Opera House to Show ‘Judy’

The McPherson Opera House will be showing the movie “Judy” on Nov. 22 and Nov. 24. Written by Tom Edge and Peter Quilter, the show looks at iconic actress Judy Garland, three decades after her famous role as Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz.” While living life after the yellow brick road, Garland is still selling out performances. She spends time with remembering her life and begins her relationship with Mickey Deans who would become her fifth husband. Directed by Rupert Goold, the film stars Finn Wittrock, Renée Zellweger and Rufus Sewell.

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McPherson Middle School Boys and Girls Basketball Preview

The McPherson Middle School Basketball season starts on Monday night. For a preview of the season, and to get an understanding of what the team’s goals are before the year begins. Coach T.J. Jackson and Coach Jay Crawford were kind of enough to send me their responses: QW: What is the outlook for the season? Teams you know will be competitive, how McPherson stacks up on paper.  JACKSON: Before the season we always have the girls fill out team and personal goals. A lot has changed when it comes to the way our roster looks, but one thing hasn’t and that

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Lady Bullpups Basketball Season Preview

The McPherson Lady Bullpups Basketball team looks to increase the success they enjoyed last season, which ultimately ended in a loss to St. Thomas Aquinas in the 5A State Semifinals. The Bullpups have won their league 22 of the last 25 seasons, including the last 12 consecutive seasons. They have qualified for the state-tournament 24 out of the last 27 seasons. The team loses three starters from last season, Riley Hett (3-year starter), Hannah Hageman (2-year starter), and Maggie Leaf who started as a senior. Jaycee Burghart and Megan Eisenbarth were also rotation players who graduated. The team returns six

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Upcoming American Red Cross Donation Opportunities

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for patients in need this holiday season by making an appointment to give blood. While helping to save lives is likely motivation enough, those who come out to give Nov. 19-Dec. 18 will also receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Still need reasons to fit lifesaving blood donation into busy holiday schedules? Try these three:

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