17 Crusaders and Lady Crusaders received nods for post-season AVCTL DIV IV League Honors - Congratulations to the following:
The Wellington Heat 2016 baseball season began in blowout fashion for the home team, with a 15-4 win over the Valley Center Diamond Dawgs at Hibbs-Hooten Field on May 28.
Wellington jumped out to a four run lead after the first, crossing the plate five times thanks to a barrage of Heat bats. It was 5-1 Wellington after one.
They added two more in the third, four in the fifth, four in the seventh making the score 15-4 headed into the eighth. As a team Wellington had 16 hits, and no errors. Valley Center had five hits and two errors.
A large number of volunteers met at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Wellington Saturday morning (May 28) to carry out one of the towns most honored traditions – the Avenue of Flags.
Studio 55's camera was also there, watch the full video above or on local cable channel 55 through the Memorial Day weekend.
Volunteers will be needed at the cemetery on Monday at 4 p.m. to take the flags down.
The WHS Lady Crusaders lost a heart breaker in Salina Friday evening after waiting an extra day + to play in this year's wet State 4A Softball Tournament.
After falling behind early, the Lady Crusaders chipped away at the deficit but in the end Independence slammed the door and prevailed 11-7.
Two classic stories are coming together in Wellington. The musical “Dorothy in Wonderland” will be performed by the Wellington Children's Theater June 3 through 5 at the Memorial Auditorium.
Tickets will be sold at the door, eight dollars for adults, five for kids and children three and under get in free. Show times are at 6:30 p.m. on June 3 and 4, and 1:30 p.m. June 5.
In the latest episode of Show and Shell with Shelley Hansel, the cast and directors discuss the play and even perform a song from the show.
A lengthy jurly trial ended Tuesday with the verdict of “guilty” for Caldwell resident Sylvestor Provencio.
Wednesday morning, Sumner County Attorney said Provencio was charged with Aggravated Battery, Simple Batter, Criminal Deprivation of Property and Disorderly Conduct.
The incident, a brawl involving four men, in rural Sumner County, occurred just over a year ago.
Provencio's sentencing date has been set for June 23, at 1:30 p.m.
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, Studio 55's Nate Jones takes a closer look at the American flag. How did it come to have its stars? Its stripes? These questions and more are explored in the latest episode of Nate's Notes.
Watch the entire episode in the video above or on local cable channel 55.