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The Pleasanton Dinner Theatre will present a production of the long-running Broadway musical “Cats” on Nov. 9 and 10.

Based on T.S. Eliot’s book, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” and set to the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Cats” is an all-dance show set upon a rubbish dump, which comes alive with cats of all sizes, types and shapes after dark.

On this particular night, it’s the night of the Jellicle Ball and one cat will be chosen to ascend to Heaviside and have a chance at another life.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here

COMMUNITY

Barn Antiques Holiday Sale, Food Drive set for Nov. 10

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    The Sixth Annual Barn Antiques Holiday Sale and Food Drive is set for Nov. 10 at the Ernie Price Annex on West 13th Street in Pleasanton. The event will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and will include 20-plus vendors. “Last year we helped provide Thanksgiving... [More]

BeAlert presentation on the role of social media in exploitation set for Oct. 21

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  A presentation for adults on the dangers inherent to social media will be held at Jayhawk-Linn at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.  Students from two of the three high schools will have their own presentation at Prairie View High School (PVHS) at 9:30 a.m. with students... [More]

50 years ago: When Hollywood came to Mound City

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Four years before the inaugural Sugar Mound Arts and Crafts Festival set up there, the Linn County Courthouse square was abuzz as a Hollywood movie set. Famed Life magazine photographer Gordon Parks, a Fort Scott native, had written a semi-autobiographical 1962 novel titled... [More]

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NEWS

Date change for bell ringing in Mound Ciyt

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Date Change: The Mound City bell ringing is Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. - not on Nov. 12 like listed in last week's paper. Meet at the memorial on the north side of the Courthouse for the 11 a.m. ceremony. All churches in the city will ring their bells at the same time.

Flores preliminary held, arraignment set

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    A preliminary hearing for charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated battery filed against Joseph Flores in August of this year was held in Linn County District Court on Friday, Nov. 2. Linn County Attorney James Brun called Karysa Johnson to the stand,... [More]

Benefit dinner, silent auction to be held for Fyocks

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    Family members and friends of Leonard and Betty Fyock of Prescott have organized a benefit dinner with a silent auction to follow. The event it set for 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at City Hall in Prescott.  Vegetable soup and chili are on the menu along... [More]

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SPORTS

Linn County News’ top 5 high school cross country runners

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  The 2018 cross country season is over and all three county schools saw success and improvement throughout the season. Jayhawk-Linn sent their entire girls’ team to State Meet while a couple of their boys’ runners just missed state. Prairie View sent Brooke... [More]

Successful Blu-Jay season ends at Olpe

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  An arguably top-five Pleasanton 11-man all-time football campaign came to an abrupt halt last Friday at Olpe. The undefeated Eagles, third-ranked in Class 1-A, handed the Blu-Jays a 52-8 setback in a 1-A regional playoff game. For Dustin Johnson, head coach, the... [More]

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