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Cass County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy

Cass County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy accepting applications

Cass County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy accepting applications By Raymore Journal staff The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2022 Spring Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. The program is an eight-week course that gives citizens an in-depth look and hands on training into the career of law enforcement at the sheriff’s office. Citizens are instructed by deputies on the subject of patrol, jail, communications, investigations, court, and community policing. The academy is an 8-week program, in which courses are held once per week on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. until approximately...

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Cass County high school winter sports season entering midway point

Trissi Hardin / Raymore Journal Belton High School freshman Amaya Crowder shoots from the free throw line last week in the Lady Pirates’ 48-15 loss against Kansas City North. Cass County high school winter sports season entering midway point By Christian D. Orr, Raymore Journal editor The 2021-22 high school winter sports seasons are past the opening stages, but not to the finish line yet as they work to prepare themselves for that final stretch in around a month. Teams across Cass County continue to experience highs and lows throughout each season with some teams searching to find...

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Cass County property tax season continues to set records

Cass County property tax season continues to set records By Raymore Journal staff Cass County Collector of Revenue Chris Molendorp has released December 2021 property tax disbursement figures for Cass County’s local political subdivisions.  Molendorp announced $112,862,768.88 was disbursed to 70 separate local political subdivisions and the State of Missouri. This represents the largest December disbursement in Cass County history. Cass County’s public-school districts were the largest recipients with total disbursements of $66,830,189.75. Of those districts, Raymore-Peculiar R-2 received...

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Cass County deputies, Belton Police arrest man after pursuit

Man arrested, stolen vehicle recovered after pursuit in Belton By Raymore Journal staff Around 4:00 p.m. on Jan. 19, deputies with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Apprehension Unit arrested one person in a stolen 2019 Kia Forte near 163rd and Spring Valley Road in Belton following a short vehicle pursuit. Cass County deputies responded to the area of E. 155th Street north of Belton after receiving information that a Kansas City Police helicopter had followed a stolen vehicle to the area just north of Cass County. The suspect in the stolen vehicle had fled from KCPD officers earlier...

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Cass County hits record-high property tax disbursement

Cass County hits record-high property tax disbursement By Raymore Journal staff Property tax season began in November, and the numbers already suggest that Cass County’s economy is thriving. For the month of November, Cass County distributed nearly $36.5 million in property tax revenue. According to Cass County Collector Chris Molendorp, that is the largest November property tax disbursement in county history. Raymore received nearly $1.3 million, second only to Belton’s $1.7 million portion and followed by more than $360,000 to Pleasant Hill. Peculiar took in more than $280,000. Schools raked...

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