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The Mound City Community Thanksgiving Church Service has been canceled due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. 


Family of murder victim concerned with County Attorney conflict of interest


REVISED 4/22/2021 - The story of the murder of a Mound City woman, Dawn Rosso, began prior to her throat being cut on Saturday, June 20, 2020 – it actually began when her alleged murderer Dylan Parks-Maki broke her wrist and ribs; To see the full article, check out this... [More]

Family Dollar/Dollar Tree store coming to Pleasanton


Following a 10-minute executive session for land acquisition on Monday, Pleasanton City Councilman Jake Mattingley said a representative of Family Dollar/Dollar Tree “chose us because of our location” to build a store. Mattingley said the corporation usually targets... [More]

Pleasanton Council visits with engineer concerning lake development


Pleasanton City Administrator Teresa Whitaker introduced BG Consultants engineer Jason Hoskinson to the City Council Monday night, stating his job would be to “help the city out with the potential development project” and figure out where the engineering firm can... [More]

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Pleasanton track hosts home Invitational


The Pleasanton track team hosted their home track meet on April 13. The meet consisted of eight teams and the Jays placed fourth in both the boys and girls. The boys placed fourth with 79 points while the girls placed fourth with 58 points. Jayhawk-Linn won the meet for the... [More]

Jayhawk track places first and second at Pleasanton Invitational


The Jayhawk-Linn track teams traveled to Pleasanton on April 13 to compete in the Pleasanton Invitational.  Both the boys’ and girls’ teams did well as the boys won the meet with 124 points. The girls placed second with 96 points. Uniontown won the meet for... [More]

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Fighting addiction with grace and mercy


Living Free Linn County is an addiction recovery program that was started by Pastor Cary Coffey with the Assembly of God Church in Pleasanton. The program’s goal is to fight drug addiction with the grace and mercy of God’s love. “When I first started this... [More]

Youth outreach event planned for this weekend


The Pleasanton Assembly of God Church is partnering with Charis Bible College second-year students for an outreach event this coming weekend aimed at local youth and young adults. Charis Bible College is located in Overland Park and was founded in 1994 by internationally renowned... [More]

Laying down a lifetime’s work


Lillie and Glen Jackson were married in 1946, but it wasn’t until 1959 that they moved to Pleasanton. As the mother of five children, Lillie spent her time raising her family: Carolyn, Glenna, Larry Janet and Sandy. “Once we were all out of school, Mom went to beauty... [More]

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