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Daily Archives: May 28, 2020

Wellington Regent is back with 7 movies over the next week!

THE WELLINGTON REGENT IS BACK! 

OPENING TONIGHT AT 7 P.M.

Beetlejuice: Rated P.G. All seats are only $5!

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FRIDAY AT 7 P.M.

Wizard of Oz: Rated G. All seats are only $5!

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SATURDAY – CLINT EASTWOOD DAY AND NIGHT

Outlaw Josey Wells: Unrated. All seats $5 or $8 for both movies. This one starts at 2 p.m. 

Pale Rider: Unrated. All seats $5 or $8 for both movies. This one starts at 7 p.m.

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SUNDAY — JOHN WAYNE DAY AND NIGHT

Angel and the Badman: All seats $5 or $8 for both movies on Sunday. This one starts at 2 p.m.

Rainbow Valley: All seats $5 or $8 for both movies on Sunday. This one starts at 7 p.m.

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NEXT THURSDAY, JUNE 4 AT 7 P.M.

Pulp Fiction: Rated R. All seats are $5. WATCH FOR SUMNER NEWSCOW CONTEST FOR 2 FREE TICKETS ALL NEXT WEEK!

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WELCOME BACK REGENT THEATER! 

Wellington High School Class Night was held virtually last night, here are the senior winners

Sumner Newscow report — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Wellington High School Class Night was held virtually Wednesday night for the Class of 2020. The video, produced by Steve Sturgis — the webmaster of Wellington.cc, can be found here.

The virtual video lasted for 53 minutes for what was usually is a three-to-four hour ceremony. May we suggest that not everything about this pandemic has been terrible?

The graduation ceremony is tentatively set for July 12.

The following are a list of scholarship winners and other leadership awards announced at the Class Night:

THE LOOFBOURROW EDUCATIONAL TRUST – Austin Fink, Mason Lough and Caleb Starnes. 

Kanden Young, Kylie Aufdengarten named Outstanding WHS Male and Female Athlete for 2019-20

Sumner Newscow report — Kanden Young and Kylie Aufdengarten were named Outstanding Wellington High School Male and Female Athlete for the 2019-20 school year. The presentation was made during a virtual presentation of the 2020 Class Night. To see the full video of the event, click here. Other award winners will be featured soon. 

“This was one of the closest votes we had,” said Luke Smith, Wellington Activities Director.

The outstanding senior athlete award is given to the recipient who not only excels in their sport but is a multi-sport athlete and is an exceptional student.

The biographies of Young and Aufdengarten are as follows: 

Oxford Saw and Mower is having a Grasshopper Mower sale!

The Kansas Wheat Festival Medallion Hunt is on for the summer of 2020

Sumner Newscow report — The Kansas Wheat Festival may have been canceled as a whole, but the festival has always been a sum of many parts. The Medallion Hunt is still on!

The Kansas Wheat Festival Medallion Hunt will begin in late June in its customary time. The winner will be getting $1,000 provided they have a Wheat Festival button ($100 if you don’t).

Buttons are ready and available at the Chamber office, Bank of Commerce, Impact Bank, Panhandle Federal Credit Union, RCB Bank and Security State Bank. The buttons will need to be registered at the Chamber for the medallion hunt. Rules for the Medallion Hunt will be released in the coming weeks.

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Wellington Police Notes: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Wellington Police notes: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sumner County Commissioner will conduct special meeting on Friday, May 29, 2020

Sumner Newscow report — The Sumner County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 11 a.m., in the Sumner County Board Chambers, to discuss COVID-19 issues.

Please be reminded to maintain social distancing.

“We can allow a limited number of persons in Chambers,” said Sumner County Clerk Debbie Norris. 

Thomas Welch, 76, Wellington: June 25, 1943 – May 16, 2020

Thomas Welch, 76, of Wellington died Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Wellington Health and Rehab.

Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time. To leave an online condolence please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.com.

Thomas A. Welch was born June 25, 1943, the son of Don and Lila Welch in Wellington, Kansas. He graduated from Wellington High School and joined the U.S. Navy. Thomas was united in marriage to Ellen (Sandberg) Welch. He was a truck driver.

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