Depends what you define as a CWD area. According to the CWD map in the Hunting Information handbook, it's pretty common over in my area of kansas(northeast). I've never been worried about any of the deer my buddies have taken or the one I took myself.
There's actually only been one case discovered in Kansas, and that was in the far north west corner of the state. So not much worry ( yet ) in our neck of the woods.
Here's a link to info on CWD in Kansas.
Living in a state that has CWD, we do take precautions. First we handle the game with surgical gloves. Then we have the elk or deer tested. We do not eat the meat until we receive the test results. If it should ever come back positive, we will not eat the meat.
There's no doubt that a quality photo from a hunt or a special harvest we have made adds immensely to the memories of that hunt that we take from that day forward. Having a picture framed sitting on our desk at work, mantel at home or stuck on a dresser in our bedroom can take us back to that special time and place in an instant and that's something very special. Some hunters enjoy a mount hanging on a wall, and all the memories it keeps inside it's furry or feathered exterior. Some don't...