1969: Plattsburg Gets Ready For Christmas
The Volunteer Firemen are busy putting up the Christmas tree and stringing the many lights. The huge tree was donated by Mrs. Billie Elliott.
1989: Students Warming Hearts
C.J. Nichols, Jason Marks, Mickey Davidson and Tiana Kelley discuss the possible location of the U.S.S. Rathburne, a frigate located “somewhere in the Pacific.” Sixth grade students are sending cards, banners and cookies to officers and sailors aboard the frigate which will be at sea during the Christmas season.
CANNED FOOD DRIVE...Nathan Swindler, Kellie Burke, Stacy Bloss and Mallk Guy help kick off the annual canned food drive held each year at Christmas by Ellis Elementary students. This year’s goal is 1,000 boxed and canned items. The food is donated to the E.O.C. office.
2009: The wrought-iron fence
The wrought-iron fence along Highway 116 leading to Perkins Park in Plattsburg has been reinstalled. After being fully installed and fitted, the fence was taken down so that it could be powder-coated. The finished product has since been replaced a top the projects retaining wall. The powder-coat gives the fence much the same look as the benches that are featured in downtown Plattsburg.