• Lady Hawks win Linn County tournament, Lady Jays and Lady Buffs 2nd and 3rd respectively

  • Prairie View boys’ basketball wins seventh straight Linn County tournament, Hawks and Jays place second and third

  • Pecans bring happiness, comfort

  • PHS holds ceremony to recognize KU Honors students

  • Portmann joins Pleasanton council earlier than slated

NEWS

Portmann joins Pleasanton council earlier than slated

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Aaron Portmann was elected to the Pleasanton City Council in the November general election and was slated to take over a seat on the council come January 2018. However, with a vacant seat left with the resignation of former council member Tristian Wurtz-Smith due to her moving,... [More]

USD 362 to study zoning-denial appeal

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Prairie View Unified School District 362 will study an appeal to a denied zoning-change request for its La Cygne bus barn location. At Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the board of education’s consensus is for Rex Bollinger, district superintendent, to investigate... [More]

McQueen, Flores, Santmyer aggravated battery and other cases rescheduled

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Finding that a main witness in the cases against Kenneth McQueen, Joseph Flores and Jeremy Santmyer was not present in Linn County District Court on Friday, Dec. 8, due to a Bourbon County Sheriff’s Department subpoena issue, all three men received reduced bonds and cases... [More]

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SPORTS

First deer for first-time hunter

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Hunting is a sport that only hunters can appreciate, and Chris Shillito, Linn County resident and Shalom Ministries pastor, is now a christened hunter – shooting a 12-point buck his first time out Thursday, Nov. 30. Shillito said, “I went turkey hunting in the spring.... [More]

Prairie View boys’ basketball wins seventh straight Linn County tournament, Hawks and Jays place second and third

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Jayhawk-Linn hosted the Linn County basketball tournament this past week and with Drexel not being in the tournament this year Jayhawk, Prairie View and Pleasanton would battle it out to see who brought home the Linn County Tournament trophy that Prairie View had for the past... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Pecans bring happiness, comfort

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Fred Laudan moved into the Prescott Country View Nursing Home in June 2017 from his rural Pleasanton home and has since made quite a name for himself there – all due to his love of pecans. “I love my pecans, I love picking them up, sorting and cracking them, and... [More]

PHS holds ceremony to recognize KU Honors students

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On Wednesday, Dec. 6, the Pleasanton High School (PHS) administration organized and held a ceremony recognizing the efforts put forth by two of their students in being named as KU Honors students. These two students, Logan Mattingley and Tayler George, are in the top 10 percent... [More]

Meyers celebrate 50th anniversary

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  Bob and Leuita (Weedy) Meyer, Mound City, Kan., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 14, 2018. Their children and grandchildren will honor them at a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at the Mound City Christian Church. The... [More]

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