96.7 FM KBBE will be broadcasting two upcoming candidate forums, with candidates for the McPherson USD 418 School Board, as well as the McPherson City Commission.
Coming up at 7 p.m. this Wednesday is the first candidate forum, with the candidates running for McPherson City Commission. The event will be at the American Legion Post #24, 401 N. Main. Running for Commissioner of Streets & Utilities (ballot will say Commissioner of Public Works) are: Anne Hassler Heidel, Richard E. Keim and Larry E. Wiens (incumbent). Running for Commissioner of Public Lands & Facilities (ballot will say Commissioner of Public Facilities) are: Gary Mehl and Michael Yates.
The format of the candidate forums are question and answer as opposed to debate. Candidates will draw numbers to determine the speaking order. No one candidate will go first each time. The candidates will each have a 3-minute opening statement to share their reasons for seeking office and their experience and qualifications. Questions from the audience will be collected in written form as the audience arrives. The questions will be screened by the committee for duplication and must be appropriate for ALL candidates. Candidates will each have one minute to address each applicable question.
The USD #418 Board of Education Candidate Forum will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the KMU Building, 2019 East Avenue A.
Candidates are: Alan L. Burghart, Jeffrey P. Butler, Emily Greer, Jeff L. Johnson, Brian Meek, Ann M.E. Parkins, Dale Patrick, Lara Vanderhoof, and Robin K. Werth.
5:00 – 9th football at Andale
6:00 – JV football at El Dorado
3:00 – JV tennis at Derby
5:00 -- Varsity, JV volleyball at Buhler
6:00 – JV soccer vs. Mulvane (McPherson Stadium)
7:30 – Varsity soccer vs. Mulvane (McPherson Stadium)
4:30 – Cross Country Invitational (Wall Park)
5:00 – JV soccer at Winfield
6:30 – Varsity soccer at Winfield
7:00 – Varsity football at Abilene
8:00 – Varsity tennis at Wichita Collegiate
8:30—Varsity volleyball at Newton
9:00 – JV volleyball at Great Bend
9:00 – 9th volleyball at Buhler
It has to be one of the most satisfying victories in recent memory for Central Christian College’s men’s soccer team.
The Tigers found themselves down 2-0 to Bethany College in the second half here Saturday night.
But Central flipped the switch with three goals, including the game-winner from Benjamin Barrera with 1:24 left in the game for an exciting 3-2 win.
"What a match. Mentally and emotionally exhausting,” CCC coach Aaron Hoxie said. “I can't remember the last time we came back from a 2-0 deficit. We did it with 21 minutes left, too. 3 goals in that span. I told the boys at halftime to continue to play and press forward, even if we conceded a second goal. Their attitudes were great. I think that today's result is a step forward in their belief in each other Great performances all around.Everyone did their role tonight.The guys off the bench provided a spark and our back line did very well at times to contain their speed and quick counter attacks."
Leslie Feh keyed the comeback as he scored the first two CCC goals, the first at the 68-minute mark and then he scored 4 minutes later. Andres Silva assisted on both goals and Carlos Arias assisted on the winner.
Lisandro Nunez and Kevin Sithole had scored goals for Bethany, which led 1-0 at the half.
CCC, now 3-3-1, dominated the game with a 17-4 advantage in shots.
CCC hosts Kansas City Christian on Friday.
NORTH NEWTON – McPherson College’s defense knew what was coming. And it still couldn’t stop it.
STERLING – Central Christian College’s women’s soccer team moved past the .500 mark on Saturday with
SALINA – The Smoky Hill Showdown was no showdown at all.
Kansas Wesleyan’s nationally ranked Coyotes
Farmer's Market-irish potatoes, tomatoes, sweet onions, green onions, peppers, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, eggs, shelled pecans--baked goods-7:30 until noon every Saturday thru October --
1 bedroom apartment for rent-$425 a month/deposit--redone and new appliances-no pets no smoking -- 620-755-1879
ReUse It Center-new bikes, jogging stroller, a/c units, roto tiller, furniture, lots of new stuff--organizing--showroom is changing--making it easier for you to shop--9-4 Saturday, 12-4 Tuesday, 3-7 -- 620-242-0122
studio apartment for rent-$350 a month/deposit--redone and new appliances-no pets no smoking -- 620-755-1879
4th Annual Canton Heritage Days-28-29 September-Friday the action starts with ribbon cutting for Carnegie Library 5pm-Saturday am-5K run at City Park, pancake feed at firestation, poker run starts at firestation, flea market at fairground, car show, with King Midas performing-cornhole tournament, street dance-Laura McDonald performing, Darren Bell--Sunday Rodeo at Fairgrounds-Facebook Canton Kansas Heritage Days to get registered --
VFW-Breakfast today until 10:30-$6 adults-eggs, bacon, sausage, bisquits and gravy, hashbrowns, coffee and tea, $4 for kids 5-8, free under 5-Taft and Kansas --
16' dual axle car trailer-new floor-$1300 -- 316-765-3543 in McPherson
shark-liftaway navigator vacuum-$125 -- 620-242-4205
small to medium size microwave-$10 -- 620-242-4205
car seat toddler size-newish-only used for a couple plane rides-$10 -- 620-242-4205
bissell vacuum-works great -$10 -- 620-242-4205
Plumber Van-cargo van/box truck-for storage only-doesn't run-7'x 12'-$100 -- 620-245-4606
1959 Ford F250 Pickup-3/4 ton-runs, drives and clean title-inline 6, rebuilt engine, 4 on the floor-can send pictures-$3500 -- 620-755-7092
farm kittens-5 weeks old- -- 316-765-1339-north of McPherson
lava lamps-working or non working-anything to do with lava lamps -- 620-755-1879
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Are you looking for 4 car garage space that happens to have a 2 bedroom house to go with it? Let's not forget about the HUGE tree shaded corner lot that comes with a sandbox and tire swing for hours of outside fun. Seller has just had a new roof and siding with a fresh coat of paint installed on the house that looks SHARP! Immediate occupancy for qualified Buyers, so call/text Kristi Fowler, today for your showing.
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