NEWS

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Weskan High School Crowns 2021 Homecoming Royalty

WHS 2021 Homecoming Queen Brielle Allen and King Dalton Mackley.  Allen is the daughter of Chris & Sheila Allen. Mackely is the son of Tim & Linsey Bussen.  2021 WHS Homecoming Court: Bethany Rother, Lane Purvis, Queen Brielle Allen, King  Dalton Mackley,... [More]

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Golf Course Tornado Damage Photos

Photos by Corey David Drone

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Stramel Named Reserve Intermediate Showman at KJLS

Kasen Stramel was honored to exhibited swine in Kansas’ largest livestock show in Hutchinson. Stramel  competed Saturday in  the showmanship competition.  He was honored to been named Reserve Intermediate Showman.  Sunday morning Stramel’s gilt... [More]

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Cheng Duo to Perform in St. Francis

“Gifted, engaging, and energetic” are just a few of the descriptors that have been used in connection with this classically trained piano-violin duo from south central Nebraska. The husband and wife duo, Kevin and Heidi Cheng, will perform at 3 p.m. CDT, Sunday, Oct.... [More]

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Keefe Memorial Hospital is Among the First in the U.S. to Offer New Wide-Angle 3D Mammogram for Earlier Cancer Detection

Breakthrough MAMMOMAT Revelation System also Features Personalized Compression for a More Comfortable Exam. CHEYENNE WELLS, Colo. – Keefe Memorial Hospital is advancing the fight against breast cancer with innovative technology designed to overcome barriers to detection... [More]

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Taco Shop Increases Offering of FHSU Student Employee Scholarships

HAYS, Kan. – Through the years, the Hays business community has proven its generosity in support of Fort Hays State University and its students. Robert Long, owner and manager of a popular Hays restaurant, Taco Shop, serves as a prime example.   Taco Shop previously... [More]

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Author Sets New Novel in Wallace County

In his first book at age 87, Los Alamos resident Jerome Beery weaves fiction, history and a little of his own family into the story.  Ryans on Goose Creek is available on Amazon.com.  The book is part of a series, which follows the journey of Molly and Michael Ryan... [More]

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Thank You from Sharon Springs Golf Board

To the Community Members of Wallace County: THANK YOU to the countless number of volunteers, both members of the golf course and non-members, who came out October 13th and helped us pick up the scattered pieces. THANK YOU for bringing your skills and knowledge. THANK YOU for... [More]

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COURT

Michele Howell Makes First Appearance on Arson Charges

Michele Howell appeared in Wallace County District Court on Wednesday, April 7th in person via zoom meeting.  Her court appointed attorney Justin Barrett, Colby opted not to appear with his client for her first appearance. Wallace County Attorney Charles Moser appeared on... [More]

Margheim and Schippers Sentenced in Wallace County District Court

Jake Wilson Margheim appeared in Wallace County District Court on November 12th, 2020 for sentencing in case number 17 CR 33.  Margheim had been charged with 1 count of unlawful possession with intent to distribute marijuana, a level 4 drug felony, on January 28, 2017.  Margheim... [More]

Traffic Court July-December 2020

Elmer Nelson of Lamar, CO was fined $93 plus court costs on 9/3/2020 - cited driving 73 mph in a 55 mph zone on 1/18/1994 by WACOSO. Kathleen Brammer of Grain Valley, MO was fined $69 plus court costs on 9/10/20250 – cited driving 79 mph in a 65 mph zone on 10/05/2018 by... [More]

Small Claims Court Proceedings

Case number 2020-SC-2 D Walker Concrete, LLC vs Jory Parks. On June 15th, 2020 (plaintiff) D Walker Concrete LLC filed claim against (defendant) Jory Parks, DBA Heartcross Ranch Designs LLC in the amount of $1150.25 for concrete delivered, plus $15 for sheriff service and $67.50... [More]

District Court Sentencings

Rolando Gonzales appeared in Wallace County District Court on January 12, 2020 for sentencing in case number 2019-CR-10 with court appointed attorney Christopher Rohr of Colby, Kans. On February 13, 2019, Gonzales had been found guilty of count 1 Possession of a Controlled Substance,... [More]

Traffic Court March - June

Skyler Jacob Adams Urban, Goodland Kans, transporting an open container, purchase/possession/comume by minor. Deferred adjudication, 12 months. Court Costs $108. William M Dysart, Jr., Weatherford, Okla, driving 82 mph in a 65 mph zone, Fined $87, court cost $108.  Shane... [More]

Wallace County District Court Proceedings

Rene Trevino appeared in Wallace County District Court on October 2, 2019 for sentencing in case number 2019 CR 12.  Trevino had been charged with 1 Count Domestic Battery, a Class B, Person Misdemeanor on September 7, 2019.  He appeared in court with court-appointed... [More]

Traffic Court for January and February

Catherine Elizabeth Capra, Pleasant Hill, Mo, driving 78 mph in a 65 mph zone, deferred, court costs $108. Justin Blake Meyer, St. Francis, Kans, liquor purchased by minor, nolo contendre, fined $200, court costs $239. Transporting an open container, guilty plea, fined $200.... [More]

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TIMES

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 21, 2021

20 Years Ago (2001) The Strand Theater was showing “The Glass House” starring Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski, and Stellan Skarsgard. The following movie was “Serendipity” starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. The Cardiac Arrest event in Wallace County... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 14, 2021

25 Years Ago (1996) The Strand Theater was showing “Tin Cup” starring Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, and Don Johnson. The following movie was “First Kid” starring Sinbad, Timothy Busfield, and Brock Pierce. Stan Weeks of Sharon Springs and... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Oct 7, 2021

30 Years Ago (1991) The Strand Theater was showing “Point Break” starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, and Gary Busey. The following movie was “Hot Shots!” starring Charlie Sheen, Valeria Golino, Cary Elwes, and Lloyd Bridges. Mr. & Mrs. Louis... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Sep 30, 2021

7 Years Ago (2014) The Strand Theater was showing “When the Game Stands Tall.” The movie was about football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak. It starred Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, and Alexander... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Sep 23, 2021

15 Years Ago (2006) The Strand Theater was showing “Invincible” starring Mark Wahlberg and Greg Kinnear. The following movie was “Gridiron Gang” starring Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, and Leon Rippy. The Holy Ghost Catholic Church hosted a 3-day parish mission... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Sep 16, 2021

20 Years Ago (2001) Wallace County citizens packed the courthouse lawn to pray for their country during the National Day of Prayer on September 14, 2001 The Strand Theater was showing “The Princess Diaries” starring Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway. The following... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Sep 9, 2021

25 Years Ago (1996) The Strand Theater was showing “Courage Under Fire” starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, and Lou Diamond Phillips. The following movie was “Jack” starring Robin Williams, Diane Lane, and Jennifer Lopez. Bruce Bolen had recently... [More]

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Times Gone Past - Week of Sep 2, 2021

30 Years Ago (1991) The Strand Theater was showing “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. The following movie was “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. The engagement... [More]

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BUGLE NOTES

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Bugle Notes - October 21, 2021

The Museum is in the final weeks of our summer visitation schedule. With the switch to Standard Time on Sunday Nov. 7, we will begin our winter hours of Thurs-Fri-Sat 10-4 pm MST.  Special tours can be set up outside these hours by calling the Museum at 785.891.3564. ... [More]

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Bugle Notes - September 23, 2021

We are thrilled to announce the dedication of the Ruth Jackson Reading Room of the Capt. Myles Keogh Research Library, which took place Saturday during the Exposition. Speakers included Lt.Col. (Ret) DK Clark, Capt. Myles Keogh (Bill Rini, NY, NY) and FWMA President Jayne Humphrey... [More]

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Bugle Notes - September 16, 2021

Our 2021 Exposition is now in the books and we are so grateful for the dozens of historians, volunteers and sponsors that made it possible! Record-breaking heat also came to call as an unwelcome guest, but with shade and truckloads of iced water bottles, we were able to persevere... [More]

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Bugle Notes - September 2, 2021

Here comes a busy two weeks at the Fort Wallace Museum!  We are excited about the return of the Big Boy 4014 to Wallace County! Everyone is invited to a “Big Boy Watch Party” at the 1879 Kansas Pacific Railroad House in Wallace. There will be free hot dogs, chips... [More]

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Bugle Notes - August 26, 2021

The summer is winding down for us all and the start of school is right around the corner! We are busy planning our events for September, including our Outdoor History Education event set for Friday, Sept. 10 (8:30 am-3:00 pm MT) and Saturday, Sept. 11 (9:00 am-1:00 pm MT.) The... [More]

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Bugle Notes - August 26, 2021

The summer is winding down for us all and the start of school is right around the corner! We are busy planning our events for September, including our Outdoor History Education event set for Friday, Sept. 10 (8:30 am-3:00 pm MT) and Saturday, Sept. 11 (9:00 am-1:00 pm MT.) The... [More]

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Bugle Notes - July 29, 2021

There is SO much happening at the Fort Wallace Museum! Make a visit to the Museum one of your daytime family activities during Fair Week! We are open all week, M-Sat 9-5 MT, Sun 1-5 MT. There is plenty to interest any member of the family, including the little ones! We do ask... [More]

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Bugle Notes - July 8, 2021

The sculpted figure of Buffalo Soldier Reuben Waller (installed in May 2021) is continuing to attract comment and interest. Private Waller was stationed at Fort Wallace as an enlisted soldier of the 10th Cavalry which was instrumental in rescuing Forsyth’s Scouts in the... [More]

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