• Wes’ Recycling gearing up to open second location

  • Eldon Lanham inducted into Kansas Fairs Hall of Fame

  • Jayhawk Elementary held their annual spelling bee on Thursday, Jan. 9, with the following winners: first place, Anastasia Encinas; second place, Brady Felt; and third place, Josiah Haen. Pleasanton Elementary is set to hold thir annual spelling bee at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, and La Cygne Elementary will hold theirs at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24

  • Cox Motor Co. owner Jesse Secrest gives USD 344 Superintendent Travis Laver a check for $5,080 from the last Drive One 4 Ur School promotion held at General Pleasonton Days. Laver said the district has gotten over $44,000 from the Ford promotion.

  • Cardinals are active during the snow and ice storm that hit last week. They were very visible against the gray, cold skies that covered the region.

NEWS

Prairie View High to sport shooting team

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  Board approves in time for this spring’s trap season     Prairie View High will be represented in a state trap shooting league this spring. On a 6-0 vote, with Nicolas Philpott absent, the Unified School District 362 board of education approved... [More]

Sheriff issues past year’s response numbers

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      At the Tuesday County Commissioners’ meeting, giving a weekly prisoner count of 35 prisoners with 19 housed in county, County Sheriff Kevin Friend reported 197 calls for service, less than last week, “probably due to the cold weather without... [More]

Commissioners approve rescue pumper purchases

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    Following the receipt of six rescue pumper truck bids for the Linn County Rural Fire Department, the rural fire board reviewed the bids and chose the Hays Fire and Rescue Sales and Service bid for approval by the County Commissioners. At the commissioners’... [More]

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SPORTS

Prairie View boys win thriller against Anderson County; girls compete but fall

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          The Prairie View basketball teams traveled to Anderson County on Jan. 14 for a Pioneer League contest against the Bulldogs. The girls played first, and it was not a good game for the Lady Buffalos. The Lady Buffs fell down big... [More]

Jayhawk boys pull away late against Chetopa

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        The Jayhawk boys’ basketball team hosted league foe Chetopa on Jan. 14. Jayhawk was in control all game, but Chetopa did get close in both the first and third quarters. However, thanks to a big 11-3 run in the fourth, the Hawks were... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Stark signs as eSports athlete at FSCC

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  On Wednesday, Jan. 15, Robert Stark, a senior at Pleasanton High School, signed with Fort Scott Community College for a full scholarship, covering both tuition and books, as an eSports athlete. “He is considered a full athlete at FSCC as of the signing of those... [More]

Wes’ Recycling gearing up to open second location

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      Wes’ Recycling, Inc., of Centerville recently purchased the property that was most recently Custom Alloy, formerly Tower Metal, of Prescott and is currently modifying the building to become a secondary location for the company. With space becoming... [More]

Claim Your Campus coming in July

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      Greg Topping, volunteer coordinator for Claim Your Campus 2020,  spoke to the County Commissioners at their Tuesday meeting about a movement across America called Claim Your Campus. He said high school campuses across the country have student led... [More]

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