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    Arkansas City Man Sentenced On Sex Charges

    An Arkansas City man was in court Wednesday morning, where he was sentenced following a plea agreement that was hammered out back in July. Stevie Barnes who has been in custody under a $53,000 bond since his arrest in March,... Read More.
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    Ark City Commission Meeting Notes

    The City Commission of Arkansas City approved a resolution on Tuesday night, that accepts a $33,500 grant from the V.J. Wilkins Memorial Foundation and a master planning agreement with LK Architecture for an amount not to exceed the grant. In... Read More.
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    Cowley 911 System About To Kick Off

    In Cowley County, the consolidated emergency dispatch system will “go live” on Sept. 9th as long as everything stays on track. It will culminate efforts that have been years in the making according to county officials, who say the radio... Read More.
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    Big Road Project Kicking Off In Ark City

    Skyline Road will be closed to through traffic starting today, when the Skyline and 61st roads reconstruction project is set to begin in north Arkansas City. Barricades will be set up this morning just west of the intersection of Skyline... Read More.
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    Ark City Commission Covers A Lot Of Ground

    The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a vacation request, a rezoning and a conditional use permit. The first item of business facing the commission was holding a public hearing regarding a request by a local... Read More.
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    Return Of The Snake Dance!

    Get ready for the Snake Dance. The beginning of school has been marked by the traditional activity for decades, but it was moved to the high school area from downtown a few years ago. But the Snake Dance will be... Read More.
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    Ark City Man Charged With Kidnapping

    An Arkansas City man was arrested Saturday afternoon by Ark City Police in connection with an alleged kidnapping and disturbance involving a knife in southeast Arkansas City. 26 year old William Donald Alberts was taken into custody on suspicion of... Read More.
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    Cowley Talks Budget Numbers

    Cowley County Commissioners met Tuesday morning, and heard more budget proposals from county departments. County Administrator, Jeremy Willmoth, presented the 2016 district court budget for Judge Nicholas St. Peter, because the Judge was unable to attend. The budget remained pretty... Read More.
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    Ark City Police Have A Plan

    The Arkansas City Police Department has now released a strategic plan, outlining the steps it plans to take in the next four to five years. The plan was the result of a more than six-month information gathering process, which included... Read More.