Art teacher Sheri Kerns displays the art work of the students at North Platte Elementary in Camden Point throughout the school year. Here are some of the projects the students did this year.
Pictured is Humphrey’s Road near the Humphrey’s Access area, where water has spilled over the roadway and filled the nearby fields.
Zona Rosa hosted the Festa Italiana event May 31 through June 3, featuring Italian food, live music and other entertainment and activities.
Platte and English Landing parks were flooded again last week, with flood waters rising up into the city parking lots and to the Parkville Farmer’s Market pavilion.
West Platte High School’s senior class graduated at a ceremony held Sunday, May 19 at the high school in Weston.
North Platte High School hosted graduation for the class of 2019 on Sunday, May 12 in Dearborn, Mo.
Park Hill South seniors posed for photos wearing the school colors of their future colleges, while faculty members wore the school colors of where they graduated from on Wednesday, May 1 in Riverside.
Line Creek Community Center in Kansas City hosted a special skating party in celebration of Star Wars Day on Saturday, May 4. Skaters who came dressed as their favorite Star Wars characters got onto the ice for free.
A North Platte High School student and five from Platte County High School were the finalist for the Platte-Clay Electric essay contest. Two students were selected to go to Washington, D.C. this summer: Platte County’s Hayden Humes and North Platte’s Jakob Scroggins.
Park University was the title sponsor for the Kansas City Chiefs Draft Fest held on Saturday, April 27 at Arrowhead Stadium.
There were Easter Egg hunts on back-to-back weekends in Platte City on April 6 and April 13. Wells Bank, Platte Valley, Platte County Community Center North, Remax House of Dreams, Price Chopper and St. Luke’s were all sponsors of the two events.
The Platte Land Trust hosted a Family Time Outdoor event on Saturday, April 13 at Charlotte Sawyers Nature Area in Parkville.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Kansas City International single terminal airport on Monday, March 25. Members of the council and other dignitaries were there, while Chiefs announcer Mitch Holthus was the emcee.
Here is a variety of photos we shot in Weston, Riverside, Parkville and Kansas City over the recent weeks.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Department and Platte City Police Department held Shop with a Cop on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Walmart on Boardwalk in Kansas City, Mo.
The Platte City lighting ceremony was held on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the Platte County Courthouse.
The Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Zona Rosa Town Center was held on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Kansas City North.
The Mid-Continent Library held a ribbon cutting for its Weston branch on Thursday, Nov. 8.
The Platte County Community Center South hosted a trunk or treat on Friday, Oct. 26 in Parkville.
Firefighter Freddie, an animatronic, interactive teaching tool, paid a visit Friday, Oct. 19 to students at Great Beginnings Preschool in Platte City.
The annual Platte County High School homecoming parade was held on Friday, Sept. 21 in Platte City, Mo.
The homecoming queen for Park Hill High School was crowned during halftime of the Ray-Pec vs. Park Hill game on Friday, Sept. 21. The winner was Mahonie Cheek.
North Platte High School in Dearborn held its homecoming parade and game Friday, Sept. 14. Chase Bridger and Kadilynn Kelley, pictured above, were named homecoming king and queen at halftime of the game Friday night. School across the district was dismissed early on Friday to allow participation in the parade, which wound through downtown Dearborn. This year’s theme was “Get Your Game On,” with floats decked in board game designs.
The new CVS Health distribution center in Kansas City held a ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 24. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, along with members council members from Kansas City and the Platte County Commissioner's office attended the event.
Students across Platte County are back in school at the four county districts.
The annual Parkville Days celebration, featuring a carnival, parade, crafts and food and more, was held Aug. 17-19 in downtown Parkville and English Landing Park.