The 18th annual Kansas Babe Ruth Classic is coming up August 13th and 14th in Council Grove. Wellington participants were announced Thursday and we will have “6” 15 yo’s attending this coveted State event. The “Classic” each summer features the 36 best 15 yo’s in the State Babe Ruth programs. This year’s participants from Wellington include: Braden Struble, Hayden Baker, Michael Ledbetter, Matthew Rinehart, Caleb Reichenberger and Julian Jimenez! Congratulations gentlemen - we are proud of you!
Two vehicles were involved in a fatal collision near the intersection of US-160 and Greenwich Rd. Wednesday afternoon, July 27 around 2:30 p.m.
The Wellington Fire and EMS department stated via press release that they arrived at the scene finding two people trapped – one of the occupants did not survive the crash the other had serious injuries. Another person involved was ejected from their vehicle and sustained minor injuries. Emergency workers from Wellington and Oxford worked together to extract the trapped occupants.
The Slate Creek Relay, otherwise known as The Great Race will take place for the 26th time in Wellington Saturday, July 30 in Woods Park.
Race Master, Jack Potucek was in Studio this week to talk about the race on “Show and Shel” with Shelley Hansel.
Watch the full interview in the video above or on local cable channel 55.
Time for another new episode of “Show and Shel!” This one is all about the upcoming Sumner County Fair, which has events starting this Friday, July 29 in Wellington and all around the County.
To see a fill schedule of fair events, click here.
The fair will take place August 5-7 in Caldwell.
Wellington had two Babe Ruth All-Star teams in competition over the weekend, one at the REGIONAL LEVEL in Holyoke, CO (our 16-18 yo’s) with the hope of advancing on to the WORLD SERIES LEVEL next week in Washington State and we also have at the STATE LEVEL in Junction City, with the hope of advancing on to the REGIONAL LEVEL next week in Colorado, our 15 yo’s! There was both winning and losing by both teams and one team has unfortunately returned home to stay.
WELLINGTON, Kan. - Sumner County Economic Development Commission will be hosting Cowley College for two Sumner County Town Hall meetings on August 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. and 6 p.m. These meetings will be held at the Wellington High School Auditorium, located at 1700 East 16th in Wellington.
Dr. Dennis Rittle, President, Cowley College, will provide a presentation and respond to questions regarding Cowley College’s plan for a campus in Sumner County.
Please plan to attend either one of these meetings. This will be an excellent opportunity to ask questions
Homeowners and landlords around Wellington are being asked to fill out pre-applications for the Community Development Block Grant. Watch the latest episode of Show and Shel to find out more, or contact the Sumner County Economic Development Commission at 123 N. Jefferson.