Local News

Music Filled The Air Thursday Evening @ WHS

Both the WHS Vocal Music and Band departments held their Mid-Winter Concerts Thursday evening at the high school auditorium. Under the direction of Alex McMahon, the evening began with the "Mixed Ensemble" performing "Stand By Me", "Somewhere Out There" and "Give Me The Splendid Silent Sun". The "Madrigals" then took the stage and performed "One Candle", "My Girl/My Guy" and "Come Live With Me And Be My Love".

2-1A Baseball/Softball Changed to Great Bend

TOPEKA, Kan. - The 2014 2-1A Baseball and Softball State Tournaments have been moved from Emporia to Great Bend at the Great Bend Sports Complex. Since 2006, the City of Emporia has hosted an off-road bike race called the “Dirty Kanza” which attracts bike riders from all over the world. The race is held the Saturday after Memorial Day each year.

Wear Your Seatbelt Or Get A Ticket!

 Beginning February 24 thru March 7, the Wellington Police Department will join other Kansas Law Enforcement to stop what has been an epidemic for the past several years. In 2012, 43 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 74% of those teens NOT PROPERLY RESTRAINED. In an effort to change this trend, law enforcement across Kansas will be extra-vigilant when patrolling around schools.