Here's What's Happening

    Ark City Police Warn Of Vehicle Breakins

    A warning today from Arkansas City Police about leaving valuables in vehicles… following a recent rash of burglaries involving vehicles in town. Many citizens have recently reported what are being termed “smash and grabs.” Police are investigating five different cases... Read More.


    The latest expansion of the 7Clans First Council Hotel and Casino property north of Newkirk, included a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, on a project that will create a year-round destination for family entertainment. It will include a 30,000 square foot water... Read More.

    Free Shredding Offered By AG’s Office

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office will mark National Consumer Protection Week, March 4-10, with free document destruction events throughout the state. Schmidt said on Tuesday, that his office works hard year-round to protect consumers, and next week, he plans... Read More.

    Winfield Rotary To Host Groundbreaking

    The Rotary Club of Winfield will be host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Performance Venue project on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in Island Park, west of the playground. Community members and supporters of the project are invited to help commemorate... Read More.

    Winfield Hit By Power Outage

    Some areas of Winfield were left without power for several hours Saturday. The problem was attributed to an open circuit at a substation. But unlike back in October, when birds caused an outage and many residents complained about the outage... Read More.

    Auto Dealers Cited

    Three Kansas auto dealerships have been fined for violating the Kansas Consumer Protection Act by using prize-notification mailings that did not comply with state law. Lewis Auto Plaza, Inc., of Topeka; Lewis Automotive Group, Inc., of Hays; and Womack Sunshine... Read More.

    Teacher Of The Year Team Headed To Southwestern

    The Kansas Teacher of the Year 2018 team will be at Southwestern College on Thursday, March 8, in Deets Library’s Murray Reference Room. The public is invited to attend and there is no admission charge. The event is sponsored by... Read More.

    Ark City High School Student Arrested For Threats

    A 15-year-old Arkansas City High School student was arrested on Friday by Arkansas City Police, on suspicion of making a criminal threat. According to a press release from Arkansas City Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson, police were called on Friday... Read More.

    Westar Warns Of More Scams

    Westar Energy is alerting customers that imposters claiming to work for the company are threatening to disconnect service and asking for prepaid cards as payment. Several customers have contacted Westar Energy’s Customer Relations Center after receiving suspicious phone calls. Some... Read More.