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STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: Emily Feagins & Malcolm Goswell

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: Emily Feagins & Malcolm Goswell

Local Optimist Club President Brian Mills (center) recognizes Malcolm Goswell (left) and Emily Feagins (right) as March’s Raymore-Peculiar High School Students of the Month. STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: Emily Feagins & Malcolm Goswell By Raymore Journal staff During its March 15 meeting, the Ray-Pec Sunrise Optimist Club recognized Emily Feagins and Malcolm Goswell as Students of the Month. Each had an opportunity to share their involvement in and out of school along with plans for college and what careers may be pursued. Club members asked several questions. The club honors students through...

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Annual Sue Foley Tea Awards

Annual Sue Foley Tea Awards

(Left to right) Madeline Gitto, Samuel Lamar, Briana Conger, Bob Frasher, Phillip Douglas Duncan, Kenny Pfeiler, Walter Glenn (seated) (Courtesy photo) Annual Sue Foley Tea Awards By Raymore Journal staff The Little Blue River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their annual Sue Foley Tea Awards. Presentation of Colors was performed by the Sons of the American Revolution Western District Color Guard.  Our guest speaker was Jeanne Segura Brown, President, of the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence, Missouri.   The NSDAR Good Citizens Awards recognizes outstanding...

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Community Litter Cleanup keeps Linear Park fresh

Community Litter Cleanup keeps Linear Park fresh

Residents gathered at Linear Park to preserve Raymore’s ecosystem and natural beauty during the seventh annual Community Litter Cleanup. (Tyson Fisher/Raymore Journal) Community Litter Cleanup keeps Linear Park fresh By Tyson Fisher A stroll through Linear Park is a scenic one thanks to local volunteers who participate in the annual Community Litter Cleanup. Each year, residents get together at Linear Park, located south of Lucy Webb Road at S. Huntsman Blvd., to clean up litter and other debris. In addition to maintaining the aesthetic features of the area, the annual event also improves...

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Crash in Cass County claims one life, another seriously injured

Crash in Cass County claims one life, another seriously injured

Crash in Cass County claims one life, another seriously injured By Raymore Journal staff CLEVELAND, Mo. – A Kansas City woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cass County on Tuesday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Michelle Borst, 40, of Kansas City, Mo., died after the vehicle she was driving veered off the right side of the road. The vehicle struck a bridge before going airborne, overturning and coming to a rest on its top in a creek. The crash occurred at around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, at Prospect Avenue north of E. 241st St. in Cleveland. Borst was taken...

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Annual Lion’s Chili Cook Off Fundraiser

10th Annual Lion’s Chili Cook Off Fundraiser

10th Annual Lion’s Chili Cook Off Fundraiser By Raymore Journal staff Bel-Ray Sunrise Lions Club and Raymore Lions Club are sponsoring their 10th annual chili cook off to benefit Belton’s BackSnack Program and the Ray-Pec C.A.N. Program again this year. The event will happen from noon to 2 p.m. on April 9 at the High Blue Wellness Center located at 16400 N. Mullen Road, Belton, MO 64012.  The contest will feature Belton’s Price Chopper and Hy-Vee Stores, Belton and Ray-Pec School Education Foundations, and local chili contestants.  Both a Grand Champion and Fan Favorite will be awarded $75...

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Deyvion Plunkett receives huge lift

Raymore’s Deyvion Plunkett receives huge lift

Raymore’s Deyvion Plunkett receives huge lift By Tyson Fisher A black helicopter landed on the property west of Foxwood Springs and south of Harold Estates. Cars stopped and neighbors stepped outside to see what was going on. Is it a VIP? A covert mission? It was certainly a mission of sorts, and the client was by all means a VIP. The client: Deyvion Plunkett. The mission: Scope out Arrowhead and Kauffman stadiums. Mission background This was not Deyvion’s first helicopter ride. At a young age, he had gone through more trauma than most people will experience in their lifetime. Extraordinary...

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April 5 ballot questions in Cass County, explained

April 5 ballot questions in Cass County, explained

Question 4 on the Belton ballot asks residents to approve a local use tax to fund various projects, including improving the dog park located in Markey Park. (Tyson Fisher / Raymore Journal). April 5 ballot questions in Cass County, explained By Tyson Fisher Voting for the General Municipal Election is just around the corner on April 5. Although there are no ballot questions specific to Raymore, there are several issues to be decided in other parts of North Cass County. Public Water Supply District No. 2 “Shall the Public Water Supply District No. 2 of Cass County, Missouri, issue...

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Raymore Police Department going the extra mile

Raymore Police Department going the extra mile

The Raymore Police Department comes to the rescue in an unexpected way by allowing the nation’s nuclear security field office in Kansas City to utilize its gun range for emergency use. (Tyson Fisher / Raymore Journal) Raymore Police Department going the extra mile By Tyson Fisher The Raymore Police Department saves the day in unexpected circumstances on two occasions, as highlighted during the most recent Raymore City Council meeting. During the Feb. 28 council meeting, the Raymore Police Department was the topic of conversation on two occasions. One deals with an individual officer...

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