Daily Archives: September 14, 2020

Jacob W Muller, 36, Wichita: Feb. 2, 1984 – Sept. 11, 2020

Jacob Muller

Jacob W. Muller of Wichita died September 11, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center at the age of 36. Jacob was born the son of Rickey Lee Muller and Angela Gayle Estes on February 2, 1984, in Wellington.

On November 14, 2018, Jacob and Teresa Anguiano were united in marriage in Wichita.

Jacob was a kind-hearted and sweet man. He loved his kids and time with his friends. Jacob also loved music. His passion for music propelled him to start his own label called MME. After being on his own awhile, Jacob later joined up with another label called VME. It was the perfect fit. He was so well respected that his clients followed him. Jacob was loving, creative, and artistic, there will be nobody like else him and he will be truly missed by everyone who knew him.

Sumner Newscow weekly sports calendar…

Sports calendar this week for Wellington High School, Wellington Middle School, and the other Sumner County high schools:


Monday, September 14, 2020

3 p.m. Golf: Girls Varsity Invitational vs. Multiple Schools..

3 p.m. Golf: Girls JV Invitational vs. Multiple Schools..

9 hole tournament
3 p.m. Tennis: Girls Varsity Invitational

(Rescheduled from 09-08-20)

vs. Multiple Schools.. at WHS Tennis Courts
Courts are located on 9th street, just West of football field
6 p.m. Football: JV Game vs. Wichita Collegiate

 at Wellington Football Field

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Wellington police weekend report: Friday, Sept. 11 – Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

Wellington Police notes for this weekend: Friday, Sept. 11 to Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020:

Friday, September 11, 2020

City of Wellington urging people to avoid area at 12th and A

This from the City of Wellington Facebook page.

Update: 6:30 p.m. – According to assistant city manager Jason Newberry, the Water Distribution staff has the break exposed and are working now to make the repairs.

Sumner Newscow report — Wellington City Manager Shane Shields said the city will be issuing a statement on the waterline break at 7th and A Street in the near future. Here is what they posted on Facebook. Reminder, Wellington Middle School is not holding in-person classes for the afternoon. 

Charles F. King Sr., 80, Wellington: Oct. 30, 1939 – Sept. 11, 2020

Charles F. King

Charles F. King, Sr., age 80, of Wellington, died Friday, September 11, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.  He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 42 years as a General Foreman.

Charles was born on October 30, 1939, in Waynoka, Okla. to Ivan Elvan King and Lillie Mae (Freeman) King. He was raised in Waynoka and moved to Wellington in 1986.

He married Joyce Faye Rauch on June 6, 1959, in Waynoka, Okla.

Wellington Middle School afternoon students won’t attend classes because of water main break

Sumner Newscow report — Wellington Middle School afternoon students will not attend classes this afternoon on Monday, September 14 due to a water main break by the school.  Please check in with your teachers this afternoon.  The schedule below is what time you can remote or check-in.

First Hour – 1:16 – 1:47 p.m.

Second Hour – 1:49 – 2:19.

Third Hour – 2:21 – 2:52.

Fourth Hour  – 2:54 – 3:25.

Sumner County Sheriff Office report: Sept. 7 to Sept. 14, 2020

Sumner Newscow report — The Sumner County Sheriff Office report for Sept. 7 to Sept. 14, 2020 weekly jail bookings are as follows:

Squirrels the cause for two power outages in Wellington over weekend

Sumner Newscow report — The following is a press release concerning the power outages over the weekend by Wellington City Manager Shane Shields:


The power interruptions occurring over the weekend on the morning of Saturday, September 12, and Sunday, September 13, were both found to be caused by squirrels within the sub-station facility located at the power plant. The interruption Saturday lasted about 25 minutes and Sunday’s interruption was about 35 minutes. The majority of the City’s service area was affected other than a portion of the northeast area.

The power interruptions were immediately indicated to the operator on duty. Electric Distribution staff was called to investigate, as in any power interruption, and assess the cause before any power is restored. In both instances, the problem was indicated to be in the sub-station and staff found the cause quickly.

Wellington Fire/EMS Department weekly log report: Sept. 7 to Sept. 13, 2020

Sumner Newscow report — The weekly log report for the Wellington Fire/EMS Department for Sept. 7 to Sept. 13, 2020 is as follows: 

Wellington girls win Pratt Invitational, host second home meet today

Sumner Newscow report — The Wellington girls tennis team traveled to Pratt this weekend for a 10-team invitational. The Crusaders will have a make-up tournament at home today starting at 3 p.m.

In No. 1 singles Ashlyn Gerten lost her opening match over a state qualifier from last year from Larned 8-6.  She won her second match 8-0 over Chaparral.  Then she ran into Kingman who finished fourth at 3-2-1A state last year and lost 8-2. She then went on to beat a state qualifier from Greeley County 8-4, and another state qualifier from Kiowa County 8-2.

“She played very well, losing several deuce games,” Aufdengarten said. “Gerten finished 4th overall which I was very pleased with.”

Charles ‘Charlie’ F. Stonehocker, 97, Wellington: June 5, 1923 – Sept. 11, 2020

Charles Stonehocker

Charles “Charlie” F. Stonehocker died Friday afternoon, September 11, 2020.  He was born June 4, 1923, in Corbin, and was the youngest son of Ward and Mildred (Dunham) Stonehocker.  He was preceded in death by his parents and Lois Cecil (Arnett) in January, 2013, his wife of 70 years.

Charlie spent all of his early, and relatively quiet, years in the Corbin and Wellington area where he met his wife, Lois.  He was inducted into the Army in May of 1943.  He and Lois were married July 17, 1943, in San Antonio, TX where he was stationed.  Charlie then shipped out for England in April 1944 before his first son, Charles, Jr. was born.  From England he participated in the Normandy landings, the Battle of the Bulge where his unit was awarded the Belgian Fourragere, and remained in Germany as part of the Occupation Forces.  He returned to a much quieter life with his wife and young son in December 1945.

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