The Clinton County Planning and Zoning Commission held three public hearings on Thursday, August 5, approving two requests while declining a third.
Loss hits both farming, education communities
A Gower, Mo., woman is facing a pair of felony child endangerment charges after the death of one of her twin sons earlier this year
The Missouri Bicentennial Quilt displayed at Plattsburg’s “200 Quilts, 200 Years” show.
Progress at the East Buchanan football field has been clipping along this summer, with the sod going down this week and last. It’s expected to be playable by the first game, which is just over 50 days away. Photo Courtesy of Doug Miller | EBHS
As Missouri becomes the nation’s cautionary tale for the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, the impact is starting to show itself in Clinton County.
Brett and Robin Dickerson (56 and 57 respectively) of Plattsburg, MO, died together in an accident during a Wyoming mountainside motorcycle ride on July 3rd.
A veteran of three wars, Lathrop’s Merle Green will celebrate his 100th birthday on Independence Day
Both previously widowed, Merle and Millie Green hoped when they were married in 1984 they would get
10 good years together. They’ve been blessed with nearly four decades of marriage.
Clinton County Coroner Lee Hanks and Sheriff Larry Fish wade into flood waters Saturday during the recovery of a vehicle that was swept up by flood waters south of Gower. Phonto via Clinton County Sheriff's Department on Facebook
Steve Tinnen is headed for the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame.
Work will include new track, upgrades at the elementary
With school out for the summer, the East Buchanan C-1 School District has started some of the preliminary work for its $2.2 million improvements project, including breaking ground on the new track at the high school.
(Above) East Buchanan senior shortstop Kaden Woodside collides with a Marionville runner at second base on Tuesday night. (Below) Junior pitcher Conner Musser delivers to the plate in the Missouri Class 2 State Championship on Tuesday. Christopher Parker | Special to The Leader
This Memorial Day, take a moment to reflect on those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
The woman who admitted to stealing approximately $286,000 from the Plattsburg Special Road District has been sentenced in U.S. District Court.
Bond has been set and posted in the case of the Gower man charged in the death of his young son.
For the first time in two years, local graduations will go on as originally scheduled.
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
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.
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.
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