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Honoring Our Veterans

The East Buchanan School District held its annual Veterans Day program on Friday, November 9, at East Buchanan High School. The program as among the best in the region, bringing students from all three buildings together to honor and recognize the sacrifice of those who have served our country. (Above) The East Buchanan cheerleaders and their partners dance along to “Sing, Sing, Sing.”

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Thursday 11/15/2018
Council OKs changes to new water plant
Posted: November 15, 2018

The Gower City Council was presented with a change order at its regular monthly meeting, Monday, November 12, when it was presented with an increase of just over $16,000 to the contract cost of its new water treatment plant.

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Council hears about festival fundraiser, sewer line break
Posted: November 15, 2018

The potential of a new Fall Festival fundraising event, the repair of an expensive sewer line break, the potential of changing a street to an alley and a volunteer program for managing the dog shelter were items addressed during the Plattsburg City Council meeting on Thursday, November 8.

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4-H at Election night
Posted: November 15, 2018

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MDC thanks hunters for help with CWD sampling
Updated: November 15, 2018 - 9:37 am

Thousands of deer hunters have helped MDC collect 20,800+ samples for CWD testing.

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Customers appreciate the appreciation
Updated: November 15, 2018 - 9:40 am

The First Security Bank in Trimble hosted a customer appreciation day on Friday, November 2, 2018, providing a free Bar-B-Que from Paradise Locker Meats for their customers. The lobby and tables were a hub of activity as the large crowd enjoyed the hospitality.

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PHS presents “The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza”
Updated: November 15, 2018 - 9:10 am

The Plattsburg High School annual fall play was held Friday and Saturday evening at the PHS Performing Arts Center. Also that evening, there was a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the 367 Club at PHS.

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Jerry Hinshaw pleads not guilty
Posted: November 15, 2018

Story courtesy of The Platte County Citizen

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Lathrop rings in the season with ‘Coney Island Christmas’
Updated: November 15, 2018 - 9:07 am

Lathrop High School presented its fall play Coney Island Christmas on Saturday, Nov. 10.

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Lathrop Chiropractic raises for Koman
Posted: November 15, 2018

The Lathrop Chiropractic Center recently completed its first-ever benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness, raising more than $500 for the cause.

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Lathrop graduate finds success in business
Posted: November 15, 2018

Robbin Beebe, a graduate of Lathrop, is an entrepreneurial woman who owns multiple businesses ranging from the service industry to commercial property to retail furniture.

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Wreaths Across America
Posted: November 15, 2018

The Lathrop Historical Alliance is looking for volunteers for Wreaths Across America next month, during which wreaths will be placed on the graves of those who defended the country at Lathrop Cemetery.

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Chili Supper fundraiser
Posted: November 15, 2018

The Lathrop Mo., Historical Alliance will be hosting a chili supper fundraiser on Saturday, November 24, at the American Legion Post #467, 603 Oak Street, Lathrop.

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Black Friday impactful shopping event
Posted: November 15, 2018

This event is designed to educate you about sex trafficking and motivate you to help fight it. Learn more about who is vulnerable, how victims are controlled, what we can do to make a difference... and much more.

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NASB announces appointment of Director Emeritus
Posted: November 15, 2018

GRANDVIEW, MO, Nov. 9, 2018 -- Today, NASB Financial, Inc. (OTCQX: NASB) and its thrift subsidiary North American Savings Bank, F.S.B. (together “NASB”) announced the resignation of Fred Arbanas, a long-standing member of NASB’s Board of Directors (the “Board). His resignation was effective November 6, 2018.

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Lathrop Area Blood Drive to Benefit Local Patients
Posted: November 15, 2018

Kansas City, Mo.- Community Blood Center (CBC) is the primary provider of blood and blood components to 70 plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region. CBC will conduct a life-saving blood drive on Friday, November 23, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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November meeting
Posted: November 15, 2018

Clinton County Retired Teachers and School Personnel will meet Monday, November 19, at 9 a.m. in the United Methodist Church basement in Plattsburg. There is a cost to the breakfast. If you’re interested, please give Ken Tongue a call at (816) 592-0078.

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Gathering Place
Posted: November 15, 2018

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Thursday 11/08/2018
Rollback fails, GOP keeps steam
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 11:30 am

If Clinton County hopes to up its revenues, it will need to look somewhere new.

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Ghouls in Plattsburg
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 9:01 pm

Halloween proves fun for everyone in Clinton Co.

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Father, son get rare chance to work together
Posted: November 08, 2018

When students returned to East Buchanan Elementary after summer break earlier this year, Craig Barker – the first of three interim superintendents to lead the school district this year – decided to visit some of the classrooms.

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Planning and Zoning hears rezoning issue
Posted: November 08, 2018

In a relatively short meeting with only a couple of matters to be heard, the Clinton County Planning and Zoning Commission sent one recommendation forward to the County Commissioners for their approval or denial.

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County health dept. to provide WIC service
Posted: November 08, 2018

PRESS RELEASE • The Clinton County Health Department has a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2019 signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, Clinton County Health Department will be able to serve 432 persons eligible for WIC every month.

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Enjoying the Halloween Fright in Clinton County
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 10:58 am

Plattsburg was the place to be for a fun Halloween night in Northwest Missouri, as residents and their young goblins packed along Clay and Broadway and elsewhere, providing a colorful backdrop of the fall season.

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Clinton County Court News
Posted: November 08, 2018

Honorable Brent Elliott

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Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, November 5 - 11
Posted: November 08, 2018

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Nov. 5 – 11 from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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Winter trout fishing in St. Joseph, Mo.
Posted: November 08, 2018

St. Joseph, Mo. – Winter’s chill brings a positive to St. Joseph – winter trout fishing. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on Nov. 1 stocked rainbow trout in the Krug Park Lagoon and in Everyday Pond on the Missouri Western State University campus.

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Plattsburg graduates recognized for their help with 4C’s Clothes Closet
Posted: November 08, 2018

2018 Plattsburg graduates Skyler Pummill, Marcus Rankin and Josh Wilkerson, along with their former seventh grade teacher, Mrs. Donna Bonebrake (retired), were recognized Friday, October 6, by the Heartland Foundation at a dinner at Resurrection Church in St. Joseph, Mo.

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County spending issue hits sheriff’s fuel
Posted: November 08, 2018

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department and the Clinton County Commissioners continued to spar last week, this time over the sheriff’s fuel accounts.

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2018 Plattsburg Artist Coalition Show and Sale
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 10:13 am

 

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Wednesday Why
Posted: November 08, 2018

Wednesday Why is a question and answer series released by the Plattsburg Police Department each Wednesday.

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Chat ‘N’ Nibble
Posted: November 08, 2018

Members of the Chat ‘N’ Nibble Club met on October 25, 2018, at The Daily Cafe in Gower for a Dutch-treat lunch and a dessert treat by hostess Joyce Wilkerson.

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Wreaths Across America
Posted: November 08, 2018

Wreaths Across America will be happening on Saturday, December 15, at the Lathrop Cemetery. This is a national event that honors our military servicemen who have passed. Part of the ceremony includes laying wreaths on their graves and repeating the name of each veteran out loud while thanking them for their service.

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Honoring Veterans Day
Posted: November 08, 2018

East Buchanan High School will once again put on one of the biggest Veterans Day programs in the region.

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The Gathering Place
Posted: November 08, 2018

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Harvest Festival
Posted: November 08, 2018

The First Christian Church of Plattsburg will be hosting a Harvest Festival Dinner this weekend. The dinner will be Sunday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church at 501 W. Clay Avenue in Plattsburg. There will be a free will donation for the dinner plus crafts and baked goods for sale.

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Memorial Chili Supper
Posted: November 08, 2018

It’s time again for the Dick Sullivan Memorial Chili Supper, Friday, November 16, serving from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Ann’s Hall on Maple St. in Plattsburg. Dinner includes chili, veggies, dessert and a drink. The dinner is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 9401.

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Community Thanksgiving
Posted: November 08, 2018

Trimble Baptist Church will have its Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Come join them and celebrate all the many blessings that the Lord has provided. Thanksgiving will be after the morning worship which will begin at 11 a.m. The turkey will be provided by the church. Please bring a side dish or dessert. Trimble Baptist Church is located at 112 E. Maple Street.

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Lathrop’s Mobile Food Pantry
Posted: November 08, 2018

A fresh mobile pantry will be visiting the Lathrop Food Pantry several times between now and the end of winter.

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Thursday 11/01/2018
Lathrop council makes the leap to curbside recycling
Updated: November 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm

The City of Lathrop is ready to make the leap to curbside recycle.

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Lake Arrowhead POA talks to commission
Posted: November 01, 2018

A meeting between the Lake Arrowhead Property Owners Association (POA) and the Clinton County Commissioners Thursday, October 25, to discuss the reasoning behind the resolution to rezone the lots in Lake Arrowhead from a planned district to residential lasted over two hours and may have resolved questions in the minds of some property owners.

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Voters to decide key local offices
Posted: November 01, 2018

Among the wave of state issues that will be featured on the ballot next Tuesday, November 6, local voters in Clinton County will get to decide part of the county’s leadership in the coming two years, and also whether the county can make a major shift in its tax collections going forward.

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National 4-H Week
Posted: November 01, 2018

The Plattsburg Pioneers 4-H Club kicked off National 4-H Week with Presiding Commissioner Wade Wilken signing the proclamation designating October 7-13, 2018, as 4-H Week in Clinton County. The group presented Wilken with a card and baked goodies in appreciation of his eight years working with them and teaching them about county government. Also during 4-H Week, the Pioneers painted and decorated business windows around Plattsburg, including State Farm Insurance, D-Tone Feed & Tires and Hildebrand Dental.

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Clinton County 4-H ends year with high honors
Posted: November 01, 2018

The Clinton County 4-H Council chose Sunday afternoon, October 7, as the day to honor the 4-H Clover Kids, members, volunteers and leaders for 2018 achievements. This year’s event was at the Clinton County Youth Building. Recognition Day started with the awards ceremony, followed by cake and punch. The awards ceremony recognized 4-H members who received year-end completion pins. Eligible members received project medals, recognition for state 4-H competitive events and outstanding 4-H county awards that were based upon their 4-H Recognition and Report Forms.

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Gower Convalescent Center celebrates 50 years
Posted: November 01, 2018

The Gower Convalescent Center hosted an open house to celebrate its 50th anniversary on Saturday, October 20, with free food, games and face painting for the youngsters, and area vendors came to display their services. Administrator Paul Pottier said that everyone enjoyed the hospitality and sharing memories about the center over the years.

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Young deer hunters harvest 13,500+ during early youth portion
Posted: November 01, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 13,560 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2018 deer hunting season, which ran Oct. 27-28. Top counties for the early youth portion were Howell with 350, Osage with 316, and Franklin with 263 deer checked. Last year’s harvest total for the early youth portion was 17,412.

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2018 Northwest Region meeting of the Missouri Municipal League
Posted: November 01, 2018

Lathrop hosted the 2018 Northwest Region meeting of the Missouri Municipal League on Thursday, October 18, at the Goppert Community Center. The evening included a welcome from Lathrop Mayor Dean Langner, a discussion on Proposition D – the gas tax on this month’s ballot – and a presentation from Tim Wymes, the community development director for the City of Cameron, on the impact of economic development in small towns.

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Court News
Updated: November 01, 2018 - 11:55 am

HONORABLE DAREN L ADKINS

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CCR-III’s annual audit is clean, reserves up to $2.3 million
Posted: November 01, 2018

The financial stability of the Clinton County R-III School District was again reaffirmed as a result of the recent audit findings presented during the CCR-III Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, October 17.

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2018
Posted: November 01, 2018

 

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