Cowley County businesses that have been closed for weeks because of coronavirus began to reopen Monday under the governor’s phased-in reopening plan. Under that plan, retail shops and restaurants are allowed to open to indoor customers as long as social distancing, cleaning, and public health guidelines are followed. For at least the first two weeks, some businesses like fitness centers, hair salons and bars remain closed. Most local restaurans are reopening with limited seating. Union State Bank in Arkansas City, has reopened its lobbies, and they are asking customers to adhere to social distancing safety measures. At the bank believe it or not, you can now enter while wearing a face mask. Hoods and sunglasses though, must be removed before you walk through the doors. Seven Clans Casino near Newkirk, Oklahoma is now open on a limited basis Thursday through Sunday. The hotel is closed. SouthWind Casino plans to open May 15th.