On Friday, July 20 at the Platte County Fair, a man was arrested by the Platte County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly taking photographs under a girl’s skirt. The 41-year-old Platte City man was arrested after he was allegedly seen taking photos under the skirt of a 14-year-old girl. Once in custody, deputies say they discovered two other photographs of different women on the man’s camera.
Platte County R-3 School Board members are considering whether a 27,000 square foot building would be a nice addition to the district’s campus along Hwy. 92 in Platte City. Members discussed options of purchasing the Stiles Building at 998 Platte Falls Road. Stiles Enterprise is trying to sell the building at a cost of $2.4 million. Some suggestions for possible uses by the district include a larger space for administrative offices, a bus barn or a new elementary school.
Platte County Sheriff Richard Anderson will be the featured speaker when the Platte Republican Association holds its First Friday meeting. The gathering gets underway at 5:30 p.m. at the Granfalloon.
Ruth Courtney of Camden Point is pictured in The Landmark getting a laugh out of her daughter, Shirley Hill, as she shares the benefits of turning 100 soon. Paul and Cy Bresette, owners of Country Mart, added to that list of benefits by surprising Courtney with a $100 gift certificate.