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Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Primary winners… Council: Soria, Heersche, Dodds, Antonich, Woodrow, Klinedinst; Trustee: Zimmerman, Ryan

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — In the first at-large Wellington City Council primary in history, the field of 11 was pared to six this evening. Those moving on to the General Election on November 7 were: Joe Soria, Jennifer Heersche, Kevin Dodds, Cindy Antonich, Kim Woodrow and Tami Klinedinst.

Voters will be asked to go to the polls again to pick the top three council candidates out of six. They will be replacing Vince Wetta, Jan Korte and Bill Butts.

In the other primary race, Glennis Zimmerman and Kay Ryan will be vying in the general election for the first ever Cowley College Board of Trustee from Sumner County.

The primary held today saw 1,324 voters for a 7.99 percent turnout. In Wellington, 866 voters voted at the Raymond Frye Complex. There is no available data on how many of the advanced votes were Wellington voters.

The order of finish for the primary of the 11 at large city council positions are as follows: 

Sumner County primary live twitter feed results…


Help wanted: Cook in dietary department of Sumner Regional Medical Center

Sumner Regional Medical Center has an immediate opening for a cook in our Dietary Department. This is a FT position on our 1st shift from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Qualified individuals will possess the ability to prepare patient meals according to dietary restrictions, prepare food for the public and staff, wash pots, pans, and utensils. Competitive benefits with compensation based on experience.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a post offer drug screen. Interested individuals should send resume to Emily Pierce, HR Coordinator or apply in person at 1323 North A St, Wellington, KS 67152 or e-mail emilyp@srmcks.org. Equal Opportunity/Tobacco & Drug Free Employer.

Charles Frederick ‘Chuck’ Fry, Jr., 66, Wellington: August 19, 1950 – July 31, 2017

Charles “Chuck” Fry

Charles Fredrick “Chuck” Fry, Jr., age 66, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the Kansas Medical Center in Andover, KS on Monday, July 31, 2017.  He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 15 years and retired as a custodian and maintenance man for USD 353 after 25 years.

Chuck was born on August 19, 1950 in Newton, KS to Charles F. Fry, Sr. and Dolleen (Holdeman) Fry.

Chuck married Deborah J. Washburn on December 20, 1970 in Wellington.

Chuck loved spending time with his family and friends, (especially his children and grandchildren).  He enjoyed carpentry and was owner of Chuck’s Cabinet Shop. He also enjoyed fishing, motorcycles and the students at Eisenhower School. He was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church.

William ‘Bill’ Davis, 54, Conway Springs: June 28, 1963 – July 31, 2017

William Davis

William A. “Bill” Davis, age 54, loving husband, father and grandfather died at his home on Monday, July 31, 2017.  He was an engineer at Spirit Aircraft.

Bill was born on June 28, 1963 in Conway Springs, KS to Ralph Davis and Jerry (Rosenhamer) Davis.

Bill and Suzie were married on November 18, 2011 in Newkirk, OK

Survivors include his loving wife, Suzie Davis; five sons, Nick Davis, Jay Davis, Douglas Welden, Dan Welden and Dustin Welden; four brothers, Donald Davis, Dan Davis, Daryl Davis and Richard Davis; four sisters, Nancy Frazier, Marcia Stuhlsatz, Gracie Fisher and Deanna Knee; and nine grandchildren.

Kansas Wheat Festival Chamber officials thank the public for a great Wheat Festival

Stomp Out ALS auction at Sumner County Fair is slated for Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Sumner Newscow report — The finishing touches are being added to the boot projects for the “Stomp Out ALS at the Sumner County Fair.  The Fair starts in earnest this Thursday. There are some very creative and beautiful projects that have already been entered.  Now the organizers need buyers!!!  After voting on Friday and Saturday everyone will have the opportunity to buy these projects to add to their home decor.  The auction will be Saturday night at 7:30 on the stage before the Byron Berline Concert.  Everyone will be impressed the the beauty and creativity of these entries.  

If you can’t enter, come by the booth and enter the drawing for a Yeti cooler, buy some boot cookies or a T-shirt, or let the kids have some fun playing games.  All money made will go to research and to enhance care for those suffering with  ALS.  

Wellington Christian Academy enrolling for fall classes

Wellington Fire/EMS weekly Fire/EMS report: July 24 – July 30, 2017

Sumner Newscow report — The weekly log report for the Wellington Fire/EMS Department for July 24 to July 30, 2017 is as follows:

Wellington Police Notes: Monday, July 31, 2017

Wellington Police notes: Monday, July 31, 2017:

Sumner County Sheriff weekly jail bookings: July 24 – July 31, 2017

Sumner Newscow report — The Sumner County Sheriff Office report for July 24 to July 31, 2017 weekly jail bookings are as follows: 

TNT Pet Control – Won’t discriminate, but will exterminate

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