Stork Club - Emily Jane Vincent

Kadence and Cassidee Vincent are excited to announce the birth of their little sister, Emily Jane Vincent.  She arrived Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 6:49 pm in Scott City, Kans.  Emily weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and measured 20 inches long.  Her proud parents... [More]

Fair Board Hosts Hansen “Strategic Doing” Meeting

A new round of “Strategic Doing” meetings through the Wallace County Foundation was kicked off this past Monday at the CAB’s Exhibit Addition. A series of Strategic Doing meetings have been held since 2015 to set goals in Wallace County and then fulfill them... [More]


K-State’s 2021-2022 Tuition and Fees Offer Cost Break for In-State Students

In-state students who take both in-person and online classes will pay less under Kansas State University’s new 2021-2022 tuition and fees structure. Approved by the Kansas Board of Regents on June 16, the new tuition and fees schedule eliminates a fee previously assessed... [More]


Vincent Awarded Arthur R. Mai Memorial Rotary Scholarship

Tatianna Vincent, Weskan senior, was recently awarded the Arthur R. Mai Memorial Rotary Scholarship. She plans to attend Pratt Community college in Pratt, Kansas. She is the daughter of Thad & Sherri Vincent of Weskan. Congratulations Tatianna and good luck in your future... [More]


New Goodland Business Offers Home Care to Wallace County

A new business in Goodland, Living Life Home Care, is aiming to help local people keep their elderly and ailing family members in the home while still giving them the attention they need. Lisa Hill, a longtime Sherman County resident, started the business after working 14 years... [More]


Johnson Visits Sharon Springs Public Library

Who loves puppies?  We do!  At the Sharon Springs Public Library, our summer reading program theme this year is animals.  As we were planning for the summer story hour time, we were blessed with an obvious choice.  Debbie Frasier works for us part time helping... [More]


Rother Receives State FFA Degree

A total of nine students from the Northwest FFA District were awarded their State FFA Degree during the virtual 93rd Kansas FFA Convention, June 2–4, 2021. The state degree is the highest honor the Kansas FFA Association can bestow upon its members. In order to achieve... [More]


Smoky Valley 4-H Club Members Enjoy Tour And Swimming Party

Ten members of Smoky Valley 4-H gathered with parents to visit the Fischer and Wagoner livestock pens on Sunday, June 14, 2021.  Blaise Fischer explained how his pigs were growing and how he was keeping them safe in the heat by using air conditioning, shade, and water.  Ava... [More]

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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 Gone Past - Week of Jun 17, 2021

20 Years Ago (2001) The Strand Theater was showing “Shrek” featuring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz. The following movie was “Pearl Harbor” starring Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett and Kate Beckinsale. A potluck retirement celebration... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of Jun 10, 2021

25 Years Ago (1996) The outside work on the new grade school and gymnasium addition was nearing completion. The Strand Theater was showing “Flipper” starring Elijah Wood, Paul Hogan, and Jonathan Banks. The following movie was “Spy Hard” starring Leslie... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of Jun 3, 2021

30 Years Ago (1991) The Strand Theater was showing “Career Opportunities” starring Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly, and Dermot Mulroney. The following movie was “Sleeping with the Enemy” starring Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, and Kevin Anderson. The... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of May 27, 2021

15 Years Ago (2006) The Strand Theater was showing “Over the Hedge” featuring the voices of Bruce Willis, Steve Carell, and Wanda Sykes. The following movie was “Mission: Impossible III” starring Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, and Michelle Monaghan. A Kansas... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of May 20, 2021

20 Years Ago (2001) Paul & Doris Slaven celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at the United Methodist Church in Weskan. The Strand Theater was showing “Someone Like You” starring Ashley Judd and Greg Kinnear. The following movie was... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of May 13, 2021

25 Years Ago (1996) A retirement reception was held for Joe Stegman. He moved to Sharon Springs in 1959 and during those 37 years, he had taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grades and had coached baseball, football, basketball, and track. For the final 4 years he served as principal... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of May 6, 2021

30 Years Ago (1991) The Strand Theater was showing “Shipwrecked” starring Gabriel Byrne and Stian Smestad. The following movie was “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze” starring Paige Turco and David Warner. Marc Cowles and Nichol... [More]


Times Gone Past - Week of Apr 29, 2021

7 Years Ago (2014) The Strand Theater was showing “Noah” starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly. The following movie was “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” starring Chris Evans, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, and Samuel L. Jackson. The jousting... [More]

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Bugle Notes - June 24, 2021

The summer travel season is in full swing at the Fort Wallace Museum, with over one hundred people visiting from all over the US in the past week. Our RV sites in Wallace have likewise been quite busy. Our visitors are usually very interesting in themselves - for instance, we... [More]


Bugle Notes - June 3, 2021

The 67th Fort Wallace Rodeo is in the rear-view mirror, and now that mirror needs a good washing!! Saturday night’s good weather brought strong attendance, then Sunday’s rodeo overflowed with the blessing of rain! The performance proceeded through the muck; and Old... [More]

Bugle Notes - May 27, 2021

Coming up this weekend….the 67th Edition of the Annual Fort Wallace Rodeo in Wallace, Kansas! Once again, this fully-sanctioned KPRCA Rodeo will feature a full line-up of rodeo events, as well as the Cole Hudson Memorial Saddle Bronc Competition. There are two performances... [More]


Bugle Notes - May 13, 2021

Wednesday, May 6 was a great day of volunteerism at the Fort Wallace Museum! We were blessed by an afternoon of service by dozens of students and staff from Wallace County High School. These energetic young people repaired the stone wall, set new grave markers, and cleaned the... [More]


Bugle Notes - May 6, 2021

The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Fort Wallace Memorial Association is in the books and was attended by about 45 people. Board Elections were held, with Darius Bussen and Jayne Pearce being elected to another 3-year term. As Bailey Kemp declined another term on the Board, Brenda... [More]


Bugle Notes - Apr 29, 2021

The Annual Meeting of the Fort Wallace Memorial Association will be held this Sunday, May 2nd at 5 pm at the Museum. The business meeting will include annual reports and election of officers. Anyone may attend, but only lifetime members of the FWMA may vote. The 2021 program... [More]


Bugle Notes - Apr 22, 2021

Quite the busy weekend at the Fort Wallace Museum! Thanks to the Dirt Roads Gospel Band for the wonderful Hymn Sing held Saturday night at the 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church! The Brewster-based group included lead guitarist Gary Wiggins, Chance Marble, Brenda, Monica, Faith and... [More]


Bugle Notes - Apr 15, 2021

The Fort Wallace Museum is pleased to host an old-fashioned Hymn Sing this Saturday, April 17 at 7 pm MDT, featuring the Dirt Roads Gospel Band of Brewster, KS. This fine gospel band will accompany the congregational singing of traditional hymns in the old 1888 Bethany Lutheran... [More]

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