Platte City held a Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 28 at Platte City Cemetery. WDAF meteorologist Mike Thompson was the guest speaker.
The Madras Maiden is one of 12 B-17s, dubbed the Flying Fortress, that still flies today. The World War II-era plane will be at the downtown airport in Kansas City Saturday and Sunday.
The Park Hill South 2018 commencement ceremony was held on Sunday, May 20, at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The Park Hill School District handed out 380 diplomas to Park Hill South students.
The Park Hill School District held a groundbreaking for Hopewell Elementary on Tuesday, May 22, in Kansas City, Mo.
The Northland Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was held on Saturday, May 19 at English Landing Park in Parkville.
Photos by Jennifer Welleman.
Platte County High School held its 2018 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at the KCI-Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo. A total of 286 students graduated.
Two World War I veterans that were killed in action had headstones created for their burial plots at the Camden Point Community Cemetery. David Christoper Leavel, Jr. was a graduate of Dearborn High School, while George Bernard Stone lived in Platte County before moving to Liberty.
The Patriot Outreach non-profit organization held its annual golf tournament on Monday, May 14, at The Deuce at the National Golf Club in Parkville, Mo.
A total of 46 seniors graduated from West Platte High School on Sunday, May 13, in Weston, Mo.
The North Platte School District held a graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 13, at North Platte High School for 32 seniors.
The 15th Annual Parkville Microbrew Fest was held at English Landing Park on Saturday, April 28. More than 80 beer vendors were there to provide samples for a sold out event.
West Platte High School hosted the first ever Nate Danneman Relays on Saturday, April 21, in Weston, Mo. A total of 18 teams from the area came to the meet to honor the school's late teacher and coach that died on April 19, 2017.
The Switch Track Mall in Dearborn hosted a Steel and Wheel parade on Saturday, April 21, honoring World War II veterans from the area.
Platte County High School's Easter Egg Hunt was held on Saturday, March 31, at Pirate Stadium. The community hunt was sponsored by Wells Bank.
Holladay Distillery in Weston, Mo., held a launch party for its newest 360 Vodka line, Royal Berry. The fourth annual Kansas City Royals Commemorative bottle is in store now.
On Friday, Jan. 26, Park University hosted a 'Pack the Shack' event where volunteers helped make 10,000 meals in two hours at the Breckon Sports Center in Parkville, Mo.
North Platte held its annual courtwarming festivities on Friday, Feb. 2. The queen Gracie Roach and Bart Owens was the king.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens visited U.S. Farathane on Tuesday, Jan. 30, to discuss his tax cut plan.
Platte County hosted its homecoming festivities from Monday, Sept. 18 to Saturday, Sept. 23.
North Platte held homecoming festivities last week. Here's a look at the sights from the parade and game.
The City of Parkville held their annual Parkville Days festival on Saturday, Aug. 19 beginning with a parade down Main Street in historical Parkville, Mo.
The 2017 Platte County Fair ran from Wednesday, July 19 to Saturday, July 22 at the Platte County Fairgrounds in Tracy, Mo.
The Liberty Foundation held flights to give a unique experience in history for passengers on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday June 18 at the Charles B. Wheeler Airport in Kansas City, Mo.
32 teams competed in the 2017 Youth with Vision Mud Mania on Saturday, June 22 at Kelsey Short Youth Camp in Smithville, Mo.
Park Hill and Park Hill South held their Class of 2017 graduations on Sunday, May 21 at the Kansas City Municipal Arena in Kansas City, Mo. and at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo.
West Platte and North Platte held their graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 14 at their respective high schools.
The Pirates defeated the Warriors 3-0 in the first round of the Class 3 District 16 on Monday, May 15 at Smithville High School in Smithville, Mo.