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Here's What's Happening

Man Arrested For Firearm Threat In Arkansas City

A man who had been sought on multiple counts stemming from a reported firearm threat on Monday night, surrendered to Arkansas City police yesterday afternoon. 31 year old Donovan Dean was sent to the Cowley County Jail and is now accused of two counts... Read More.

Local Authorities Say “NO” To Governor’s Mask Mandate

Governor Laura Kelly has issued an executive order saying that people must wear masks in public. But the three main law enforcement agencies in Cowley County say they will not enforce it. Furthermore, when Cowley County Commissioners meet on Friday, they could actually opt... Read More.

VSV Ramping Up In The Area

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health is responding to an outbreak of VSV that has continued to spread in horses across south central Kansas. VSV was first confirmed in Butler County on June 16 and has now been confirmed by testing... Read More.

Two concerts featured in Ark City this week

Arkansas City Community Band will hold two concerts this week.  Thursday July 2nd at 7:30pm and Saturday July 4th at 3:30pm.  Both concerts will take place at the Wilson Park Rotunda and concert goers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair and practice... Read More.


Amid all the cancellations over fears spawned by COVID-19, we have news today that at least one event is going to be held as planned… The 45th annual Last Run Car Show is still on for Sept. 25-27.The Ark City Tumbleweeds Club, which sponsors... Read More.


Gov. Laura Kelly’s ruling this week, saying everyone statewide has to wear a mask when out in public is getting a lot of heated backlash. Some point to the fact that it is ill timed too… because specific information on just what is required... Read More.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor reports COVID-19 test results

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. – Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor received good news with the results of campus-wide testing completed last week. All residents—independent living, assisted living, memory care and health care—tested negative for COVID-19. Last week, the community tested 212 residents and employees. Employees tested during... Read More.


It’s still up in the air…. The Arkalalah committee is holding off making a final decision about whether or not to hold the event until early September. Organizers now say it may or may not take place, but at this point they can’t say... Read More.


The number of active coronavirus continues to decline in Cowley County, leading Public Health Officer Thomas Langer on Friday, to release a statement saying that larger mass gatherings will be allowed just in time for the 4th of July. Beginning today, mass gatherings defined... Read More.