Coming around the corner to see Amanda Sullivan in the dugout provided a little bit of a shock.
Each year about this time, I collude with a Russian. His name is Miroslav. Our goal is remembrance and peace.
The City of Kansas City clearly plans to take a look at all options when it comes to constructing a new KCI Airport in Platte County.
This is a sending forth time of year for some of us, and gladly so, though not without concerns.
The Royals game droned on in the background as I attempted to finish up this week’s paper.
Once I heard the news, I felt compelled to write.
Oh, the things you thought you’d never see.
The disclosure struck me as odd at the time.
A Clay County jury and voters in the Village of Ferrelview provided quite the contrast in how to view the future of police chief Daniel Clayton.
Platte County voters will decide some important questions when they go to the polls on April 4.
Spring came a little early and gave us a few wonderful days of weather in Platte County.
Maybe I underestimated the value of an annual bracket challenge. Check that, I definitely did.
Music and laughter, food and frolic, we’ve plenty to celebrate Friday on St. Patrick’s Day. That includes the fact that the Irish are being celebrated at all. It provides hope that prejudice can be overcome, even if it takes a century or more.
Occasionally, I run across a heartfelt remembrance that reminds me how those closest to a situation can always find the right words.
I can appreciate a nice effort to make the best out of a less than desirable situation.
Fiery speeches, religious differences, mob destruction of property, threats of violence to the press: how could such a thing have happened right here in Platte County? But we’re smart, right? We don’t repeat mistakes, or do we?
The common thought today would be that my generation doesn’t read the obituary section. Maybe my job puts me in a unique position, but I know I still pay attention.
Political news comes fast and furious at all levels right now.
I’ve been looking to our Platte County schools for signs of musical sanity this week.
The protests dotted the country, and KCI Airport right here in Platte County was included in the uproar.
The letter sent to customers confirmed what a recorded message at the other end of the telephone line hinted at.
My son picked out his outfit for Sunday. He must’ve known something that I didn’t.
Part of me wishes I had a little more time this week and the other remains grateful I didn’t spend any more time thinking about county budgets.
As of now, Greg Sager appears ready to hold on to his job with the county despite the recent legal fiasco.
The holidays arrived in a whoosh, hung in the air just a moment, and suddenly 2017 arrived in offbeat fashion.
I’ve grown quite tired of writing about cancer, specifically in this space, but I’m also realistic.
First came a whoosh of air, then a rubbery thud as the tire inflated and hit the rim. My almost-bald tires were history and new tread to pull my car through snow awaited the road.
If you told me when I took this job that’d I’d stay in St. Joseph for another 2½ years, I probably would’ve been nearly inconsolable.
Imagine a 1,000-acre park in Platte County stretching seven miles from Highway 152 to northeast of Ferrelview, one both north and south of the Interstate 435 loop east of KCI. A park connected by trails and bike lanes on roadways to other parks and trails throughout Platte County.
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