Dec 02, 2019 3:13 PM

County administrator finalists released Tuesday

Posted Dec 02, 2019 3:13 PM


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Reno County will take another step to find a new county administrator Tuesday. 

The county will announce its list of finalists to replace outgoing Administrator Gary Meagher, who will retire at the end of the month.

County Human Resources Director Renee Harris says the list will be released in the morning. Interviews will be conducted Wednesday and a meet-and-greet reception for the finalists will be held at the Crystal Ballroom from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

If they so wish, the finalists can take a tour of the county facilities during the week.

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Dec 02, 2019 3:13 PM
Police: Missing Inman man found safe

Andrus photo courtesy Inman Police

MCPHERSON COUNTY — A missing man from Inman, the subject of a statewide Silver Alert has been found and is safe.

The Inman Police Department reported that 70-year-old Richard W. Andrus was located safely overnight in Rice County

Authorities released no additional details.


MCPHERSON COUNTY – The Inman Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Inman man.


The whereabouts of Richard W. Andrus, 70, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him.

Andrus is a 70-year-old white male, 5 ft. 11 in., 193 lbs. He is bald and has blue eyes. Andrus was last seen wearing a green jacket and jeans. He was last known to be driving a red 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, with Vietnam Veteran tag 5123, heading in an unknown direction. Last point of contact with Andrus was at his home in Inman, Kan. at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1.

Andrus did possibly use his credit card at a Casey’s convenience store in Ellsworth, Kan. on Sunday evening. He does suffer from dementia. If you see Richard Andrus, or his vehicle, please immediately call 620-245-1266.