• Also recently installed, the new rock wall available to students on the west wall of the gym allows them to build muscle while working on coordination. Here, Seneca Stites and Jakob Klaus compete to see how fast they can traverse the wall.

  • Timberly Grimes and Easton Bruner compete during gym class on Monday, Oct. 3, on the motion wall which was given to Jayhawk Elementary through a grant and was just recently installed.

  • Winners of the 2022 Baby Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau, are, left to right: 0 to 3 months, Aurora Russell, daughter of Kaitlin Murrell and Nate Russell; 4 to 6 months, Emory Duggins, daughter of Kim and Chris Duggins; 7 to 9 months, Azaylah Barajas, daughter of Anthony and Terri Barajas; 10 to 12 months, Range McKee, son of Kolbee and Danielle McKee

  • The Color Guard leads the way in the 2022 General Pleasonton Days parade on Saturday morning, Oct. 1, followed closely by Pleasanton Police and the local fire departments.

  • Ola May Earnest, a lifelong citizen of Linn County and longtime curator and director of the Linn County Museum in Pleasanton tours Main Street during the General Pleasonton Days parade on Saturday morning, Oct. 1, as Grand Marshall of the event. Earnest was very honored to have been chosen.


Linn County to open advance voting Oct. 25


General mid-term election, ballot set for Nov. 8   Advance voting will begin Oct. 25 and precinct polling locations will be open from 7 a.m-7 p.m. Nov. 8 for this year’s mid-term general election. Oct. 18 is the in-person, online, and postmark if by mail deadline... [More]

Mound City discusses water bill issues


During their meeting on Oct. 3, the Mound City Council discussed several water bill issues. The lead discussion was the water bill at 619 Main. City Clerk Shelby Murray stated that the property owner had rented it out and the tenant had left a bill of almost $500 and the owner... [More]

Phones down at Linn County Veterinary Clinic


UPDATE: The original number for Linn County Veterinary Clinic has been restored. The staff there thanks everyone for their patience.     The phone number for Linn County Veterinary Clinic has been compromised and they are awaiting new service. In the meantime,... [More]

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Pleasanton routs Southeast on Homecoming


  After the Jays’ first loss of the season to Olpe last week, the Jays got back on track with a dominant performance against Southeast Cherokee. Pleasanton hosted Southeast on Sept. 30 for their Homecoming and had zero problems with the Lancers as they won the... [More]

Prairie View football falls to Girard


The Prairie View football team hosted Girard on Sept. 30 for a district game against a very good Girard team. The Buffalos were outmatched by the Trojans and lost the game 41-8. Girard established their dominance early with a 21 point first quarter. The Trojans scored on... [More]

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Remembering her Queen


Local resident still has scrapbook of iconic royal family    Ellie Davey, Mound City, was raised in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and remembers with pride the Queen she adored as a young lady. “I was in the eighth grade, maybe 13 or 14 when I started my scrapbook... [More]

JLHS horticulture class to take on project at Justice Center


Recently Linn County Sheriff Kevin Friend announced a partnership with the Jayhawk-Linn Horticulture Class to take on a project at the Linn County Justice Center to provide what he called ‘enhancements to the scope of the building.’ “I met with members of... [More]

Family business builds memories, one ride at a time


In 1947 two brothers, Carl and Eugene Theel, purchased a corner grocery store with an attached service station, a setup that today would be called a convenience store, in Leavenworth, Kan., where their parents owned and operated a small amusement park called Kiddieland; located... [More]

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