William Powers Inducted to MHS Wall of Fame

William Powers 2019-20 KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Champion-100 Freestyle KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Champion-100 Backstroke KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Champion-200 Freestyle Relay KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Runner-up-400 Freestyle Member of the KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Runner-up Team Class 5-1A All-State 1st Team Swimmer Class 5-1A Swimmer of the Year 4x AVCTL Swim Champion-200 IM, 100 Back, 400 Free Relay, 200 Free Relay 2018-19 KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Champion-200 Freestyle Relay KSHSAA Class 5-1A State Swim Runner-up-100 Freestyle Class 5-1A All-State 1st Team Swimmer AVCTL Swim Champion-200 Freestyle Relay 2017-18 Class 5-1A All-State 2nd Team

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Sydney Myers Inducted to MHS Wall of Fame

Sydney Myers 2019-20 KMEA All-State Band SCKMEA District Honor Orchestra SCKMEA District Honor Jazz Band Salina Youth Symphony-Principal Clarinet MHS Outstanding Jazz Band Musician MHS Outstanding Concert Band Musician John Philip Sousa Award Recipient MHS Marching Band Drum Major 2018-19 KMEA All-State Band SCKMEA District Honor Orchestra Salina Youth Symphony-Principal Clarinet MHS Outstanding Jazz Band Musician KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating 2017-18 KMEA All-State Band SCKMEA District Honor Band Salina Youth Symphony-Principal Clarinet KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating KSHSAA State Ensemble Festival Saxophone Quartet-Superior (I) Rating 2016-17 Salina Youth Symphony-Principal Clarinet KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating

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Obituary: Harlan (“Har”) L. Shogren

Harlan (“Har”) L. Shogren passed away at his home November 18, 2020, with his loving wife by his side. Harlan was born January 5, 1928, to Howard and Bernice (Linderholm) Shogren. He was one of eight siblings. On June 2, 1954, Harlan and Jeanette Anderson were united in marriage in Lindsborg.  Harlan and Jeanette set their roots in Lindsborg in Jeanette’s childhood home where they raised their 5 children. Harlan was a devoted husband, father, teacher and craftsman.  The two ran Shogren Draperies out of the home’s attic and eventually basement.  Jeanette and her team of seamstresses sewed the drapes and Harlan installed

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Virtual Alternative Christmas Gift Market

Alternative Christmas Gift Market and McPherson Housing Coalition, Inc. are hosting a virtual McPherson Alternative Christmas Gift Market. There will be a giving page set up on Facebook from Friday, November 20th at 8:00 a.m. through Tuesday, December 1st at 8:00 p.m. Donations will be going to organizations that help citizens living in McPherson that need food and water, shelter, and other basic needs. Some businesses that will be participating in this event are: McPherson Housing Coalition Steps to End Poverty of McPherson County Mt. Hope Sanctuary, Inc. Growing Hope Globally McPherson Area Habitat for Humanity Mobility Worldwide Kansas

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Obituary: Karolyn Kay Moors

Karolyn Kay Moors, 81, of Galva, KS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, surrounded by family at Olathe Hospice House, Olathe, KS.  Karolyn was a retired licensed cosmetologist. Karolyn was born on December 8, 1938, in McPherson, KS, the daughter of Marvin J. and Irene L. (Unruh) Koehn.  She graduated from Galva High School in 1957 and from cosmetology school in Salina in 1958.  On August 24, 1958, Karolyn was united in marriage to Russell M. Moors at the Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Galva. She was a member of First Baptist Church, McPherson. Survivors include: her loving husband of 62 years, Russell

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Shop Locally and Earn Candy Cane Cash

From November 1st through December 31st, people can shop locally and earn Candy Cane Cash. This event is a McPherson Chamber of Commerce & McPherson Main Street Holiday Promotion. As you are checking off your Christmas list, you can collect registration slips at any of the participating stores. For every $10 (before taxes) spent in the stores, you will earn a stamp/punch on the registration slip. Once you have 5 punches/stamps, complete the registration and drop it off at any of the Candy Cane Cash boxes at the 27 locations. Participants could win $1,000 or $500 in Candy Cane Cash.

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Rhett Edmonson Inducted to MHS Wall of Fame

Rhett Edmonson 2019-20 KSHSAA Class 5A State Wrestling 4th place-145 lbs. KWCA #4 All-Class Wrestler-145 lbs. KWCA All-State Academic Team AVCTL All-League 1st Team Wrestler 2018-19 Colby Invitational-Outstanding Lower Weight Wrestler KWCA All-State Academic Team 2017-2018 KSHSAA Class 4A State Wrestling Champion-120 lbs. KWCA #5 All-Class Wrestler-120 lbs. All-Star Preps Best of Kansas Team AVCTL All-League 1st team Wrestler Member of the KSHSAA Class 4A 3rd Place Soccer Team Member of the KSHSAA Class 4A State Champion Tennis Team KSHSAA Class 4A State Tennis Doubles-10th Place 2016-17 KSHSAA Class 4A State Wrestling Runner-up-106 lbs. AVCTL All-League 1st team Wrestler  

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Landon Frantz Inducted to MHS Wall of Fame

Landon Frantz 2019-20 KSHSAA Class 5A State Wrestling Champion-195 lbs.  AVCTL All-League 1st Team Wrestler Colby-Eagle Invitational Outstanding Wrestler  National Merit Finalist 2018-19 KSHSAA Class 5A State Wrestling 3rd Place-182 lbs.  AVCTL All-League 2nd Team Wrestler KWCA Academic All-State Award   Career Wrestling Record:  84-21 Second in MHS History for Single Season Pins: 29

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