Obituary: Alvin Edward Tinsley

Alvin Edward Tinsley, 81, of Inman, KS, and formerly of McPherson, Canton, and Great Bend, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 10, 2020, at Pleasant View Home, Inman.  He was a farmer and worked at Hesston Corporation as a maintenance technician.  He also served in the Army National Guard. Alvin was born on September 7, 1938, in Canton, KS the son of Charlie Alvin and May Ellen (Harmon) Tinsley.  He graduated from Canton High School and attended McPherson College. He was a member of Canton United Methodist Church and volunteered for Canton EMS. Survivors include: three children, Gina Davenport (Keith) of Hoschton, GA,

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McPherson County 911

July 24, 2020 McPherson County Sheriff responded to a traffic incident on Pawnee Rd and 15th Ave in McPherson. McPherson EMS and McPherson Police responded to an obvious or expected death on S Elm St. McPherson Police responded to a report of a suspicious or unwanted person on N Walnut St. McPherson Police responded to a report of trespassing or an unwanted person on W Kansas Ave. Marquette EMS, Marquette Fire and McPherson EMS responded to an injury traffic incident on 28th Rd in Marquette. Lindsborg EMS, Fire and Police, and McPherson County Sheriff responded to a report of breathing

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McPherson County with 23 Active Cases of Covid-19

McPherson County Health Department reports 123 total confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County. 100 of the total confirmed cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE. There are zero current hospitalizations and zero deaths.  Positive case #122 is a symptomatic female in her 20s with known exposure and is recovering at home.  Positive case #123 is a symptomatic female in her 20s with known exposure and is recovering at home. McPherson County is in Phase 3 of Reopening Kansas. Updated documents can be found on mcphersoncoutyks.us on the home page, under “COVID19:

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Police Address Hauling Unsecured Loads

With summer officially underway, it’s a great time to get that cleaning done that you didn’t finish during spring cleaning. Before you haul your load to McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility or to the McPherson County Construction and Demolition Landfill, please make sure you secure your load properly. In summary, Standard Traffic Ordinance, Sec. 179 (a) on Spilling Loads on Highways Prohibited states, No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any highway unless such vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping therefrom. This section does not

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McPherson County 911

July 1, 2020 McPherson Police responded to a report of a burglary/home invasion on N Ranch Rd. McPherson Police responded to a report of a burglary/home invasion on S Park Ave. McPherson County Sheriff and Koehn’s Body Shop responded to a non-injury traffic incident on HWY 56 and 19th Ave in Galva. McPherson Police responded to a vehicle alarm on Kit Blvd. McPherson Police performed an urgent welfare check on N Grimes St. Canton Fire, Koehn’s Body Shop, McPherson County Sheriff, Moundridge EMS, and Moundridge Fire responded to an injury traffic incident on Comanche Rd and 24th Ave in Galva.

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McPherson County 911 6/22

McPherson EMS, Coroner, McPherson Fire and McPherson Police responded to a call for a person not breathing on N Dover Rd. McPherson Police responded to a call for a past/attempted theft on Sonora Dr. Lindsborg EMS and Lindsborg Police responded to a critical fall on S Pine St. in Lindsborg. McPherson Police responded to a call for a past criminal deception/fraud/forgery on N Main St. McPherson EMS and McPherson Fire responded to a call for a patient not alert or in cardiac arrest on N Baer St. McPherson EMS, McPherson Fire and McPherson Police responded to a call for a

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McPherson County 911 6/19

Moundridge EMS and Moundridge Police responded to a call for a medical alarm on E James St in Moundridge. McPherson EMS, McPherson Fire and McPherson Police responded to a commercial fire alarm on E 1st St. Inman Fire and McPherson EMS responded to a call for stroke on 4th Ave in Inman. McPherson County Sheriffs responded to a non-injury traffic incident on 5th Ave and Moccasin Rd in McPherson. Inman Fire and McPherson EMS responded to a call for a fall or public assit on 4th Ave in Inman. McPherson EMS and McPherson Fire responded to a call for breathing

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Glen E Snell Achieves Circle of Success Recognition at Ameriprise Financial

McPherson, KS  – Glen E Snell , CPA, CRPC® a Private Wealth Advisor with Prairie Hills Financial Group, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Wichita, McPherson and Hutchinson, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement in 2020. To earn this achievement, Snell established himself as one of the company’s top advisors. Only a select number of high-performing advisors earn this distinction. He has 24 years of experience with Ameriprise Financial. As a private wealth advisory practice, Prairie Hills Financial Group provides financial advice that

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