Liens pile on Wild West World, owner kept soliciting investments

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007 10:09 AM | Contributed by Jeff

One month into bankruptcy proceedings, Wild West World is dealing with new legal actions taken by Wichita-area businesses. Six companies have filed new mechanics' liens on the park and owner Thomas Etheredge, totaling more than $920,000.

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Thomas Etheredge borrowed $25,000 in February to meet his Wild West World payroll, a month after transferring the last of $410,000 to the park from its parent corporation, Restoration Farms. At the same time, he was urging his friends at Summit Church to invest their money into the financially strapped amusement park, calling it a "good investment."

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