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Daily Archives: November 3, 2021

Sumner Newscow scoreboard…

WMS girls basketball

7A: Wellington 47 Haysville 1: Kristin Gregory 18, Dru Zeka 11, Blyss Johnson 8, Emarri Miller 4, Addy Wilson 2, Bailee Sipp 2, Maddie Fullerton 2.

7B: Wellington 37 Haysville 20: M. Fullerton 11, Evie Ewing 9, Payton Buresh 6, Lexi Martin 4, Bailee Sipp 4, E. Miller 3.

8A: Wellington 53 Haysville 17

8B: Wellington 53 Haysville 6. 

WMS boys wrestling

Wellington City Council authorizes agreement with KanOkla to install fiber optic cables in Wellington

By Devin McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington City Council met on Election Night Tuesday because civil service doesn’t stop just at the polling place.

The meeting was largely business as usual, which naturally dealt with a series of standard resolutions.

The first authorized the City Manager to enter into an agreement with KanOkla to install fiber optic cables in Wellington. KanOkla will have the same access to the public right of way that the Kansas Gas Company has in town, which will make it far easier to extend the service to everyone in town. KanOkla will also pay the city $2,500 for access.

Sumner County Hospital District No. 1 to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new building on Nov. 4

Submitted to Sumner Newscow —  Sumner County Hospital District No. 1 and its Board of Trustees invite the public to join an outdoor groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, November 4, at 2 p.m. in Caldwell. The event will take place at the construction site near Highway 81 and Greene Road. Guests are encouraged to enter from Greene Road.

“We are grateful for the prodigious support we have received for the replacement of our hospital,” said hospital CEO Brooke Bollman. “We are thrilled to break ground on this pivotal project.”

LK Architecture designed the facility with MKEC serving as a civil and structural engineer. Hutton is a construction manager at-risk. Construction is expected to last 15 months, though supply chain delays could impact the schedule.

South Haven’s Alivia Bacon, Caldwell’s Teagan Thompson named Big Cheese Athletes of the Week

Alivia Bacon of South Haven.

Teagan Thompson of Caldwell.

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Big Cheese Athletes of the Week are a couple of Sumner County cross country team runners who did really well at the Class 1A state cross country meet.

Alivia Bacon, a sophomore for South Haven, finished seventh in the girls’ division at the state meet at Sand Plum Nature Trail in Victoria. Having run for Caldwell through the season because of a cooperative agreement, Bacon got to run for her home school during the regional and state. She did exceptionally well finishing with a 21:11.6 time for a 6:48.9 per mile average.

Teagan Thompson, a junior for Caldwell, placed 38th in the Class 1A boys division. Thompson ran with a time of 18.36.3 for a 5:58.9 per mile average.

For their effort, both Bacon and Thompson are recipients of large delicious Big Cheese Pizzas at 324 N. Washington.

Wellington Police Notes: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021

Wellington Police notes: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

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