Punt, Pass and Kick Contest Winners
Dean Johnson, general manager of Dean Johnson Ford, was host Sunday afternoon for the Punt, Pass and Kick contest at the football field. The contest has been sponsored for several years by Ford Motor Company through the cooperation of the dealers.
Seventy-five boys from the age eight to thirteen entered. Winning first in the eight year old group was Michael Freeman; 9 year group, David Miller; 10 year group, Paul Cradic; 11 year group, John Enderle; 12 year group, Ronnie Grier; and 13 year group, Nathan Price.
Those placing second in their age group were: Jeff Howard, Donald Wilson, Rickey Eads, Paul Conrad, Jerry Stevens and Curtis Cradic.
Placing third in their age group were Keith Bailey, Jeff Mabrey Eric Jackson, Jeff Ditto, Joe Kipper and Danny Lawson.
First, second and third place winners will participate in the area contest to be held in St. Joseph at the East Hills Shopping center this Saturday, October 10. Kick off time is 10:00 a.m. Good Luck, boys.
Williams Retires From Postal Service
After more than 44 years of service Tom Williams has retired from the U.S. Postal Service. After serving three years in the U.S. Navy Tom came home to begin work in the Lathrop Post office as a temporary substitute clerk in June of 1948. At that time the Post Office occupied the building which houses Video Plus on the south side of Oak Street. He became a full-time clerk in 1949. In March of 1964, at the death of Postmaster Mary David, he was appointed Temporary Postmaster. In 1965 Tom became Postmaster and the Post Office was moved across the street to its present location.
Tom has served his community well over the years. He has has an active part in numerous community projects, including serving as the LHS football announcer for 28 years. He has been an active member of the American Legion Post, Lathrop Merchants and helped in many civic projects
Presently he is a member of the Lathrop City Council and is enjoying working on the new walking track in the City Park. He hopes to be able to travel and pursue his stained glass hobby.
POSTAL SERVICE HONORS WILLIAMS…Tom Williams, Postmaster at the Lathrop Post Office retired last week. James Woods, postmaster and general manager of the Kansas City Postal Service Division presented Tom with a plaque honoring his 44 years of service with the Postal Service.
Those attending the presentation included, left to right; Michael Barnes, associate office coordinator, James Woods, Cheryl Deakins, associate office coordinator, Tom Williams and Bill Keeney, director of field operations.
The Leader introduces student journalists
for 2010-2011 school year
The Clinton County Leader would like to introduce our student journalists for the 2010-11 school year. Brittany Parrish, left, and Kaylin Cooper, right, will work with Editor Becky Black to learn more about community journalism and submit articles for both The Leader in print and online. Brittany is a sophomore student at Plattsburg High School and is from Trimble. Kaylin is a junior at Plattsburg High School and is from Plattsburg.