Governor Laura Kelly Announces Infrastructure Funding for McPherson County

TOPEKA – Today Governor Laura Kelly announced McPherson County has been selected to receive funding as part of the Kansas Local Bridge Improvement Program (KLBIP).  Governor Laura Kelly and Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced the selection as part of the state-local partnership program that is part of the IKE transportation program. This year’s selections include 27 counties and three cities who will receive a combined total of $5.1 million.   “Congratulations to McPherson County for submitting a successful application and securing local matching funds for a bridge project that is critical to the community’s success,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Improving the overall transportation system across

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Obituary: James “Sam” Samuel Arvin

James “Sam” Samuel Arvin, 85, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 14, 2020, at McPherson Health & Rehab.  He worked for General Motors at the Fairfax Plant in Kansas City, and after retirement, he was a greeter at Walmart. Sam was born on July 14, 1935, in Wichita, KS, the son of Samuel Otis and Floyada (Blurton) Arvin.  On May 12, 1960, Sam was united in marriage to Della Mae Campbell in Kansas City, MO.  This union was blessed with three sons, David, Charles, and Bob. He attended Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson. Survivors include: his loving wife of 60 years,

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CHS and Employees Donate to United Way

McPherson, KS – CHS McPherson Refinery and its employees have pledged a total $103,429.40 to United Way during its 2020 annual fund drive. Anika Polzin, who led this year’s CHS United Way Campaign said, “At CHS, we pride ourselves in being good stewards and giving back to our hometown communities. In these unique times with COVID-19, CHS employees have shown that this still remains a core value with their generous efforts to give to COVID relief and the United Way Campaign. We are grateful for all the donations from CHS employees and the corporate match that CHS Stewardship pledges.” CHS

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