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The Pleasanton volleyball team finished their regular season this past week with games on Oct. 12, Oct. 14 and Oct. 16.

On Oct. 12 the Lady Jays faced league foes Chetopa and Marmaton Valley at Chetopa. Pleasanton defeated Chetopa in two sets, 25-22 and 25-22, but lost to Marmaton Valley, 14-25 and 14-25.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here

SPORTS

Buffalo gutsy effort falls short at Frontenac

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This Prairie View football season has been marked by injury attrition to projected starters among its 19 rostered seniors. Kyle Waterman has missed the entire season with a summer-scrimmage leg injury, and Micah Eastwood’s campaign is now finished because of a collarbone.... [More]

Jayhawk football defeats West Franklin on Homecoming

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The Jayhawk football team hosted district opponent West Franklin on Oct. 15 for their Homecoming.  It ended up being a good Homecoming because after a tight first half the Hawks opened things up in the second half and won 32-13. Neither team scored in the first quarter.... [More]

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NEWS

Brenneman found competent to stand trial

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Bond revoked, remanded to custody Daniel Brenneman appeared in Linn County District Court in front of Senior Judge Gunnar Sundby on Monday, Oct. 18, to contest the results of a competency evaluation for Case LN-2020-CR-218, and for a hearing on the revocation of his bond due... [More]

Agreement to sell real estate signed by Pleasanton Council

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Following news that the former Cox Motor Co. building was going to become the home of the new trade school, the Pleasanton City Council signed an agreement to sell real estate Monday evening at their regular meeting. City Attorney Burton Harding told the council that the city... [More]

Parker leaders hear about broadband proposal

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City share of federal ARPA funds could help with fiber optics   Parker leaders discussed a proposal by Peoples Telecommunications LLC, La Cygne, to bring broadband internet to the city. At the monthly council meeting last Thursday, Cherry Buckley, city clerk, informed... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Fire safety education in our schools

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Firefighters from Linn County Rural Fire Station 920 in Pleasanton presented a fire safety program last Thursday, Oct. 14, at Pleasanton Elementary. “We do this program to give the students a basis of what to do in a fire,” said Capt. Jeff Wisdom of Station 920.... [More]

Sugar Mound: Back, better than ever

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The Sugar Mound Arts and Crafts Festival was held this past weekend at the Mound City Fairgrounds and by all accounts appeared to be a huge success. “I think everything went pretty smoothly,” said Kym Hargrove, co-chair of the Sugar Mound committee. “Everyone... [More]

Civil War reenactor traces family history to Linn County area

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Several times a year for nearly three decades, Washington, D.C., resident Calvin Osborne has put on a Civil War uniform to reenact the stories of Black soldiers who fought for the ending of slavery in this country. Osborne said his passion for reenactment was borne from watching... [More]

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