Alma M. Hubble has been named as nursing manager for the Obstetrics Department of Spelman Memorial Hospital in Smithville. She and her family recently relocated to the Platte City area from Springfield.
An expected seven percent decrease in revenue from 1990 has created the necessity for a conservative budget with cautious spending, Presiding Commissioner Carol Tomb indicates in the budget message of the preliminary Platte County budget released this week.
Two free throws by Whitney Reineke with five seconds left in the game lifted the Platte County Lady Pirates to a 29-27 win over Savannah in high school girls basketball action Tuesday night at Savannah.
Elizabeth Decker and Bea Snook were among a group of friends who attended a baby shower for Su Lin Sehora Sunday at the home of Mrs. Virginia Boswell.
There was a large crowd for the surprise birthday party given in honor of Ellis Kimsey on his 75th birthday. The celebration took place at the Hoover Church on Sunday, January 13.
A hiring freeze has been instituted by Maple Woods Community College. “Enrollment has continued to hit record levels but funding from the state hasn’t kept pace with our growth,” said Stephen Brainard, Maple Woods president. Enrollment increased by 11.6 percent for the spring semester, Brainard said, to 4,216 students.