Virtual Storytime is Coming to the Public Library

Each Wednesday, beginning January 13th, the McPherson Public Library will host a virtual storytime for their youngest patrons.  Families can join Miss Jennifer and Miss Liz on zoom for stories, songs and fun, all from their own home.  This virtual event is expected to continue throughout the spring. “We have missed seeing our library friends,” said Jennifer McCulley, Youth Services Coordinator. “We are excited to be able to offer a virtual storytime for all of our families and we cannot wait to see everyone’s faces on the screen.” Families wishing to participate must sign up through the library’s online calendar

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Governor Laura Kelly Proposes Agency Reorganization to Aid Vulnerable Kansans

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced her intent to once again submit an executive reorganization order (ERO) to the Kansas Legislature creating the Kansas Department of Human Services (KDHS). The new agency will include the current programs at the Department for Children and Families (DCF) and the Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS). “Creating the Department of Human Services ensures Kansas families and individuals have easier access to critical services and improves engagement between our service centers, clients, and local stakeholders by creating a single point of entry for those accessing a variety of needs,” Governor Kelly said. “Through this ERO,

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Obituary: Sherri Lyn Sinders

Sherri Lyn Sinders, 74, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 8:18 p.m., Thursday, January 7th, while in the company of family members, at her home Sherri was born in Bluffton, Ohio on August 20, 1946, a daughter of Beverly Rose (Beaupry) Oberly and Richard Wayne Oberly I. Sherri attended Lima grade schools and graduated from Lima High School, Lima, Ohio. She then attended Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Sherri Lyn Oberly was united in marriage to Marcus Earl Sinders on December 20, 1964 at Lima, Ohio.  The young couple established their first home together in Lima.  This union was blessed

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