• Local artist demonstrates oil painting techniques for students

  • Three Buffalo wrestlers place at State

  • Concern auction raises disaster relief funds for families

  • Prairie View School Board embraces a course designed by Dave Ramsey

  • Demolition of the old hotel building at 826 Main Street in Pleasanton continued on Friday as walls were pulled down. Main Street was closed off throughout the day Friday during the demolition to keep citizens safe from falling rubble.

NEWS

Concern auction raises disaster relief funds for families

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Concern Inc., the non-profit organization in Mound City, held its first annual disaster relief fund auction on Sunday, March 1. Volunteer DeAnn Dawson explained that the fundraiser worked to raise funds specifically to help local families in need after disasters strike, such... [More]

Coal Centre Days continue in 2015

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Last month the Coal Centre Days committee held a community town hall-style meeting to determine whether the well loved tradition of Coal Centre Days in Prescott would continue for 2015. Committee Chair Jeff Whitley explained that over the years, many volunteers left the committee... [More]

Reach Out chili cook-off coming soon

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This coming Saturday, March 7, Prescott city hall will host the sixth annual Reach Out food pantry chili cook off. Chili, hot dogs and dessert will be served for attendees in exchange for a donation to Reach Out. Serving starts at 5 p.m. There will be a raffle that evening with... [More]

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SPORTS

Three Buffalo wrestlers place at State

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The Prairie View wrestling team took six of their wrestlers to the State tournament on Feb. 27 - 28 in Salina. Three of them placed in the top four at State. Case Pemberton placed fourth, Will Holland placed fourth and Cordell Dunlop placed second. The Buffalos placed 11th as... [More]

Compton places fifth at State for the Hawks

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The Jayhawk-Linn wrestling team traveled to Hays on Feb. 27 – 28 to compete in the 3-1A State wrestling tournament. The Hawks sent a record four wrestlers to State this year and two made it to the second day of the tournament with Trevor Compton medaling for the Hawks... [More]

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COMMUNITY

La Cygne Library holds annual Dr. Seuss Read Across America day on Monday

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Preschool students from La Cygne and Parker enjoyed games, activities and Dr. Seuss stories at the library Monday morning. High school students who are members of the library club were in attendance to help the students with this special day.

Getting to know your new extension agent, Franny Eastwood

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Originally from small-town Hunter, Kan., Franny Eastwood grew up with a strong interest in nutrition education. She received her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from Kansas State University then earned two master’s degrees from the University of Tennessee, one in Nutrition... [More]

Local artist demonstrates oil painting techniques for students

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A group of Pleasanton High School art students received a painting demonstration from world-renowned artist Mary Jo Leisure in their classroom last Thursday, Feb. 26. The students recently completed their first oil paintings and hoped to learn different techniques from Leisure... [More]

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