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Linn County News
Published June 13, 2018
Gene Wesley Teel of Leesburg, Fla., passed away May 29, 2018, at the age of 87.
Gene W. Teel retired from the U.S. Army in 1972 after serving 24 years at the rank of Command Sergeant Major. He served two tours in Vietnam and one tour in Korea. He received numerous commendations, including the Meritorious Service Medal.
Gene leaves his wife Ruth of Leesburg; a daughter, Janet Easley (Clarence) of Pleasanton, Kan.; a stepdaughter, Angela Kuhn (Todd) of Mims, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Taylor Easley and Erika Easley of Pleasanton, and Chelsea Carroll and Sean Carroll of St. Peters, Mo.
Inurnment will be at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., on June 13, 2018.

OBITUARIES

Leslie Eugene Andres 03-15-1951 to 06-13-2018

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  Linn County News Published June 20, 2018   Leslie Eugene Andres, age 67, passed away June 13, 2018, at his home near Pleasanton, Kan.  Gene was born on March 15, 1951, in Iola, Kan., to Lyle Andres and Virginia Stokes Andres. Gene graduated from the... [More]

Charles Eugene Franklin 12-26-1938 to 06-13-2018

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  Linn County News Published June 20, 2018   Charles Eugene Franklin, age 79, Hume, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  Funeral service was held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Hume Christian Church. Burial was in the Hume Cemetery.  The... [More]

Leslie Ann Nation 06-21-1997 to 06-13-2018

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  Linn County News Published June 20, 2018   Leslie Ann Nation, age 20, Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She was born in Overland Park, Kan., on June 21, 1997, the daughter of David and Tracie (West)... [More]

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NEWS

USD 362 to offer midday preschool busing

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  BY TONY FURSE LINN COUNTY NEWS NEWSPAPERSRME@YAHOO.COM   Midday busing will be offered to Prairie View Unified School District 362 preschoolers for this upcoming school year. On a 5-1 vote, with Chuck Dunlop dissenting and Nicolas Philpott absent, the... [More]

Court sets Huggins preliminary hearing

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A consolidated afternoon preliminary hearing has been set for a former Linn County sheriff’s deputy and Pleasanton school resource officer. The two cases filed against David Allen Huggins, La Cygne, will be heard at 1:30 p.m. July 17 in Linn County District Court. To... [More]

Jail feasibility study brings community members together

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  Two gatherings were held on Monday, June 18, in Mound City to garner community and elected officials’ thoughts on the feasibility of building a new jail complex. After hearing from the Linn County District Court staff and elected officials, the County Commissioners... [More]

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SPORTS

Current fishing reports for Linn County

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School is out and summer is heating up so it is a good time for the family to enjoy some fishing. Here are some current fishing reports from various bodies of water in Linn County to help one decide where to fish. All fishing reports were posted on June 1. To see the full article,... [More]

Pleasanton/Jayhawk trapshooting team places 7th at State Shoot

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The Pleasanton/Jayhawk trapshooting team traveled to Wichita on June 16 to compete in the 2018 Kansas State High School Clay Target League State Championship. Pleasanton/Jayhawk had 16 shooters compete in the event that included 50 teams and more than 1,000 shooters. To see... [More]

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