Share your valentine this year...
Join The Gathering Place this sweetheart day to give a valentine to those in the Lathrop, Plattsburg and Gower communities.
As published in the January 29, 1971 Leader - 50 Years Ago
P.H.S. Basketball team takes second
The Bill Burns Classic
Lathrop High School hosted its annual Bill Burns Classic basketball tournament last week, welcoming teams from throughout Northwest Missouri for a six-day battle for the championships. The Lathrop Lady Mules bounced back from an early loss to win consolation in the tournament, while the Lathrop boys team finished fourth in their bracket.
The Bicentennial Committee and The Plattsburg Artists Coalition Public Arts Committee in Plattsburg have been very busy planning for the 2021 Missouri Bicentennial events.
30 Years Ago
As published in the January 17, 1991 edition of The Leader
Sewer, Street Projects in Lathrop Continue in 2021
The City of Lathrop has undertaken major efforts to update its infrastructure in recent years, and some of those projects will continue right into the new year
The largest among those projects is the ongoing wastewater collection and treatment plant project, with a total cost of approximately $6.6 million. Of that, $6.1 million is being funded through voter-approved general obligation bonds, while $500,000 came from a grant from the state revolving fund.
Filings begin for local cities, school districts
It’s a new year and that means cities and schools will soon select their new leadership moving forward.
The filing period for the April election is open and will run through Tuesday, January 19. The April election, which will focus on city councils and local boards of educations, will be held on Tuesday, April 6.
In Lathrop, three seats will be open on the city council. The mayoral seat held by Dean Langner is up for election, and two residents have already filed for the spot – Jennifer (Eads) Morrison and Gabe Goad. As of Monday, there had been no filings for the other two seats, the North Ward seat held by Gerald Snodgrass and the South Ward seat held by Coetta Whiteley. Each seat carries a two-year term.
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