1969: Kindergarten Halloween
Billy James, Paul Winkler, Wayne Cavender, and Cheryl McKeehan
Around 300 young people attended the annual Firemen's Halloween Party and contest. The following winners were announced:
Pre-school division: Joe Gardner, 1st; Lisa Shumate, 2nd: Jerry Buck, 3rd.
1st thru 4th: Gregory Grayson, 1st; Terry Tabor, 2nd; Galon Green, 3rd.
5th thru 8th: Kelly Downing, 1st; Nancy Shaver, 2nd; Sharon Streeter, 3rd.
9th thru Adult: Gertrude Barnett and Terry Barnett, 1st place tie; James Barnett, 2nd; Mary Ann Hydeman, alias Mrs. Brown, 3rd.
1989: Halloween Costume Winners
The costume contest was sponsored by the Plattsburg Lions Club and the Plattsburg Volunteer Fire Department.
Lathrop trick-or-treaters made their way to the Lathrop Fire Station on Saturday, October 31, to take part in the Halloween festivities, including games, a haunted house and free snacks. (Above, left to right) Jacob Vanderpool, Haden Darr, David Harris and Griffin Hensen take a quick break from the fun and games to pose for the camera.
The Gower Firefighters hosted a hay maze on Halloween night along with food and other activities. Erin McPike, left and Gracie Mink took time to rest as they went through the maze. Erin is the daughter of Christine and Todd McPike Gracie is the daughter of Jason and Becky Mink.
Plattsburg's annual Safe Halloween Night was a huge success again this year. Hundreds of trick-or-treaters lined Clay Avenue on Saturday. The Plattsburg Police Department coordinates the effort and puts officers at key intersections to provide safe crosswalks for the children and their families. (Above) Tri-County ambulance passed out candy at the Plattsburg Clinic parking lot along with the police and other community members.