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Public works repairs water leak on Garner

Public works repairs water leak on Garner

  It’s been years since residents in the Wilson Boulevard/ Garner, McKinley and Darneal street area and the city began discussing the need for drainage improvements. About 10 days ago,…

Ray Co. fares poorly in latest state audit

By David Knopf/News Editor Citing unsatisfactory financial oversight and record-keeping, the Missouri State Auditor gave Ray County a “Poor” rating – the lowest of four grades – in audit findings…

Growing concern over childhood hunger

Growing concern over childhood hunger

By Mark Johnson/For The Richmond News One out of every four children is facing hunger, hunger serious enough to raise serious concerns. Is it a situation in a third world…

As water recedes, farmers’ focus shifts

As water recedes, farmers’ focus shifts

By David Knopf/News Editor The hours aren’t as long now for farm hand Robert Hanenkratt. An employee of Orrick farmer David Nail, Hanenkratt spent 90 or so minutes Friday watching…

Vets Appreciation Picnic also a reunion

Vets Appreciation Picnic also a reunion

By David Knopf/News Editor Aside from his U.S. Army ball cap, Richmond High School graduate Jerry Harrison was out of uniform on Saturday. But Harrison, a retired Major General who…

2 Rayville trustees walk out after heated words

By JoEllen Black/Richmond News Rayville’s controversial livestock ordinance, a proposed law to establish license requirements and fees for barnyard animals housed in the city limits, was tabled until next month’s…

Onus of water leaks on residents

By David Knopf/News Editor About 100 times a month, Richmond City Collector Marilyn O’Dell gets calls from customers who think their water bills are too high. Most of the time…

Events highlight Lexington’s Civil War legacy

Battle of Lexington Complete details on the schedule of events, including movie schedule, parking and transportation, maps and more are available at www.VisitLexingtonMo.com or by calling 866-837-4711. By David Knopf/News…

City to meet Wilson Blvd. residents on drainage

By David Knopf/News Editor Richmond’s public works director and city administrator will meet Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. with Wilson Boulevard-area residents to discuss a long-awaited drainage project. The city council…

RFD takes part in fire exercise

RFD takes part in fire exercise