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Ark City High School Student Arrested For Threats

A 15-year-old Arkansas City High School student was arrested on Friday by Arkansas City Police, on suspicion of making a criminal threat. According to a press release from Arkansas City Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson, police were called on... Read More.
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Westar Warns Of More Scams

Westar Energy is alerting customers that imposters claiming to work for the company are threatening to disconnect service and asking for prepaid cards as payment. Several customers have contacted Westar Energy’s Customer Relations Center after receiving suspicious phone calls.... Read More.
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Ribbon Cutting Planned For New Water Plant

Arkansas City will officially dedicate its new Water Treatment Facility on West Madison Avenue, from noon to 2PM on Thursday, February 22. The formal dedication ceremony will feature a ribbon-cutting in conjunction with the Arkansas City Area Chamber of... Read More.
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Flu Cases Rising Locally

According to the Cowley County Health Department, there have been 131 positive laboratory reports for influenza received locally as of February 5th. Of those cases, 113 of them… or 86 percent… were with people who have not received a... Read More.
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Two Arrested In Connection With Ark City Burglaries

Two Arkansas City men have been arrested in connection with a pair of burglaries at commercial properties. 20 year old Shakur Hardiman and 18 year old Tyresse Jasper Boyd Hardiman, are each charged with two counts of felony burglary... Read More.
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Ark City Couple Jailed Following Domestic Dispute

Two Arkansas City residents have been arrested following a domestic parental dispute that resulted in vehicle-inflicted injuries. 28 year old Robert Mahoney, was charged with suspicion of felony interference with parental custody, battery, disorderly conduct, and endangering a child.... Read More.

CPR/AED Training Scheduled In Winfield

The Winfield Fire/EMS will host a large 30-minute CPR/AED training event in Stewart Field House this coming Saturday, following the Southwestern College men’s basketball game with Friends University. The game begins at 5 p.m., and should conclude around 7... Read More.

Farmers Markets In Kansas Benefit From Grant

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has selected 12 farmers’ markets as recipients of the Meet Me at the Market stipend program…. a part of the Farmers’ Market Consumer Recruitment Campaign Grant, and made possible by a U.S. Department of... Read More.