Daily Archives: June 15, 2020

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Clinton Ray ‘Bear’ Kindy, 65, Hutchinson dies May 14, 2020

Clinton Ray ‘Bear’ Kindy, 65, formerly of Wellington, died May 14, 2020, at his home in Hutchinson, Kans.

Graveside inurnment service with military honors will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 10 a.m. at the Winfield Veterans Cemetery at 1208 North College Street in Winfield. 

Body identified as 23-year-old Savannah Schneider of Wichita

Law enforcement and members of a search party wait after a body was found south of Haysville on Saturday.

Sumner Newscow report – The Wichita Police Department has identified the body found Saturday south of Haysville as 23-year-old Savannah Schneider of Wichita. Schneider was located by citizens who formed a search group to look for her that morning.

WPD investigators are currently working with the Regional Forensic Science Center to determine the circumstances of her death.

Schneider was last seen on Sunday, May 31, at her home in the 10300 block of West Alamo.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information on this case, please call WPD detectives at 316-268-4407, See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282, or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

Sumner County Sheriff weekly jail bookings: June 8 to June 15, 2020

Sumner Newscow report — The Sumner County Sheriff Office report for June 8 to June 15, 2020 weekly jail bookings are as follows: 

Semi is a total loss after fire this morning on 2123 N. A St.

Semi-truck is a total loss after a fire this morning.

Sumner Newscow report — a 1995 Freightliner semi-truck burst into flames this morning in a shop just east of the Wellington Auto Mart at 2123 N. A St. The truck caught on fire after maintenance work was being done on the truck. The semis is a total loss at $15,000 according to the Wellington Fire Department. 

Larry Hunt, 83, Wichita: May 17, 1937 – June 10, 2020

Larry Hunt

Larry L. Hunt died on June 10, 2020 in Wichita at the age of 83. He was born March 17, 1937 in Wellington to Merlin and Thelma (Reeves) Hunt. He grew up on a farm South of Wellington, attended country school, then graduated in 1955 from Wellington High School. Larry proudly served his country for two years in the U.S. Army. He was employed most of his working career by the Santa Fe Railroad and spent some earlier years in the local aircraft industry.

Larry kept his family farm, doing his own farming until recent years. He loved gardening, fishing and feeding his pet catfish in the pond at the farm. He enjoyed fixing things, playing pool, gambling at the casino, working out in his basement and good times with his family and many friends at the Legion. He was a member of St. Anthony/St. Rose Catholic Church and the American Legion.

J.P. Weigand: 1010 Myles Court custom home for sale

1010 Myles Court in Wellington.

A true value! Welcome to this custom home on a double lot in the wonderful Coyote Ridge addition. Stately, red brick home with side-loading 3 car garage and covered front door entry. This home is not just beautiful on the outside with a nicely manicured and well-landscaped yard but also great care and detail have been considered inside. Grand entry and foyer, 11′ ceilings, formal dining room, hearth room, and lots of living space–over 3700 square feet finished. Master bedroom ceilings are 11.5′ and double doors open to the grand master bathroom with double vanities, walk-in shower, private water closet, and a walk-in closet room. The kitchen features beautiful wood cabinetry, granite countertops, a pantry, and all appliances remain.

The oven even has a warming drawer and you will enjoy the instant hot water on demand. The main floor laundry room with a washer and dryer also included. Amazing basement features another full kitchen, rec room, family room, dining area, 2 more bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a huge unfinished storage/craft room. Gas fireplaces on each floor for warmth and coziness. The home also features an intercom system, heritage roof, and plumbed for the central vacuum system.

Extra insulation in the walls and floors make this home almost sound-proof and you will also enjoy the peace and quiet of this neighborhood and cul-de-sac. The back yard features a privacy fence and covered patio for quiet evenings or for entertainment. Listing agent must be present for all showings and total taxes including special assessments should be verified with the county. Any info should be independently verified. Call for your private showing today!  More photos/info available @

Wellington Police weekend report: Friday, June 12 – Sunday, June 14, 2020

Wellington Police report this weekend: Friday, June 12 to Sunday, June 14, 2020:

Friday, June 12, 2020

Wellington Fire/EMS Department responds to three large field fires over weekend

Sumner Newscow report — The Wellington Fire/EMS Department responded to three large field fires over the weekend.

The first occurred at 90th South and Hillside at 5:44 p.m. on June 13.  Upon arrival, a hay meadow was on fire which burned 35 acres.  Wellington was assisted by the South Haven Fire Department.

The second field fire was on June 13 at 2:31 p.m.  This fire started on the Kansas Turnpike in three different locations starting at milepost 12 and spread to adjoining stubble and grass fields. Wellington Fire was assisted by the Oxford Fire Department.  Approximately 100 acres of stubble and grass burned. 

Wellington Fire/EMS Department weekly log report: June 8 to June 14, 2020

Sumner Newscow report — The weekly log report for the Wellington Fire/EMS Department for June 8 to June 14, 2020 is as follows: 

Marvin Teague, 71, Wellington: May 21, 1949 – June 12, 2020

Marvin Teague

Marvin L. Teague died on Friday, June 12, 2020 in Wellington, at the age of 71. He was born the son of Marvin J. and Nellie A. (Kern) Teague on May 21, 1949, in Wellington.

Marvin graduated from Caldwell High School and later joined the U.S. Navy. He served during the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart Medal. Marvin and Kathy Kabureck were united in marriage on June 27, 1970 in Wellington.

Together they celebrated nearly 50 years of marriage. Marvin and Kathy made their home and raised their family in Wellington. He retired from the Kansas Turnpike Authority where he was employed as a teller and made many friends over the years. Marvin loved everything Elvis and would sing his songs, dance his moves, watch his movies and even grew his sideburns.

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