Here's What's Happening

NEW SENIOR HOUSING PLANNED FOR ARK CITY

A new senior housing project is planned for Arkansas City. Red-Wood Development from Joplin, Missouri, has been approved for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, which administers the federal program in Kansas. That clears the way for a 48-unit low-income... Read More.

COWLEY OFFERING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

The Kansas Army National Guard, Pittsburg State University, and Cowley College recently signed an agreement that will provide new opportunities to students. The first two courses in Military Science have been approved by Cowley College’s Academic Affairs, and approved by the Kansas Board of... Read More.

KANSAS FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT GRANTS AVAILABLE NOW

The application period for the 2018 Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant is now open until the grant deadline of October 1st. This year, the grant budget has been doubled to $400,000. Grants issued through the program will cover the costs of safety gear... Read More.

USB Groundbreaking Held In Bartlesville

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week, in recognition of Union State Bank’s newest location. Close to fifty people braved the summer heat to celebrate the beginning of the bank’s construction in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Included among those in attendance was State Senator Julie Daniels,... Read More.

ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR WHEAT AWARDS

Entries for the 2018 Champion Market Wheat Show at the Cowley County Fair will be received on Monday, July 23rd between 9am and noon. Bring your combine run samples of wheat to the show arena at the fairgrounds during this time for your exhibit to... Read More.

Ark City Continues Flushing Lines

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work now proceeding across north-central Arkansas City this week. According to information provided by Ark City Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson, the Environmental Services Division will begin flushing Sections 7... Read More.

BODIES FOUND IN SUMNER COUNTY

An investigation is ramping up following the discovery of two bodies over the weekend in Sumner County. The Sumner County Sheriff’s Department, says the bodies of a woman and a man were found Saturday in the 1000 block of East 130th Street… lying in... Read More.