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    June Yard Of The Month Chosen In Arkansas City

    The recipient of the Nelson Sensation Award for June is a home at 839 South B Street, owned by Pablo and Francisca Fuentes. The monthly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to properties that... Read More.
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    Riverfest Huge Success

    Wichita Festivals, Inc. reports that Riverfest 2016 had total attendance of 455,000 and the festival continued improvement in its safety and security record, sponsorship support and volunteerism. While some figures are not clear yet, attendance and food sales were amazing... Read More.
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    Hit & Run Investigation Underway In Arkansas City

    Arkansas City Police are looking for any information they can get, concerning a hit-and- run Saturday involving a pedestrian on Summit Street. It happened just before midnight Saturday in the 1100 block of North Summit Street, where a pedestrian had... Read More.
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    Ark City Water Tank Leaking Worsens

    Water problems continue to plague Ark City… The backwash tank at the city treatment plant on Fourth Street is spewing water. Some say it’s been doing that since last winter too! According to Ark City Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson,... Read More.
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    Special Session To Try To Keep Schools Open

    School officials locally and statewide are concerned about an upcoming special session that has been called to deal with education funds and a possible shutdown of public schools. The Kansas Supreme Court has warned that the state currently does not... Read More.
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    Ark City Still Flushing

    The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding in east-central Arkansas City this week. The Environmental Services Division will begin flushing Section 5 — which includes all fire hydrants in the area... Read More.
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    Financial Troubles Still Threatening Hospital

    It now looks more likely that the City of Arkansas City will have to cut back on funding some other local entities in order to cover the South Central Kansas Medical Center’s September bond payment. While a 1-percent sales tax... Read More.
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    Burden Woman Arrested By Ark City Police

    A woman from Burden was last week by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with the mistreatment of elders and the theft of nine firearms. 38 year old Mary English is charged with suspicion of felony theft, possession of... Read More.