Donnis F. Whaley

Create: 04/24/2019 - 08:17

Donnis F. Whaley, of Wellington, Kansas, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Sumner Community Hospital in Wellington at the age of 80.

Funeral services for Mrs. Whaley will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, April 26, 2019 at the First Christian Church, Wellington.

Interment will follow at Sumner Memorial Gardens, Wellington, KS.

Arrangements are by Cornejo|Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, KS.  www.cornejodayfuneralhome.com

Wellington Police Dept. Daily Bulletin April 16, 2019

Create: 04/17/2019 - 10:34


  6:26 AM ... Katelyn M. Shields, 23, Rose Hill, KS, issued a Notice to Appear for Speeding 69mph in a 50mph zone.  (radar)

12:44 PM ... Officers took a Miscellaneous report in the 1000 blk E. 16th, city.

12:44 PM ...  Officers investigated a Suicide in the city.

  1:45 PM ...  Officers responded to a Family Dispute in the 600 blk N. Olive, city.

  3:05 PM ...  Officers conducted a Welfare Check in the 200 blk E. 21st, city.

Betty Bean

Create: 03/04/2019 - 14:04

Betty Bean, 90, of Overland Park, KS, formerly of Wellington, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Wellington, KS.

Arrangements are with Shelley Family Funeral Home, Wellington.  www.shelleyfamilyfh.com

Wellington women honored

Create: 04/04/2017 - 17:00

The Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce and the Women of Wellington recently announced the Women of Wellington awardees for 2017. They are:

Most Inspirational Woman
Kimberly Bryant
Owner of Kids Have & Chew Plumbing w/ her husband Erik

Professional Businesswoman of the Year
Kathy Riggs
Owner of Riggs Enterprises Wheat Coin Laundry, Car Wash + Storage Units

Volunteer of the Year
Gloria Klima

Vandalism suspects in custody

Create: 04/04/2017 - 11:53

WELLINGTON, Kan. - Wellington Police have identified two juvenile males, currently in custody, responsibility for the recent rash of vandalism in our community.

Investigators are currently preparing paperwork to be presented to the Sumner County Attorney’s office later this week.


Vandalism in Wellington

Create: 04/03/2017 - 09:20

WELLINGTON, Kan. - Wellington Police is requesting the communities assistance locating and/or identifying the person(s) responsible for an overnight rash of vandalism. Numerous downtown business windows to include vehicle windows were damaged on March 31, including windows on the Wellington Police DARE vehicle.

Police are currently investigation and reviewing video surveillance. Any information you may have contact the Wellington Police Department at 620-326-3331, Wellington Sumner County Crimestoppers at 620-326-3135 or Sumner County E911. A reward has been offered

"Shame of Tombstone" opens next week in Wellington

Create: 03/31/2017 - 15:38

The Wellington Community Theater is hard at work putting the finishing touches on their latest project, "The Shame of Tombstone." Performances will take place at the Memorial Auditorium April 7 and 8 at 6:30 p.m. and April 9 at 1:30 p.m. For ticket information contact the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce during normal business hours. 

Hear from some of the cast and crew members in the latest episode of Show and Shel, see video below and on local cable channel 55. 

Pride and Prejudice hits stage week at Wellington H.S.

Create: 03/29/2017 - 09:10

The Crusaders of the Stage are at it again, this time with the classic Pride and Prejudice. Meet the cast and crew in the latest episode of Show and Shel. The play will be Thursday, March 30 through Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m. all three nights. Contact the Wellington High School office for ticket information. Watch the entire episode of Show and Shel in the video below.

Haskins-Ybarra case gets continuance

Create: 03/23/2017 - 14:14

Eric Haskins-Ybarra appeared before Judge Scott McQuin Thursday, March 23. Haskins-Ybarra was granted a continuance to obtain a video from the Kansas Turnpike and also for the purpose of securing an attorney.

His next appearance is set for Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

Haskins-Ybarra was arrested Feb. 1 on a Sumner County Warrent for two counts of Domestic Battery, along with Robbery, Malicious Cruelty to an Animal and Cruelty to an Animal. He was released from the Sumner County Jail after post at $10,000 bond.


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