Ark City, KS
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Feels like 78°.
Humidity: 75% Dew Point: 68°
Clouds: 0% Pressure: 29.9 in
Wind: ESE 6 mph Visability: 9 mi Conditions as of 9:10pm
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Fri
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Possible light rain in the morning.
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Sat
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Rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.
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Light rain in the morning and afternoon.
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Here's What's Happening

WALNUT VALLEY FEST UPDATES LANDRUSH PLANS

Organizers of the Walnut Valley Festival have announced that plans are set for this year’s Land Rush, and the Winfield Fairgrounds are in good shape for use during the festival. Campers should be aware, however, that some extremely low-lying portions of the campground may... Read More.

ARK CITY ADJUSTS TRASH SCHEDULE FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule due to the closure of all City offices September 2 in observance of Labor Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed September 2nd. Next week, all of Monday’s and part... Read More.

AG Talks Scams

Watch out for imposters posing as religious clergy asking for gift cards… that warning today from Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt…

QUAKE INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED

The Kansas Corporation Commission is collecting data and analyzing recent injection well activity in Reno County in an effort to uncover the cause of a series of earthquakes in the Hutchinson area. Amid damage reports and a concern for public safety, the KCC is... Read More.

ARK CITY POLICE SEEK HIT AND RUN SUSPECT

Arkansas City Police are seeking a suspect vehicle in connection with a hit-and-run accident that happened last Saturday, August 17th, on 11th Street. Police say a dark blue 2000 to 2005 Toyota Celica passenger car was northbound on 11th Street around 8:25pm last Saturday,... Read More.

FORMER DEPUTY JAILED ON SEX CRIMES

A former bar owner in Winfield, who also worked as a Cowley County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested. Blake Porter owned O’Kelley’s Sports Bar and Grill for more than a decade. He also worked as a Cowley County deputy from 1994 to 1996. Porter... Read More.

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO NEWKIRK

Lights, camera, ACTION! Netflix has announced that it plans to film a paranormal series in Newkirk. According to Netflix, the upcoming show will be set in a fictionalized version of the town, with filming set to begin in September. The show is titled “Hunting... Read More.

HIT AND RUN SUSPECT FOUND – POLICE TIGHT LIPPED THOUGH

An update today from Arkansas City Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson, about a hit and run that happened last week. Now, police say the dark blue 2000-2005 Toyota Celica they had been searching for, is no longer being sought in connection with the hit-and-run... Read More.

CHIP SEALING CONTINUES IN ARK CITY

Chip sealing continues this week in Arkansas City. Work is scheduled on Eighth Street starting today, where the Public Services Department crews plan to finish chip sealing on North Eighth Street from West Cedar Avenue to West Kansas Avenue. Work will continue Tuesday if... Read More.