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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.
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    Brownback Increases Security At Recruitment Centers

    Governor Sam Brownback has ordered a full review of security measures at all Kansas National Guard facilities and installations across the state. The governor’s order is in response to the shooting deaths of servicemen on July 16 in Tennessee. Governor... Read More.
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    Ark City Man Makes Plea Deal

    An Arkansas City man who was arrested in June on six counts of theft and six counts of burglary of a motor vehicle entered into a plea agreement in Ark City court on Monday. Larry Wayne Milton Jr. pleaded no... Read More.
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    William Newton Hospital Receives Honors

    Kudos going out to William Newton Hospital, which just learned it has received a national 5 star rating. The recognition was based on results from the nation’s only standardized patient satisfaction survey. The star ratings, introduced by the Centers for... Read More.
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    Childhood Screenings Set

    The Cowley County Special Services Cooperative has announced early childhood screenings for children ages 3 to 5 to help determine if a child has any type of developmental delays or special needs. The screenings are voluntary and free charge. They... Read More.
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    Ark City Man Sentenced To Prison

    An Arkansas City man made an appearance in district court last week. David Dean Ambroz pleaded guilty back in May, and was awaiting sentencing after being arrested on drug charges. He entered into a revised plea agreement, and in exchange... Read More.