Police Investigate Stabbing in McPherson

On Friday, January 29, 2021,  at 2:57 p.m., McPherson County Emergency Communications/911 dispatched McPherson Police Officers, EMS, and Fire Rescue to a report of a 28-year-old female with a stab wound at a residence in the 300 block of East Allison Street in McPherson. McPherson EMS transported the 28-year-old female from the residence to McPherson Center for Health in stable condition. An investigation into the incident is ongoing by the McPherson Police Department. A person of interest has been identified and is in custody on an unrelated warrant.

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Obituary: Jeffrey Butson

Jeffrey William Butson, 51, of Newton, KS, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at his home in Newton.  He was a plumber. Jeffrey was born on September 8, 1969, in Houston, TX, the son of Harry and Anita (Pierce) Butson. He is survived by his significant other, Kim Johnson of the home; a son, Nicholas Butson of McPherson, KS; father, Harry Butson (Silver) of Houston, TX; mother, Anita Dietz (Larry) of McPherson, KS; and sister, Jenny Lane (Joe) of Cibolo, TX. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations

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