• Pleasanton girls and Jayhawk boys roll in Jayhawk and Pleasanton game

  • Two Prairie View Elementary Schools are recognized for their students’ achievements

  • Meet Dyson, a facility dog at La Cygne Elementary School

  • Fishing access and road improvements come to Pleasanton East Lake

  • Jayhawk basketball splits against St. Paul

NEWS

Fishing access and road improvements come to Pleasanton East Lake

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At the Pleasanton City Council special meeting last Thursday, City Administrator Tim Staton announced that significant clearing work is being completed by the public works department along the south side of Pleasanton East Lake. The project, which started about a month ago, aims... [More]

Icy weather causes incidents along U.S. 69

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Sheriff Paul Filla shared that hazardous weather conditions last Friday, Feb. 20, led to four reportable accidents with around 12 more vehicles sliding off the roadway and causing concern for traffic. The slide-offs began around 4 p.m. when sleet began to freeze along bridges... [More]

Parker couple dies in Miami County car crash

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A one-vehicle double-fatality accident occurred on Plum Creek Road, a quarter mile north of 335th Street in Miami County Sunday, Feb. 22. At 2:30 p.m., emergency units were dispatched to a report of a one vehicle rollover on fire. According to the Miami County Sheriff’s... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk sends a school record four wrestlers to State

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The Jayhawk-Linn wrestling team competed at Regionals on Feb. 20 - 21 at Fredonia. The Hawks did well and sent a school record four wrestlers to State in its nine-year program history. The Hawks placed eighth overall with 66 points. Fredonia won the tournament with 159 points.... [More]

Pleasanton girls and Jayhawk boys roll in Jayhawk and Pleasanton game

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The Pleasanton boys’ and girls’ basketball teams hosted in county rival Jayhawk-Linn on Feb. 17. The Pleasanton girls were able to keep in front of the Lady Hawks all game and won 38-25. The Jayhawk boys came out and dominated on defense to roll out to a 55-21 victory.... [More]

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COMMUNITY

It’s all about the people

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I’ve visited many libraries over the past few years, from Florida to Seattle and in between. Many are large, modern buildings with expansive rows of windows and thousands of books. Some had coffee shops and self-checkout machines. Others had dozens of programs for adults... [More]

Two Prairie View Elementary Schools are recognized for their students’ achievements

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The Governor’s Kansas Reading Initiative (KRI) is a two-year pilot program designed to improve reading outcomes in the state of Kansas using educational technology, specifically Lexia Reading Core5. KRI includes a budget of up to $6M in both 2013–2014 and 2014–2015... [More]

Meet Dyson, a facility dog at La Cygne Elementary School

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Every school day, Dyson gets up and goes to work with his owner, Cambria Stover. Dyson is a facility dog at La Cygne Elementary School. He was trained by KSDS Assistance Dogs out of Washington, Kan. Dyson arrived at the school last year and has a very special job. His job is... [More]

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