• Pleasanton girls go 1-2 in the Linn County Tournament

  • Mound City library hosts open house

  • Raymond Miller – 100 years young

  • Mound City hires new police chief

  • Prairie View boys’ basketball wins big over Central Heights


Mound City hires new police chief


Mound City Police Department recently welcomed experienced officer Paul McKee as the new police chief for Mound City following a special meeting held by the council on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Presently working part-time, McKee will switch to full-time employment on Monday, Dec. 29,... [More]

Prescott senior meal site to close unless visitors increase


Mid-America Nutrition Executive Director Cathy Duderstadt stated that the Prescott senior meal site may permanently close its doors soon unless more people start attending. Although the senior meal site is currently closed to the community, the Area Agency on Aging has not yet... [More]

City forms plan of action for old hotel property


Pleasanton City Administrator Tim Staton provided the City Council with an update for the old hotel property at their meeting Monday, Dec. 15. He said, “Since our last meeting, I attempted to get the owner of the hotel here and was unsuccessful in doing that on two occasions.... [More]

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Prairie View boys win the Linn County Tournament


The Prairie View boys’ basketball team did something they have done the previous three years: win the Linn County Tournament. The Buffalos went 3-0 in the tournament to earn their fourth title in four years. The Buffalos got things started on Dec.9 with a blowout victory... [More]

Pleasanton girls go 1-2 in the Linn County Tournament


The Pleasanton girls’ basketball team went 1-2 in this past week’s Linn County Tournament hosted by Jayhawk-Linn and placed third in the tournament. The Lady Jays had a tough first game as they were drilled by Drexel on Dec. 9, 73-42. Drexel got out to a 22-7 first-quarter... [More]

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Christmas Events list:


Mound City: On Dec. 19, the Mound City Methodist Church will meet at 5 p.m. to go caroling. A movie will be shown at the church at 6 p.m. On Dec. 21, the children’s program will take place at 9 a.m. at the Mound City Methodist Church. On Dec. 24, the Christmas Eve candlelight... [More]

Mound City library hosts open house


The Mound City library held their annual open house last Thursday, Dec. 11, to celebrate Christmas and five years at their new location. Visitors traveled from across the county to enjoy the delicious food and sweet cookies in the festive atmosphere. To see the full article, check... [More]

Raymond Miller – 100 years young


When asked, what’s your secret? Raymond Miller of La Cygne replies, “I wake up every day and have two pieces of bacon, toast with jelly and a half a glass of milk.” Sounds great. His daughter, Joyce Stainbrook, adds that her parents always made it a point to... [More]

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