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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Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
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76 55
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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Partly cloudy until evening.
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Here's What's Happening

Bad Weather Forecast For Winfield & Ark City

The national Weather Service in Wichita says our chances of severe thunderstorms will shoot up considerably tonight and will continue on into Wednesday. According to forecasters, strong storms are possible tonight, with dime-sized hail, gusty winds and heavy rain the main concerns. Some of... Read More.

Several Ark City Crashes Reported

A two-vehicle accident involved several people from Arkansas City on Thursday evening. It happened just before 7:30pm at the intersection of South A Street and East Madison Avenue, when Douglas Strack, driving a northbound Nissan Sentra, failed to stop at a stop sign, and... Read More.

Changes In Museum Rules

The Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum Board of Trustees has made some changes in the bylaws. New board members will now be chosen by the current board, and they can serve indefinitely if they so choose. Previously, current board members gave recommendations... Read More.

Ark City Man Arrested In Connection With Shooting

An Arkansas City man who police say fled the state after he shot another man in Ark City earlier this month, is now headed to court. 33 year old Aaron Robert “Big A” Brown is being charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault... Read More.

ARk City Couple Arrested After Altercation

An Arkansas City man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer and, in the same case, an Ark City woman was detained for domestic violence. 45 year old Dayton Logue was arrested on suspicion of battery-domestic violence, interference with a law enforcement... Read More.

More Charges Leveled Against Ark City Man In Sex Case

More charges are piling up against an Arkansas City man already is facing charges of criminal exploitation of a child. 39 year old Stevie Austin Barnes was arrested on March 2. Since that time, additional information has been discovered, and an additional victim has also... Read More.

Boyd Held Following Preliminary Hearing

42 year old Timothy Boyd remains in the Cowley County Jail under a $500,000 bond as his case is now set to begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 13. Boyd appeared in person Monday in Cowley County District Court in Winfield for his... Read More.

Sick Raccoon Suspicious

In Walnut Park, a raccoon that wandered near a parked recreational vehicle on Tuesday afternoon has folks on edge. They say the raccoon seemed to be sick, and wandered aimlessly under the vehicle. Police were called in to investigate, although the raccoon was not... Read More.

Symphony Auditions Scheduled

The Southwestern College Youth Symphony will hold auditions for young musicians who wants to be a part of the symphony for the 2015-16 school year. The auditions will be Tuesday-Thursday, May 19-21, from 5 to 9 p.m., in the Darbeth Fine Arts Center on... Read More.

Crash Snarls Ark City

An accident snarled traffic in Arkansas City Monday afternoon. It happened around 1pm at the intersection of Summit Street and Chestnut Avenue when a Chevy S-10 Pickup, which was traveling west on Chestnut, was hit by a Mitsubishi that was traveling north on Summit.... Read More.