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On 7-10-23, Brylen Deef, Prescott, struck debris with his vehicle at the 84 mile marker on US Hwy 69. The vehicle was towed from the accident site. (Case 230552)

On 7-11-23, Lincoln S. Schaffer, Parker, was southbound on Farlin Road when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Lisa M. Leach, Parker, at the intersection Farlin Road and W 2200 Road. Both drivers lost control of their vehicles. The vehicle driven by Schaffer came to rest facing northwest in the southeast ditch. The vehicle driven by Leach came to rest in the southeast ditch. It was noted the intersection had no stop signs. No injuries reported. (Case 230560)

On 7-18-23, Kayla N. McGrew, Mound City, was eastbound on 1150 Road near the intersection of 1150 Road and Jackson Road when she struck a deer, causing function damage to the front of the vehicle. No injuries reported. (Case 230591)

On 7-19-23, Stefani E. Brown, Hume, Mo., was northbound on White Road between 400 Road and 450 Road when she hit a bump and her vehicle died, causing her to lose steering and control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway and entered the water, coming to rest partially in the water of a strip pit and ditch. No injuries reported and vehicle was towed. (Case 230593)

On 7-20-23, David E. Atherton, Pleasanton, was northbound on US Hwy 69 at marker 92 when the vehicle began to hydroplane. The vehicle rolled into the median and sustained extensive damage. No injuries reported. (Case 230594)

On 7-20-23, Brayton L. Watts, Mound City, was westbound on 350 Road when his vehicle left a roadway and struck a gate. The vehicle came to rest in the south ditch  and struck a dirt culvert. (Case 230596)

On 7-20-23, Gerald L. Brewster, Kansas City, Mo., was traveling east on Kansas Hwy 52 when his vehicle left the roadway and he overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll several times. The vehicle came to rest on its wheels in a field south of the road. Driver was transported to a landing zone by a Bourbon County ambulance due to all Linn County stations being out on other calls. Driver was transported by helicopter to a hospital. (Case 230598)





ACCIDENT REPORTS On 7-27-23, Kenneth J. Krum, Mound City, backed into a Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas vehicle driven by Courtney L. Robinson, Fort Scott, the driveway of Krum’s residence. No injuries reported. (Case 230625) On 8-7-23, Jennifer L. Willard,... [More]

ARREST REPORTS - July 26, 2023


On 07-02-2023 Phillip Hale was arrested in connection with domestic batter; knowing or reckless bodily harm to family member (IN202300357) On 07-02-2023 Mishell Hernandez was arrested in connection with driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; interference with LEO,... [More]



  On 03-23-2023 Mason Hochhalter was arrested in connection with a hold for another agency (IN202300147) On 03-24-2023 Clayton York was arrested in connection with a bench warrant in case BB2023CR0007     (IN202300148) On 03-24-2023 Darren Lowry ... [More]

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Commercial solar panels top Planning and Zoning Commission meeting


A full room greeted seven of nine members of the Linn County Planning and Zoning Commission last Tuesday at their normally scheduled meeting. The crowd attended in response to apparent contracts being circulated through locations in the county asking landowners to lease property... [More]

Commissioners put attorney on retainer for solar matters


Field questions from local residents on regulations   Following an executive session for legal matters, County Counselor Gary Thompson explained to the commissioners and those attending the meeting that he had reached out to three different attorneys who have extensive... [More]

Parker to use ARPA funds for cam installment


Parker city leaders have given its police force the go-ahead to purchase two body camera/taser systems. The 3-0 vote, with Kandice Higgins and Jerry Summers not present, came during last Thursday’s monthly council meeting but only after city leaders agreed that this year’s... [More]

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The Missourians to perform in Mound City


The gospel music quartet, The Missourians, will be in concert at the Mound City Christian Church on Sunday, Sept. 24. The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. and free will donations will be accepted with all proceeds going to the Mound City Historical Park to fund repairs and improvements.... [More]

Eagle Scouts complete community service projects


Last week, Mason Barron and Morgan Barron completed their Eagle Scout projects for the city of Pleasanton.  Mason Barron refurbished two park benches and installed them downtown on Ninth Street just east of Main Street.  These benches are the first stage in an improvement... [More]

Young entrepreneur opens ice cream trailer


Recently Wesley Teagarden opened his own business, an ice cream trailer that features homemade waffle cones and Artisan Bliss ice cream. Wesley, age 13, is the son of Scott and Baylee Teagarden, La Cygne, and a member of the Cadmus 4-H Club and is currently dividing his time... [More]

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