William Arnold “Bill” Murray, age 82 of Pleasanton, Kansas passed on Sunday November 10, 2013 at the Olathe Medical Center. He was born on February 14, 1931 at Farlinville, Kansas the son of Frank J. Murray and Ula Vail McDowell.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday November 13, 2013 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association.
Approximately 350 children dressed up for Halloween Fun and Safety Night on October 31. The annual Halloween event, sponsored by the Drexel Community Betterment Corporation (DCBC), takes place on Main Street in Drexel. The festivities began at 5pm when Sgt. Chuck Steele led the parade that headed west on Main Street from the school. Businesses and community members set-up tables along Main Street and handed out treats to the costumed kids. DCBC provided glow necklaces for the trick-or-treaters and high school students in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) handed them out.
Cass Regional Medical Center today was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Cass Regional was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. Cass Regional Medical Center is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance.
Bobcats beat the Blackhawks and keep their football season alive with a second round of post-season play
Thursday night football at Gratton Field featured the opening round of District playoffs. With less than favorable conditions on the field, Drexel squared off against Adrian for the right to keep their season alive. Both teams were fired up as the contest began, and once again Drexel got off to good start. The Cats controlled the hard hitting contest and won by a 40-14 margin.