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Chilly weather? Not a problem for the garage sale veteran

It’s that time of year again … garage sale season. And despite some chilly temperatures and blustery winds Friday, Ray County residents were out in droves for the first day…

Sewer bonds pass in Richmond, Henrietta

Richmond voters gave the nod to improve the city’s infrastructure Tuesday when they passed a $4.7-million sewer bond by 212 votes. The bond will be coupled with a $5.1-million bond…

Lampton defeats Butler for Orrick mayor

Orrick will have a new mayor tonight. Councilwoman Cindy Lampton defeated incumbent Mayor Marilyn Butler with 60 percent of the vote. Other winners in Tuesday’s election were Christie McGlothlin and…

Area farmers begin planting season

Those who’ve lived here a while know those cylindrical objects they’re seeing aren’t midget submarines or spaceships from a lowbudget movie. We’re referring, of course, to the fertilizer tanks farmers…

Orrick High spring musical a sampler of five shows

When it came to picking a musical for their spring show, Orrick Drama Club members and directors Jeff Mace and Jayson Moll had a tough decision to make. Would it…

Storm damage reported in Orrick

Strong winds thrashed roofs and trees in Orrick Sunday night, causing significant tree damage and a lot of missing shingles. Orrick Public Works Director Ed Sherwood said 20 to 30…

‘Eye in sky’ to aid traffi c fl ow

There are some new “eyes in the sky” at the intersection of Spartan Drive and Main Street. New video-detection cameras were installed Tuesday to help with traffic flow in and…

Goal of bond is to treat sewage at a single site

If Richmond voters pass next Tuesday’s $4.75-million bond for waste-treatment improvements, it would give the city funding to consolidate operations at an expanded south plant and close a north plant…

Pastor of food giveaway to meet with city on April 12

Nelson Holmes, pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Richmond, said he’s been invited to an April 12 meeting at city hall to discuss traffic issues resulting from the church’s monthly…

Sewers rank low on public’s ‘need to know’ list

(The Richmond News toured the city’s north and south wastewater plants and spoke with City Administrator Ron Brohammer about city plans to bring its sewage plants into compliance with government…