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    Cowley Commissioners Eye Insurance Issues

    The Cowley County Commission met this week, when, according to the Ark City Traveler, they learned more about some previous problems with the county’s employee health insurance. Michah Boulanger is a broker for the county between county employees and insurance... Read More.
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    Ark City Parks & Facilities To Get New Truck

    The Arkansas City Commissioners this week, approved the purchase of a new truck. The purchase of the one-ton truck was approved by a 4-1 vote. This truck will be used by the parks department, which is currently using an older... Read More.
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    Flood Warning!

    The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Flood Warning for the Arkansas River in Cowley and Sumner counties until 11:08PM tomorrow night . Cowley County Emergency Management warns that minor flooding is forecast for Arkansas City, where the... Read More.
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    Ark City Man Gets Probation In Plea Deal

    It’s 24 months of probation for an Arkansas City man. He could have been facing some serious jail time. 18 year old Joseph Regnier was arrested in October on suspicion of burglary and theft. Not long after that arrest, Regnier... Read More.
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    Westar Warns Of New Fraud Threat

    Westar Energy has released information to alert their customers that impostors claiming to work for the electric company are calling with threats to disconnect service and demanding prepaid cards as payment. Westar says several customers have contacted their Customer Relations... Read More.
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    Rezoning Revisited In Ark City

    The rezoning plans for land on Skyline Road will be sent back to the city commission in Arkansas City, without any of the suggested changes the commission requested during their last meeting. City commissioners expressed concern at the Dec. 1... Read More.
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    Angels In The Attic Formed In Cowley

    A new organization, designed to address the needs of some Cowley County residents, has been formed. Angels in the Attic is a new 501c3 nonprofit, that will rely totally on donations from the local community. Services include a food pantry,... Read More.
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    Suit Filed In Connection With Shooting

    The family of the man who was killed by a Cowley County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a lawsuit in federal court asking for $5 million. According to the suit, the death of 22-year-old Tayler Rock was the result of a... Read More.