FFA Dairy judging team to National Contest
The East Buchanan FFA of Gower, Dairy Cattle Judging Team, will represent Missouri in the National FFA Contest which will be held next fall in Kansas City, MO.
The Dairy Cattle Judging Team won the right to represent Missouri in the National Contest by first qualifying in the Northwest Missouri District Contest in which they placed first. The top 60 teams from the six districts competed in the state contest. East Buchanan also took first place honors in the state contest held in Columbia and won the right to represent Missouri in the national contest.
Members of the team are: John Kline, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Kline, Agency; Danny McPhee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed McPhee, Hemple; Charles Grier, son of Mr and Mrs. Charles Grier, Gower; and Wayne Grier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Grier, Hemple. The team was coached by Harold Sherwood, vocational agriculture instructor at East Buchanan High School, Gower, MO.
For the first time in two years, local graduations will go on as originally scheduled.
Receives 50-Year Pin from P.E.O.
Miss Bess Gant has been a member of Chapter DF PEO for 50 years. A reception was held in her honor last Thursday evening at Oakridge with representatives of the chapter present. She was presented a pearl 50 year pin by the chapter president, Mrs. Emmett Fulkerson.
Honeycutts to become 10th owners since 1895
D’Anna and Jamey Honeycutt (left) are the new owners of The Clinton County Leader, purchasing the publication (and its shopper, The Paper) from Steve and Sue Tinnen. The Tinnen family has owned The Leader since 1969, first by the late Skip and Franc E. Tinnen, then by Steve and Sue beginning in 2001. Both Jamey and D’Anna have spent their working lives in the newspaper industry.
Fundraiser events raise more than $16k
Kenzie Thompson with Avenue Nutrition presents Megan Brushwood with a donation in support of the late Donna Livingston and her family. Phot and Article by Jim Bonebrake | The Leader
Gower again showed the strength of a small community by coming to the aid of the family of the late Donna Livingston
April 25, 1991
Beavers Develop Hair Restorer Formula
The Gower Beaver Club is very proud to report that it's Research and Deep Thought Department headed by the Amazing Dr. G.D. Hughes has accomplished a medical break-through. The results are documented with the photos above.
The Clinton County R-III School District has found the next head coach of the Plattsburg Tigers football team.
The district has tabbed Brandon Boswell as the program’s next leader, replacing the outgoing Ross Rosenbaum, who is set to leave the district at the end of the school year. Boswell will be Plattsburg’s fifth head coach in six years.
Jim Myers of Easton lost his battle with kidney cancer Friday, April 16. Friends and family are planning a fundraiser for Jim Myer’s family on Saturday, May 1 at 4 p.m.
By Brett Adkison | Leader Editor.
The man who led Lathrop football to its most successful period in school history has announced his resignation.
Lathrop head coach Chris Holt during the coin flip of the 2018 Missouri Class 2 Show-Me Showdown against Blair Oaks in Columbia, Mo.
Clint Dye | Leader File Photo.
For the past decade, the Clinton County University of Missouri Extension has had to navigate an ever-tightening financial landscape, but with a vote of the residents last week, the group will soon receive an injection of new funds.
The Turney Historical Society will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on April 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Turney Community Center, 102 N Ridge Street, Turney.
Evolution of a blood sport
Regional interest in mixed martial arts grows as area athletes take to the cage
After three months of training, Lathrop’s Steven Russell made his MMA amateur debut Saturday at Battle at Big Creek 15
A drive -through dinner will be held on Saturday, April 17, to help raise funds for Donna Livingston of Gower
The Clinton County Planning and Zoning Commission held two public hearings on Thursday, April 1, and spent time at the end of the meeting discussing the differences in the terms subdivide and subdivision, and plats and surveys, and how the county uses these in zoning issues.
The first hearing was a request by the trust of John and Mary Kay Anderson of Trimble, Mo., which was requesting a minor subdivide of 13.27 acres into 6.63 and 6.64 acre lots. These properties are located on the east side of 169 Highway west of F Highway, and south of 208th Street (Section 26; Township 54N, Range 33W).
10 Years Ago - As published in the March 31, 2011 Leader
Gengelbachs Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
(Left) Gordon and Patty Gengelbach (seated) were honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Kansas City Regional Fox Trotting Horse Association on March 26 for their dedication to the group over the past 40 years. Therese Murray, KCRFTHA President, presented the award. The Gengelbachs have been married 67 years and in the past have been very active in the Plattsburg area with The Saddle Club, 4-H, Community Chorus, Chamber of Commerce and the First Christian Church - just to name a few. (Right) Gordon shares memories of his award-winning horse “Minuteman”with Sue McGarry – “That was the meanest horse I ever had,” he said laughing.
Massive contribution will help feed students
(Left to right) Gower Masonic Secretary Andy Phipps presents East Buchanan’s Mrs. Jenni Busby with the donation check last week totaling $19,000 for Bulldog Buddies, joined by Worshipful Master Lonnie Spence and Junior Deacon Zack Craft.
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