March 25, 2021

Raymore fireman Ron Burton’s job led into his passion

With most of our waking hours spent at our jobs, it is hard to separate work life from personal life. For some people, their job at least partially defines them. For one retired firefighter in Raymore, his passion for his career led to an impressive collection of hundreds of toy firetrucks.

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Spring prep season starts, wrestlers earn honors

The high school sports season in Cass County has officially kicked into spring season with all teams in spring practice mode, with a few already getting their season-openers behind them and in the record books.

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Daughters of the American Revolution

The Little Blue River Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held their annual Sue Foley Award ceremony on March 13, 2021 at the Belton VFW. Guest speaker, Rosie the Riverter, portrayed by Betty Taylor, spoke on female defense workers during World War II. We were fortunate to have Vera Davis, who worked in the Fairfax district during the war, as a guest at the meeting. A Community Service Award was presented to Jim Crain and Vietnam Veteran Awards were given to Jim Crain and David Lang. MSSDAR Patriot of the Month Award was given to Lucas Remington Landolt. Ruth Reid, Quartermaster, accepted the DeAngelis Memorial and Appreciation Award for the VFW Post 8220. NSDAR Good Citizen Award was presented to Grandview High School student, Tristyn Little. NSDAR Youth Citizen awards were given to: Heartland Christian School 8th grade student, Lucy Coleman, Grandview Christian School 8th grade student, Treasurer Turner, Belton Middle School 8th grade student, Evie Jenkins and 7th grade student, Abby Harmon. The opening and closing flag ceremonies were performed by Boy Scout Troop #210.

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Ray-Pec’s Northcraft wins 2021 Cass County Spelling Bee

Ray-Pec’s Mac Northcraft won the Cass County Spelling Bee on March 17.

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