• James (Tree) Lee cuts branches off an estimated 75-year-old tree in the Schneider Funeral Home parking lot in Pleasanton as, not pictured, Michael Meyer of Maker’s Tree Service, cuts the fallen branches. The tree died after a dry, hot year took its toll.

  • Quilts and more quilts that were donated for the Lindell benefit auction held on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the old grade school in Prescott line the railings around the gymnasium, on display for all the bidders to see. The crowd of standing room only filled the gym for the auction after eating dinner.

  • Buffalos grind out win against Lincoln, 26-7

  • Celebrating 102 years

  • Submitted photo Linn County Deputy SRO Dan Nasalroad, La Cygne Police Chief Tate West and Denise Burns of Silver Creek Pharmacy are pictured here on the day the medicine was handed over for distribution among all emergency responders. Silver Creek Pharmacy in La Cygne, and its owner, Becky Barnes, recently provided our first responders with a supply of Narcan, a drug that can reverse an overdose of various drugs, such as heroin, morphine and oxycodone, just to name a few. Silver Creek facilitated the acquisition for the police, sheriff’s department and emergency responders by applying for and receiving a grant from KU Med out of concern for the risk our first responders take of absorbing some drugs through skin contact.

NEWS

Chili and Chairs Benefit for Concern

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  Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 19. Mound City Library will be having a chili supper and chair auction to benefit Concern/Good Buys in Mound City. All money from both will go to Concern. The free-will donation chili supper will start at 4 p.m. Then at 5:30 p.m.... [More]

New event added to lineup for Parker Days 2018 Sept. 28-29

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    The organizers of the annual Parker Days celebration have added a new event for this year’s lineup – a smoke-off. The event is open to amateurs and requires a $50 entry fee which is nonrefundable. The entry fee must be paid by Sept. 26 by mailing... [More]

County files charges on 2013 bank robbery subject

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   A defendant who spent approximately five years in jail following conviction of robbing the Bank of Kincaid on March 6, 2013, was again charged on two counts prior to the statute of limitations including aiding and abetting attempted aggravated battery of LEO (law... [More]

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SPORTS

Buffalo volleyball falls in triangular at Wellsville

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  The Prairie View volleyball team traveled to Wellsville on Sept. 11 to play in a triangular against Wellsville and Burlington. The Buffalos started by playing Burlington. They lost in two sets to the Wildcats, 10-25 and 9-25. The team then faced Wellsville and played... [More]

Blu-Jays pull away in 2nd half to earn big win against Jayhawks

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  It was a good night for football on Sept. 14 as Pleasanton hosted their rival Jayhawk-Linn for the first time in football for quite some time. The Jays and Hawks have not been able to play each other for a while due to Pleasanton being 8-man and Jayhawk 11-man. However,... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Delegation from France visits church, St. Philippine Duchesne site

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  Students learning French at Prairie View High School (PVHS) traveled to Mound City on Monday, Sept. 17, to meet with a delegation of teachers and students from France who had come to visit the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the St. Philippine Duchesne shrine site where... [More]

517 Vintage opens in Mound City

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  A new shop has opened on Main Street in Mound City, where the café was for several years, offering a variety of handcrafted, consignment and vintage or antique items for sale. The building was recently purchased by Raymond and Melayna Johnson, who then renovated... [More]

Life Care Center of Osawatomie marketing director wins company’s divisional customer service award

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OSAWATOMIE – Tammi Conner, marketing director at Life Care Center of Osawatomie, received Life Care Centers of America’s Central Division “Whatever It Takes and Then Some” Award on Wednesday, Aug. 29, for her dedication to customer service. Executives... [More]

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