Crusaders improve to 8-7 with win verses Vikings

Create: 02/09/2016 - 21:16

Wellington gets their second consecutive victory as Winfield comes to town, final score 70-62. A.J. Snipes broke the 20-point barrier for the second straight game as well, this time with 24 (he had 26 Friday at Augusta).

Wellington was able to gain a slight advantage on the scoreboard in the first quarter as the two teams matched up against each other well. The Crusaders lead by four, 16-11 after one.

Wellington girls use clock management to beat Winfield

Create: 02/09/2016 - 19:39

It was a close game against visiting Winfield High School with a somewhat unorthodox ending, one that saw the Lady-Crusaders maintain their undefeated status, the final was 46-43.

The score was 3-2 Winfield for a good amount  of the first,  neither team could get a shot to fall in spite of some decent looks.  Grace Mitchell gave WHS the lead when she swished a three from a couple of steps beyond the arch with about 4 to go in the opening quarter. Snipes hit another three for Wellington's next points about two minutes later.

Out & About | Valentine's Day Questions

Create: 02/09/2016 - 12:01

On this episode of Out & About we went around town and asked several Wellington folks about their Valentine's Day plans, memories, childhood crushes and more!

Interviewees in this episode include Wanda Kelsey (Wellington Chamber of Commerce), Adam Hatfield (Wellington High School principal), Bill Upton (retired Wellington Police officer), Stephanie Lawrence (Wellington High School secretary) and Brad Case (Video 4 U).

City seeks volunteers to help with grant process

Create: 02/09/2016 - 10:15

The City of Wellington is currently going after a Community Development Block Grant, and is in need of volunteers.

There is a potential for $300,000 worth of grant money geared towards improving affordable housing in Wellington. Before an application can be submitted, the City must complete a Housing Assessment Tool (HAT), a three month process which is where the volunteers come in. People from all facets of the community are encouraged to help with the assessment.

Wellington resident turns 100

Create: 02/08/2016 - 11:54


Wellington resident, Ruth Hatton celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 7. The Wellington Today crew was at Cherished Friends on Friday, Feb. 5 to speak with Hatton.

New episodes of Wellington Today are filmed Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week. Watch full episodes only on local cable channel 55.

Possible 45 mph winds possible in Sumner County

Create: 02/08/2016 - 10:06

Windy and cooler weather today has put Sumner County under a Red Flag Warning.

The National Weather Service says the warning will be in effect today (Feb. 8) from noon to 7 p.m. In Sumner County during a Red Flag Warning, no outside burning is allowed, as stated in a county resolution. Possible 45 mph winds will cause an elevated fire danger across the area this afternoon.

Sunday Soup with a little bit of everything...

Create: 02/07/2016 - 07:51

It was road trip time again for the WHS Crusader Basketball squads - this journey to Oriole Country would end with BIG "W's" for our varsity teams! The Lady Crusaders advance to 14-0 on the season and "4" scored in double figures to easily defeat the Augusta Lady Orioles 61-44! Grace Mitchell lead in scoring with 21, followed by Avery Rusk 14, Lauryn Snipes 13, Shayland French 11 and Tayland French 2.

Wellington boys hang on in Augusta

Create: 02/05/2016 - 21:18

In the night cap in Augusta, Wellington would improve to 7-7 on the season with a four point win. Three Crusaders were in double-digit figures. A.J. Snipes had a monster game with 26 points.

It was a fast and furious first, the two teams appeared to be evenly matched. Neither one could get much of an edge on the other. The quarter ended with a Cade Phelps three from the corner as time expired to give WHS a 21-20 lead.

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