Miss Kitty Clark Wilson and Mr. Charles Craig Richards exchanged wedding vows on Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 1975 at the home of the bride’s parents in Platte City. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Murray Wilson, II, of Platte City, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hoyt Craig of Jefferson City.
Braving the heat in one of our area’s longest dry spells, 15 local youths rode their bicycles in the annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon on August 9. This year’s event was sponsored by Platte City Boy Scout Troop 248, Chairman Charles Martin II. Although small in number, the group received in excess of $1,460 in contributions for their efforts.
The start of Edgerton’s fourth annual Pioneer Days celebration is getting closer. The event is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 19, 20, and 21. This year’s fun gets underway at 6:30 p.m. Friday with old-fashioned games and contests in the city park.
A statewide toll free telephone number for reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect has been put into operation by the Missouri Division of Family Services. According to Ann Dandurant, Family Services’ child abuse consultant, the hotline number was mandated as part of the new child abuse reporting law signed recently by Gov. Kit Bond. The law obligates certain people such as physicians, law enforcement officers, teachers, and ministers to report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect, however anyone may report.