The Platte County Landmark

Covering Platte County, Missouri Weekly Since 1865

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Off the Couch
by Greg Hall

Off the Wall
by CK Rairden

Parallax Look
by Brian Kubicki





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•Part I (The Battle of Platte County)
•Part II (Local lawmen shoot it out with notorious bandits)
Part III (Further on up the road)
•Part IV (Holt Coffey: Platte County Hero)

Local News

Top stories of 2003


Bonnie, Clyde and the Battle of Platte County
County officials vote not to increase their salaries
Holiday lighting event in Platte City Wednesday
Dry conditions make Platte part of disaster area


Veterans... Thank You
Police effort will promote seatbelt usage
Developer files suit against Platte City
Twenty-nine arrested in welfare fraud sting in county
School resource officer resigns at PCHS


Deal with marketer would be costly
I-29 crash injures two Monday night
Park board, PCAA struggle to play nice
Graves to DEA: Send more help to this region
Platte City man found dead at home


Tracts of land targeted for park use at Dearborn
Brooks says he'll seek second term
Possessing gun while drunk is now a felony
Woman guilty of trying to pass fake prescription
Supreme Court reverses Witt


Parade route chosen for Harley event Sept. 6
Annexation effort dropped
Salaries of mayor, aldermen to be cut
Neighborhood Crime Watch area established


The Landmark ready to start is 139th year
Defibrillators now on hand at R-3

Platte Ridge Park planning meeting is set
Riverview Park used as temporary dump site
Pirate Hall of Fame nominations are sought
Teen charged in robberies
Nominations sought for Truman Glenn Award


Carpet bandit is ordered to repay 11 customers
Sharp's Station Bridge to open with ribbon cutting

Operation Platte County Soldier Support now underway
R-3 teacher gets to meet brother she never knew


Road tax passes; Palmer edges write-in
Planning steps for Platte Ridge Park moving ahead

Apartment area rezoned; skate park discussed
County lists recipients of outreach grant money
Witt elected president of state judges group


Digging Graves - Todd Graves, US Attorney for the Western District of Missouri (pictures from Optimist Club's celebrity roast)
Aldermen will get 133% salary increase
Aldermen question bills sent to city
Soldiers with local ties invovled in war
Mayors Council shows support for road tax


Defibrillator machine sought for use by school
Sheriff department lists most wanted criminals
U.S. Attorney Todd Graves will be roasted

Shops at Boardwalk project under construction
New suspect charged in shooting case


Destruction of property at Riverview
Edison Extra, R-3 deal on summer school is off
Recorder, commissioners engage in lively debate

Hwy. 92 overpass reopened to traffic
Shots fired at state troopers


Controversial zoning issue tabled by board
Sharp's Station bridge still under construction
Water line problem won't impact Dearborn
Firefighter gets 12 years for arson that led to death

Aldermen approve project bid


Sheriff department lists most wanted criminals
Drug offender convicted in Platte County
Cemetery fees increased; administrator gets raise
County crime rate rising

Absentee rate headed back to normal
'Pocket park' proposed for end of Main Street


University Extension Council candidates are profiled
Reversal: Williamsburg property stays commercial
Economy, tax cut topics for local visit by Graves
Stormwater tax issue pulled from April ballot
Dearborn has plans to sell city park, lake area

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