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Polo man charged with producing child porn

A Polo man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for using a child to produce child pornography and for receiving and possessing child pornography. Terry R. Ingerson, 44,…

A Day for Remembrance

Veteran Jimmy Norris, right, bows his head in prayer during the Memorial Day service at Richmond Memory Gardens Monday. Norris is flanked by American Legion and VFW Color Guard's Jim…

Shot in the foot

The job of being a politician is not easy. Many people aspire to elected office for many reasons. I assume some of them do so in a desire to give…

City and county discuss consolidation for 911

Consolidation for the Richmond and County 911 dispatch centers may not be that far away. The entire City Council, except for Jason Berning, attending the Ray County 911 Board meeting…

Boil order still in effect for Ward One

A boil order is still in effect for some residents of Ward One. The boil order advisory was issued because of a water line break earlier this week. Those who…

Council says no to bond issue in August

The former City Council took a gamble in March betting that voters would approve a bond issue for upgrades to the South Wastewater Plant. What they didn’t bet on was…

Wastewater plant construction estimates skyrocket

An already daunting task of asking taxpayers to fund another bond to pay for improvements to the city’s sewer system became even more staggering on Wednesday. City officials learned yesterday…

Argument at filling station turns violent

An argument between two men at the local Cenex filling station on Wednesday turned into a bloody fight with one man being arrested. A 45-year-old Richmond man was arrested and…

Firemen vote to join union

There were no surprises on Tuesday as Richmond firefighters voted unanimously to join the International Association of Firefighters Local 3133 out of Blue Springs, according to Fire Chief Lonnie Quick.…

Local events planned for Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, is Memorial Day and an opportunity for Americans to honor those men and women who have died in the service of this country. Also known as Decoration…