Rep. Rick Brattin Calls on Governor Nixon to Protect Missouri Citizens by Refusing to Accept Influx of Syrian Refugees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Rick Brattin is calling on Governor Jay Nixon to take action to halt the placement of Syrian refugees within Missouri. Brattin issued a letter to the governor today saying he is dismayed by the lack of action and leadership from the governor to date, and calling on the governor…

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Ray-Pec Volleyball 2015 District Champions

What a week for Raymore-Peculiar volleyball! Early in the week, the Lady Panthers competed in the District Playoffs. They played Lee’s Summit Tigers in the semi-finals round. The Panthers beat the Tigers 2-1, to advance to the finals. In the District Finals, the Panthers took on Sion. They quickly knocked them off in two matches.…

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Ray-Pec Grad Announces Run for the Presidency

Down to earth, literally a meat and potatoes kind of guy, Austin Petersen, a 1999 graduate of Ray-Pec, will officially announce his run for the Presidency of the United States tonight on John Stossel’s program that will air at 7 PM on Fox Business news. Petersen, who will run on the Libertarian ticket, took time…

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Local Business Celebrates Success

Fletcher’s Forms recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their newly renovated office at 505 Main Street in Belton. Jeff and Karen Fletcher moved the business to Belton from Witchita, KS in June 2008 after purchasing it from Karen’s uncle. Originally servicing mostly automotive dealerships, the Fletcher’s expanded their service to other businesses and today…

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Government Leaders Recognize 9/11

Marking the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill—a senior member of the Senate Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees—today released the following statement: “Fourteen years ago today, our country faced one of the most brutal and cowardly attacks in our nation’s history. In the face…

Two Fugitives Arrested in Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s arrested two fugitives wanted from Oklahoma.  On Sunday afternoon the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip that two subjects seen on KC Crime Stoppers were walking in the 26000 block of Southeast Outer Road near Harrisonville. Deputies arrived in the area and observed the male enter a residence.  Deputies…