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Linn County News

Published Dec. 16, 2020


Nina Lou Thompson Worthington, age 71, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. She was born on August 30, 1949, the daughter of Fred L. and Ethel Illah Pool Thompson. Nina was baptized at the Moran United Methodist Church as a teenager. She worked as an LPN mostly in geriatric care. She worked at Moran Manor, Sugar Valley Nursing Home and Swan Manor. She was a member of the Moran United Methodist Church. She enjoyed watching her grandkids and nieces and nephews compete in sports; rooting for the Chiefs; and playing softball in her younger years. She loved chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Leon Thompson. Nina is survived by a son, Chris Nelson (Jen); a daughter, Tisha Coleman (Steve); two brothers, Darrell and Larry Thompson; three sisters, Nita Lee Hunt, Cheryl Welch, and Linda Heffern; five grandchildren, Austin Coleman (Delaney), Chad Coleman and Alyssa Coleman, Henry Nelson and Harper Nelson; and three great-grandchildren, Rylee, Blaike and River Coleman.

Graveside memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at the Moran Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Nina has lost her battle with Covid 19. As a courtesy to the family, social distancing and mask wearing will be required. Contributions are suggested to Linn County Care to Share, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan. 66056.  


Robert “Bob” Eugene Markley ~ 04-11-1936 to 04-15-2024


Linn County News Published April 17, 2024   Robert (Bob) Eugene Markley, 88, was born on his family farm north of Mound City, Kansas, April 11, 1936, to Aaron R. and Hallie (Bell) Markley. He passed from this life on April, 15, 2024, at the very place he was born,... [More]

Ronald Joe Smith ~ 05-10-1944 to 04-11-2024


Linn County News Published April 17, 2024   Ronald Joe Smith, 79, LaCygne, Kan., passed away Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. Visitation will be 10 – 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2024, at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner,... [More]

Mary Tinsley ~ 12-15-1935 to 04-09-2024


Linn County News Published April 10, 2024   I, Mary Tinsley; being of sound mind and steadfast in my faith died today. My body decided to give out. Here I am, onto my next adventure, carried home to heaven by these wonderful angels shouting, ‘She is here, She... [More]

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Pull Tabs for Pound Puppies


     The City of Pleasanton is raising funds to help make needed renovations and repairs at the city pound. To do so they are collecting tabs from aluminum cans at various businesses in the city.      All participating businesses will have collection... [More]

Linn County Planning Commission proceeds with prohibiting commercial solar fields


The Linn County Planning and Zoning Commission began their April 9 meeting by relooking at the Sunshine Meadows preliminary plat that last month was turned down by the commission because of outcries from surrounding neighbors. Sunshine Meadows is proposed to be a housing development... [More]

Commissioners send CUP for rock quarry back to P&Z again


Stephanie Walker reviewed the reasons she and her family do not want the new quarry, Mulberry Limestone that recently applied for a conditional use permit to do business at near Linn Valley to be located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 69 and 2200 Road. Planning and Zoning... [More]

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Prairie View track has strong performance at Anderson County


The Prairie View track team traveled to Anderson County on April 11 to compete in the 17th Annual Anderson County Invitational. The girls’ team placed third with a score of 83 while the boys’ team placed fifth with a score of 37. Spring Hill won for the girls with... [More]

Jayhawk track wins Pleasanton Invitational


The Jayhawk Linn track team traveled to Pleasanton on April 9 to compete in the Pleasanton Invitational. The Hawks had a very good day as both the boys’ and girls’ teams won the invitational. The girls’ team placed first with a score of 107 while the boys... [More]

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