This Afternoon
50°
Steady temps in the low 50s under sunny skies
57%  
7:50am   6:33pm
Tonight
29°
Low of 29 under mainly clear skies
1%  
7:50am   6:33pm
Friday
56°
Mainly clear with highs around 56
0%  
7:51am   6:32pm

Here's What's Happening

2 POSITIVE CASES REPORTED AT PRESBYTERIAN MANOR

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has confirmed two positive cases of COVID-19 after rapid point-of-care tests. The two residents first tested positive on Monday and standard COVID-19 tests were administered as a follow-up. The results were received late on Tuesday. These positive tests bring their 7-day... Read More.

ARK CITY CLEANUP CONTINUES

In Arkansas City and the surrounding area, as the ice melts away, the mess left behind continues to pile up, and now city officials say it could take at least two weeks to clean up. Ark City Public Information Officer, Andrew Lawson, said yesterday,... Read More.
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STORM DAMAGE

Power interruptions were widespread Tuesday in the Cowley County area, after freezing rain caused falling branches and downed power lines. In Arkansas City, workers were said to be stretched to the breaking point, after all of Ark City, along with Strother Field and... Read More.
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ARK CITY POLICE WATCHING FOR KIDS WEARING SEAT BELTS

Arkansas City Police have joined in with other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing seat belt usage, especially by children aged 0-13, and other laws as part of a 2020 traffic enforcement campaign. Local drivers can expect to see increased police presence on city... Read More.
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ICE STORM WARNING FOR COWLEY COUNTY TUESDAY

...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR COWLEY, ELK AND CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIIES... * WHAT...Significant icing. Total ice accumulations are expected to be around a quarter inch, with most of that on trees. Some tree damage and power outages are... Read More.

ARK CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED TUESDAY DUE TO POWER OUTAGE

The Health Department Arkansas City location will be CLOSED Tuesday afternoon due to power outage. We will be calling to reschedule appointments as soon as possible. If you need immediate assistance, please contact the Winfield location at 620-221-1430.
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ARK CITY WATER WOES

Effective immediately, Arkansas City is implementing Stage 1 of its Water Conservation Plan, which will stay in effect indefinitely. Everyone is asked to curtail outdoor water use and to make efficient use of indoor water, such as by washing full loads of laundry, taking... Read More.