Trego County, KS

Sacred Heart boys tennis third at Trego Invitational

WAKEENEY - The Sacred Heart boys tennis team finished a close third among six teams Tuesday at the Trego Invitational at WaKeeney. Trego won the meet with 44 points, followed by Scott City with 42 and Sacred Heart with 40. Playing conditions were miserable, with winds gusting to 50-plus mph.
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56 Years Ago

* And So They Say: Jo Carmichael: “If you are going to hit a cow, don’t do it in Trego County. I think the sheriff over there favors the cows.” Ruth Phelps: “I can tell this is going to be a most unusual year. Our old cat had kittens three days apart last week.” Clark Stocking: “I hear that…
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Esther Anna (Wagoner) Littlechild

Esther Anna (Wagoner) Littlechild, age 93, died peacefully on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the Ellis Good Samaritan Society. She was born December 22, 1928, on the family farm southwest of Ellis in the Riverside Township of southeast Trego County, to Henry Grant and Rose Elizabeth (Colborg) Wagoner. She attended country school through the eighth grade at Maple Grove School, District 47, in Trego County.
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Robert ”Bob” Eugene Wagg

Robert “Bob” Eugene Wagg, 94, of Falls City, NE, peacefully went to his eternal home February 26, 2022 in Kansas City. He was born November, 24, 1927 at his home in Trego County, Kansas to John and Lydia (Glass) Wagg. Bob was born and raised on the family...

Driver hospitalized after semi overturns in Trego Co.

TREGO COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just before 6a.m. Friday in Trego County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Freightliner semi driven by Jeffrey Perkins, 62, Houston, TX, was westbound on Interstate 70 twelve miles west of WaKeeney. The semi drifted onto the north shoulder, continued...

🏀🎥 WATCH LIVE Thomas More Prep-Marian at Trego

The TMP-Marian Monarchs return to Mid-Continent League play Tuesday night in WaKeeney against the Trego Golden Eagles. The girls game is scheduled to tipoff at 6:00 p.m. with the boys to follow from Trego Community High School. Click the player below or click HERE to view the game. You can...

🎙Heartland Community Foundation funds assisting wildfire victims

As recovery efforts continue following the devastating Four County Wildfire on Dec. 15, the Heartland Community Foundation has set up new special emergency funds for Ellis, Rooks and Trego counties. “Having some special emergency fund was something that was on my to do list, it just hadn't happened yet,” said...

Change enacted at Cedar Bluff to improve walleye population

TREGO COUNTY — Black bass, crappie, white bass and wipers are just a few of the prized sportfish anglers can catch at Cedar Bluff Reservoir in Trego County, but one particular species has had Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Fisheries biologists’ special attention the past several years – walleye.

Heartland establishes disaster relief funds for Ellis, Trego, Rooks counties

The Heartland Community Foundation has established three Disaster Relief Funds to meet the emergency needs in each Ellis, Rooks, and Trego Counties. The Ellis County Disaster Relief Fund, the Rooks County Disaster Relief Fund, and the Trego County Disaster Relief Fund will be able to grant immediate money to nonprofit organizations offering relief services in the impacted areas — following a major emergency, weather event, or other disaster, like the windstorm and wildfires our region experienced on Wednesday.

Update: Suspect sought in Ellis County car theft

--------- The Trego County Sheriff's Department is seeking a suspect who allegedly stole a white 2013 Ford Edge from the parking lot of Rich's IGA in Ellis on Thursday afternoon. An attempted theft and battered individual was reported at 230th and M Road. The incidents may be related. The suspect...