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Pep rally Thursday for Spartans

The public is invited to a community pep rally for Richmond Spartans at 7 p.m. Thursday on the north side of Ray County Courthouse. However, a lot of the fun…

City OKs Henrietta sewer contract

In the midst of Henrietta’s public works infrastructure woes, Richmond will continue helping to make their wastewater improvements possible. The Richmond City Council last week approved a third contract between…

Veterans’ impact recognized by city

City Administrator Ron Brohammer read a proclamation from Mayor Mike Wright declaring Nov. 8-12 Military Appreciation Recognition Days in Richmond. Tied to Veterans Day, the proclamation was issued “As an…

A slice of (pizza) heaven opens soon on the square

Tom Williams can only laugh when he thinks about how much Hometown Pizza’s new home would’ve cost if he hadn’t done most of the work himself. Williams, the city councilman…

On to the Semifinals!

Richmond’s offense and defense were hitting on all cylinders – putting away O’Hara of Kansas City, Mo. to a full house at Tom Adams Fields in Richmond Saturday. The Spartans…

Jail escapee pleas to 5 felonies

A Ray County Detention Center escapee who assaulted a Henrietta-area woman will spend a maximum 25 to 30 years behind bars. Gary O. Miller, of Rogers, Ark., plead guilty Wednesday…

Mayor breaks tie on hotly debated REDI funds

Richmond Mayor Mike Wright cast a rare deciding vote to break a contentious 4-4 city council deadlock and approve a $10,000 city contribution to an area economic development organization. City…

District hears ways to reshuffle

Richmond School Board heard from the third of three investment-banking firms Tuesday with proposals on how it might restructure district debt. Greg Bricker, of George K. Baum & Co., outlined…

Rogers falls to Powell in county clerk race

Fifth-term Democrat Lynn Rogers lost to Republican Glenda Powell by a mere 73 votes in Tuesday’s election for Ray County Clerk. Powell’s home precinct of Wood Heights propelled her win…

Council approves lofts on square

A long sought-after downtown Richmond addition got another green light Tuesday evening. With the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission having already backed the move, the Richmond City Council unanimously amended…