• Prairie View golf hosts Prairie View Invitational

  • Craw-Kan set to place fiber optic in Pleasanton

  • Prairie View hosts home track meet

  • Centerville man finds 150-year-old site of former wind-powered grist mill

  • KCP&L named in lawsuit Claim of emissions from La Cygne station caused incurable illness


Pleasanton Elementary to begin compartmentalized teaching next year


Pleasanton Elementary Principal Dave Thomas announced Monday night at the USD 344 Board of Education meeting that fifth and sixth grades will begin a new compartmentalized school model in the 2018-2019 academic year. To see the full article, check out this week's edition of... [More]

Court approves foreclosure of Luetjen Ventures (Snowhill Rock)


A business - which began with a room full of dissenting neighbors when they were present to hear a conditional use permit issued to Kevin Luetjen dated April 18, 2016 to operate a rock quarry/logging and mulching operation at Snowhill Rock of Pleasanton - lasted a year before... [More]

Craw-Kan set to place fiber optic in Pleasanton


Bob Guilfoyle and Craig Wilbert, representatives of Craw-Kan Telephone Cooperative, appeared before the Pleasanton City Council at their meeting on Monday, May 7, to brief the city on their upcoming fiber optic installation project in Pleasanton. Wilbert told the council the... [More]

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Jayhawk golf wins home tournament; Pleasanton, Prairie View also compete


The Jayhawk golf team hosted their home golf invitational on April 26 at Sugar Valley golf course. The Hawks continue to have a great season and won their home tournament with a score of 356. The Hawks were followed by Southern Lyon County, 372, Burlington, 392, West Franklin,... [More]

Pleasanton baseball, softball continue to grow as season progresses


The Pleasanton baseball and softball teams continued to grow as a team and as a program this past week as they faced league foes Crest and Chetopa. Both the baseball and softball teams traveled to Crest on April 23 to face the Lancers. The boys split against Crest, winning the... [More]

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Neosho Valley Spring Art Exhibit 2018 winners


Joe Summers, Centerville, won first place in the sculpture category in the 39th annual Neosho Valley Spring Art Exhibit at the Chanute Art Gallery, Chanute, with a ceramic sculpture entitled “Of the Bird Man Tribe.” To see the full article, check out this week's... [More]

Centerville man finds 150-year-old site of former wind-powered grist mill


In 1874 my great grandfather, Asel Wright, bought 240 acres of unimproved land from W.B. Scott, the founder of the town of Oakwood. Great Granddad moved from Sycamore, Ill., to Linn County in 1875. At that time the town of Blue Mound was located 1 1/2 miles west and 1 1/2 miles... [More]

BRIDING THE GAP: A look at local recovery options


Celebrate Recovery is an addiction recovery program that operates through the La Cygne Christian Church. It began in August 2015 and is organized and operated by Steve and Carolyn Haupt, along with two other couples – all members of the church – and meets from 7-9... [More]

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