• Kym Hargrove, with the Linn County Republican Women, presents Laure Beckman a book donation for the Mound City Library.

  • A ribbon cutting and grand opening was held for The Mane Room Hair Salon on Friday afternoon, Nov. 18. The business opened on June 2, 2022; owner and stylist Tonya Umphenour says things are going very well. With Tonya, front and center, are, left to right, Pleasanton Chamber members Michelle Kingore, Yucca products, Lynnae Sullins, Jacqui Smith-Capp, both of Food Fair, Shannon Barbee with Clinch Realty, Brianna Laver of Labette Bank, Tonya Umphenour, owner of the Mane Room, Pleasanton City Administrator Teresa Whitaker, and several employees of the Mane Room, including Cali Emerson, Becca Thornton and Renea Marshall. Employee Remi McAdam is not pictured.

  • Act 1 of the Jayhawk Elementary 5th grade Thanksgiving play found the natives worried about being captured while the Pilgrims were praying for water and food to sustain them. There were four classes giving two performances on Tuesday morning, Nov. 22, to a crowd of fellow students, parents, grandparents and more.

  • Doug Graham, Communications Director with Heartland Rural Electric Cooperation, second from right, presented members of the Mound City Historical Society with a check for $5,000 on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Mound City Historical Park. According to Society members Ron Nickelson, far left, Mari Beth Kehl, second from left, and Lorna Turley, far right, the funds could not have come at a better time and will go a long way toward improvements at the park. Not pictured is Mound City Historical Society member Gary Schmitz.

  • Members of the congregation of the Centerville Community Church pose for a photo before they partake of their dinner in celebration of the church’s 125th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 20

NEWS

Engineers present Evergy buried fiber prelim

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Market Street is a proposed path between La Cygne coal, Wolf Creek nuclear plants   Representatives from a Kansas City engineering firm last week presented plans for an Evergy underground conduit-cased fiber optics cable preliminarily proposed to run through La Cygne.... [More]

Election canvass results in 51 more ballots counted

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The Linn County Commissioners recessed their Nov. 21 meeting and opened a meeting of the Board of Canvassers for the purpose of canvassing the Nov. 8 election. With Commissioner Rick James absent, the commissioners opted to appoint Darin Wilson as the third member of the Board... [More]

PBS Kansas honors local veteran at Veterans Coming Home Salute

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WICHITA — PBS Kansas Channel 8 honored four veterans and one business that serves veterans at its 8th Annual Veterans Coming Home Salute on Nov. 5, 2022 at the Wichita Marriott. This event honored Kansas veterans who demonstrated outstanding service to their country, fellow... [More]

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SPORTS

Linn County’s top high school cross country runners

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The 2022 cross country season has concluded and now it is time to recognize some of the top local runners in the sport this season. The Prairie View girls’ cross country team had multiple good runners on it and one great runner. The girls just missed making it to State... [More]

Jayhawk and Pleasanton football fill out TRL All League selections

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The Pleasanton and Jayhawk-Linn football teams are well represented in the 2022 11-man Three Rivers League All League selections. The Hawks make up 16 selections between first team and honorable mention while the Jays make up 10 selections between first team and honorable mention.... [More]

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COMMUNITY

La Cygne Thanksgiving Dinner - a time to reconnect

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For many in the La Cygne area, the community Thanksgiving Dinner is an opportunity to reconnect with folks they don’t see every day; to visit and catch up with friends they haven’t seen in awhile. This year meant just that for many who attended the event since the... [More]

Centerville Church to celebrate 125th anniversary

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Shortly after the M.K.T. Railroad was completed from Kansas City to Parsons in 1889, not long after, the town of Centerville, Kan., was organized under the Centerville Real Estate Building Association. In 1892, the building committee of the Methodist Church purchased a lot... [More]

Shillito creates a labor of love

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Children’s book focused on helping kids learn to live with the elderly   Carissa Shillito recently released a new children’s book geared toward helping children better understand life with elderly relatives. Carissa and her husband, Chris, took over Shalom... [More]

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