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Linn County News

Published May 11, 2022

Rosamay Dixon, age 79, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Monday May 9, 2022. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Dec. 9, 1942, the daughter of Robert Lee Miller and Myra Edith Sawyers. She worked in customer service in the retail sector and later owned Dixon’s Dari Kurl and Angel’s Tavern along with her husband, Gene Dixon, who preceded her on June 11, 2019. Rosamay was an avid collector of anything to do with owls. She is survived by step-children, David Dixon, Melinda Nutt (Greg), Emily Dixon and Vicky Swain; twelve step-grandchildren; and eleven step-great-grandchildren.  

A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2022, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to service time. Rosamay will be laid to rest in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the Shriner’s Children Hospital, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, Kan. 66075. Online condolences can be left at   


Dale L. Castleberry 03-15-1933 to 04-30-2022


Linn County News Published May 11, 2022 Dale L. Castleberry 89 of Garnett, Kan., died April 30, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services were May 5-6 at Eddy-Birchard Funeral home in Osawatomie. Burial at Osawatomie Cemetery. 

Ian Craig Ginther 03-01-1986 to 04-26-2022


Linn County News Published May 4, 2022 Ian Craig Ginther, age 36, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022.  He was born March 1, 1986, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Fred Ginther and Kimberly McGee. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother,... [More]

Thomas Leslie Boyles 07-19-1963 to 04-19-2022


Linn County News Published April 27, 2022   Thomas Leslie Boyles, age 58, Foster, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2022.   Graveside service was held Friday, April 22, at the Salem Cemetery, Foster. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bates... [More]

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Prescott moves forward with home-plus facility plans


The Prescott City Council opened their special meeting for Monday, May 16 with the Pledge of Allegiance. Ron Roberts was unable to attend. Jesse Willard introduced Lamont Cook, Bruce Bird, and Michael Hammond from Mid-America Healthcare Management Company (HMC) so they could... [More]

Bidders on broadband fiber optic speak one more time


After requesting that KwiKom Communications and Peoples Telecommunications sharpen their pencils and get the best bid back to the county for fiber optic cable installation, both bidders showed up Monday and learned the commissioners will decide the program in three weeks. Peoples... [More]

Senior meals: Pleasanton seniors want to stay in current location


Hoping to get a decision for a permanent location for the Pleasanton Senior Meals program, K-State nutrition assistant Melanie Grote spoke to the commissioners Monday. She said in the four years she’s been in the position, she’s seen the Pleasanton meals program... [More]

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Prairie View girls win league track for first time since 1995


The Prairie View track team hosted the Pioneer League track meet on May 12. If you have been keeping up with Prairie View track this season you would know that the girls’ team is very good always placing top three and more often than not winning the meet. In this meet,... [More]

Pleasanton track places top three at Three Rivers League meet


The Pleasanton track team competed in the Three Rivers League meet at Uniontown on May 12. The Jays did well as the boys team placed second with a score of 117 points and the girls placed third with a score of 79 points.  Isaiah Bates won three different events for the... [More]

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