• Area schools have seven girls on All-League volleyball teams

  • Local boy donates birthday gifts to kids in need

  • 2.8 magnitude earthquake hits southeast Linn County

  • Erratic driver rear-ends police vehicle


Erratic driver rear-ends police vehicle


On Wednesday, Nov. 12, Linn County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office of an erratic driver northbound on U.S. 69. Undersheriff Roger Holt, dispatched to the call, said officers caught up with the driver, later identified as Beverly... [More]

City changes part of Ash Street to no parking area


Parking will no longer be allowed on a section of Ash Street in Pleasanton as soon as public works employees can place signage along the street. The change followed recent conversations between the city and Pleasanton school district regarding student safety and traffic concerns... [More]

Linn County 2014 Unofficial General Election results


UNITED STATES SENATE Pat Roberts, Republican    1992 Randall Batson, Libertarian    181 Greg Orman, Independent    959 UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE 2ND DISTRICT Margie Wakefield, Democrat    595 Lynn Jenkins, Republican   ... [More]

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Area schools have seven girls on All-League volleyball teams


All-League volleyball teams have come out and each of the three county schools are represented in the teams. A total of seven girls from Prairie View, Jayhawk-Linn and Pleasanton received All-League honors and each school at least had one girl who made the first team in their... [More]

Prairie View Middle School wrestling wins home league tournament


The middle school Buffalo wrestlers hosted the Pioneer League middle school wrestling tournament on Nov. 8 and did quite well. The Buffalos won the tournament with 124 points in the advanced brackets. The Buffalos were followed by Santa Fe Trail, 110 points; Burlington, 97 points;... [More]

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La Cygne Elementary School principal takes BOOK IT! Principal’s Challenge


For the past 30 years the BOOK IT! Program administered by Pizza Hut has been an instrumental tool in encouraging children to read. BOOK IT! rewards students monthly with free personal pan pizzas for their reading efforts. La Cygne Elementary School has participated in this program... [More]

La Cygne Community Thanksgiving is a special community event


Every year the churches of La Cygne work together to provide a special Thanksgiving for the entire community. Despite the cold weather and snow flurries, a large crowd gathered at La Cygne Elementary School this past Saturday to enjoy their community Thanksgiving. Rev. Pat Longstroth... [More]

Local boy donates birthday gifts to kids in need


Pleasanton second grader Liam Ellis recently decided to donate his birthday presents to needy families through the City Union Mission family center located in Kansas City, Mo. Showing an act of selfless kindness, Liam said he wants to give away his presents simply because it... [More]

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