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Two injured in crash involving trailer in western Sedgwick Co.

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two people were injured, one critically, in a crash involving a semi tractor trailer and a pickup in western Sedgwick County. The crash happened around 10:20 a.m. Saturday at W. 23rd St. South and 263rd St. West in Garden Plain. One person was pinned in a vehicle, but dispatch confirmed that the person was extracted from the vehicle.
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Wellington Humane Society’s Pet of the Week: Bonnie

This week’s pet is Bonnie. She is an almost 3-year-old albino reverse calico. You will quickly notice her beautiful coat! She was originally adopted from another shelter but had to be relinquished due to her owner’s deteriorating health. Bonnie is such a sweet girl and she’s now lonely! She can be timid, but she enjoys being a lap cat and would do best in a calmer setting. So she would make a wonderful companion in a single cat home, or with others like her.

Brooke Zimmerman is winner of a sewing machine

——— Brooke Zimmerman from the Buccaneers 4-H Club, was a winner of a free sewing machine donated on behalf of Sharon Taton’s Crafting Group in Wellington. 4-Hers were asked to enter to win the sewing machine by writing to the 4-H Program Development Committee about how they could use the machine and how it would help them in their Fiber Arts projects. Thank you to Sharon and her Crafting Group, for helping encourage growth in the 4-H program, and congratulations to our winner!

What a night at Memorial Auditorium when Tracy Byrd came to town

Sumner Newscow report — If there is such a thing as country music ‘rockin’, it was the case at Memorial Auditorium Thursday evening. There was a good crowd at Memorial to see country artist Tracy Byrd. We will have more information from chamber officials later in the day concerning Wellington’s big evening.

Wellington council approves construction bid to link Worden Park to the city sewer system

By Devin McCue, Sumner Newscow — On Tuesday, the Wellington City Council met to table votes until future meetings. In actuality, the council approved a major construction project at Worden Park, heard public hearings for two condemnation properties, and voted on a contentious purchase for the Heritage Park that is in development. That will be addressed in a future story.

The Slate Creek Relay (Great Race) is July 30… Officials say they need more teams

Sumner Newscow report — The 31st running of the Slate Creek Relay is set for Saturday, July 30 with race time scheduled at 5 p.m. in Wellington’s South Woods Park. The Wellington Chamber-sponsored event, commonly referred to as The Great Race, is a relay of over nine miles with 13 legs including sprint, distance and cross country runners, motocross, canoes, racing bicycles, and horses. Each team has 15 participants who must be at least 16 years old, with the average age of a team being 26 years or above.

Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, June 23, 2022

•3:30 a.m. Officers assisted an outside agency in the 800 block E. U.S. 160, county. •8:30 a.m. Officers took a theft report in the 500 block N. Elm St, Wellington. •8:53 a.m. Officers investigated suspicious activity in the 100 block S. Washington Ave., Wellington. •12:35 p.m. Officers responded to a...
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Harvesting Wheat and Memories

Many farmers in Sumner County celebrated Father’s Day in the fields. Thankfully, in many cases they were rewarded with results that exceeded their expectations. The drought was predicted to adversely impact this year’s wheat crop, but as harvest progresses many farmers in Sumner have been pleasantly surprised at their yields. Around Wellington, yields have been consistent between fields and are predicted to exceed the 5 year average.

Lady Eagles Know What to Expect from Zoeller

Craig Zoeller said that things have gone easier this summer now that the girls know what to expect from him in his second year as the Kingman High School head girl’s basketball coach. “Instead of using the first couple of weeks of the summer trying to get acclimated to...
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City of Wellington Announcements

The Memorial Auditorium Board currently has a vacancy and applications for the position will be accepted through June 30, 2022. The appointment is for the remainder of the term, which is through April 30, 2024. This appointed member must be a resident of the City of Wellington. The purpose of...

Wellington Police Notes: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

•4:57 a.m. Officers responded to a juvenile problem in the 1000 block E. 16th St, Wellington. •9:16 a.m. Officers responded to a juvenile problem in the 100 block S. F St, Wellington. •9:21 a.m. Officers took a found property report in the 1100 block S. Washington Ave., Wellington. •10:06 a.m....
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This week’s Calendar

Chamber Coffee, 10am in Memorial Auditorium, with host Cowley College. Everyone is welcome to gather for Daylight Donuts and No.7 coffee. Hip Hop Dance Camp with Infinity Dance Company, Ages 3-4, 5:00-5:30pm $15, Ages 5-8, 5:30-6:00pm $20. Tracy Byrd Concert – there are still tickets available! General Admission $25 +...
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Wellington Public Library Wednesday-to-Wednesday

-Ice Cream Social for Kids at 3pm – Join us for a scoop of ice cream!. -Kids Draw, Color & Paint Fun at 2pm – Stretch your child’s creativity! All supplies provided. -Kids Weekly Activity Challenge – Complete the challenge and win a prize. Tuesday, June...
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Wellington Humane Society Pet of the Week

Our Pet of the Week is Bourbon! He is a large mixed breed around 4 years old. Removed from death row at another shelter, this big boy loves cuddling, enjoys playing with his toys but does not tear them up! He is a gentleman and doesn’t jump on you, but he does show his affection with lots of kisses. Bourbon has been on several outings including a local nursing home and everyone adores him. This love bug would make a wonderful addition to any family.