Despite concerns of parents, the Park Hill Board of Education is set to vote on its redistricting plan at the Thursday, Dec. 13 board meeting.
Though the official opening is still a few months away, a busy day in Dearborn on Saturday, Dec. 1 ended with a soft opening of the North Platte Historical Museum and Cultural Center.
Beginning at the first of the new year, Platte County’s medical examiner services will be handled by a private company in Kansas City, Kan.
With the population rising in Platte County, so is the crime rate. It’s a message heard from county administration for several years, but the point was driven home again by newly re-elected prosecutor Eric Zahnd this week.
Temperatures hovered in the 30s and steady rain showers started to fall after midnight on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Nada Meawad stood underneath the Pirates’ 2014 NAIA national championship banner inside the Breckon Sports Center on a mid-November Saturday afternoon, fielding questions regarding the season’s first defeat to the Columbia Cougars in the AMC Tournament title game.
Law enforcement agencies from Platte County gave back to the community on Saturday, Dec. 1.
A former Platte Woods police officer has been charged in an incident where he allegedly kept drugs collected during the national prescription drug take-back campaign for himself.
A Dearborn resident talked to the board of aldermen about the possibility of applying for grants to help the city.
After receiving public feedback, the Park Hill School District went back to the drawing board to create additional redistricting scenarios.
A special consultant was essentially fired, then rehired at a special meeting of the Weston board of aldermen held last week.
Downtown Parkville has been spruced up just in time for the 25th annual Christmas on the River event this weekend.
Platte County’s concerns over the rising costs of medical examiner services may soon see some relief
The Park University professor and chemist who gained international attention for his deportation case earlier this year got the opportunity to tell his side of the story at the university last week.
In comparison to the other Creekside development proposal meetings, the Parkville Planning and Zoning Commission meeting held last week went by quickly.
Tyler Bates was again denied a reduction of bond in a court appearance held Tuesday, Nov. 20. before Platte County Circuit Court judge Quint Shafer. A public defender was also appointed to represent him. In October, his bond reduction request was denied and Bates remains in custody at the Platte County Detention Center on $100,000 cash-only bond.
Platte City will be in the market for a new police chief. Early Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, the city issued a press release announcing the retirement of current chief Carl Mitchell after 45 years in law enforcement, the past nine in Platte City.
Platte City is gearing up for its annual holiday lighting ceremony. Main Street festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 with this year’s theme of Candyland.
A Missouri man who died Dec. 7, 1941, in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was finally laid to rest last month, with the Parkville community coming together to launch his funeral procession.
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