• Buffalo football falls to Osawatomie in double overtime

  • Election mid-terms pull candidates to Republican picnic

  • First Eagle Scout candidate for Parker Boy Scout Troop 125

  • Union Pacific crossing construction creating possible public safety issue

  • Pine Lake Images photography opens in Mound City


Crosswalk coming to Pleasanton school district


Pleasanton Elementary Principal Ray Streeter met with the Pleasanton City Council at their meeting Monday evening and asked the city to paint a crosswalk for students on Ash Street. Streeter explained that he received calls from a couple of concerned parents regarding student... [More]

Pleasanton considers new water meter reading system


At the Pleasanton City Council special meeting Monday evening, the council heard from Don Heller, engineer with EBH & Associates, that replacing all of the old water meters in town with a new automatic meter system is a possibility. Heller explained that approximately $650,000... [More]

Union Pacific crossing construction creating possible public safety issue


Residents in Linn County are used to train traffic with Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad on the east side and Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) on the west side. But residents are not used to necessary roads being closed by trains or construction equipment for extended... [More]

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Blu-Jays fall to Marmaton Valley 51-6 Turnovers, penalties costly


The Pleasanton Blu-Jays struggled to hold on to the ball Friday night, committing eight turnovers in a 51-6 loss to the Marmaton Valley Wildcats. Pleasanton won the coin flip and elected to receive the ball. After a touchback on the kickoff, PHS started their drive on their own... [More]

Prairie View cross country has a strong performance at Sugar Valley


The Prairie View cross country team traveled to Sugar Valley in Mound City to compete in a Pleasanton hosted cross country meet. The Buffalos had a strong meet, especially the JV boys and varsity girls. The JV boys’ 5K race had five Buffalo runners, three of whom finished... [More]

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Election mid-terms pull candidates to Republican picnic


With mid-term 2014 elections only a couple weeks away, candidates for state and national offices took the opportunity to try to persuade a few more voters to either get out and vote or vote their direction last Monday night. Following a wonderful supper cooked by Shayna Lamb... [More]

Pleasanton High School students win at FSCC Math Contest


Fort Scott Community College hosted a math contest for high school students on Oct. 16. Fourteen high schools attended, including Appleton City, Drexel R-IV, Ballard R-II (Butler), Christian Learning Center, Osawatomie, Uniontown, Covenant Academy, Fort Scott Christian Heights,... [More]

First Eagle Scout candidate for Parker Boy Scout Troop 125


Sixteen-year-old Boy Scout Sean Smith of Parker is a member of Troop 125 and is in the process of achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Smith explained his favorite aspects of the Boy Scouts are camping and the opportunity to learn new skills. Boy Scout Troop 125 began a short six... [More]

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