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Captain Jim Wilson named Raymore’s next police chief

Captain Jim Wilson named Raymore’s next police chief By Raymore Journal staff Raymore Police Department’s Capt. Jim Wilson will replace Chief Jan Zimmerman as the city’s top cop after she retires in August. The city made the announcement on Wednesday, May 18, after a lengthy search. According to the city, Wilson has nearly three decades of service with the Raymore Police Department and currently serves as Operations Division Commander. His professional history within the department includes patrol, investigations and all facets of administrative duties. “I believe deeply in teamwork and customer...

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Peculiar’s Summer Tailgate honors first responders

Peculiar’s Summer Tailgate honors first responders By Raymore Journal staff Cass County residents gathered in downtown Peculiar on Saturday, May 14, for the all-day Tailgate Festival to honor area first responders. Hosted by the Peculiar Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by RE/Max Signature, festivities began as early as 7:30 a.m. with the 5K Fun Run. The 5k began in downtown Peculiar, accessing the Highland trail to Shari Dr., onto grass in the Shari Park and then onto the scenic wooded run through eventually Dunsworth park before looping back to the starting point in time to catch the start...

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7th Annual MAD Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk draws in hundreds

7th Annual MAD Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk draws in hundreds By Raymore Journal staff The Make a Difference (MAD) Dash is the latest community event to reap the benefits of the return to full in-person participation. Last weekend, hundreds of people and organizations participated in the 7th annual MAD Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk to raise money for the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. The two-day event included a 5K run/walk and the Ray-Pec You Matter Night. On the evening of May 13, event organizers and participants gathered at the Raymore-Peculiar High School Panther Stadium to support the Ray-Pec...

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Postseason play has begun for Cass County high school sports

Teammates congratulate Belton High School’s John Murphy after he scores one of the Pirates’ nine runs in their Class 6, District 7 playoff game against Lee’s Summit West. Belton lost the game 12-9 to end its 2022 season. (Trissi Hardin/Raymore Journal) Postseason play has begun for Cass County high school sports BY CHRISTIAN D ORR The 2022 postseason action is completely underway for all of the high school teams across the state of Missouri and Cass County teams are no different. Just as the spring seasons presented multiple highs and lows with weather and getting events...

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Raymore-Peculiar orchestra students

Raymore-Peculiar Orchestra Students By Raymore Journal staff Raymore-Peculiar orchestra students performed on May 12 at the Worlds of Fun Festival of Music and received a “2” (excellent) rating from the judges. The group includes East Middle School 8th graders; South Middle School 8th graders; and Ray-Pec High School students. The orchestra teachers are Briana Bennett and Kymbre Resler. Latest News

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Dog park finally coming to Raymore; future of animal shelter discussed

Dog park finally coming to Raymore; future of animal shelter discussed By Raymore Journal staff It has been a long time coming, but Raymore may soon be home to a new dog park and an improved animal shelter. For more than a decade, Raymore city leaders have discussed building an off-leash dog park for local canine owners. Discussions go back to at least 2009. However, there is still no dog park in the city. The wait may be over. On Monday, May 16, the city council held a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Board to finally move forward with a dog park. Plans are preliminary as...

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Jaydon Shuler awarded Mary Sibley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship

Jaydon Shuler awarded Mary Sibley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship By Raymore Journal staff Jackie Kreisel, Mary Sibley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Chair, stands with Jaydon Shuler from Pleasant Hill High School, who was awarded the 2022 Mary Sibley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship. The award is based on academic excellence, school and community involvement, and the completion of an essay on General Order No. 11 and the Burnt District. Latest News

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Cass Career Center presents end-of-the-year awards

Harrisonville High School senior Ella Shelton receives her certificate after being named the Outstanding Ag Senior during the 2022 Cass Career Center end of year awards. Cass Career Center presents end-of-the-year awards By Raymore Journal staff Cass Career Center students received numerous honors during the Senior Excellence Ceremony, which took place on the evening of May 4. Students from ten school districts received awards. Each program at Cass Career Center recognized an Outstanding Senior. Those recognized were Harrisonville senior Ella Shelton, agriculture; Drexel senior Caleb Kasper,...

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Ascension Chiropractic opens on Sunrise Drive

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