‘Where’s Henry?’ rifle will be on display this week at Wheatland Services and Carroll Glass/Pig Shack

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Sumner Newscow report — One of the commemorative “Where”s Henry?” rifle which will be auctioned off at the Kansas Wheat Festival will be on display at Wheatland Services, while rifle number two will be at Carroll Glass/Pig Shack BBQ.  The dates for the display are June 6 through June 10.The Wellington Food Bank Fund Raising Group will be holding an auction and raffle of two Henry Repeating Arms Company Big-Boy rifles in 30-30 Winchester caliber. The raffle will take place Saturday, July 9 during the Kansas Wheat Festival prior to the Saturday night street dance, on the stage in front of the Memorial Auditorium.  Both of these rifles are custom factory engraved with the inscription “Kansas Wheat Festival, July, 2016, Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas, One of Two and Two of Two”.  The rifles also have specially assigned serial numbers KWF001 and KWF002.  In addition Henry Repeating Arms has donated two wall display cases to go with the rifles.Early bird raffle tickets are still on sale at select sponsors, Vince Erwin Glass, Carroll Glass and Pig Shack BBQ, Smoker’s Choice, Bank of Commerce, Impact Bank, Gold Corner, Trigger Guard Shooting Range, Rohrer Custom and Fabrication and Kim Woodrow.  Ticket prices are $5.00 each, or a book of 5 for $20.00.  A maximum of 1200 tickets will be sold for this event.  Early indications are that the demand for these tickets is running high, so if anyone is interested in a chance to win one of these fine rifles I suggest you don’t wait too long.In other news, all 1,000 tickets for sale prior to the Kansas Wheat Festival are still out to the sponsor/vendors, but demand is still running high.  Estimated ticket sales so far is 700.  As of today, all of the sponsor/vendors still had tickets for sale, but some of them are running low.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

Chargers’ stadium bid takes hit

first_img “If the Chargers are eventually forced to leave San Diego, there can now be no doubt that Mike Aguirre will be to blame,” Fabiani said in a statement. The team had until Feb. 8 to gain city approval for a ballot measure that would allow the Chargers to build a new stadium along with a housing and retail complex on the 166 acres that surround Qualcomm Stadium. The team is considering whether to continue pursuing the development proposal, Fabiani said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita The Chargers are prohibited under the terms of their lease from talking to other cities about a new stadium until Jan. 1, 2007, but Fabiani hinted that the team would like to explore options within San Diego County before then. The Chargers’ announcement will also fuel speculation that the team could be headed to Anaheim, which is in negotiations with the NFL to build a stadium-retail complex next to Angel Stadium. Chargers owner Alex Spanos has been a primary benefactor to Anaheim mayor Curt Pringle, a former state assembly speaker. Billy Witz, (818) 713-3621 [email protected] center_img The Chargers’ bid to build a new stadium in San Diego took a step back Monday when the team said it is abandoning its attempt to get an initiative for a stadium development project on the November ballot. In announcing the move, Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani blamed the city’s financial and political scandals for the team’s inability to attract an investment partner and pointed a finger squarely at city attorney Mike Aguirre, with whom he has publicly feuded in recent months. last_img read more