Ark City, KS
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Humidity: 75% Dew Point: 41°
Clouds: 44% Pressure: 30.11 in
Wind: SE 5 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 12:01pm
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Today
63 36
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Mon
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Tue
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Here's What's Happening

FRIDAY COVID COUNT

Kansas surpassed the 500 mark statewide for confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Confirmed positive cases also increased in Oklahoma. There were 70 new cases in Kanas on Thursday… taking the total to 552. In Oklahoma, the number of positive cases now has increased to... Read More.

COWLEY REGISTATION CONTINUES

Enrollment is ongoing at Cowley College… Whether you are a new student, current student, or returning student you can make plans to enroll at Cowley College for the summer and fall semesters. The Cowley College COVID-19 Emergency Management Crisis Team (EMCT) working in tandem... Read More.

COWLEY COURT CLOSED BUT STILL ACCEPTING CASES

The Cowley County Courthouse is now closed to the public. The Arkansas City building that houses the District Court Arkansas City location is also closed to the public Because of this, anyone who needs to file a Protection from Abuse or Protection from Stalking... Read More.

WEAR BLUE DAY

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas State Child Death Review Board are encouraging Kansans to wear blue and post a picture on social media with the hashtag #WearBlueDay today to increase awareness of child abuse. The effort is part of April’s observance... Read More.

COWLEY COMMENCEMENT MOVED TO DECEMBER

Due to the CDC guidelines on limiting sizes of groups due to the situation surrounding the coronavirus, Cowley College has decided to postpone its Commencement ceremonies. Originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 2nd, the Commencement ceremonies have now been moved to Sunday,... Read More.

COWLEY HAS FIRST POSITIVE CASE

On Wednesday, the Cowley County Health Department announced the first case of coronavirus in Cowley County. It reportedly involves a man over the age of 60, with no known travel history. Health officials are now working to identify any close contacts who may... Read More.

STATES REVEAL UPTICK IN NUMBERS

After it was revealed yesterday that a Cowley County resident tested positive for COVID-19, all county facilities were closed, and the county government declared a state of local emergency for 60 days. Some county facilities had already only been open on a limited basis.... Read More.

NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN HOSPITAL INVESTIGATION

A legal review of two contracts at the South Central Kansas Medical Center will result in no criminal charges. That word comes now, after the Kansas Bureau of Investigation last year, began looking into whether contracts signed between the medical center and Transwise,... Read More.

ARK CITY PARKS TO REMAIN OPEN

While everyone is being advised to avoid equipmentm and obey social distancing guidelines, parks in Ark City will remain open to the public during Gov. Laura Kelly’s “stay at home” order. Ark cit officials say however, that all could change if those safety guidelines... Read More.