One of Platte City’s most visited businesses will undergo massive renovations, upgrading an iconic location to modern standards.
Charter Communications continues to collect a non-existent franchise fee from its customers in unincorporated Platte County, according to a report given to the Platte County Commissioners this week.
Details show a drastic change for a former grocery store in Wells Bank’s pending remodel plans.
One man remains in custody after a bad check at a pawn shop led to a stolen police car and shots fired. Late on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 18, charges were filed against 23-year-old Jeffery Scott Brown of Kansas City, Mo.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A potential low-income housing development along Barry Road has some Kansas City residents concerned. They turned out in numbers to no avail at a Northland planning meeting Tuesday evening.
Livestock shows remain a staple in the area, but there seemed to be an event missing for locals wanting to show.
Despite rumors floating around, Edgerton’s annual festival Pioneer Days will be held as scheduled later this year.
As his business grew, Dr. Steven P. Billings ran into a conundrum with how to move forward. He was running three separate Braces By Billings offices — the original in Parkville, Mo. and the newer spaces in Platte City and Belton, Mo. — but needed help.
The field for the annual Clifford Shanks Memorial Co-Ed Softball Tournament filled up early, but the family running the event wants to continue raising money for a good cause and won’t turn away more help.
DEARBORN, Mo. — Residents showed up to express dismay over the Dearborn Board of Aldermen’s recent vote to change parking on city streets.
Court documents allege a Kansas City man made inappropriate sexual contact with his 5-year-old niece.
The City of Platte City will transfer municipal court functions to the Platte County Circuit Court, a process that could take up to six months to complete.
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Early trips to the rodeo arena ended in disappointment and tears. There were a lot of tears.
The North Platte Board of Education has approved a bid to begin demolition of the junior high school in Dearborn, Mo. later this month.
For the last 34 years, Debbie Asher has worked her way through every stack of mail one piece at a time. She doesn’t plan to stop any time soon.
Summer officially began last week, and despite some unseasonably cool weather, citizens in Platte County are preparing for upcoming holiday celebrations.
CAMDEN POINT, Mo. — Residents and guests flocked to Camden Point City Park over the weekend to take part in family friendly activities for the annual Freedom Festival.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the first time, the Kansas City (Mo.) Police Department will have an operational building in Platte County.
WESTON, Mo. — The West Platte Board of Education plans to make a decision on student drug testing before the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Last week, the board decided to give constituents one more opportunity to give community input on the testing program.
The apparent drowning death of an 8-year-old boy in Platte County earlier this month appears to be no accident, according to court documents.
Justin Mitchell ended up hearing his name called but not early enough to have him pursue a professional baseball career just yet.
FERRELVIEW, Mo. — An internal financial review shows the Village of Ferrelview faces serious financial trouble due to municipal court collections.
The Platte County R-3 School District will stop providing cell phones for administrative, technology and maintenance staff at the end of this month.
A Platte City man has been charged after allegedly assaulting another man with a tire iron in the parking lot of a local fast food restaurant.
PARKVILLE, Mo. — The Platte County Republican Central Committee and the Organized Republican Conservatives of America (ORCA) held a salute to local law enforcement on Monday, June 19. Missouri attorney general Josh Hawley led off the event as the featured speaker after an introduction from Platte County prosecuting attorney Eric Zahnd.
DEARBORN, Mo. — The line stretched all the way to the doors well before the posted start time.
Koltin Hevalow of Smithville, Mo. was recently crowned the 2017 Missouri Junior High School Rodeo Boys all-around Cowboy. He is the son on Kevin and Jenn Hevalow.
An attorney from Liberty, Mo. faces multiple sex crime charges in Platte County as a result of lewd computer chats with an undercover officer posing as a 13-year-old girl.
DEARBORN, Mo. — Citizens showed up to the Dearborn Board of Aldermen meeting Monday, June 12 to express concerns over the city’s recent digging.
Locals were able to sit back and enjoy the great summer weather and listen to a local jazz group during the first show of Platte City Friends of the Arts’ annual Summer Concert Series on Saturday, June 10 in front of the Platte County Courthouse. Joel and Jazz Friends took headlined the event, playing to a crowd of nearly 200 people that attended the show.
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