January of 1909 arrest of Goodland man for gambling room

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January of 1909 arrest of Goodland man for gambling room

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1981 Softball Tourney Teams

Top 3 Teams for Men and Women

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1968 - Jack and Pat Wertz

1968 - Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wertz, Hays were hired June 1 by Homer E. Reed Adjustment and Training Center, multiple handicapped workshop serving 20 counties, including Wallace. At present time they have seven trainees. The workshop offers programs in wood working, electrical repair,... [More]

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1908 Tornado Story

Here is the fully story on the 1908 tornado.  If you are not able to zoom in enough to see the words, try looking at the story on our facebook page:

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June 1943 airplane landing

Here is the rest of the story from the Times Gone Past this week. If you are not able to zoom in enough to see the words, try looking at the story on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thewesterntimes.kansas/photos/a.190631094827335.1073741828.181771499046628/263545990869178... [More]

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Peter Robidoux and The Store That Has Been Closed Eighteen Years (from 1911)

Special article by A. B. M. of the Kansas City Star on May 21, 1911 and reprinted in The Western Times May 25, 1911. In Wallace, Kans., is a stock of general merchandise worth $20,000 in a store that has been double locked and boarded up for eighteen years. In that time the... [More]

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Corey and Lace David (10 Years)

10 Year Wedding Anniversary - May 24, 2008

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Ronald and Sheila Deckman (25 years)

25 Year Wedding Anniversary - May 22, 1993

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    COURT

    Traffic Court September-December

    Forman, David Scott, Miami Fla, driving 78 mph in a 50 mph zone. Fines $177 Court Cost $108. Hagan, Audrey Ann, Columbia Mo, driving 78 mph in a 65 mph zone. Deferred. Court Cost $108. Pfeffer, Samuel Tyler, Sharon Springs, Reckless Driving.  Bench Trial – Not... [More]

    Traffic Court up to September 2019

    Turner, Philip Russell II, driving 85 mph in a 65 mph zone, deferred adjudication, court costs $108. Patton, Amanda, driving 93 mph in a 65 mph zone, deferred adjudication, court costs $108. Ramey, Tyler Ray, failure to stop or obey railroad crossing signal, fines $195, court... [More]

    Wallace County District Court Sentencings

    On May 15th, Vance Diamond Halsey appeared in the Wallace County District Court with court appointed attorney, Christopher Rohr, Colby for sentencing in the matter of case 2019-CR-03.  Halsey was charged with Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer on March 12, 2019, ... [More]

    Traffic Court for May-June 2019

    May Traffic Report Thomas, Dyami R, Bellingham, Wash, driving 85 mph in a 65 mph zone, fines $105, court cost $108. Araujo Pompa, Almedio, Coral Gables, Fla, driving 85 mph in a 65 mph zone, fines $105, court cost $108. Lennon, Jake Owen, Pittsburg, Penn, driving 93 mph... [More]

    Traffic Court for April 2019

    James Manuel Phillips, Gardner, Colo, driving 77 mph in a 65 mph zone, fines $57 and court costs $108. Kenzie Marie Spreier, Colby, Kans, diving 80 in a 65 mph zone, fines $75 and court costs $108. Erick Edward Jarosz, Canon City, Colo, driving 84 mph in a 65 mph zone,... [More]

    Brandon and Fugate Sentenced

    Jonathan Brandon appeared in Wallace County District Court on April 10th, 2019, with his court appointed attorney, Steve Cott, Garden City, for sentencing in cases 17 CR 51 and 17 CR 58. Each case charged Brandon with Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a school,... [More]

    Traffic Court reports Apr 11, 2019

    Chandler, Garrett Scott, Pueblo, Colo, driving 75 mph in a 65 mph zone, fines $69, court costs $108. Palmier, Joshua Quayshun, Birmingham, Ala, driving 84 mph in a 65 mph zone, fines $99, court costs $108. Chavez, Brenda Icilice, Denver, Colo, driving 85 mph in a 65 mph zone,... [More]

    March District Court

    On March 13th, 2019 Charlene Valdez appeared in Wallace County District Court with court appointed attorney Leslie Beims, Goodland in the matter of case number 2017 CR 42. Valdez had been charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, within 1,000’ of a school,... [More]

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    NEWS

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    Sharon Springs Wildcats Take On Weskan Coyotes

    Jace Mackley shoots a basket for Weskan in the game between Wallace County High School and Weskan High School last Friday.  Weskan Boys won 71 - 51. JC Allen (WHS) shoots over Brookley Dinkel   (WCHS) during last week’s game.  The Lady Wildcats won... [More]

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    FHSU Students Earn Fall Semester Honors

    Grady Hammer and  Dalen See are among the 1,596 students named to the Deans Honor Roll for the fall 2019 semester by deans at Fort Hays State University. The Deans Honor Roll includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more... [More]

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    KSU Students Earn Fall Semester Honors

    More than 4,220 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2019 semester. Students earning a grade point average for the semester of 3.75 or above on at least 12 graded credit hours receive semester honors along with... [More]

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    Sexson Returns From Retreat For Rural Leaders

    Lissa Sexson of the Wallace County Visitors Bureau attended the 27th Retreat for Rural Leaders facilitated by the Kansas Sampler Foundation and held at The Barn Bed and Breakfast Inn near Valley Falls. Lissa was one of 34 people from across the state to attend. The group was... [More]

    My Favorite Hiding Spot

    Sandi Kerr-Jordan’s 8th graders discus hiding spots as they learn about interactions between the Jews and the Nazis during World War II. Here are some of her student’s personal hiding spots - My hiding place is my room. It is really the only place in my house... [More]

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    Acoustic Eidolon to Perform

    Back for a third time in recent years, Acoustic Eidolon will perform for the Western Plains Arts Association, Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Wallace County High School Auditorium, 521 North Main, Sharon Springs. The program begins at 2 p.m. Mountain (3 p.m. Central).  Admission... [More]

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    PBR’s Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Returns to Wichita on April 25

    For the seventh time in as many years, the Professional Bull Riders Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT) will travel to Wichita, Kansas, with the Wichita Classic, set to buck into INTRUST Bank Arena on April 25. For one night only, some of the best bull riders in the world... [More]

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    Happy Birthday Barbara Engel!

    Happy Birthday Barbara Engel!

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    BUGLE NOTES

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    Bugle Notes - Jan 16, 2020

    This Sunday, the Fort Wallace Museum is looking forward to hosting Greg and Cee Heller from Kannapolis for the screening of the new documentary film “Fort Harker: Gateway Post to the Frontier.” Please join us at 2:00 pm MT for the 45-minute film, followed by discussion... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Jan 9, 2020

    Happy New Year! The Fort Wallace Memorial Association is looking forward to a fun and full 2020; we invite everyone to join in and help make it our most successful year ever!  There are two ways to join our organization. “The Fort Wallace Memorial Association”... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Dec 12, 2019

    Christmas arrived at the Fort Wallace Museum this past Sunday, with the annual “Candlelight Christmas” service, followed by a festive gathering inside the main building. The 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church was filled to capacity for the traditional service. Worship was... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Dec 5, 2019

    In 1865, David Butterfield raised money from New York investors to create Butterfield’s Overland Despatch Stage Line along the Smoky Hill Trail - the shortest route from commerce centers near Atchison, Kansas to the gold fields near Denver Colorado. In 2019, Butterfield’s... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Nov 7, 2019

    On Saturday, the Fort Wallace Museum welcomed author Chuck Warner and his wife Karen to the Museum to discuss his new book “Birds, Bones and Beetles,” about his grandfather Charles “Bunk” Bunker, who was a KU Naturalist that explored Wallace County and... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Oct 31, 2019

    The 2019 Smoky Hill Trail Conference held at the Fort Wallace Museum is now in the rearview mirror! The event hosted 75 folks, including several national names in Western History research, as the role of Fort Wallace in Trail history was explored. Tours, lectures, networking,... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Oct 17, 2019

    The Smoky Hill Trail Conference weekend is here, and we are excited to host folks from all over Kansas, Colorado and beyond! The theme of the weekend is “Fort Wallace - the Fightin’est Fort on the Smoky Hill Trail,” and presentations will explore the events,... [More]

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    Bugle Notes - Oct 10, 2019

    This Saturday night, we are delighted to welcome Rachel Garcia and Thu Tran “The Singer and the Songwriter” to the Fort Wallace Museum for an evening of live music at 7pm as part of the High Plains Public Radio Artists Series! The Singer and The Songwriter is the... [More]

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