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Raymore Lions Club and Bel-Ray Sunrise Lions Club

Lions Clubs’ Chili Cook-Off raises more than $2K for Ray-Pec Foundation

(Front row, from left) Lion Angie Fyffe, Board Member Cathy Wansing, Foundation Executive Director Jodie Huston, and Board Member Allison Scott. (Back row) Lion Stan Boursheski, Board Member Andrew Goffinet, Board Member Kristi Schumacher, Board Member Shauna Stephenson, Board Secretary/Treasurer Pam Steele, and Board Member Rich Bartow. Lions Clubs’ Chili Cook-Off raises more than $2K for Ray-Pec Foundation By Raymore Journal staff Lions Stan Boursheski and Angie Fyffe recently presented a check for $2,040 to the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation Board of Directors. The funds were...

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Legacy award

South Middle School student Andrew Dawson receives this year’s Legacy Award

Raymore-Peculiar South Middle School band teacher Dillion Jarret with Andrew Dawson, this year’s recipient of the Legacy Award. (Courtesy Photo) South Middle School student Andrew Dawson receives this year’s Legacy Award By Raymore Journal staff Andrew Dawson of Raymore-Peculiar South Middle School is the latest recipient of the Legacy Award, which honors outstanding musicians and students. The Legacy Award is given to one 8th grade band member each year who has shown all the qualities of an outstanding musician, an outstanding student, and an overall outstanding person. It is awarded to...

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Jiggy Pig

Raymore BBQ joint nominated for Best Burnt Ends in Kansas City

The Jiggy Pig is in the running for Kansas City’s Best Burnt Ends and Best Food Truck. The Raymore barbecue food truck’s Politician is full of bologna and smoke. Add coleslaw on top and make it a `”Dirty” Politician. (Courtesy Photo) Raymore BBQ joint nominated for Best Burnt Ends in Kansas City By Raymore Journal staff The Jiggy Pig has been nominated for Best Burnt Ends and Best Food Truck in Kansas City magazine’s Best of KC poll. Raymore residents should be familiar with The Jiggy Pig. Although it is a food truck, the barbecue joint serves primarily Raymore and...

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Sarah Larkins, a Raymore-Peculiar High School

Scholarship from Health Foundation awarded to Ray-Pec senior

Sarah Larkins, a Raymore-Peculiar High School senior, is the recipient of the Cass Community Health Foundation’s Daniel F. Sheehan Nursing Scholarship. (Courtesy Photo) Scholarship from Health Foundation awarded to Ray-Pec senior By Raymore Journal staff Sarah Larkins, a Raymore-Peculiar High School senior, is the recipient of the top scholarship from Cass Community Health Foundation. The Daniel F. Sheehan Nursing Scholarship is an award of $2,500 and was created to honor Daniel F. Sheehan. Sheehan was the former CEO of Research Belton Hospital, now Belton Regional Medical Center. The scholarship...

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Raymore expresses concerns over new historic Cass County Crime Coalition

Cass County Sheriff Jeff Weber. (Tyson Fisher/Raymore Journal) Cass County Prosecutor Ben Butler. (Tyson Fisher/Raymore Journal) Harrisonville Mayor Judy Bowman. (Tyson Fisher/Raymore Journal) Raymore expresses concerns over new, ‘historic’ Cass County Crime Coalition By Raymore Journal staff Elected Cass County officials are banding together to combat crime with the formation of the new Cass County Crime Coalition. Noticeably absent from the list of participating jurisdictions is the City of Raymore, but city leaders have their reasons for holding out. On...

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Raymore Commerce Center South

Raymore Commerce Center South back to the drawing board

May 23 City Council meeting recap Raymore Commerce Center South? ‘Not in my backyard’ say nearby residents By Raymore Journal staff The city council meeting ran a little long on Monday, May 23, after several residents expressed concerns over a proposed rezoning request for a commercial development south of 195th Street and east of Interstate 49. Raymore Commerce Center South back to the drawing board Perhaps the most contested rezoning proposal so far this year, Bill 3725 would reclassify the zoning of 262 acres located south of 195th Street “Business Park District”...

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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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