Public Library to Host Reception for Artist Jon Flory Schrock

A collection of drawings and polyhedra titled Shades of Grey will be on display in the library meeting room from Sunday, March 1 until April 26.  An opening reception will be held for the artist on Sunday, March 1 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend the reception for a chance to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments. The rhythms, designs, and patterns of Africa and the Middle East are a major influence in the work of Jon Flory Schrock, both in his drawings and polyhedra.  The show breaks new ground for the library gallery, including three-dimensional polyhedral,

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10th Annual Dyck Arboretum Leprechaun Run Coming up

On Saturday, March 14, Dyck Arboretum will celebrate its 10th Annual Go Green Leprechaun Run. As in years past, the event will include a 10K race and 2 Mile fun run/walk for all ages, with St Patrick’s Day-themed refreshments and a medal ceremony. What started out as a 2-mile fun run to encourage people to go “green” with wise environmental practices and to celebrate St Patrick’s Day expanded to also include a 10K run in 2014, appealing to more serious runners. In 2018 came the addition of the chip-timing services of Timer Guys. The number of runners/walkers always varies due to

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McPherson Municipal Court Convictions for 2/17-2/21/20

Doretta Gale Abshire, No Seatbelt, 2/01/20 Sara Kathryn Anderson, Speeding 20 over, 1/29/20 Edward Roger Birtch, Speeding 14 over, 1/20/20 Alexa Katharina Boyd, Dog at Large, 1/21/20 Maria J. Brito-Moura, Disobey Traffic Signal, 1/21/20 Kelsey Nechelle Cole, Speeding 16 over (School Zone), 1/14/20 Logan Christopher Dean, Speeding 14 over, 1/25/20 Climyel Jerome Dishmon, No proof of insurance, 10/03/19 Richard A. Edwards, No seatbelt, 2/19/20 Russell D. Flaming, Improper Backing, 2/17/20 Leigh Ann Funk, No driver’s license in possession and no proof of insurance, 12/15/19 Brook Austin Grommesh, Speeding 14 over and disobeying traffic signal, 1/28/20 Deann L Guiot, Speeding 14

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McPherson Daily 911 (2/21-2/23/20)

2/21/2020 EMS personnel responded to the report of a fall on Manchester court at 4:13 am. Police, EMS, and Sheriff personnel responded to a verbal/physical disturbance on North Main Street at 12:59 pm. EMS personnel responded to the report of a fall on Darlow Drive at 1:03 pm. Police personnel responded to South Oriole Street to a report of Theft/Vehicle theft at 1:38 pm. EMS personnel responded to Manchester Street for a report of a fall/public assist at 1:59 pm. Police personnel responded to East Kansas Avenue for an urgent welfare check at 4:26 pm. Police personnel responded to South

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Betty Ann Buhrman Obituary

Betty Ann Buhrman, 83, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, surrounded by her family at Brookdale in Salina, KS.  She had been a hairstylist/licensed cosmetologist for over 50 years and owned and operated Betty’s Beauty Salon in Wisner, NE and Magic Mirror in McPherson, KS. She was born December 22, 1936, in Beemer, NE, the daughter of Orville W. and LaVern H. (Engelhardt) Young.  She graduated from Beemer High School in 1954 and also from the school of cosmetology in Norfolk, NE that same year. In 1955, she married Clarence R. Buhrman in Beemer, NE. Betty was

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McPherson Hospital Reports Billing Error

McPherson Hospital and McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates previously contracted with Cerner Corporation for patient billing services. Please be advised that a group of patients recently received a statement in error, occurring on February 15, 2020. Due to a computer programming issue, billing statements were mistakenly sent from McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates for services rendered prior to 2017 and with a balance due date of 12/22/19. To help identify the statement in addition to the above due date, the account number on the statement begins with the letters MCP. If you received such a statement, please disregard it. You

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Kansas House Legislative Update

The House approved the Kansas Promise Scholarship Act (HB 2515) this past week, which will provide scholarships to Kansas graduates who agree to complete a certificate or two-year program at a community college, technical school, or trade school in one of 10 high-demand areas for skilled workers. These students will work part-time or provide 100 hours of community service while in school and commit to remain and work in Kansas for two years upon completion of their education. The Kansas Department of Commerce in conjunction with members of business and industry in our state will identify up to ten high

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