Two Platte County R-3 sophomores, Cori Brown, left, and Sara Irvie, show the trophies they won at the forensics competition held Dec. 11 at Raytown South High School The girls placed second out of 54 teams competing in duet acting.
Scott Spangler, county commissioner, and Platte County Sheriff Tom Thomas install a “Buckle up, please” sign at the entrance tot he driveway at the Platte County Administration Building in Platte City. It was part of a campaign launched in 1992 to get more people to use their safety belts.
A shot at the buzzer by sophomore reserve Zac Wegner lifted the Platte County Pirates to a 58-56 victory in a barn-burner against North Platte on Monday night in Platte City. The Pirates are now 6-2.
A fourth quarter rally lifted the Platte County Lady Pirates to a 51-41 win in the KCI Conference regular season opener Friday night at Cameron against the Lady Dragons. The Lady Pirates’ record now stands at 4-4, 1-0 in league games.
Plans are complete for the second annual Platte County R-3 Booster Club three-on-three basketball tournament set for Saturday, Jan. 9. All proceeds from the event will be used to help the booster club meet its pledge of $2,000 toward putting lights on the high school baseball field.