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    Hospital Finances To Undergo More Scrutiny

    It’s no secret that South Central Kansas Medical Center has suffered severe financial problems recently. Now, after a meeting on Tuesday of the Arkansas City Commissioners, the operations and the finances of the local hospital, could soon be getting a... Read More.
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    New Jersey Man Barred From Doing Business In Kansas

    A New Jersey man has been permanently banned from doing business here in Kansas, after falsely billing several Kansas school districts for textbooks. Attorney General Derek Schmidt says Robert Armstrong, of Franklinville, N.J., is permanently enjoined from doing business in... Read More.
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    Winfield Water Will Cost More

    If you live in Winfield, get ready to pay more for some utilities. Winfield city commissioners are now talking about increasing waste water rates. In an effort to bring income closer to expenses, the fees charged to Quail Ridge Golf... Read More.
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    Oklahoma Man Injured In Cowley Crash

    A man from Oklahoma was hurt when his truck rolled over in a crash early Friday morning in Cowley County. 19 year old Daneal Parks was reportedly hurt in the crash that happened around 3am on Friday east of Ark... Read More.
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    School security dominated the discussion at the recent Arkansas City School Board meeing. Locks inside the high school was one topic. Superintendent Ron Ballard… according to the local paper, voiced his concerns after a recent review of the building showed... Read More.
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    With Earth Day approaching, a number of Cowley College students took part an Earth Day Walk from the Travis Hafner Training Center to the Nelson Student Center. Along the way, the students picked up trash, and they also stopped by... Read More.
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    In Arkanas City, the regular Historic Preservation Board meeting that had been scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16th in the commission room at City Hall has been canceled. The next regular board meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday,... Read More.

    Ark City Man Recovering After Rollover Crash

    A rollover crash Friday night just north of the Oklahoma border, was a close call for an Arkansas City man. Lucas Myers was partially ejected from his 1964 Chevy Pickup, when it rolled over twice before coming to rest on... Read More.


    After consulting with Emergency Management Coordinator Bob Frazee, the City of Arkansas City decided to postpone Spring Cleanup Day indefinitely for safety reasons. The event had been set to run from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The wind chill at... Read More.