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Post your FREE garage sales ads here

By Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — It is a garage sale weekend. And the world needs to know you are having one. Go ahead and post your garage sale in the “comment” More »

Enchies win Great Race 2014

The Enchies return to championship form winning the Slate Creek Relays i.e. Great Race

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Dore Enchies returned to winning form by winning the 2014 Slate Creek Relays at Woods Park Saturday evening. The Dore Enchies knocked out the defending More »

Great Race preview - Can Spinalators?

The Great Race will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at Woods Park

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — For the 13th consecutive year, Wellington will be holding The Great Race, aka The Slate Creek Relays, this weekend at Woods Park. The race begins at More »

Carl Acuff at Sumner County Fair

Carl Acuff, Jr. will be performing at the Sumner County Fair in Caldwell on Aug. 2 at 8 p.m.

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The 87th annual Sumner County Fair in Caldwell is right around the corner and this year’s featured entertainer is Carl Acuff, Jr. who will be performing More »

Kansas All-Star Scholars Fund rewards cards pick-up dates are Aug. 5-7

Submitted to Sumner Newscow — The Kansas All-Star Scholars fund rewards cards pickup dates and times for students are as follows:

•Aug. 5 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 – 8 p.m.

•Aug. 6-7 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All student “reward cards” need to be picked up at Wellington High School Commons. 

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Election dates to keep in mind as the Kansas State Primary approaches on Aug. 5

The following are dates to keep in mind concerning the Kansas State Primary to be held on Aug. 5:

•Advance voting by mail began July 16 and ends August 1.

•Advance voting in person begins July 29 and ends August 4 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

•Primary election is August 5, polling location hours at 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wellington Police Notes: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Wellington Police notes for Tuesday, July 22, 2014:

Wellington Two-man Shamble Results – July 19-20, 2014

Sumner Newscow report — The following are the Wellington Golf Club Two-man shamble results. The golfing event was held July 19-20, 2014

2014 Kansas Wheat Festival Run result:

Sumner Newscow report — The following are results from the 5K and the one-mile run at the annual Wheat Festival on Saturday afternoon, July 13, 2014.

5K run:

Wellington Police Notes: Monday, July 21, 2014

Wellington Police notes for Monday, July 21, 2014

Post your FREE garage sales ads here

Garage sale templete use this one

By Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — It is a garage sale weekend. And the world needs to know you are having one. Go ahead and post your garage sale in the “comment” section below. We will remind the shopping troops on Friday about your sale.

Happy bargain selling and hunting!

Sumner County Extension agent Randy Hein to present gardening program at Wellington Library

Sumner Newscow report — Please come to the Wellington Public Library Meeting room on Tuesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. for a gardening program.

Randy Hein from the Sumner County Extension Office will be at the library to speak on various gardening topics such as soil and the best tips for growing veggies. 

Wellington Police Notes: Friday, July 18 – Sunday, July 20, 2014

Wellington Police notes for Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20, 2014: 

Sumner County Sheriff Weekly Bookings: July 14 – July 21, 2014

The Sumner County Sheriff Weekly Bookings for the Sumner County Jail for July 14 to July 21, 2014 are as follows: 

Ruth Bailey, 81, Wellington: June 16, 1933 – July 16, 2014

Ruth Bailey

Ruth Bailey

Ruth Lucille Bailey died on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at her home in Wellington at the age of 81.

Ruth was born the daughter of Irvin and Stella Lucile (Wilson) Brill on Friday, June 16, 1933 in Isabel.

On July 15, 1954, Ruth and Willard “Bill” Bailey were united in marriage in El Dorado. Together they celebrated 61 years of marriage before his passing in May of 2013. 

Official times for The Great Race

Sumner Newscow report — The following are the official times of the Slate Creek Relay – Great Race 2014

THE GREAT RACE 2014

1ST PLACE                    The Dore Enchies                             43:49                                                                                                   

2ND PLACE                    Anders Spinalators                            45:53

The Enchies return to championship form winning the Slate Creek Relays i.e. Great Race

Enchies win Great Race 2014

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Dore Enchies returned to winning form by winning the 2014 Slate Creek Relays at Woods Park Saturday evening.

The Dore Enchies knocked out the defending champion Anders Spinalators to capture The Great Race Cup. Anders placed second while the Sons of Thunder finished third.

The final order of teams was as follows:

1. The Dore Enchies

The Enchies were the first place winners. (Photo by Steve Sturgis).

The Enchies were the first place winners. (Photo by Steve Sturgis).

2. Anders Spinalators

Help wanted: Sumner County Care Center seeking reliable employees

Sumner County Care Center is seeking a reliable and caring person who respects the elderly and is a team player for the positions of:

•Full time – dietary;

•Full time – CNA (first and second shifts available).

•Housekeeping/laundry (1-2 days a week and PRN)

Potential employees must be able to work some weekends/holidays.

Please apply in person at: 

Transformers – Age of Extinction is playing at Wellington Regent

Transformers Age of Extinction

This week at the Regent Theater: “Transformers – Age of Extinction” (Movie trailer is below).

 

When: Friday 7 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

 

Rated: PG-13 Time: 2 hours 45 min.

 

Movie Synopsis:TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION begins after an epic battle left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history…while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs. With help from a new cast of humans (led by Mark Wahlberg), Optimus Prime and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenge yet. In an incredible adventure, they are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic battle across the world. (C) Paramount

Donald Eugene Warner, Caldwell: Feb. 22, 1936 – July 17, 2014

Donald Eugene Warner

Donald Eugene Warner

Donald Eugene Warner was born Feb. 22, 1936 in Arkansas City  to John Carrol

Warner and Sylvia Alice (Wilson) Warner.  He passed from this life on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Caldwell Hospital, in Caldwell, with his wife and daughters at his side. He spent his first years in Arkansas City attending his first half of the first grade there.  The family then moved to Palacious, Texas. When Don was in the third grade they returned to Arkansas City, where he attended the next four years of school. During this time he made his life long friend Wesley Hickey.

The Great Race will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at Woods Park

Great Race preview - Can Spinalators?

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — For the 13th consecutive year, Wellington will be holding The Great Race, aka The Slate Creek Relays, this weekend at Woods Park. The race begins at 5 p.m. Saturday.

This year’s team participants include:

The Anders Spinalators

Axis of Awesome

Black Oak Striders

Dore Enchies

Greeno Flameouts

Sons of Thunder

Spencer Speedsters

SSB Big Bucks

Village Idiots

Gove Bandits.

The Anders Spinaltors are the current defending Great Race Champions. 

Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wellington Police Notes for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Security State Bank of Wellington says ‘thanks’!

“Congratulations and Thank You to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce for another outstanding Kansas Wheat Festival.”

From your Friends at SECURITY STATE BANK

“We Had An Awesome Time!!!”

Here were some of the activities Security State Bank participated in during the Wheat Festival.

The SSB bed race team…

SSB Bed Race Teams - Copy

The  SSB float in the parade…

SSB Parade Entry

The SSB money machine…

SSB Money Machine - Copy

And overall having our selfie! – A really great time.

Selfie SSB - Copy

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