Here's What's Happening

    Ribbon Cutting Planned For New Water Plant

    Arkansas City will officially dedicate its new Water Treatment Facility on West Madison Avenue, from noon to 2PM on Thursday, February 22. The formal dedication ceremony will feature a ribbon-cutting in conjunction with the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce.... Read More.

    Flu Cases Rising Locally

    According to the Cowley County Health Department, there have been 131 positive laboratory reports for influenza received locally as of February 5th. Of those cases, 113 of them… or 86 percent… were with people who have not received a flu... Read More.
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    Two Arrested In Connection With Ark City Burglaries

    Two Arkansas City men have been arrested in connection with a pair of burglaries at commercial properties. 20 year old Shakur Hardiman and 18 year old Tyresse Jasper Boyd Hardiman, are each charged with two counts of felony burglary to... Read More.
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    Ark City Couple Jailed Following Domestic Dispute

    Two Arkansas City residents have been arrested following a domestic parental dispute that resulted in vehicle-inflicted injuries. 28 year old Robert Mahoney, was charged with suspicion of felony interference with parental custody, battery, disorderly conduct, and endangering a child. He... Read More.

    CPR/AED Training Scheduled In Winfield

    The Winfield Fire/EMS will host a large 30-minute CPR/AED training event in Stewart Field House this coming Saturday, following the Southwestern College men’s basketball game with Friends University. The game begins at 5 p.m., and should conclude around 7 p.m.... Read More.

    Farmers Markets In Kansas Benefit From Grant

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has selected 12 farmers’ markets as recipients of the Meet Me at the Market stipend program…. a part of the Farmers’ Market Consumer Recruitment Campaign Grant, and made possible by a U.S. Department of Agriculture... Read More.

    Tragedy Takes Local Barber’s Life

    A well known local barber was killed when his pick-up truck rolled over him as he was inspecting it. 35 year old Timothy Prater of Burden, known to many simply as TJ, was pronounced dead at at his home where... Read More.

    New Superintendent Named

    The decision has been made, and the name has been released. After a long period of discussion and suspense, the USD 465 Board of Education, has announced that Dr. Nathan Reed will be the next superintendent of the district. Reed... Read More.

    Ark City Asks For Form Completion

    Arkansas City is gathering citizen input on possible future projects and will form a short-term citizen committee to process those ideas next month. As part of the planning for the 2019 budget and the 10-year Capital Improvement Plan, the CIP... Read More.

    Winfield Set To Name New School Leader

    It now appears that there will soon be an annoucement from the Winfield school board concerning the selection of a new superintendent. According to information released on Friday, the board made an offer to one of three finalists and that... Read More.