Commission appoints chief, assistant chief of police

Mikel Golden and Todd Martens were brought forward at the McPherson City Commission meeting, Monday morning, to make their positions as chief and assistant chief of police official. Each was appointed to their position via a unanimous vote by the mayor and commissioners of the city.

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Steven “Steve” Ward Ek

Steven “Steve” Ward Ek was born on May 4, 1951, in McPherson, Kansas, to Galen and Laurel “Jean” Ek.  Steve passed away on October 2, 2019, in Many, Louisiana.  Steve attended Galva High School where he was a star athlete and proud Chieftain.  Post-graduation, Steve attended Hutchinson Jr. College and worked for local McPherson companies, namely Kit Manufacturing and Johns Manville, from which he retired in 2003.

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