INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Chip Sherman’s story didn’t end when he left Platte County. In fact, the legendary coach simply decided to add a few chapters to his legacy.
Chad Sayre started the Veterans Day assembly at Platte County High School four years ago, intending to create a meaningful event for students and community members.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who allegedly robbed a Platte City gas station at gun point.
A homeless man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a pregnant employee at the Wendy’s restaurant located on Barry Road in Kansas City, Mo.
Mike Fogal always found a way to balance raising a family with military service.
The Platte County Commission may be looking to change the ordinances governing possession of weapons in county facilities, according to at least one official.
The holiday season will get a kick start in Weston this weekend when the city lights up with its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Most experts didn’t know what to expect, but the City of Kansas City received approval to pursue construction of a new single terminal KCI Airport in Platte County.
Last week, Platte County prosecuting attorney Eric Zahnd released a statement regarding alleged New York terrorist Sayfullo Saipov’s traffic stop in Platte County in 2015.
The Mid-Continent Public Library system plans to expand hours starting in 2018, although a few smaller branches in Platte County will actually see a slight reduction.
A well-known battery manufacturer plans a $35-million manufacturing site in Platte County.
Finally putting a question on the ballot related to KCI Airport took years. The City of Kansas City ended up with a just a few months to convince voters to approve.
According to reports, at least one suspect was in custody Tuesday, Oct. 31 in Buchanan County with a possible connection to two gas station robberies.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Park Hill Board of Education received a first look at possible site plans and facility designs for the district’s 11th elementary school at a work session held earlier this month.
TRACY, Mo. — A tractor-trailer failed to stop at a major roadway intersection Thursday, Oct. 19, careening into Tracy City Park and destroying an outbuilding in what looked like a wild ride for the driver and passenger.
A 44-year-old man allegedly broke into a Platte City home and caused damage in an apparent attempt to burn down or blow up the building, according to court documents.
Park Hill High School was briefly locked down last week and a student arrested due to a threat of violence.
The annual celebration of spookiness is looming, but for some, Halloween is not just a holiday, but a way of life to be celebrated year-round. Parkville resident Pamela Smith has turned her love of the macabre into a successful business
Although set to have a hearing last week, Grayden Denham’s next scheduled appearance in Platte County Circuit Court will be in December.
Ferrelview Police Department chief Daniel Clayton accused the village’s board of trustees chairperson of attempting to sabotage his new employment.
Platte County High School’s Pirate Pride Band continued a growing tradition in the early part of competition season.
With proposals for the purchase of Shiloh Springs Golf Club due later this week, the Platte County Commissioners are already moving into the next step in potential sale of the county-owned course.
Known for generosity and unwavering support for Platte County athletics, Jack Swaney received special recognition from the school district in the way of a permanent monument to his memory.
WESTON, Mo. — Crowds turned out in droves to attend the 29th annual Applefest in downtown Weston last weekend.
One man was seriously injured after being shot at a hotel near Kansas City International Airport in the early morning hours on Friday, Oct. 6
Chip Sherman will be among a distinguished class to enter the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame during a special enshrinement ceremony in the Kansas City Metro Area.
DEARBORN, Mo. — Danielle Perkins kept her promise and showed up again to express her displeasure with Dearborn public works’ efforts to smooth out the ditch issue in town, and city officials seem to be sharing her concerns at this point.
The Platte County Citizen took home 14 awards in the 2017 Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, more than any other publication in Platte County.
The Platte City Board of Aldermen unanimously approved mayor Frank Offutt’s appointment for a vacant Ward II post.
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