Quilt Guild to Host Shawn Steele

McPherson Quilt Guild will welcome Shawn Steele of Faithful Remnants Fabric at our upcoming meeting on February 10 at 7:00pm. The guild meets at The First Presbyterian Church, 1400 N. Main, McPherson. Shawn’s funky fabric store in downtown Wichita, pictured above, is a true gem with so much to offer. Upon meeting Shawn, it’s easy to feel how she just wants to be your best friend with an awesome stash to share.  Shawn Steel is an energetic gal who’s program “Sharing Our History and Traditions Through Sewing.” She has been sewing since she was old enough to make matching outfits

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Elyria Christian School Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner and Auction

Monday, March 2, Elyria Christian School will host its annual Chicken Noodle Dinner.  Enjoy a delicious meal as ECS students share their musical talents. While you’re there, check out the Gift Card Wall, as well as your chance to win fantastic themed baskets or place a bid on items for the silent auction. Dinner will be served from 11:00am-7:00pm at the McPherson 4-H Building located at 710 W. Woodside. NEW this year, call 620-386-0286 between 11:00-5:30 to order ahead and pick up your meal in the DRIVE THRU. The cost of the meal is a free-will donation.

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KBI and Ford County Sheriff’s Office Search for Missing Teen

FORD COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is assisting the Ford County Sheriff’s Office in locating a missing 18-year-old female from Dodge City, Kan. The whereabouts of Dolores Perez are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate her. Perez is a Hispanic female, 5 ft. 3 in. tall, weighing approximately 140 lbs. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Perez’s family reported her missing, and she was last seen with Juan Carlos Gonzalez on Jan. 22. She may be in Kansas, or may have traveled to Nebraska, Minnesota, or Texas. If you see Dolores Perez or have

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Topeka Man shot in officer-involved shooting dies

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) has identified the man who was shot yesterday during an officer-involved shooting in Topeka. Gaston A. Nava-Saucedo, 33, of Topeka, was shot during the incident. He died Wednesday from his injuries. The Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) requested KBI assistance at approximately 11:10 a.m. KBI agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded. Preliminary information indicates that on Wednesday, Feb. 5, just before 11 a.m., a KHP trooper conducted a traffic stop on a red Pontiac G6 for a traffic violation in the area of 1 st St. and SE Madison St. in Topeka. During

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Wetlands Irrigation Highlighted in Landscape Management

At the 2019 Irrigation Show, LM sat with a few (relatively) new faces to the industry during the Young Professionals Breakfast to see where the industry is headed. Olin Unruh, 28, owner and CEO of Wetlands Irrigation in McPherson, Kan., discussed what he’s encountered so far in his 10 years of working in the industry. Wetlands Irrigation is a $650,000 organization that provides 80 percent irrigation and 20 percent turf and ornamental services to a 75 percent residential, 25 percent commercial clientele. The company currently has six employees. What initially drew you to the irrigation industry? “I wanted to go into business for myself, and

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McPherson College Theatre Debuts Children’s Production

McPHERSON, KAN. – An ensemble cast from the McPherson College theatre department will perform the world premiere of “Creepy! Creepy!” to McPherson elementary school audiences February 18-21 in Brown Auditorium. Based on award-winning books “Creepy Carrots” and “Creepy Pair of Underwear” by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated by Peter Brown with stage adaptation by Oliver Bowman, the plot follows Jasper Rabbit as he learns that not everything is as he first hopes after consuming carrots non-stop and buying new cool underwear that haunts his dreams. The book “Creepy Carrots” won a Caldecott Medal honor in 2013. “We were so honored when

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