McPherson County Soil Conservation District to hold annual meeting

The McPherson County Conservation District will hold its 2020 annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the McPherson County 4-H Building. The meeting will open with dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting at 7:15 p.m. There is no charge for the dinner, but reservations are required. The business meeting is open to the public. Dinner reservations should be made by Jan. 20 by mail to McPherson County Conservation District, 200 S. Centennial, Suite A, McPherson KS 67460, by email at barbara.rush@ks.nacdnet.net or by phone at 620-241-1836 ext. 3067.

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Tigers Suffer Loss At John Brown

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. SILOAM SPRINGS, ARK.— Both Central Christian College basketball teams struggled at John Brown University on Thursday. The women fall to the Eagles 99-63, while the men lost 67-49. Fresh of their first conference win, the Lady Tigers were not able to get any wins consistently. The CCC women struggled to put up points on a JBU team that is ranked in the top 10. By halftime, it was 44-25. The Tigers only shot 31 percent from the field, while the Eagles were 56.9 percent. JBU’s Tarrah Stephen had a double-double performance as she dropped 26

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Thursday Bowling Scores

Mac County League Midway Motors II, 8-1 Starlite Lanes, 5-4 Midway Motors I, 5-4 Mid-Kansas Tool, 4-5 Luke’s Barber Shop, 4-5 Gran Diel, 1-8 High Games Mike Davis, 232 Shannon Gumm, 225 Brent Ouellette, 215 High Series Mike Davis, 638 Clayton Ouellette, 576 Mike Niemeyer, Jeff Hanschu, 570   Scratch League Peterson Farms, 243 1/2 K & S Oil, 284 Hometown Tire, 270 Dr. Voorman ENT, 288 1/2 Manville 213 1/2 In the Family 134 1/2 Eagle Bail Bonds 111 High Games Beau Peterson, 279 Ray Frazier, 277 Nic Rawson, 264 High Series Terry Palmatier, 948 Ray Frazier, 943 Herb

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American Idol Finalist Mandy Harvey to Perform at the McPherson Opera House

On Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m., Mandy Harvey and her band take the stage at the McPherson Opera House. “From the first note, Mandy Harvey tames her audience into stunned appreciation as she glides pitch-perfect from breathy jazz standard to growling blues…. At show’s end the audience is on its feet. Some know the secret. Harvey has not heard any of it – not the applause, not the talent of the musicians who shared the stage, not her own incredible voice.” – Los Angeles Times.

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Bullpups Travel To Circle For League Play

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. After a week’s rest, the McPherson High School​ basketball teams are back on the court this Friday to take on Circle High School. The Lady Pups (7-0) will have to put their undefeated season on the line against the Lady Thunderbirds, who are also 7-0 this season. Winner of Friday’s game will be ahead in the AVCTL Division III League Standings. A week after their back-to-back wins over Dodge City High School and Piper High School, Head Coach Chris Strathman is making sure he has his girls healthy and ready to go. “With the injuries

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