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    Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

    The deadline to register if you plan to vote in the April 7 city and school elections in Cowley County, is Tuesday. You can register at the county clerk’s office on 10th Ave., in Winfield or the Department of Motor... Read More.
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    Big News For Strother Field

    A big day yesterday with a big announcement. Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo were in our area Monday, as GE Aviation announced that its Strother Field location now will manufacture new engines for small commercial jets. Both... Read More.
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    Governor Coming On Monday

    Some heavy hitters are coming to our area next week. GE Aviation will be the site of a special announcement, set for Monday at Strother Field with Gov. Sam Brownback, U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, and state and local officials. The... Read More.
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    Judge To Give It One More Round

    The Arkansas City Commission this week, unanimously voted to approve the extension of the contract of Arkansas City Municipal Court Judge N.M. Iverson Jr. for three more years. Iverson has been a city judge for 26 years, and has now... Read More.
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    DUI Arrest Following Arkansas City Crash

    A crash Friday night at the intersection of Birch Avenue and Eighth Street in Ark City resulted in a DUI arrest. Three vehicles were involved in the accident. One, driven by 43 year old Eric Andrews of Arkansas City, was... Read More.
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    Restaurant Closed In Ark City

    A well known local business is no more… Tadyn’s Restaurant and Bar on S. First Street in Arkansas City has closed its doors for good. The restaurant announced on Facebook on Monday that it was shutting down. Owner and operator... Read More.
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    Driver Recovers From Injuries

    The driver of a pickup truck that on Monday morning, ran off East Madison Avenue into a drainage ditch has been released from the hospital. The Ark City Traveler reports that Dustin Staten said his brakes failed as he approached... Read More.
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    Tractor Fire Pushes Couple From Apartment

    A tractor caught fire Monday afternoon in a barn near Winfield, and that blaze caused about $50,000 in damage. It happened just before 5pm at the barn on HH Constant Road. The barn is owned by Jeff Everhart. When firefighters... Read More.