he 127th annual Platte County Fair will be held at the Fairgrounds in Tracy from July 18-21. Some pre-Fair events will be held by 4-H clubs as early as Tuesday, July 17.
Platte County workers sweltered in the heat and humidity part of the day Monday when the air conditioner failed in the new $2.1 million County Administration Building. The “glitch” in the air conditioner was fixed after about half a day.
U.S. Senator Christopher S. “Kit” Bond has announced that Neal Rogers, a student at Park Hill High School, is one of 48 students selected nationally to participate in the Sony Student Project Abroad, a tour of Japan.
The late Billy G. Cox, former Platte City postmaster and community leader, was the recipient of the annual Truman V. Glenn Memorial Award Saturday during the Zed Martin Day celebration. It was the first time the award has been given posthumously. His widow, Ester, accepted the award. Presenting the award were Mrs. Trudy LaForce and Terry Glenn, children of the late Truman V. Glenn, former mayor of Platte City.
Platte County has hit a record $610,228,906 total assessed valuation, Doris Gerner, Platte County Clerk, reports.
Platte County Auditor Fred Pouche has notified county officials and department heads that his office will be conducting a physical inventory of all county property and equipment during the month of July.