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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Wellington youth chosen to take part in Gov's turkey hunt

  • The Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt is pleased to announce Avery Lewellen of Wellington, Kansas has been chosen to be one of six Kansas youth to participate in the 28th annual Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt.
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  •   The Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt is pleased to announce Avery Lewellen of Wellington, Kansas has been chosen to be one of six Kansas youth to participate in the 28th annual Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt. The event will be held April 10th, 11th and 12th, 2014 in El Dorado, Kansas. Hunters from many states have committed to participate this year including Kansas Governor Sam Brownback.
    Former Kansas Governor Mike Hayden will also attend the three day event. Hayden teamed up with former El Dorado Chamber of Commerce president Marv McCown in 1987 to establish the event. The hunt is managed by Executive Director Janet Post and headquartered at 200 S. Main in El Dorado, Kansas.
    Outdoor legend will Primos will be at the 2014 event along with hunters from all over the United States. Outdoor personality Rob Keck will MC the evening events.
     Events this year include a Thursday celebrity social and a guide/celebrity get-acquainted social, the “Big Tom” hog roast social on Friday and the Saturday “One Shot” banquet. The “Big Tom” and the “One Shot” will be held at the Butler Community College Hubbard Welcome Center in the Clifford Stone Room.   
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