Ark City, KS
Light Rain
Feels like 71°.
Humidity: 88% Dew Point: 67°
Clouds: 64% Pressure: 29.96 in
Wind: E 5 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 3:40am
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Rain in the morning.
82%   81%
6:16   6:28
73 52
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
7%   31%
6:17   6:26
76 55
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
3%   41%
6:18   6:25

Here's What's Happening

Gas Prices Edging Up After Long Decline

The national average of a gallon of regular gas is now two dollars and 20 cents. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says that's up 13 cents in the last two weeks....TAG: For the most part, prices here in our area... Read More.

More Snow On The Way For Much Of The Country

More snow for New England... National Weather Service forecaster Brian Hurley says there could be 12 more inches on the ground before it all ends sometime tomorrow--from New York State, through Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts into Maine. Hurley says if you are traveling, you... Read More.

Fire Termed Suspicious

The Winfield fire and police departments now say a small fire in a sewer drain in the Walmart parking lot on Friday was intentionally set. It was first reported around 7 p.m. Friday. The fire department extinguished the fire. Nobody was hurt. Police are... Read More.

Credit Card Fraud Case Said Close To Resolution

A case involving four Winfield High School students who are all facing charges related to a credit card theft has been continued until March 5 in Cowley County District Court. 18 year old William Adler; 16 year old Benjamin Adler; 17 year old Samson Sawyer;... Read More.

IRS Warns Of Scam

Folks in Cowley County should be on the alert for a phone scam in which they are threatened with a lawsuit from the Internal Revenue Service. Similar scams have been reported around the country. Now, the IRS is offering the following tips for people who... Read More.

Museum Changes Hours

The Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, and voted 5-2 to change the museum’s operating hours. Before the change, the museum was open seven days a week, but hours on Monday and Tuesday were somewhat limited. Now, the museum will... Read More.

Crash Leaves Two Injured

A woman from Winfield had to be cut from her vehicle by emergency personnel following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning at Broadway Street and the K-360 bypass. Eric Swanson, of Arkansas City, was eastbound on the bypass as another vehicle, also eastbound, stopped to turn... Read More.

Man Shot Himself. Now Possibly Facing Charges

A 46-year-old Arkansas City man who was found shot Saturday night in rural Winfield, has now admitted to shooting himself. It was apparently the result of a botched suicide attempt. The man's name has not been released. Originally, he told police he was shot by... Read More.

Hospital Agreement Inked

The South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees on Thursday, unanimously voted to enter into an affiliation agreement with Wesley Medical Center LLC. It will happen fast, in fact the new agreement goes into effect this Sunday. The agreement will be for five years,... Read More.

Suspicious Vehicle Sought

Cowley County Sheriff DOn Read is putting out a warning about some suspicious activity recently. On Tuesday, a citizen who lives near Rock noticed a dirty-white Suburban that came onto his property. It had a white male and a black male inside.... Read More.