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Area church volunteers put together nearly 16,000 Bibles for Mexico

Amidst cheers and applause, volunteers completed assembling 15,888 New Testaments Wednesday evening. Most of them will be taken to a village in Mexico this summer as part of a mission…

Rumble and ride at Wristband Night

From left: Ethan Schreier, Sam Stevenson, Austin Pettiecord and Steven Medlock have a blast on the Scrambler, one of the many rides that were packed with eager ride-goers Thursday night…

Council wants lime sludge issue to go out for bid

The city’s lime sludge problem did not go away with a new council and continues to be an issue. The City Council on Tuesday night put the brakes on a…

Carnahan claims thousands to be disenfranchised from voting

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan says a resolution passed by two House committees could disenfranchise up to 230,000 Missouri voters. Carnahan released a statement on Tuesday that outlined a study…

Fire departments team up to teach kids safety

What do reading, basketball and fire safety have in common? The triple combination led to a reward for students at Noah’s Ark Pre-School in Excelsior Springs. Firefighters from Richmond and…

County budget approved with no lay0ffs

Ray County Commissioners can maybe sleep better at night now that the several month process to develop a workable budget is finally over. Last week the Commissioners approved a budget…

State officials confirm swine flu case in Platte Co.

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri has one probable case of swine flu, according to the governor’s office. Gov. Jay Nixon announced Wednesday evening that the state has identified one possible case…

Some councilmen have reservations about bond issue

After meeting with engineers Wednesday night, some Richmond City Council members are not sure now is the time to be asking voters for more money. Concerns center around the high…

Endangered Person Advisory

The Barton County Sheriff has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 1100 Pine, Golden City, Mo. at 7:25 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2009.…

A bid farewell

Fellow Richmond firefighters and community members gathered at the Richmond Fire House on Tuesday morning, to recognize firefighter Jerrett Love for 13 years of service. Fire Chief Lonnie Quick presented…