• Hawks smash Northeast Arma on Homecoming

  • La Cygne Christian Church to celebrate 125 years

  • The original First Presbyterian Church of Pleasanton was organized in 1869. Constuction of the building itself, including the bell tower, was completed by 1870. In 1953, the congregation agreed that the church needed more space and a basement was added to the original structure.

  • City of Pleasanton employee Joey Morrisey washes down Main Street last Thursday in preparation for General Pleasonton Days. Main Street was shut down for the day Saturday for activities beginning with a parade and ending with the street dance and Cornhole contest.

  • General Pleasonton Days goes off without a hitch despite some rain, but winners of the Food Fair sponsored event Chopped celebrate. Cheyanne Edwards and her mom, Jenny Reynolds, won over three other teams each deciding how to prepare bok choy in the most tasty manner. See more photos on Pg. A9.


-H Jr. Leaders to hold 12th annual Coat and Clothing Giveaway


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Linn County Senior Resource Fair set for Friday


The annual Linn County Senior Resource Fair is set for Friday, Oct. 18, at the First Baptist Church of Mound City located at the intersection of Kansas Highway 52 and Paine Road. Hosted by the East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging (ECKAAA), the event begins at 9 a.m.... [More]

Life Chain Sunday in Linn County Oct. 27


National Life Chain Sunday 2019 – a peaceful and prayerful pro-life witness – was held on sidewalks throughout America and Canada on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6. Over 1,590 communities participated in the annual event this year. Additional Life Chains are scheduled... [More]

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Buff Homecoming win sets up rivalry, district showdown


Hunter Boone scored the game’s first four touchdowns, propelling undefeated Prairie View to a 41-27 Homecoming win over Girard Friday night. The victory sets up this Friday’s 7 p.m. home meeting with Anderson County. Like the Buffalos, Anderson County is 3-0 in... [More]

Pleasanton volleyball goes 1-1 in home triangular


It was senior night as the Pleasanton volleyball team hosted a triangular against league foes Altoona Midway and St. Paul on Oct. 8. The Lady Jays started the night playing Altoona Midway. Pleasanton had played Altoona earlier this season on Sept. 21 and won that game in two... [More]

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La Cygne Christian Church to celebrate 125 years


The La Cygne Christian Church will be celebrating its 125th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 20. A catered dinner will be served at noon, and former and current pastors, members and friends of LCCC are invited to attend. There will be a free-will donation for the meal. The main... [More]

O’Rourke flying high with Ageless Aviation Dreams


It’s a mission statement to give back to those who gave, and Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation gave back to former Pleasanton resident Florine O’Rourke, one of eight senior citizens who were given flights over Lawrence. O’Rourke said, “The activity... [More]

Vaughn celebrating 50 years in his field


John Vaughn, a native of Mound City, is celebrating his 50th year in the insurance field by bringing his son into the same field and bringing his clients a product in which he believes. Vaughn’s career began in the summer of 1969 when his father-in-law, Charles “Cap”... [More]

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