• PHS holds annual fall scrimmage

  • Jayhawk volleyball places fourth at TRL tournament

  • Pleasanton hosts TRL volleyball tournament

  • Naomi “Skip” Childress is congratulated by LeRoy McConico, right, during her 90th birthday party at the Mound City library on Aug. 23. Library staff members Shirley Snyder, from left, and Linda Wunderly helped serve at the event. Childress is the chairman of the library’s board of directors. Photo by Roger Sims

  • Jeramy Sweat Memorial Bridge dedicated

NEWS

Potter in Linn County Sept. 1

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Britani Potter, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2nd District will be in Mound City on Thursday, Sept. 1, to meet with residents and business people. She will be at the F&M Bank Community Hall on Main Street at 10 a.m. as part of a 25-county tour. ... [More]

Krell preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 14

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The preliminary hearing for Keaton Michael Alan Krell has been set for Oct. 14 in Linn County District Court.   Krell, former Prairie View High teacher and coach, was arrested at the school May 19 and subsequently charged with 20 felony counts of unlawful sexual relations ... [More]

Jeramy Sweat Memorial Bridge dedicated

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Emotions were running high at the dedication ceremony for the Jeramy Sweat Memorial Bridge held Saturday, Aug. 27, at Pleasanton’s East Lake. The outpouring of support for his family was evidenced by the hugging and laughter with apparent anticipation of something good... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk volleyball places fourth at TRL tournament

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The Jayhawk volleyball team traveled to Pleasanton on Aug. 27 to compete in the annual TRL tournament. The Hawks went 2-3 in the tournament and placed fourth.   The Lady Hawks’ first game was against Northeast Arma, and they started off well defeating Northeast... [More]

PHS holds annual fall scrimmage

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Last Thursday Pleasanton High School held their annual fall scrimmages showcasing the PHS volleyball and football squads. Varsity and junior varsity athletes faced off against one another, eager to show their improvement made during summer workouts. To see the full... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Four Winds DAR announces Junior American Citizen Contest ‘Our National Parks: 100 Years of Service to America’

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Submitted by CONNIE BECKER The Four Winds Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is announcing the Junior American Citizen (JAC) contest that is open to all preschool through 12th grade students in public, private or parochial schools and in sanctioned home... [More]

Dr. Glendon Cox to be honored by Radiology Leadership Institute

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The pride of a parent in the accomplishments of their offspring is a rare treasure to be glimpsed only in passing by an outsider.   Gerald Cox’s pride in his son, Glendon, showed through for the world to see when it was announced his son was being honored as a... [More]

Privilege and honor: Bright retires

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Roy Bright of Pleasanton has worked for Linn County for several years, his most recent stretch being 15 years with a 10 years long period before that.   On Friday, Aug. 19, Bright officially retired from his position as interim road foreman for District 2. To see the... [More]

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