Jennifer Flood entertains locals with Halloween Displays

For nearly every evening in the past month, Jennifer Flood has arranged plastic skeletons into increasingly elaborate situations. All of her neighbors, neighbors’ children, and Facebook friends have been entertained. We thought that we’d share some of the best she had to offer. 25. It’s a big day for the Scarins. He’s going to just enjoy some coffee while the wind dies down. If anyone is taking notes, he and his crypt keeper are on the Death Wish coffee…black. 24. Scarin’ Karen enjoying a cup of Joe                          

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Hospital Seeks Volunteers for PFAC

McPherson Center for Health is currently seeking volunteers to add to their Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). This is a group of local people dedicated to helping make changes that can positively impact the experiences of all patients and families across the continuum of care. Jamie Hicks, RN, is the hospital’s medical education coordinator and facilitates the group of volunteers. “Put simply, patients’ and families’ lived experiences offer valuable insight,” Hicks said. “We do many things well and the PFAC has regularly helped us see that but they also tell us what needs to be improved.  Working with the PFAC

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Statewide Silver Alert Issued

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Charles Wesley Mata who is currently missing from his home in the 4900 block of Silver Ave. in Kansas City. Mata was last known driving a dark blue, 4-door 2008 Mazda 3 with KS tag 748-AQD, with an unknown direction of travel. Mata is an 81-year-old Hispanic male, 5 ft. 7 in. tall, who weighs 165 lbs. He has brown eyes, grey hair and glasses.  He was last wearing blue jeans, a gray shirt with green trim and glasses. Mata has early onset dementia. He was last seen

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McPherson County Covid-19 Update

McPherson County Health Department reports 455 total cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County. 346 of the total cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE or have passed away. There are two current hospitalizations and seven deaths. McPherson County has seen a dramatic increase in new COVID-19 cases. Please let our data solidify the need to wear masks, avoid large gatherings, stay home when sick, and practice good hand hygiene. The cold season is upon us and will not make our jobs any easier when trying to differentiate between COVID-19 and other ailments, like the

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McPherson County 911

McPherson EMS, FD, & PD responded to a report of an Overdose/Poisoning on E Sharp St in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of Past Theft/Attempted Theft on S Main St in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of Past Theft/Attempted Theft on S Main St in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on N Walnut St in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of Past Indecency/Lewdness on N Maple St in McPherson.  

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McPherson County 911

McPherson EMS, FD & PD responded to a Vehicle Fire on N Cedars Dr in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of Past Criminal Deception/Fraud/Forgery on S Cottonwood St in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on N Chestnut St in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of Trespassing/Unwanted on Plaza East Pl in McPherson. McPherson PD responded to a report of Drug Use/Possession or Sale on Prarie Rd in McPherson.    

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82 Active Cases of Covid-19 in McPherson County

McPherson County Health Department reports 428 total cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County. 346 of the total cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE or have passed away. There are two current hospitalizations and seven deaths. Our condolences go out to the family that lost a loved one. Updated case data includes: • New cases since last public release: 33 • Asymptomatic: 30 • Cases with unknown exposure: 186 • Cases 60 years old and above: 121 • Cases 50-59 years old: 48 • Cases 40-49 years old: 61 • Cases 30-39 years old:

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County and City Agree on Masks

If you live in McPherson or Lindsborg you are subject to a mask mandate. Both cities have passed local ordinances to mandate the use of masks in public to help slow the spread of Covid-19. In McPherson, the updated ordinance goes into effect October 28, 2020 at midnight with no listed end date. City officials meet weekly to assess numbers from the County Health Department and consider community feedback. County Commissioners support the city mandates for masks and encourage McPherson County residents to follow guidance provided by the McPherson County Health Department. “As our numbers rise, we have to consider

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