Overcast with a high of 37
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Lows dip down to about 23 under cloudy skies with a chance of snow
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A mix of clouds and sun with a high of 36
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Here's What's Happening

Ark City Parent Teacher Conferences coming up

The Ark City School District says Parent/Teacher conferences are coming up the week of February 22-26, 2021. With safety in mind, all schools are encouraging virtual or phone conferences but in-person options are available. Please be on the lookout for additional information from your... Read More.

Resident reports scam attempt

Winfield police say, a Winfield resident has reported another scam involving requests for gift cards. Winfield Police said on their Facebook page, the resident received a phone call from an unknown person claiming that they had the resident’s banking information. They told the resident... Read More.

Community Day School Going Remote

The Arkansas City Public School district announced on Facebook this weekend, due to COVID-19, Ark City’s Community Day School (CDS) students will be learning remotely through February 1. All other USD 470 schools will continue with their regularly scheduled learning models this week. As... Read More.

Gary Wilson Appointed Cowley College Board Chair

The Cowley College Board of Trustees recently appointed Gary Wilson to be the Chair of the Board. The decision came following a tie vote followed by a coin flip. Wilson was elected to serve a 4-year term on the Board of Trustees, starting in... Read More.

Optimists Call for Essays

The Optimists of Arkansas City have issued a call for entries into the 2021 Optimist International Essay Writing Contest. A local winner will receive a $500 scholarship. A release says the contest gives young people the opportunity to express their views on a central... Read More.

Cowley County COVID-19 Update For Friday

As of January 22, 2021, there have been 3249 positive cases of COVID-19 in Cowley County. To date, there have been 59 confirmed deaths as a result of the illness. The county has tested 11,539 people for the virus. In the past 10 days, there... Read More.

Changes for the annual Chamber banquet

The Ark City Chamber of Commerce has announced, this year’s annual banquet, which normally takes place every February, will take place on June 4th, the evening before the annual golf tournament. The event will be outdoors and it’s being donned the Ark City Chamber... Read More.