• 'Let’s Go Outside' a success

  • Hensley leads Pleasanton cross country to more records at Prairie View

  • Prairie View suffers their first loss of the season at Homecoming

  • Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins visits Linn County

  • Pt. 3: Wild hogs - pitting neighbor against neighbor

NEWS

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins visits Linn County

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Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins visited the KCP&L power plant in La Cygne last Thursday. Jenkins noted that visits such as this help her to stay in touch with issues affecting her constituents. Regarding concerns in the area, she said, “People are frustrated with primarily... [More]

Prescott to possibly lose senior meal site

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Public hearing Oct. 20 The commissioners learned Monday that Mid-America Nutrition (MAN) is looking to possibly close the Prescott senior meal location as the site has no manager and only feeds an average of two people. MAN Manager Cathy Duderstadt said, “MAN feels they... [More]

Pt. 3: Wild hogs - pitting neighbor against neighbor

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Property ownership is separated by boundaries – boundaries that wild hogs know nothing about, and boundaries that leave neighbor pitted against neighbor in philosophy on how to handle the wild hog problem. Northwest Bourbon County still has one of the largest populations... [More]

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SPORTS

Hensley leads Pleasanton cross country to more records at Prairie View

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The Pleasanton cross country team traveled to Prairie View on Sept. 25 to compete in the Ramsey Invitational. The Blu-Jays’ last meet at Iola featured personal records, season bests and a school record and that trend continued at Prairie View. “It was another great... [More]

Prairie View suffers their first loss of the season at Homecoming

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The Prairie View football team is no longer undefeated as they suffered their first loss of the season at Homecoming. The Buffalos hosted Ottawa for their Homecoming game and Ottawa’s offense and a key Buffalo turnover were crucial in Ottawa’s 41-32 victory over the... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Upgrades brighten Southside Car wash in Pleasanton

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Customers at Southside Car Wash in Pleasanton will appreciate new upgrades recently applied to the car wash. Owner Jesse Secrest shared that renovations started in early August and finished approximately three weeks later. Secrest said, “The car wash was 17 years old this... [More]

'Let’s Go Outside' a success

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Visitors seemed to thoroughly enjoy the “Let’s Go Outside” event at the Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge last Saturday. Several families arrived when it began at 10 a.m. with a steady stream of visitors throughout the day. Parents and children had... [More]

Migration brings monarchs through the area

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As you step outdoors in the coming days, you might notice monarch butterflies fluttering across the sky. For the past few months, monarchs have been trickling through the U.S. into central Mexico, where they will overwinter before migrating north again in the spring. To... [More]

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