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Laura Lee Holt Harris, 89, a longtime resident of Atlanta died on Friday, the 15th of April, 2016. Born in Pleasanton, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Agnes Pearl McCormack and George Washington Holt. 

Laura was a retired dental hygienist and wife of the late Basil Emory Harris. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Apostles and the Westfield Garden Club.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins who loved her dearly. Laura will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.

Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, the 17th of April at 3:30 in the afternoon at the Sunrise Chapel Mausoleum at Arlington Memorial Park. Pastor Dolores Donnelly officiated.

OBITUARIES

Charles D. “Buck” Jones 07-08-1936 to 02-03-2018

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Linn County News Published Feb. 7, 2018 Charles D. “Buck” Jones, age 81, retired Case-New Holland welder, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Visitation with family will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Memorial services are 10 a.m. Saturday. Both are at Meridian... [More]

Cleta Fern Stump 09-16-1950 to 01-30-2018

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Linn County News Published Feb. 7, 2018 Cleta Fern Stump, age 67, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at her home. Cleta was born Sept. 16, 1950, at Fort Scott, Kan., to Clyde and Alice (Jackman) DeMott. She attended Mound City High School.  On... [More]

Mildred Katie Bortzfield 10-26-1931 to 02-04-2018

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  Linn County News Published Feb. 7, 2018 Mildred Katie Bortzfield, age 86, formerly of Pleasanton, Kan., died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Pinnacle Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation, Olathe, Kan. She was born on Oct. 26, 1931, in Fulton, Kan., the daughter of Robert and... [More]

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NEWS

La Cygne community garden looking for volunteers

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The La Cygne Methodist Church Community Garden set down roots last spring. With that, a lot of vegetables and produce were grown, and much was learned on how to run a community garden. Pat Berglund and Loretta Teagarden worked together on the endeavor and learned that good help... [More]

Morrell new Sugar Valley Lakes/Hidden Valley Lakes manager

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Blue Mound native and member of the first graduating class from Jayhawk-Linn High School in 1973, Richard Morrell, has come home to his roots to take over the job as manager of Sugar Valley Lakes/Hidden Valley Lakes (SVL/HVL). Richard and his wife Kerry (Barnes) Morrell, moved... [More]

Bond set at $1 million in second case against former SRO

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Appearing in Linn County District Court on Tuesday, Feb. 13, for a no-go preliminary hearing on initial charges filed on 2018-CR-000001 against him, David Allen Huggins also had his first appearance on 2018-CR-000029, a new case with two new charges levied against him. With his... [More]

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SPORTS

Lady Jays take control late, down Eagles

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The Pleasanton Lady Blu-Jays again took to the road to compete, this time invading Uniontown High School (UHS) to face the Lady Eagles. Pleasanton High School (PHS) proved to be the more persistent team, downing UHS 39-29 on the Eagles’ Winter Homecoming on Feb. 9. Even... [More]

Iola loss inspires Lady Buffs for Pioneer future

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A 54-39 home loss to Iola Feb. 6 might seem just another notch in Prairie View’s winless record covering nine Pioneer League games. However, being within three points as late as the fourth quarter gives the Lady Buffalos inspiration for their upcoming league contests against... [More]

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