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Linn County News

Published Sept. 1, 2021

 

Ida Eldene Pinkerton, age 87, Fulton, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. She was born in Fulton on Jan. 27, 1934, the daughter of Charles Earl and Eleanor Marie Smith Pinkerton. She graduated from Prescott High School. Eldene worked as a claims clerk for Western Insurance. She was a member of the Prescott United Methodist Church. She was continuously involved in helping others. She lived with and cared for her parents and hardly ever missed activities her nieces and nephews were involved in. Eldene was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by two brothers, Robert and Danny Pinkerton; a sister, Earlene Snyder; eight nieces and nephews, Bryan Pinkerton, Robert Pinkerton, Bret Pinkerton, Danny Earl Pinkerton, Anitra Blanco, Tom Snyder, Kenny Snyder and Linda Minor, several great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial in the Curry Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to service time at the Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Prescott United Methodist Church, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan. 66056. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

OBITUARIES

Kristina Diane Roth 03-11-1978 to 11-21-2021

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Linn County News Published Nov. 24, 2021 Kristina Diane Roth, age 43, of Hesston, Kan., entered her heavenly home on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.  Kris was born March 11, 1978, the daughter of Robert (Bob) and Diane Burnett in Garnett, Kan., and lived with her family in... [More]

Neta Lee Leonard 07-02-1952 to 11-19-2021

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Linn County News Published Nov. 24, 2021 Neta Lee Leonard, age 69, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. She was born on July 2, 1952, at Lincoln, Kan., the daughter of Dee and Delores Hall Montgomery. Neta was a nurse over the years. She enjoyed doing genealogy,... [More]

George Herbert Eaton 04-18-1938 to 11-18-2021

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Linn County News Published Nov. 24, 2021 George Herbert Eaton, age 83, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. He was born on April 18, 1938, in El Reno, Okla. He graduated from El Reno High School and attended Johnson County Community College obtaining certification... [More]

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NEWS

Miller Feed & Farm opens inside Stainbrook’s Auto, Farm & Home

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The sweet smell and feel of a hometown feed store was apparent at the new location of Miller Feed & Farm inside of Stainbrook’s Auto, Farm & Home in La Cygne. Shoppers who need feed for their dogs and cats, goats, horses, cattle and more will find a large selection... [More]

Coffey’s walk with the Lord taking them to Virginia

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There are some people that seem like they’ve always lived in a community, and Cary and Debbie Coffey are two of those people. But, they’ve only been in Pleasanton since June 2016, and now they’re headed to Virginia in June 2022. “A year ago, the Lord... [More]

Telehealth room being built in Pleasanton Library

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An almost six-month process of grant writing, planning and now construction is providing the Pleasanton Lincoln Library a new telehealth room for both job seekers and those wishing to visit with their doctor via computer. Pleasanton Librarian Wendy Morlan said that the grant... [More]

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SPORTS

Local football players make All League teams

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The 2021 high school football season has concluded, and the three Linn County high school football teams had multiple players make their respective All League football teams. The Prairie View Buffalos had multiple players on this year’s All-Pioneer League team. Colton... [More]

2021 All County Volleyball teams

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The 2021 volleyball season has concluded, and so it is time for the Linn County News’ All County Volleyball teams. All the girls on the Prairie View, Jayhawk and Pleasanton volleyball teams played their best, but some players stood out in their excellence. These All County... [More]

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