Ark City, KS
35
Light Rain
Feels like 24°.
Humidity: 85% Dew Point: 31°
Clouds: 100% Pressure: 30.19 in
Wind: SSE 17 mph Visability: 7 mi Conditions as of 12:05am
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Today
39 33
Light rain in the morning and afternoon.
90%   100%
7:39   5:43
Thu
49 35
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
34%   76%
7:38   5:44
Fri
48 29
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
7%   35%
7:38   5:45

Here's What's Happening

POLICE WARN OF ‘DATING SCAM’

In Wichita, police say they have received recent reports of a scam where suspects are impersonating police officers. Now, other area police agencies are taking note, and they say it could happen elsewhere… even here in our area. In the cases in Wichita that... Read More.

TWO THEFTS IN ARK CITY UNDER INVESTIGATION

The Arkansas City Police Department is investigating two incidents of theft last week at local businesses, resulting in losses estimated at more than $7,000. Police say a theft at Zeller Motor Company on North Summit Street involved someone who broke in and swiped auto... Read More.

WINFIELD WOMAN ARRESTED FOR COUNTERFEITING

The Arkansas City Police Department reports the arrest of a Winfield woman on suspicion of counterfeiting after investigators say she attempted to use fake bills. 43 year old Amy Watterson is now facing five felony counts of counterfeiting… each count for an amount greater than... Read More.

COWLEY SHERIFF’S REPORT

COWLEY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE has released their latest report. A Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to 131st/US 160 HWY for a motorist assist. A deputy assisted ACPD with a search warrant in the 1000 block of South A Street. A deputy was dispatched to the... Read More.

COWLEY SHERIFF REPORTS

From The Cowley County Sheriff… Deputies responded to the 10000 block of 292nd RD for a single vehicle rollover injury accident. Rachel Freihoff, of Arkansas City, was east bound when a deer entered the road and Rachel swerved to miss it. The vehicle... Read More.

LOCAL BRIEFS FROM WINFIELD POLICE

Winfield Police report that Niki Herzberg of Winfield was arrested for probation violation in the 2700 block of East 12th Avenue. The City of Winfield was the victim of theft in the 1000 block of Millington Street. Chad Gordon of Winfield was involved in... Read More.

Grant Incentivizes Vaccines

Through a collaboration with USD 465 Winfield nursing staff, City-Cowley County Health Department, and Dr. Todd Peters of William Newton Pediatrics, a $2,650 Pediatricians in Action grant was awarded in 2019 by the Kansas Pediatric Foundation.   “This was the first year for this fund,” commented... Read More.

OPTIMISTS ESSAY CONTEST

The Optimists of Arkansas City have issued a call for entries in the 2020 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,... Read More.

NEW ARK CITY LEADERS TAKE OVER

Three Arkansas City commissioners have been sworn in this week, and are now beginning their terms. Incumbents Kanyon Ginger and Duane Oestmann were re-elected in November, and newly-elected commissioner Scott Rogers has replaced outgoing commissioner Jim Sybrant, who was appointed to fill an unexpired... Read More.

WINFIELD POLICE REPORT

A brief outline of some things that have kept Winfield Police busy for the past few days… Police say Southwestern College was the victim of burglary in the 1800 block of Warren Avenue. Devon Bozman of Winfield was arrested for three warrants and interference... Read More.