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Michael Wayne-William Cox, 13, died as the result of a canoe accident on Saturday, May 16, 2015. He was born at Fort Scott, Kan., Oct. 4, 2001, the son of Wesley and Patricia Jackson Cox.
He had just finished seventh grade in the Pleasanton Junior High School. He enjoyed playing video games, riding his bike and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his parents, Wesley and Patricia; siblings, Heath, Zack, Chelsea, Malcolm and Jayden; paternal grandparents, Bill and Myrt Cox; and maternal grandparents, Bill Jackson and Joyce Pratt.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Pleasanton Chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Siblings’ Education Fund. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.

OBITUARIES

Debra Dale Wolf ~ 04-03-1954 to 03-22-2023

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Linn County News Published March 29, 2023   Debra Dale Wolf, age 68, Linn Valley, Kan., passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023.   Graveside funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at the Trading Post Cemetery. Memorial contributions... [More]

Jessica Erin Cox ~ 11-15-1979 to 03-20-2023

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Linn County News Published March 29, 2023   Jessica Erin Cox, beloved daughter, and granddaughter, passed away at her home in Lawrence, Kan., March 20, 2023. Jessica was born Nov. 15, 1979, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She was a graduate of Shawnee... [More]

Larry Ray Oliver ~ 07-12-1953 to 03-22-2023

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Linn County News Published March 29, 2023   Larry Ray Oliver, age 69, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.  Funeral service will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation... [More]

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NEWS

Special: Governor issues declaration of disaster emergency due to threat of wildland fires

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  Governor Laura Kelly issued a verbal declaration of disaster emergency this morning, March 31, due to the potential for wildland fires and severe storms in the state. The declaration will allow the state to preposition assets for a quicker response to any fires... [More]

Commissioners discuss Pleasanton meal site options

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During the latter part of the meeting on Monday, March 27, Linn County Commissioners discussed the walk-through on Wednesday, March 22 at the former Memaw’s Kitchen located at 6th and Main Streets in Pleasanton. Economic Development Director Jessica Hightower read notes... [More]

Linn Valley moves forward with water, sewer project

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“Positive ramifications” for the city   Following a 15-minute legal session called by Linn Valley Mayor Cindy Smith at their Monday meeting, the mayor announced a preliminary agreement with Rural Water District #1 for water rights in Linn Valley. Smith... [More]

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SPORTS

Prairie View competes at State Powerlifting meet

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The Prairie View Buffalos competed in the State Powerlifting meet on March 25. The meet had 285 total lifters and the Buffalos took 16 boys and nine girls to the event. Prairie View had two lifters place second in their respective weight divisions at the meet. Rhett Jackman,... [More]

Jayhawk softball and baseball open season against Southeast Cherokee

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The Jayhawk baseball and softball teams opened their 2023 season at home against Southeast Cherokee on March 27. Both softball and baseball teams played a double header and the boys split while the girls swept the Lancers. Baseball won their first game 3-0 but lost the second... [More]

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