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Apr 26 2013
Mar 13 2013
Thanks to RaytownOnline.com reader Jill Searcy for posting this to our Facebook timeline and thanks to KSHB for providing the code to embed their video.
Jill also provided a line to a facebook page Save Richard C. Green Sr. Family Center YMCA! which already has 277 fans.
Mar 12 2013
The Richard C. Green, Sr. Family YMCA on 350 Highway is closing. April 12, 2013, will be the last day of operations. Members are advised to use other area YMCA facilities. An email to a local member of the facility states that the membership will be transfered automatically to the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost, Kansas City, MO.
Click HERE to read a Kansas City Star article on the closing of area YMCA’s
A copy of the Email sent to a Raytown YMCA member
Dear Richard C. Green, Sr. Family
If we do not hear from you by Monday,
YMCA of Greater Kansas City
Phone: 816.561.9622 | Fax: 816.753.2908
RaytownOnline.com will publish press releases from all candidates running for office in Raytown and the Raytown School District. The release should contain 3 elements, picture, bio, and positions. Anything more than that may be cut and anything more than a couple paragraphs each for bio or positions may be cut. Personal attacks will be cut. Submissions should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Raytown woman in her mid 40s reportedly shot herself while taking a gun apart in her home near 79th and Woodson. The injury was not severe.
Dec 18 2012
The Raytown School District will host a press conference/rally on Wednesday, December 19 at 5:00 p.m. at the Raytown Schools Education and Conference Center, 10750 E. 350 Highway. The purpose of the rally is to offer information regarding a proposed Sixth Amendment to the Winchester TIF established in 1991 by the city of Kansas City, which is set to use a surplus of millions of TIF monies to fund a soccer complex in Swope Park. The District believes this is an attempt to divert millions of potential education dollars away from Raytown and also negatively impacts other taxing jurisdictions which provide services for libraries, mental health needs, and for the blind.
The Raytown School District is specifically opposed to the Sixth Amendment, as it believes:
*A complete copy of the legal objections filed with the TIF Commission is available upon request.
The Raytown clock in the mini park on 63rd Street was demolished by a car driving where cars are not suppose to go. It has been replaced and looks very nice again.
Buy American for Christmas
The holiday shopping season is almost upon us. If ever there was a time when buying American made sense, it is now. Most Christmas purchases are optional, so why not choose something made here and help keep Americans working.
Here are a few links the feature American Products.
Please leave comments on where to find American made products locally.
My Moms cat wandered out of the house yesterday afternoon as I was taking her to the doctor! He is a beautiful black and white tuxedo cat named Mr. Mittens. Near the 6400 block of Blue Ridge Blvd. down the street from Blue Ridge Elementary….
Mittens has has white paws and white on his chest. The picture below is not of him but he looks almost exactly like this. Mittens is an indoor cat, no collar (since he never usually goes outside!) he is neutered but not declawed. My mom has patio doors he loves to look out of so he may be drawn to patio doors or screen doors thinking he is home. This is my elderly mothers companion and I really want to find him and bring him home to her as she is racked with worry for his well-being.
Please if you see him and can grab him, do so! People drive like nuts up and down her street and Im afraid he will get hit. =( You may contact me either by Facebooks message system or by telephone/ text at 816-813-3411 and ask for Debbie.
Absentee voting in person is available through the day before the election.
You MUST have one of the following reasons for voting absentee:
Locations to vote absentee in person.
Jackson County if you are not a resident of Kansas City Missouri
Office Hours for Absentee Voting
Monday – Friday, through Monday, November 5: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 13, October 20, October 27, and November 3: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Absentee Voting Office – 208 N. Liberty, Independence, MO 64050
Kansas City Missouri Voters
Absentee Satellites-November 6, 2012 General Election
Brush Creek Community Center
Hillcrest Community Center
Wornall Road Baptist Church
Center High School
Mail-in Absentee Voting Deadlines for the 2012 Presidential Election Cycle
In-Person Absentee Voting Deadlines for the 2012 Presidential Election Cycle
A semi cab jumped the curb at Raytown Road and 350 Highway Saturday afternoon. We have not seen rain like this in so long, some of us may have forgotten how to drive on wet pavement. Be careful out there!
Aug 06 2012
BROOKING TOWNSHIP (** indicates other precincts are also voting at that location)
1 Raytown Library 6131 Raytown Rd
2 St Matthew’s Episcopal Church 9349 E 65th St
3 Our Lady of Lourdes Church 7045 Blue Ridge Blvd
4,8 ** First Baptist Church of Raytown-1 10500 E State Route 350
5 Raytown Central Middle School 10601 E 59th St
6,10 Raytown City Hall 10000 E 59th St
7 River Christian Fellowship Community Campus 6400 Woodson Rd
9 First United Methodist Church-Raytown 5413 Blue Ridge Cut Off
11,15 Faith Presbyterian Church 8301 James A Reed Rd
12 Spring Valley Baptist Church 8801 E 79th St
13 ** First Baptist Church of Raytown-2 10500 E State Route 350
14,16 ** Southwood United Church of Christ-1 7904 Raytown Rd
17 ** Southwood United Church of Christ-2 7904 Raytown Rd
18 ** Raytown South High-1 8211 Sterling Ave
19 ** Raytown South High-2 8211 Sterling Ave
Raytown Emergency Management will be testing the outdoor warning sirens at 11:00 A.M. today.
Jul 24 2012
The Raytown Police Dept. issued a boil advisory at 10:27 p.m. Tusday July 24th for an area from I-70 on the North, 87th St. on the South, Blue Ridge Cut-off on the West and Raytown City limits on the East.
Jul 09 2012
Jo Carroll Shelton Lewald, will be featured as one of the vendors for the Amelia Earhart Fair, July 21. She will be autographing her best selling memoir, “Mom’s Crazy, Her Bipolar Memoir.” Jo Carroll is the niece of the late Joe Shelton, who served as Raytown’s mayor in the 1970′s. Her relationship with Shelton is explained in a chapter entitled, “Magnolia Blossom Special.”
The RaytownOnline.com computer is in the house. There was some loss of emails sent in June. If you do not see a submission you sent as an email in June, you may need to resend it. RaytownOnline is not yet back to full speed. Many of the tools used to create and edit photos and video need to be re-installed. This has caused a delay in posting the Shepherd’s Center Garden Tour photos and videos.
Jul 04 2012
REMEMBER TO CHECK THE DATE OF THIS POST, it was for a July 4th boil advisory
Just in from the Directory of Jackson County Water District #2… The boil advisory warning for water in Raytown has been lifted.
Former Raytown resident Clinton Reeves has been missing in Alaska since April 19th.
For more on this story click HERE to read the Kansas City Star article.
Carl Krogh and Kristl Stansbury are extremely excited to announce their engagement! From the moment that we met there was a connection there. We could be 900 miles apart and know what the other was thinking or finish each others sentences. The emptiness that we both felt for so long was gaped and is just something natural rather than something tried! We have 5 beautiful children, Victoria-9, JC-10, Jacob-10, Hailey-12 and Destiny-12 who blend as if they were always meant to be! I don’t know who said fairy tales are only in the movies, but they were wrong! On April 6th, 2013 we will marry our best friends at the Bear Creek Bed & Breakfast in Walnut Shade, Missouri!
Feb 22 2012
Craig Lentz finally has been awarded custody of his son after 7 years. His son Noah was adopted without Mr. Lentz’s consent in 2004. RaytownOnline.com reported on the custody dispute almost exactly one year ago.
This new video on the battle is from FOX 4 Kansas City and we thank them for providing the embedding code that allows RaytownOnline.com to add the video to this article.
For more on this click HERE to read the FOX 4 Kansas City article.