Obituary: Marcelaine Jeanette “Marcey” Clark

Marcelaine Jeanette “Marcey” Clark, 92, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 8:01 a.m., Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 while in the company of family members at McPherson Hospital. Marcelaine was born in Dousman, Wisconsin on May 4, 1928, a daughter of Lucille A. (Zick) and Walter F. Miller. Marcey attended Dousman Elementary School, Dousman, Wisconsin, and graduated from Hartland High School, Hartland, Wisconsin in 1946.  She then attended Whitewater Teachers College, Whitewater, Wisconsin. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in McPherson and was a former member of the First United Methodist Church of Kenosha, WI Marcey was a

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Pay-As-You-Go and Graduate Debt Free

Roughly, one out of every six Americans owe student debt. Even more alarming, about 20 percent of those in debt are over 50 – parents and grandparents spending their retirement nest egg to pay off their families’ college loans. Student debt permeates generations. Kenajah Upchurch, a sophomore in business management from Houston, didn’t want to put a heavy burden of debt on her family. A self-described “budget person,” Kenajah recognized McPherson College’s Student Debt Project as a way to get through college on a pay-as-you-go plan. She joined the project this academic year because, she says, “It appeals to my business

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Obituary: Mildred Rose (Buller) Hodson

Mildred Rose (Buller) Hodson, 102, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 9, 2020, at The Cedars, McPherson. Mildred was born January 23, 1918, the daughter of Jacob S. and Eugenia (Ehrlich) Buller.  Over her almost 103 years, she lived in various towns where her father was a high school teacher.  Since she grew up in an art and music loving environment, she was able to recall enjoyable experiences she had.  Her parents taught her to be kind, thoughtful, and generous with people who crossed her path. Mildred graduated from Herington High School in 1936 and then attended the Art Institute

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Silver Alert Issued for Salina Man

SALINE COUNTY – The Salina Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a man missing from Salina. The whereabouts of 68-year-old Knute Willison are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him. Willison has been missing since Nov. 4. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, a camo jacket, jeans, and a gold, square pinky ring. Willison is possibly driving a silver Saturn Aura with Kansas Tag 936KVN. The vehicle was last seen on Nov. 5, traveling east on I-70 near Junction City. He is a white male, 6

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