• 130 years of faith, strength, service

  • Prairie View volleyball starts season with a couple wins

  • Pleasanton football falls to Southeast in league play

  • Mayor Robert Sullivan shows Renee Slinkard, Marais des Cygnes chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution representative, his signature on a proclamation designating Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week in La Cygne. During her remarks, Slinkard emphasized the document’s preamble, noting it was written not by “Father of the Constitution” James Madison but rather by Pennsylvania Gov. Robert Morris.

  • The Pleasanton volleyball team hosts its annual scrimmage on the evening of Aug. 29. The Lady Jays played each other at the event and also played Pleasanton alumni players. Kansas City Chiefs’ tickets were also raffled off as part of the activities courtesy of Dillon and Annie Roberts.


Same Parker intersection area prompts separate patron complaints


The corner of Main and Walnut streets served as the home vicinity for two separate patron complaints at Thursday’s monthly Parker City Council meeting. One issue addressed by Tony Cole, 338 W. Main St., involved the legality of his solution to prevent large trucks from... [More]

La Cygne continues water operator search


La Cygne will move forward with interviews to find a Class II water plant operator and Class I wastewater operator. That was the verdict expressed by Mayor Robert Sullivan to close a special council meeting last Wednesday, Sept. 11. Following 10 minutes of open-session information,... [More]

Items illegally obtained by former county attorney returned


During the meeting of the County Commissioners on Monday, Sept. 16, Deputy Scott Polster reported that items either taken by former County Attorney John Sutherland, or purchased by him illegally with county funds, are now being returned to the county by the Federal Bureau of... [More]

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Prairie View volleyball starts season with a couple wins


Prairie View volleyball struggled last season, but the team is hoping this season they can get a few more wins and so far that seems to be the case. The season started with a triangular at Central Heights on Sept. 5 against Osawatomie and Central Heights. The Lady Buffs were... [More]

Pleasanton football falls to Southeast in league play


The Pleasanton football team had a setback this past week as they fell to league foe Southeast Cherokee, 28-12. The Jays hosted the Lancers on Sept. 13, and things started off right for the Jays as quarterback Dale Gillespie connected with Kasen McKee for a 21-yard touchdown.... [More]

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130 years of faith, strength, service


The First Christian Church in Pleasanton will celebrate its 130th anniversary this weekend with an array of events that begin with an old-fashioned ice cream social at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the church. Sunday, Sept. 22, will bring Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship... [More]

Picnics of the past: Some of Linn County’s early picnic groves


  Submitted by   Linn County Historical Society    I’m sure everyone can agree that the months of July and August are usually very hot ones! Fortunately, we can now rely on the air conditioner to keep us cool and comfortable. A century or more... [More]

Presbyterian CRE at Pleasanton marks one year in community


      Linda Dudley has been a Commissioned Ruling Elder or CRE in the First Presbyterian Church at Pleasanton for just over a year now. However, she began her journey 20 years ago at the age of 50 when she became a lay pastor for the church. “Several... [More]

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