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 Community Garden up and running

Create: 06/24/2016 - 14:45

On the latest edition of "Show and Shel," host Shelley Hansel visits Wellington's new Community Garden, just across the street from Sellers Park. Some of the volunteers were on hand to talk about how the project has come to life, and how others can get involved.

Watch the entire interview in the video above or on local cable channel 55.

To find out what opportunities there are with the garden, contact the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce at 620-326-7466.

Wellington Police Dept. Daily Bulletin June 22, 2016

Create: 06/23/2016 - 09:30


12:30 A.M. ... Officers took a report of Suspicious Activity in the 2000 blk E. 16th, city.

 2:16 A.M. ... Officers inv. a Domestic Battery in the 1100 blk North A, city.  Known suspect

 8:09 A.M. ... Officers took a report of Suspicious Activity in the 500 blk E. Circle Drive, city.

10:00 A.M. ... Tiffani E. Vaughn, 30, Argonia, KS was issued a notice to appear for Disobeyed Traffic Signal.

Shields named Interim City Manager

Create: 06/22/2016 - 09:16
The City of Wellington now has an interim City Manager. 
During the June 21 Wellington City Council meeting, after two executive sessions – one for 30 minutes that included just the council and the city attorney, the next for 15 minutes which added City Financial Director, Shane Shields into the group – the council emerged with a motion to make Shields the Interim City Manager.
The vote was unanimously in favor of the motion. 

Pre-application for Community Development Block Grant

Create: 06/21/2016 - 08:58

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.


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