• And your 2021 PHS Prom King and Queen are... Cameron Oberlechner and Taylor Jackson.

  • Renee Clemens and Joyce Wisdom serve the motorcyclists that participated in the Inaugural Richard Coffey Memorial Ride.

  • Still early in the day, the Customer Appreciation Day event at Wes’ Recycling in Centerville is just getting started on Saturday morning.

  • Kids of all different ages compete every Saturday in youth soccer this spring at the First Baptist Church. The games are part of the youth Upward Soccer League.

  • The Pleasanton USD 344 parking lot is filled with first responders Wednesday, April 21, for a mock accident. The accident is staged as a visual reminder of the dangers of driving intoxicated or otherwise impaired. Those participating as actors for the event are Paden Hays, Danicka Harrington, Kayleann Harrington, Isabella Waters and Jesse Flores. Makeup for the actors was done by Erika Gilbert.

NEWS

Battery charge filed on District 5 Rep. Mark Samsel

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Reprinted with the permission   WELLSVILLE – A first appearance court hearing had yet to be scheduled today in a battery charge against 5th District State Representative Mark Samsel, a Wellsville Republican, after an incident involving a student that took place... [More]

Jesus, motorcycles and riders Run for the Son Saturday

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God works in and through many means, and motorcycles are one of those methods. With summer on its way, Linn Valley provided the location for his work as the Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) met there to begin a ride on Saturday.  Bill Greer, a Linn Valley Lakes... [More]

Whitaker named interim Pleasanton councilman

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Following the early departure of Councilwoman Danielle Souza, who was appointed by Pleasanton Mayor Mike Frisbie, the City Council at their Monday meeting approved Frisbie’s next appointment of Joe Whitaker, a former Pleasanton Public Works employee and the current City... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk track hosts home invitational

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The Jayhawk track team hosted their home track  invitational on April 26. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams competed well at the event. Danyka Pointer placed seventh in the 100 meter dash for the girls with a time of 14.31 seconds while Kadence Carpenter placed... [More]

Prairie View track places first and second at home invitational

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The Prairie View track team hosted their home invitational on April 29 and did very well as the girls won the meet with 146 points. The boys did great, as well, as they placed second with 91 points. Prairie Village won the meet for the boys with 105 points. In the high jump... [More]

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COMMUNITY

PVHS art students win Pioneer League Art Contest for 10th time School brings home five Best of Show awards

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For the last 13 years Prairie View High School art students studying under Joe Summers have attended the Pioneer League Art Contest since the contest was first formed in 2008, which was the first time PVHS students won the show overall. This year was their 10th year to win it.... [More]

PVHS Band receives I rating at KSHSAA Virtual State Music Festival

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Members of the Prairie View High School Band received a I rating at this year’s contest playing “Declaration Overture” by C.T. Smith.   The band had the privilege of working with several guest clinicians to help them prepare for the contest: Dr.... [More]

Adopt-a-Highway program aids in county beautification

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As you drive along the highways in Linn County you might notice the trash and litter that lines the ditches. Perhaps you’ve seen people out walking those ditches picking up all that litter and trash. You might also notice a sign here or there announcing that this portion... [More]

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