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Linn County News

Published April , 2020

 

Howard "Carl" Francis, age 87, Blue Mound, Kan. passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was born on May 7, 1932 in Blue Mound, Kan. the son of Lonnie and Vesta Hopewell Francis. He graduated from Blue Mound High School.

Carl worked at different jobs including factory work and truck driving. However, his love was farming. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He was preceded in death by his parents, two wives, Norma and Marion. Carl is survived by his wife Ruby Francis, son, Bob Francis and a daughter, Diane McKinney.

Livestreaming of a private family service will take place 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Individual respects and guest registry can be made from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound.

The family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Olson Frary Burkart VFW Post, c/o Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan., 66056. Friends and relatives are encouraged to leave condolences at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

OBITUARIES

Margaret Alice Wilson 02-15-1933 to 02-23-2020

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    Published in the Linn County News Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 Margaret Alice Wilson, age 87, Paola, Kan. passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.  She was born on February 15, 1933 in Cass County, Mo. the daughter of Henry Earl(Ramey) Russell and Olive Darlene... [More]

Marion Earl Farley 08-25-1933 to 02-18-2020

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    Linn County News Published Feb. 26, 2020   Marion Earl Farley, age 86, Grandview, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. He was born on Aug. 25, 1933, in Ottawa, Kan., the son of Homer and Cleo... [More]

Mary Jo Ernst 10-12-1943 to 12-17-2019

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    Linn County News Published Jan. 1, 2020   Mary Jo Ernst, age 76, of Pleasanton, Kan. passed away at her home Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Jo was born in Kansas City, Kan. on Oct. 12, 1943, the daughter of Bert and Tippy Hurst. She had one loving... [More]

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NEWS

Justice Center priced at $20.6 million, no Government Admin. Center Topic tabled

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Holding a special meeting Thursday, May 21, the County Commissioners discussed the Linn County Justice Center and the cost the construction management team River City Construction came up with after receiving electrical bids. After a large increase in electrical bids, the commissioners... [More]

SPECIAL: Notice to the people of Linn County:

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The County Commission and the Local Health Officer of Linn County, Kan., were recently the defendants in a Federal Lawsuit initiated by two Linn County residents and the Kansas Justice Institute, a law firm heavily involved in seeking out publicity through taking on high... [More]

Public Health Order now completely voluntary

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Allen resigns Public Health Officer position By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@ckt.net   Following the lockdown of Linn County earlier in March due to COVID-19 and subsequent orders to continue the stay-at-home orders by the governor and local authorities... [More]

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SPORTS

Linn County fishing reports

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    It is prime fishing time so let’s look at the KDWPT fishing reports for Linn County. La Cygne Reservoir Currently channel, blue and flathead catfishing is good at La Cygne. The fish are being caught on sunfish, cut shad, worms, prepared baits and livers.... [More]

The Lost Season – Pleasanton softball

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  The Lady Jays had a rough season last year and only won a couple of games. They were also eliminated in the first round of their regional tournament. However, this season the girls were hoping to make some improvements to put them in a better spot, but they did not get... [More]

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