Man charged with murder in 2020 fentanyl overdose
A South Haven man has been charged in connection to a Fentanyl overdose death that happened in 2020.
Brungardt Earns No. 1 Rating At State
WHS sophomore Ethan Brungardt with his piano instructor Mary Frances “Hankie” Holefelder at the 2024 KSHSAA State Piano Festival. (Photo above submitted) (Photo below by Ursula Goff)
Check Out the Oklahoma Drive In That Inspired the Movie Twister
One of the biggest movies of the 90's is getting a sequel this year and maybe you could watch it on the screen that was destroyed in the original movie. The movie that made all of us panic when a tornado siren goes off will be getting a sequel on July 19th. Twisters, just like the original, was shot in parts of Oklahoma. To this day, you can still visit places from the movie throughout Oklahoma. The town of Wakita has an entire Twister Museum.
Eisenhower Elementary Principal Cherity Elder
Eisenhower Elementary Principal Cherity Elder and USD 353 Superintendent Adam Hatfield presented District Speech-Language Pathologist Allie Dawson with a UBenefit award and grant check for $100 from OFG Financial Services and Security Benefits. The award recognizes the contributions teachers make to their students, schools, classrooms, and communities. Other USD 353 recipients included Eisenhower Elementary 5th Grade teacher Samantha Heasty, WMS Business Teacher & Assistant Athletic Director Brandon Lambert, and Eisenhower Elementary 1st Grade teacher Delaney Sipe. Photo submitted.
Clearwater, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Concordia High School basketball team will have a game with Clearwater High School on March 01, 2024, 00:01:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Lady Crusaders Are AVCTL Division IV Champions
Junior #33 Val Norwood was honored for setting a new WHS record for career assists, 289. The Lady Crusaders efficiently moved the ball down the court against the Indians. Photos by Ursula Goff.
Sumner Mental Health Center has opening for Children’s Case Manager
Sumner Mental Health Center, a team-oriented community, family-friendly community mental health center located in Wellington, Kansas, has an opening for an energetic, self-motivated Children’s Case Manager to work with children/youth and their families. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field, along with computer/EHR, writing, and communication skills, or an Associate’s Degree with social service experience. Background checks are required, along with a Kansas driver’s license and motor vehicle insurance for the use of fleet vehicles. Competitive salary, 403(b) with 10% employer contribution, health/dental/vision/disability/life insurance, Paid Time Off, holidays, and other benefits are available. Applications may be picked up at 1601 W. 16th Street, Wellington, Kansas, or resumes or inquiries may be emailed to HR@sumnermentalhealth.org. Open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Sub-state scoreboard update…
Sub-state Championship Friday: Scott City at Wellington, 6 p.m. Sub-state championship Friday, Clay Center at McPherson, 6 p.m. Sub-state championship Friday, Andale at Circle, 6 p.m. Clearwater 56 Augusta 46. Concordia 58 Pratt 49. Sub-state championship Friday, Clearwater vs. Concordia. 4A-East sub-state scores. Fort Scott 46 Paola 13. Independence 50...
Learn about turnpike cashless tolling during Wellington Chamber Coffee
The Kansas Turnpike Authority and Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB will host a Chamber Coffee for residents to learn about the new cashless tolling system.
Concordia Wins 4A Sub-State Opener Over Pratt; Set To Take on Clearwater in Tournament Finals
Three players reached double-figures as the Concordia High School Girls Basketball team beat the Pratt Greenbacks, 58-49, in their opening round game of the 2024 Kansas State High School Activities Association Class 4A - West Sub-State Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, February 27th. Concordia, 13-8 overall, advances to the sub-state finals...
“Where Dreams Come True”
To celebrate Winter Homecoming, the student body participates in many different competitions, such as the Lip Sync, Castles, and dressing up for Spirit Week. Each activity earned each class points. At the end of the week, the seniors and juniors were tied, so they settled it with a round of Castles, in which the seniors took the win.
On behalf of the entire Hunnewell community, I would like to send a sincere thank you for welcoming us into your community over the past 18 months. We are so grateful for your willingness to embrace us with open arms, as our new school was under construction. We would not be moving this past week if it were not for your generosity and support. I know our students and staff felt very much a part of the Upham-Hunnewell community and were sad to leave the Friday before break. Your send-off to us was spectacular! You have a joyful community and I know our staff and students felt that joy every day!
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Clearwater as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Wellington fire chief still on leave, community awaits city manager’s decision
Public worry and tensions are growing in Wellington.
Welcome Back and Updates – February 25, 2024
Welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed a peaceful vacation and are recharged and ready to return. Please join me in sending our Hunnewell friends and family the best as they begin the second half of their school year in their brand new school. Good luck, Hunnewell! You will be missed.
Wellington Police Notes: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024
Wellington Police notes: Tuesday, February 27, 2024. •3:23 a.m. Officers investigated a PFA Violation in the 100 block E. 21st St, Wellington. •8:30 a.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 1700 block E. 16th St, Wellington. •11:31 a.m. Officers took a found property report in the 200 block N. C...
Wakita resident injured in accident
WAKITA — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a Wakita resident is in serious condition following a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 7:34 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of County Road 880 and Major Road, approximately two miles east and four miles north of Wakita in Grant County. Troopers...
Attica’s Brody Berntsen – Call Of The Wild Spotlight Presented By Cabelas
When Attica’s Brody Berntsen is in the outdoors, he feels like there is not a care in the world. He feels lost with nature. “When I’m outside, it’s calming and peaceful and it feels like nothing else matters around me,” Berntsen said. Berntsen started his relationship...
The Cheer Team Puts On Their Family Valentine’s Dance
On Feb. 10, the cheer team hosted a family-oriented dance for any guest in fifth grade and below, accompanied by their parents. This dance was put on to raise money for the cheer team’s upcoming season. The dance was an opportunity for fun for not only families, but for the cheerleaders as well.
Wellington Police Weekend Report: Friday, Feb. 23 – Monday, Feb. 26, 2024
Wellington Police weekend report: Friday, Feb. 23 – Monday, Feb. 26, 2024:. •9:54 a.m. Report Pending. •10:09 a.m. Report Pending. •2:20 p.m. Officers responded to a Juvenile Problem in the 1000 block E. 16th St., Wellington. •3:47 p.m. Officers took a found property report in the 100 block N....