The Platte County Sheriff’s Department recently reported two “stranger danger” situations in Platte County’s Misty Woods housing addition near Parkville. The Park Hill School District sent a letter to parents during the week of Oct. 3 to describe the two incidents.
On Monday the mayors of Platte County met with Mark Funkhouser, mayor of Kansas City, at Union Station in Kansas City to express their support for local mass transit. The mayors of Parkville, Platte City, Riverside, Weatherby Lake, Platte Woods and Lake Waukomis sent a letter to Funkhouser to show their support for a mass transit system to serve the entire region, not just Kansas City. “The mayors of Platte County submitted a letter to Funkhouser to show our support for regional mass transportation,” said Kathy Dusenbery, Parkville mayor.
An Independence Mo. man has been charged in federal court with robbing a bank located inside the Walmart off Barry Road near I-29. Robert Maynard Surrey, 55, was charged in a federal criminal complaint with allegedly robbing $8,827 from the Bank Midwest located inside the Walmart store at 8551 N. Boardwalk Ave., Kansas City in Platte County.
Rising Star Elementary School students collected old Halloween costumers to give to less fortunate children