The Platte City Parks and Recreation Department will present the first of its “Platte City Nights” concert series on Sunday, June 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The concert will be held on the playing field below the Platte City Area Community Center, which is the former school Annex building.
Only one application for entering the Platte County Fair queen contest has been received as of Tuesday, although they reported a number of inquiries. Only two weeks remain before the July 3 deadline for having the forms into the hands of the contest superintendent.
State Sen. Sidney Johnson recently attended a bill signing ceremony with Gov. Mel Carnahan at the State Capitol. At that time, House Bill 217, a measure introduced by Rep. Joe Maxwell and Rep. Sam Leake, was signed into law. Sen. Johnson handled the bill on the Senate side. House Bill 217 allows fourth class cities to recover their attorney fees when seeking abatement nuisances caused by the accumulation of unsightly, dangerous, or noxious personal property within the city.
Ron Canaday, Kansas City, North, was honored as one of three outstanding graduate students by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration at the organization’s annual awards banquet at the Hereford House restaurant.