, only one Richmond Police officer responded to the scene. Other officers were not busy. Other crimes were…

Hardin to explore all options before moving forward with water connection

Discussions about paying off the city’s water plant and tower continued on Monday night, but no action was taken. The city is at the point now where an engineering study…

Richmond BOE announces 2009 summer school schedule

The Richmond Board of Education has approved the Summer School schedule for 2009. For kindergarten through sixth grade, classes will run June 8-19 from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at…

Flags fly again outside the Ray County Museum thanks to some donations from the

Last month volunteers at the Ray County Museum noticed an unwanted surprise when they arrived at the Ray County Museum. Someone stole the American, state and POW/MIA flags that fly…

The sounds of music at the Farris

Richmond Middle School student Aaron Shank played a piano solo as part of the middle school portion of the vocal concert Monday night at the Farris Theatre. (Photo by Brenda…

Ray County Coalition to hosts fundraiser

The Ray County Coalition continues its efforts to educate communities, parents and students about the devastating effects of underage drinking. This Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m., a special fundraising “Gala”…

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…