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Linn County News

Published Feb. 24, 2021

Danny Matthew Bryant, age 52, born in Harrisonville, Mo., peacefully passed away at his home on Feb. 9, 2021. Danny leaves behind his parents, Judy Ridge (David) of Mound City, Kan., and Denzil Bryant (Penny, preceded) of Clinton, Mo.; two furbabies, Molly and Cocoa; two daughters, Andrea Jones (Dustin) of Clinton, Mo., and Summer-Rain Cherokee of Mound City, Kan.; one son, Danny Matthew Roy, Jr. of Mound City, Kan.; three grandchildren, Alexander, Aeris and Christopher, of Clinton, Mo.; a brother Micheal Ridge (Maggie) of Strasburg, Mo.; three sisters, Renee’ Anderson (Ben) of Mound City, Kan., Jolene Dove (Peter) of Independence, Mo. and Precious Greenwood (Terence) of Clinton, Mo.; several aunts, uncles and cousins, numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandparents the late Venice and Mary Younce of Strasburg, Mo.; grandparents Emery and Nancedia Bryant of Kingsville, Mo.; and brother Rocky Bryant of Clinton, Mo.

He worked as a bricklayer and carpenter for many years. Danny enjoyed fishing, he loved Big Creek, and hunting for game, arrowheads, shed, mushrooms and four-leaf clovers. He enjoyed anything outdoors; camping and bonfires, playing ball, loved football, riding dirt bikes and four-wheelers, playing horseshoes and tossing around the nunchucks, which he became very good at. He enjoyed playing in the snow, when Andrea was little, built snowmen that looked like a rabbit and put antlers on top. Blaring music was his favorite pastime; from Ozzy, Black Sabbath to Country Gold. He loved to hang with family and friends. Playing cards, music trivia and yahtzee. He was good with his hands, enjoyed drawing and carving. He will be deeply missed. A celebration of life will be held in the spring.

OBITUARIES

Karen Joyce Hughes Kidwell 09-09-1948 to 09-10-2021

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    Published in the Linn County News   Karen Joyce Hughes Kidwell, 73, of Linn Valley, Kan. passed away September 10th at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1948 in Kansas City, Kan. She was a graduate of Shawnee Mission North High School, Bethany Hospital... [More]

Leota Vondell Burris 08-30-1936 to 09-09-21

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    Linn County News Published Sept. 15, 2021   Leota Vondell Burris, age 85, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.  She was born in Marceline, Mo., on Aug. 30, 1936, the daughter of Thomas B. and Estel A. Watson Adams. She... [More]

Janet (Brown) Maschino 03-29-1957 to 09-09-2021

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    Linn County News Published Sept. 15, 2021   Janet (Brown) Maschino, 64, of rural Pleasanton and Parsons, passed away peacefully at 3:13 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Erie. Janet’s story starts on March... [More]

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NEWS

New IRS plan in $3.5 trillion spending package opens consumer checking accounts to federal oversight

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  By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@linncountynews.net   Consumers beware as President Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending package advances through Congress as much of the cost will come from new oversight on personal checking accounts. The oversight... [More]

Pleasanton to be FSCC trade school location

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  Former Cox Motor Co. building, potential site for school By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@linncountynews.net   Entering executive session for data relating to partnerships, the Pleasanton City Council spent 50 minutes discussing a partnership... [More]

State withdraws plea offer on Martin case

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  A hearing at Linn County District Court for 2019-CR-000210, State of Kansas versus Lonnie Shane Martin, was held Friday afternoon for a no go preliminary where Assistant County Attorney Justin Meeks informed District Judge Terri Johnson that the state was withdrawing... [More]

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SPORTS

Young ‘Hawks meet varsity tempo in opening loss

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  It’s been a bumpy start to the 2021 season for Jayhawk-Linn’s football team. A roster with 19 underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) among its 32 members missed both their Aug. 27 home jamboree with Pleasanton and Erie because of COVID-19 and its scheduled... [More]

Prairie View cross country varsity girls earn first place at Fort Scott

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  BY ADAM HOLT LINN COUNTY NEWS holtadam82@yahoo.com The Prairie View cross country teams traveled to Fort Scott on Sept. 9 to compete in the Fort Scott Invitational. The Buffalos again performed well as the varsity girls won as a team. Head Coach Marcie Caldwell... [More]

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