16 Vins / 14 Civil Process / 37 Court Cases / 8 911 Hang-ups – Friendly Reminder - if you give your child an older phone just for them to “play” on, 911 is still active.
Traffic Stops: 62 Citations & 33 Warnings from the Wallace County S.O. / 1 Citation from KHP
For security and privacy reasons, our monthly report includes less than 10% of actual calls received.
Any questions or comments, please contact the Sheriff’s Office.
LIVESTOCK OWNERS: Please notify the Sheriff’s Office if you have livestock on pastures or any crop fields. We are having to contact the landowners in order to find out who the cattle belong to. Thank you!!!
NOTE: All parties arrested are innocent until proven guilty
3-1 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-2 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-2 Report of an abandoned vehicle on Hwy 27, MM 152
3-3 Motorist assist at the 27/40 Store in S.S.
3-3 Report of a possible stalker in S.S.
3-5 Traffic control for cattle crossing on Hwy 40, MM 5
3-6 Traffic control for cattle crossing on Hwy 40, MM 26
3-6 Report of a bolt or sharp object that is sticking out on the railroad track; UPRR was notified
3-6 Funeral escort from the Wesleyan Church to the S.S. Cemetery
3-6 Animal complaint about dead carcasses on property in S.S.
3-8 S.S. High School Girls State Bound escort to the edge of S.S. city limits
3-8 Traffic complaint on Hwy 27, just south of S.S.
3-8 S.S. Ambulance transported from Greeley Co Hospital to Hays Hospital
3-8 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-8 Welfare check for a male party in Wallace County
3-8 Report of an abandoned vehicle on Deer Draw and Road 25 in Wallace County
3-9 Bender fender at the S.S. School; non-injuries reported
3-10 Weskan Fire and S.S. Fire paged out
3-10 Domestic/Disturbance reported in S.S.
3-10 Car vs Deer w/ no damage to vehicle; no injuries
3-11 Weskan Fire paged out
3-11 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-12 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-12 Report of some items that were stolen off a parked vehicle in S.S.
3-14 Animal complaint in S.S.
3-14 One female and one male party booked and released
3-16 Traffic complaint about erratic driver on Hwy 27, NB from S.S.
3-17 Funeral escort from Weskan to S.S. Cemetery
3-18 Disturbance in the 200 block of N Kennedy St in S.S.
3-18 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-19 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-19 Motorist assist on Hwy 40, CR 9
3-19 Motorist assist on Hwy 40, CR 32
3-20 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-20 Injured deer at the Ft Wallace Museum
3-21 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-21 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-21 Traffic control for cattle crossing on Hwy 27 and Dusty Road
3-21 Identity theft report
3-22 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-22 Weskan Ambulance paged out
3-23 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-23 UPRR crossing arms malfunction in S.S.
3-25 Motorist assist on Hwy 27 MM 147
3-25 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-26 One male party booked into Wallace County Jail
3-26 Report of a dog along Hwy 40, MM 19; owner was notified
3-26 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-26 Business alarm set off in Wallace; false alarm
3-26 Report of a dog running loose in S.S.; dog returned home
3-28 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-28 Dog was found on property in S.S.; dog owner was located
3-29 S.S. Ambulance scheduled transport
3-29 Juvenile complaint in S.S.
3-29 S.S. Ambulance paged out
3-30 Disturbance in the 500 block of S. Gardner in S.S.
3-31 Active shooter training in S.S.
On May 26th – 27th, Wallace County High School sent thirteen state qualifiers to compete in the State Track meet held at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium. Wildcats representing Wallace County High School: Ja’Asia Stafford, Jersi Benisch, Evan... [More]
Cade Johnson, Wallace County High School, has been selected to play on the Division II West Squad. He is the son of Ole and Jessica Johnson and is a 2023 graduate. His future plans are construction. Football statistics, honors and accomplishments include: 1st Team All-State -... [More]
Dane G Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund and Wallace County Foundation have again awarded the Wallace County Fair Board funds to help with the Wallace County Fair. The first one was for $5859.00 for Fairgrounds Improvement. The Fair board will replace the old bus with a... [More]
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Goodland, KS. Northwest Kansas Technical College has announced the names of full-time students who earned spots on the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the 2023 spring semester. Students on the President’s Honor List earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average... [More]
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Another great memory has been made at the Fort Wallace Museum at our 2023 Symposium and Captain Keogh's Emerald Banquet! Pictured is our 2023 Featured Artist Good Warrior Deer and his family from Kingfisher, OK! Thanks to the Wallace County Foundation and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation... [More]
Our 2023 Symposium and Fundraising Banquet is close at hand and it is shaping up to be an exciting day at the Fort Wallace Museum! Our full slate of activities begins on Saturday, March 18th at 9:00 am MT with our history presentations on this year’s theme “Native... [More]
Our official artwork for 2023 is "The Contrary Warrior’ by 20-year-old Mah'Hivists Deer (Good Warrior Deer) of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. His ancestors include Northern and Southern Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Sauk and Fox and Iowa Tribes. This dynamic picture is being featured... [More]
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30 Years Ago (1993) The Strand Theater was showing The Sandlot starring Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, and Patrick Renna. The following movie was Indecent Proposal starring Robert Redford, Demi Moore, and Woody Harrelson. Keith & Eleanor Sexson celebrated their 50th anniversary... [More]
15 Years Ago (2008) The Strand Theater was showing Iron Man starring Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, and Gwyneth Paltrow. The following movie was Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull starring Harrison Ford, Shia LeBeouf, and Cate Blanchett. ... [More]
20 Years Ago (2003) The Strand Theater was showing “Holes” starring Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, and Jon Voight. The following movie was “The Matrix Reloaded” starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, and Carrie-Anne Moss. The children of Leslie... [More]
25 Years Ago (1998) The Strand Theater was showing “Grease” starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. The movie was celebrating its 20th anniversary. The following movie was “Paulie” starring Tony Shalhoub and Cheech Marin. The Wallace News reported... [More]
30 Years Ago (1993) The Strand Theater was showing “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III” starring Elias Koteas and Paige Turco. The following movie was “Point of No Return” starring Bridget Fonda and Gabriel Byrne. An estimated 1,500 people attended... [More]
15 Years Ago (2008) The Strand Theater was showing “Drillbit Taylor” starring Owen Wilson and Leslie Mann. The following movie was “21” starring Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, and Kate Bosworth. Lace Searight and Corey David announced their engagement... [More]
20 Years Ago (2003) The Strand Theater was showing “Head of State” starring Chris Rock and Bernice Mac. The following movie was “Anger Management” starring Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, and Marisa Tomei. JoAnna Klinge was selected as the Sharon... [More]
25 Years Ago (1998) The Strand Theater was showing “Titanic” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate, Winslet, and Kathy Bates, and Billy Zane. It also opened on Friday for an extra showing. Former Weskan residents, Howard & Doris Swartz, were celebrating... [More]
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