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Linn County News

Published March 23, 2022

 

Donna Sue Cushing, age 74, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022. She was born on March 17, 1947, in Paola, Kan., the daughter of Fred and Edith Fort Harvey. She graduated from Parker High School. Donna worked at different jobs during her working career, including Tri-Ko, bank teller, running craft stores and a restaurant, and department manager at WalMart. She served on the Parker Library Board, Linn County Fair Board and EHU, and Linn County Tourism Committee. She was also a member of the Cadmus Grange. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, John Edward Harvey. Donna is survived by a son, Michael Cushing and wife Danielle; a daughter, Kelli Wolken and husband Jim; a sister, Janet Hetzer; and five grandchildren, Wesley, Bailey, Briley, Gavin and Teagan. 

Funeral service was Monday, March 21, 2022, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel, with burial in the Cadmus Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Parker Library. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.   

 

OBITUARIES

Janice Ann Leasure Woodrum ~ 05-04-1948 to 03-05-2023

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Linn County News Published March 15, 2023   Janice Ann Leasure Woodrum, Chehalis, Wash., formerly of La Cygne, Kan., passed March 5, 2023.   Memorial service arrangements will be announced at a later date by the Schneider Funeral Home, La Cygne Chapel.  ... [More]

Lewis Michael Wilson ~ 08-13-1952 to 03-05-2023

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Linn County News Published March 15, 2023   Lewis Michael Wilson, age 70, Pleasanton, Kan., formerly of La Cygne, Kan., passed Sunday March 5, 2022. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.... [More]

Janet Dean Robinson Staton ~ 02-16-1939 to 03-08-2023

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Linn County News Published March 15, 2023   Janet Dean Robinson Staton, age 84, Cleveland, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023.   Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2023, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton... [More]

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NEWS

Commissioner’s discussion on wage options gets heated

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During the tail-end discussion amongst commissioners at Monday’s meeting regarding wage increases, Commissioner Jason Hightower noted a plan presented by County Clerk David Lamb for a $1 per hour across the board raise rather than a percentage based raise, which some county... [More]

County discusses options for Pleasanton meal site

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Commissioner Danny McCullough opened a discussion on the Pleasanton Senior Meals site during the March 13 meeting with a slideshow of photos he had taken of various issues in the current site. The photos showed a variety of issues that McCullough said he took from the viewpoint... [More]

Parker leaders consider truck route

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Parker city leaders may consider a future action to establish a legal truck route within the city. Tim Griffin, past councilman, broached the topic at last Thursday’s monthly council meeting in asking for a follow-up to his truck-route question from the January council... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk Wrestling Club has five place at State

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The Jayhawk Wrestling Club went to the kid’s State wrestling tournament this past weekend, March 10-12, in Topeka. The team did very well taking seven wrestlers and five placing in the competition. Maggie Earnest, 8U Girls 70, placed second and scored 20 team points.... [More]

Linn County Twisters takes 13 to State, 5 place

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The Linn County Twisters wrestling team took 13 wrestlers to the kid’s State wrestling tournament in Topeka March 10-12. The Twisters had five of their 13 wrestlers place in the tournament. Taryn Mills, HS Girls 130, was eliminated after two matches in the tournament.... [More]

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