r. an Mrs. Donald Foster of Dearborn announce the engagement of their daughter, Barbara Bennett McNatt, to James Snook, Jr. son of Mr. an Mrs. Marion Snook of Edgerton.
Miss Susie Matthews, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Matthews of Gower, and granddaughter of Mrs. Elva Davis, was selected Miss St. Joseph on Saturday night. She was crowned by her sister, Shelly Matthews, who was Miss St. Joseph last year.
Mrs. Jack Pike, attempting to close the louvers in her front door one night last week met with an welcomed guest. A large black snake was wound through them, trying to find its way in or out. A terrified scream brought Mr. Pike out of bed to the dismissal of the reptile.
An old house, known to earlier day citizens as the “Foley Home” northeast of Barry, was demolished recently. It was nearly a century old, its rooms 20 feet square and had been occupied by many changing residents until recently when vandalism took over.
For the first time in Platte County, leasehold interests have been ruled taxable by the State Tax Commission, says Mrs. Lorraine Williams, county assessor. She says she is now in a position to assess such properties.
Dr. Tony Rollins, math teacher at Center Senior High School, has been selected by his fellow teachers as Teacher of the Year in the Center School District. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Rollins of Platte City.