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Here's What's Happening

HAYSVILLE MAN FACING SLEW OF CHARGES

Arkansas City Police say they have connected a Haysville man to several local property crimes after he was apprehended by another agency. 26 year old Cameron King was arrested by Cowley County deputies, who charged him with one felony count each of aggravated assault of... Read More.

JUNEBUG JOG GOES VIRTUAL

After one of Winfield’s most popular races was postponed due to fears about coronavirus, hosts of the Junebug Jog transitioned to a virtual event. Runners can now participate in the 31st annual event Monday, September 21 through October 5. Registration closes October 3rd. ... Read More.
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SW COLLEGE GOES TO VIRTUAL MUSIC LESSONS

Local music educators at The Community Music School at Southwestern College are continuing to reach and teach young musicians through virtual lessons. They say even though private music lessons have been moved online, lessons have continued to benefit the students tremendously, and instructors say... Read More.

SEAT BELT CHECK ON FRIDAY

The Arkansas City Police Department will conduct a daytime seat belt enforcement initiative Friday morning to enforce seat belt use and other Kansas laws. From 11am to noon Friday, officers will check drivers for seat belt compliance. They also will check occupants of vehicles... Read More.
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ENFORCEMENT REPORT FROM ARK CITY POLICE

The Arkansas City Police Department has released results from its recent “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” traffic enforcement campaign. “While most people were able to enjoy a safe Labor Day holiday, Police Chief Dan Ward said his officers were working hard to increase... Read More.

ARKALALAH CANCELLED THIS YEAR

The Arkalalah Festival Executive Committee has announced their decision to cancel the 2020 event that had been previously scheduled for October 28th – 31st, after several event partners pulled out due to COVID-19 concerns. The committee has announced that they discovered many of the... Read More.
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United Way launches local fundraising campaign Thursday

WICHITA, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 -- United Way of the Plains will launch its annual fundraising campaign in Cowley County on Thursday, Sept. 17. United Way is encouraging individuals to support local nonprofit programs by giving directly to United Way (at 

89th Annual Arkalalah Postponed to 2021

(Arkansas City, KS September 15, 2020) — The Arkalalah Festival Executive Committee has announced their decision to cancel the 2020 event. Previously scheduled for October 28th – 31st, the multi-day Fall festival is being cancelled as a result of several event partners pulling out... Read More.
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COVID Exposure Reported At Frances Willard Elementary

USD 470 administration recently learned that some individuals at Frances Willard Elementary were exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. With safety in mind, the City-Cowley County Health Department guided the district to suspend in-person learning for one class at Frances Willard –... Read More.

WALNUT VALLEY VIRTUAL FESTIVAL 48.5 GOES UNTIL SEPT. 20

Winfield, Kansas—The public portion of the Walnut Valley Virtual Festival, officially dubbed WVF 48.5, begins today. The past weekend was spent in online instrument workshops, taught by artists who will appear in streaming concerts this weekend. Funds raised during this week of... Read More.