• Community garden tilled in Pleasanton

  • Rabies virus in Kansas; 35 cases confirmed this year

  • KU Barnstormers come to Jayhawk-Linn

  • Pleasanton Blu-Jays volunteer to improve local community

  • Parker Elementary students build bat houses to combat mosquitoes

NEWS

Community garden tilled in Pleasanton

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Recognizing a need in the community, the Pleasanton Church of the Nazarene has plowed an area of ground in their backyard that will soon feed many people.   Church member Barbara Simmons said, "I had an idea and presented it to the board. The idea was picked up by... [More]

Rabies virus in Kansas; 35 cases confirmed this year

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Shane Hesting, disease coordinator with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, recently reported that Kansas experienced 35 confirmed cases of animals with rabies this year between January and March. Kansas only experienced 10 positive cases of rabies during... [More]

Local youth make international impact against poverty

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In early 2014 Mound City youth Nathan Leavitt and Kayson Boyd set out with a goal to help improve life for struggling communities across the globe.   Their Sunday school teacher, Rhonda McGown at the Mound City United Methodist Church, shared that the boys sought... [More]

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SPORTS

KU Barnstormers come to Jayhawk-Linn

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The 2015 Kansas Barnstormers came to Jayhawk-Linn on May 1. The Barnstormers versus the SEK All Stars was the main event of the evening but there were also the Biddy Basketball Tournament, autographs from the Barnstormers and the High School All Star Game.   The Biddy... [More]

Jayhawk girls’ track places second at Prairie View

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The Jayhawk-Linn track team traveled to Prairie View on April 30 to compete in the Prairie View Invitational. The Lady Hawks continue to do well. They placed second at the meet with 83 points. KC Lutheran was first with 91 points. The boys’ team placed 12th with three... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Pleasanton Blu-Jays volunteer to improve local community

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On Wednesday, April 29, several groups of students from the Pleasanton school district traveled throughout town performing various volunteer tasks to improve the local community.   Groups of students worked on the ball fields at Pleasanton’s Lower West Lake,... [More]

Parker Elementary students build bat houses to combat mosquitoes

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Parker Elementary Reading Specialist Meg Holt came up with a unique project for her students that encouraged the use of reading and writing skills.   Her students were first challenged to research bats and learn everything they could about the animals. They discovered... [More]

Mothers, do let your children grow up to be readers

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Being able to read is such an important aspect of life. It’s proven that children who are good readers will do better in school and, consequently, in life as well. It’s not just about books, but signs, instructions, job applications, correspondence, labels and much... [More]

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