8 Ray-Pec choir members named to All-State list

Recently, RPSINGS members who were selected for the West Central All-District Choir auditioned for the Missouri All-State Choir. For the 30+ schools in the West Central District who had students selected for the All-District Choir, there are only 24 spots in the All-State Choir. This includes 4 for each voice part and 2 alternates. This…

Raymore named Tree City USA

The Raymore City Council meeting on March 22 was relatively short, but a lot of business was taken care of including moving forward with body cameras for Raymore Police Department officers and the city’s recognition of being a Tree City USA. To read full story PLEASE buy the April 1 edition of the Raymore Journal.

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…

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. To read full story PLEASE buy the March 25 edition of the Raymore Journal

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. To read full story…