Daily Archives: August 9, 2019

Day 3: A sick juror and mistrial request makes for an interesting Friday in Brad Aue murder trial

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow – A sick juror and a request for a mistrial summed up a strange third day at the Bradley Aue murder trial at the Sumner County Courthouse.

District Judge William Mott excused the jury early this afternoon after one juror got sick. The trial will resume on Monday at 9 a.m.

Aue is accused of second-degree murder in the May 24, 2018 death of Sierra Craft at his home at 1002 N. F Street in Wellington.

Mott had a dilemma late Friday afternoon. Both the prosecution and defense had not quite finished questioning expert witness Eric Moore, forensic scientist with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Moore’s testimony is considered by many to be the crux of this trial as he dealt with the blood evidence surrounding the location of the alleged murder.

CultureCow: This week makes you miss Acid Rap and Django Unchained

by Devin McCue, Sumner Newcow — After three projects, one of which won a Grammy, it’s hard to understand why newlywed Chance the Rapper was able to call his new album the Big Day his debut.

Apparently, he can do that, however, because this is technically his first “album” with his label.  Did you know Chance got married?  Well if you didn’t, you can’t help that but have it beat into your brain after listening to this sprawling collection of songs about his “big day” (not even a little bit subtle).

We always knew Chance the Rapper (who is married) was a little too preachy and was prone to long-drawn-out pieces about god or the woman in his life, but the Big Day, unfortunately, takes that to a new level and Chance’s ability as a lyricist is lost behind his album’s concept. 

Paul Terrel, 53, Wichita: Jan. 14, 1966 – Aug. 6, 2019

Paul Terrel

Paul R. Terrel, of Wichita, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita at the age of 53.

Paul was born the son of Thomas and Maxine (McConaha-Shaw) Terrel on Friday, January 14, 1966, in Wichita.

He was proud of his time spent as an EMT and volunteer Firefighter in Mulvane. Paul currently worked as a Chef in Wichita. Outside of work, he loved writing poetry and sharing it with his family, church and friends. Paul also enjoyed fishing along with playing and watching basketball. He was a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan. 

Thomas Murphy, 72, Wellington: April 3, 1947 – August 7, 2019

Thomas Murphy

Thomas M. Murphy, of Wellington, died Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Wellington Health and Rehab at the age of 72.

Thomas was born the son of Michael and Sylvia (Hobson) Murphy on Thursday, April 3, 1947 in Tacoma, Washington. He and his mother returned to Wichita when he was about 5 years old. She went to work in the aircraft industry and Thomas was cared for by his aunt and uncle, Gladys and Alva Inscho of South Haven.

Garage Sales for this weekend…

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following are the garage sales that we have for the weekend of August 9-10, 2019. If you still need a garage sale advertised just use the comment section below. Good luck with bargain hunting! 

Jasen Shinn, 8 months, Wichita: Nov. 15, 2018 – Aug. 4, 2019

Jasen Shinn

Jasen Leo Shinn, 8 months old, died unexpectedly Sunday, August 4, 2019, at his home in Wichita.

Jasen was born the son of Justin Shinn and Alexia Arguello on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in Wichita.

In his 8 short months, Jasen received love and gave love to all he came in touch with. He loved lots of different animals but his favorite of all was the sloth. Jasen will be missed dearly by all that knew him.

Wellington Police notes: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Wellington Police notes: Thursday, August 8, 2019

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