McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation to host pop-up exhibition exploring the 15th Amendment

McPherson, Kansas – McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation in McPherson is one of six Kansas hosts of “The Art of Voting” a pop-up exhibition. Based on an original exhibition created by the Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence, “The Art of Voting” is designed to inform Kansans about the history of electoral engagement and the right to vote. “The Art of Voting” will be on display inside the museum January 14 through February 28, 2021, at 1111 E. Kansas Ave. “The Art of Voting” is presented by Humanities Kansas as part of the “Why It Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative,

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Person of Interest Sought in Death Investigation

CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a person of interest in a recent death investigation. The public’s assistance is requested to help locate 37-year-old Nicholas Adam Carrillo. Carillo is a white male, and is 6 ft. 1 in. tall. He weighs approximately 275 lbs. Carillo has brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen at 111 S. Kansas in Arcadia, Kan. on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 11:55 p.m. He was wearing a white sleeveless t-shirt and black sweatpants. Carillo fled the area on foot. If you see

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Obituary: Tina Louise Rivera

Tina Louise Rivera, 62, of Mcpherson, Kansas, passed away at 6:28 p.m., Monday, January 11th, 2021 suddenly, at McPherson Hospital . Tina was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 27, 1958, a daughter of Otis Norman and Muriel Louise (Jackson) Hubbard. Tina attended PS 55 grade school, Andrew Middle School, Bronx, New York. Through the years Tina worked as a secretary for a law firm in New York, Disability Support as a direct staff care person, was a para at Washington Grade School and then retired from MCDS as a Job Coach Supervisor, all in McPherson, Kansas. Tina enjoyed

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Obituary: Quentin James Richert

Quentin James Richert, 66, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, KS.  He was an accountant, working for Carol Winslow and Accounting Solutions.  He was also a controller for an oil & gas recovery company. Quentin was born on February 27, 1954, in Glendive, MT, the son of Raymond Tobias and Ruby J. (Janzen) Richert.  He graduated from McPherson High School in 1972 and received a bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University.  On March 28, 1975, Quentin was united in marriage to Rhonda L. Seibel in Conway, KS.  This union was blessed with three children, Anthony,

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Obituary: Jerry Griffis

Jerry Griffis, McPherson, KS, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Angel Arms, McPherson. Jerry was born in Osborne, KS, May 10, 1933, to Arthur Glen and Dorothy Griffis. Jerry attended McPherson grade schools, graduated from McPherson High School, and attended Kansas State.  After graduating from high school, Jerry joined the United States Navy. Jerry was united in marriage to Joan Schletzbaum September 6, 1959, at Monitor Church of the Brethren, Conway, Kansas with Rev. Flory officiating.  They were blessed with two daughters, Tracy and Cindy. Jerry worked for the City of McPherson as assistant Director of Public Works for 22 years

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