Daily Archives: July 8, 2019

Injury rollover accident occurs on Wellington Lake Road Sunday evening

Sumner Newscow report — The Wellington Police Department received a report of a vehicle accident at the Wellington Lake, Sunday evening at 10:15 p.m.

Patrick Grable, 41, of Wellington, was driving a 2003 Buick at the 500 block of S. Road by the lake when he lost control of the vehicle and turned it upside down.

Grable was taken to Sumner Community Hospital where he was treated and released. Wellington Police Chief Tracy Heath said alcohol may have been a factor.


Wellington Police weekend report: Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7, 2019

Wellington Police report for this weekend: Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7, 2019:

Friday, July 5, 2019

Sumner County Sheriff weekly jail bookings: July 1 through July 8, 2019

Sumner Newscow report — The Sumner County Sheriff Office report for July 1 through July 8, 2019 weekly jail bookings are as follows: 

Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce releases the 2019 Kansas Wheat Festival schedule of events


July 9 – 13, 2019

*Schedule is subject to change*

Ongoing Exhibits and Attractions

Ottaway Carnival – Wednesday through Saturday at the Raymond Frye Complex Parking Lot, 320 North Jefferson, $28.00 wristband special every night.  Carnival opens each evening @ 6 p.m.

Harvest Photo Display- Sumner County Economic Develop.m.ent, 314 N. Washington.  9 am to 5 p.m., Monday, July 8th thru Friday, July 12th.  Entry forms are available at the Chamber office.   (Sponsored by Sumner County Farm Bureau, Susan’s Portrait Designs and Good Shepherd Hospice-Wellington)

Downtown Art Exhibit–104 N Washington Ave. Open Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, July 10th – 12th from 5 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 am – 8 p.m..  Entry forms are available at the Chamber office.  (Sponsored by Strategic Financial Concepts & Sumner County Family Care Center)

Kansas Wheat Festival – “Wheat Show” — Display at Renn & Company, 209 S. Washington Ave. Winners announced Wednesday, July 10th during Picnic in the Park.  Entry forms available at the Chamber office.   (Sponsored by Renn & Company)

The 2019 Ford Superduty F-350 Lariat Truck is big, powerful and at Raber Ford

E-Waste Collection Day at the Wellington Recycling Center is this Saturday

E-Waste Collection Day at the City of Wellington Recycling Center on Saturday, July 13, 2019, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Collecting unwanted, working and non-working electronic devices. For more information about the operating hours, please contact Jeremy Jones, Public Works Director, at 620-326-7831. For questions concerning specific items to be collected or data destruction, please contact Pete at 316-305-6896 (evenings) or Julian at 316-305-6895 (evenings).

NO CRT monitors, NO old tube-type TV’s.

Joann Nulik, 92, Wellington: June 29, 1927 – July 4, 2019

Joann Nulik

Joann Nulik, 92, died Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Botkin Health and Rehab in Wellington, Kansas. Esther Joann Nulik was born on June 19, 1927 in rural Mayfield, KS, in the home of her grandparents, to Herman and Grace (Smith) Niebaum, she grew up in the Caldwell and Corbin, KS area where she was surrounded by an abundance of family. At age 12 she was blessed with a baby brother Eldon Jerome Niebaum. After graduating from Caldwell High School in 1945 she worked at the bank in Corbin.

On June 15, 1946 she married her high school sweetheart Kenneth Lee Nulik, and they made their first home in an apartment over the Stock Exchange Bank. To this union three daughters were born, Vicki Lee, Sheryl Lyn, and Shelley Ann. She was an avid seamstress, sewing many outfits for her children, grandchildren, and herself. She also enjoyed making doll clothes and teaching her grandchildren to sew if they were so inclined. After her youngest daughter turned four, she returned to working outside of the home. She worked at the Stock Exchange Bank in Caldwell for 34 1/2 years, starting as a teller and retiring on June 30, 1989 as Vice President. She was also a member of the Hospital District #1 Board for several years.

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