Here's What's Happening

    Recycling Opportunity In Winfield

    The Green Team of Southwestern College will again collaborate with Grace United Methodist Church and the City of Winfield for an e-waste recycling event from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Barn #4 at the Winfield Fairgrounds.... Read More.

    Optimists Issue Call For Entries

    The Optimists of Arkansas City have issued a call for entries in the 2018 Optimist International Essay Contest. A local winner will receive a $500 scholarship. The Optimist International Essay Contest gives young people the opportunity to express their views... Read More.

    Ark City Lists Meeting Schedule

    In Arkansas City, another City Commission study session is scheduled for Friday, and there will be a special Historic Preservation Board meeting next Monday. Also, Thursday’s Beautification and Tree Advisory Board meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m., not 4 p.m.... Read More.

    Judge To Rule In Gardner Case

    A judge is expected to rule soon on whether certain evidence, including past criminal records, can be included in the murder trial of Zachary Gardner, who pleaded not guilty back in July, to second degree murder in connection with the... Read More.

    Cowley To Dedicate Rec Center To Famed Coach

    The Cowley College Recreation building will soon be named the Linda Adams Hargrove Athletic Center. Linda Hargrove is a pioneer in women’s sports at Cowley College. The legendary basketball and volleyball coach left her mark on the college and will... Read More.

    Medical Issue May Explain Cowley Crash

    It may have been a medical incident that caused a one-vehicle accident near Strother Field on Monday afternoon… that according to the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. One man was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon around 4, when the truck... Read More.


    A fire at a shop and aircraft hangar Saturday near Udall caused about $40,000 in damages, but fortunately nobody was hurt. The first call came in just before 10AM for the blaze burning at 6499 100th Road. When firefighters arrived,... Read More.


    Cowley County hospitals are now warning visitors about the spread of flu. At South Central Kansas Medical Center in Ark City, visitors under the age of 12 are not allowed, and the facility is asking those who enter to wear... Read More.