In the latest episode of Show and Shel, guests Stacy Davis with the Sumner County Economic Development Commission and Annarose White with the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce discuss the Housing Assessment Tool (HAT) committee that is a part of the Community Development Block Grant. For more information on the CDBG, read the following press release from the City of Wellington.
The City of Wellington, in partnership with Sumner County Economic Development Commission, is applying for a Community Development Block Grant for housing rehabilitation.
On the latest episode of Show and Shel, host Shelley Hansel is back at the Wellington Public Library to talk with Lisa Vargas, they discuss this year's Summer Reading Program.
Watch the entire episode in the video above or on local cable channel 55.
As the Summer begins so has mosquito spraying for the City of Wellington. On the latest episode of Show and Shel with Shelley Hansel, guest Jeremy Jones, Director of Public Works talks in detail about the City's spraying procedures.
Spraying began the first week of June, and will follow this schedule all Summer long:
The Wellington Fire and EMS Department responded to two small structure fires on June 8.
At 4:22 p.m. The first fire was reported at 705 N. Jefferson, property owned by Marcia Dugan. Firefighters arrived to find two outdoor storage sheds on fire. It didn't take long to get the flames under control, but there was a $5,000 loss to sheds and their contents. The cause of this fire is undetermined, states a press release from the fire department.
WELLINGTON, Kan. - Most people consider wildland fires in forest areas but that is not true. Wildland fires happen right here in Sumner County and the City of Wellington. Open fields of grass or crops present dangers to structures and other items stored on the property. Every year Wellington Fire/EMS respond to several grass or crop fires that spread to structures, vehicles and other items resulting in damage. If you live in a rural area or next to an open field please take time to consider the information below.
A ribbon cutting was held Thursday morning at Wedgewood Apartments, Wellington's newest housing structure at 900 N. Woodlawn.
There are a total of 40 apartments – 18 two bedroom and 22 three bedroom units. The project was developed under the Federal Tax Credit Program designed for low and moderate income families.
Below is the final election filing list for the 2016 local elections. The primary will be held August 2, deadline for voter registration is July 12.
A potentially deadly situation ended with one man in police custody on May 30 in Wellington's 1900 block of N. Madison after a three hour stand-off.
The situation concluded with Jack L. Stonehocker, 54, of Wellington taken to jail and charged with Criminal Threat, as well as Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs.
It all began around 6:30 p.m. on Memorial Day when the Wellington Police received word there was a suicidal subject in the 1900 block of N. Madison.