Ark City, KS
33
Flurries
Feels like 24°.
Humidity: 70% Dew Point: 24°
Clouds: 85% Pressure: 30.19 in
Wind: ENE 11 mph Visability: 9 mi Conditions as of 12:45pm
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Today
36 26
Snow (1–3 in.) starting in the afternoon.
99%   85%
7:13   6:13
Wed
37 25
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
39%   70%
7:12   6:14
Thu
48 23
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
9%   71%
7:11   6:15

Here's What's Happening

WINFIELD SELLING MAJORITY INTEREST IN ELECTRIC FACILITIES

Winfield is getting out of the electric business… well, sort of anyway. Winfield city commissioners have agreed.. by a 3 to 0 vote… to sell a 65-percent interest in the city’s electric transmission facilities to GridLiance High Plains, LLC. They say it will... Read More.

Cowley Deputies Nab Their Man

A suspect who tried to flee on foot, was captured and arrested by a Cowley County Sheriff’s deputy. It began when the deputy pulled over a vehicle at about 2am Sunday on 61st Road, just west of South Central Kansas Medical Center. When the... Read More.

Optimists of Arkansas City Announce Scholarship Program

The Optimists of Arkansas City are now seeking entries in the 2019 Optimist International Essay Contest. A local winner will receive a $500 scholarship. The Optimist International Essay Contest gives young people the opportunity to express their views on a central topic, develop writing... Read More.

WINFIELD POLICE INVESTIGATING BREAK-IN AT NELSON MACHINE SHOP

On Monday, Winfield Police responded to Nelson Machine Shop on Industrial Road in Winfield, after a burglary that apparently occurred over the weekend was reported. Items taken included tools, welding equipment, two vehicles, and a trailer. The vehicles were described as a 1984 white... Read More.

MEETING POSTPONED DUE TO DEATH

Out of respect for the passing of one of its members, the late Jean Snell, the Historic Preservation Board decided to postpone last night’s regular meeting until 5:30pm next Monday, January 28th. City leaders say the thoughts of all go out to Jean’s family.... Read More.

WINFIELD POLICE RELEASE SCANT REPORT

From the Winfield Police Department blotter… Christian Harvey of Wichita was arrested for driving while suspended in the 900 block of Country Club Road. Police also report that Wesley Hoffman of Winfield was the victim of burglary in the 1100 block of Elizabeth Street.... Read More.

ARK CITY MAN JAILED ON MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES

An Arkansas City man has been arrested in connection with suspected child abuse and endangerment of a child. 37 year old Eric Brown is now facing two felony counts each of abuse of a child and criminal use of weapons, plus one felony count... Read More.

KDOT TO KICK OFF BRIDGE PROJECT ON MONDAY

A KDOT project to replace a bridge on Crestwood Drive, over Crestwood Creek, is scheduled to begin Monday. The bridge is located just north of East Madison Avenue, about 2,000 feet east of the Walnut River. Crews will begin placing official closure signs Monday.... Read More.

ARK CITY DOCTOR OFF THE HOOK

The Kansas Court of Appeals has upheld a district court ruling, that said a man who accused an Ark City doctor of malpractice after a hernia operation, did not file a timely claim. According to the local newspaper, the court ruled unanimously in favor... Read More.

Attorney General Sworn In For 3rd 4-Year Term

In a ceremony on the south steps of the Statehouse, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, joined by his wife Jennifer, and their two daughters, was sworn in by the chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court. He used a family bible that was a... Read More.