Renowned Pianist to Perform at the McPherson Opera House

McPherson, KS – On Saturday, February 29, at 7:30 pm, Jim Brickman brings one of the most entertaining and romantic events of the year with his 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits LIVE concert for one night only at the McPherson Opera House.  The award-winning songwriter and pianist’s engaging stage presence seamlessly blends emotion and humor with music that touches the heart. He leads the audience on a personal escape with stirring solo piano and vocal collaborations including hits like “Angel Eyes,” “Valentine,” “If You Believe” and “Love of My Life.” Brickman strikes the perfect balance of musical intimacy, compelling storytelling, and

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Kansas City Star Owner Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The parent company of the Kansas City Star filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday. McClatchy Company, which owns a number of newspapers across the country including the Wichita Eagle, is moving from print to digital in an effort to shed its debts. McClatchy has taken a loan from Encina Business Credit in order to keep the company solvent. “When local media suffers in the face of industry challenges, communities suffer: polarization grows, civic connections fray and borrowing costs rise for local governments,” said CEO Craig Forman. “We are moving with speed and focus to benefit all our stakeholders and

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Obituary: John Jesus “Jay” Abasolo

McPherson, Kan. John Jesus “Jay” Abasolo John “Jay” Abasolo, 67 of Wellington, Kansas passed away at 11:55 p.m., Sunday, February 9th, 2020 peacefully at home with his daughter in McPherson, Kansas. Jay was born in North Platte, Nebraska on March 27, 1952, a son of Jesus Jay and Mary Ruth (Rodriguez) Abasolo. Jay attended Madison Elementary School, Wellington Junior High and graduated from Wellington High School, Wellington, Kansas in 1971. He attended St. Anthony Catholic Church in Wellington, Kansas. He served in the Kansas Air National Guard. Through the years Jay worked for the State of Kansas as a laborer,

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McPherson Area Deeds for February 5 – February 11

McPherson Area Deeds for February 5 – February 11 Hometown Outdoor Power to Hometown Re, property in McPherson Dylan K. and Courtney J. Warden to Frontier Dev, property in McPherson Larry W. and Nina M Dreiling to Timothy M Pace, property in McPherson Hometown Outdoor Power to JKC, property in McPherson JKC to Hometown RE, property in McPherson Stephanie Edmonson to Maisie Edmonson, property in McPherson Joel E. and Christy L. Mai to Michael Robert L and Molly Jane Dudley, Property in Lindsborg Twig T. and Mary E. Marston to Twig T. and Mary E Marston Rev Living Trust, Property

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