Ark City, KS
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Here's What's Happening

Truck Shot In Winfield

Winfield police say a shot was fired into a vehicle on Fuller Street. The Ark City Traveler reports that Crystal Davenport was driving a Chevrolet Silverado owned by her husband, Jonathan at the time, and the shot apparently was from a BB or pellet gun. Luckily,... Read More.

Brownback Recinds Order Protecting Gays

Kansas no longer will ban discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and the transgendered in hiring and employment in much of state government because of an action announced Tuesday by Gov. Sam Brownback. The Associated Press is reporting this morning, that the governor has rescinded an... Read More.

Library Plans Survey

The Arkansas City Public Library is planning a community survey as part of developing the library’s four-year strategic plan. It would go out to 5,000 houses, and will be returned by mail, dropped in the library’s drop box or brought in and handed to anyone... Read More.

Man Arrested Following Threat About Dog

Ark City Police are looking for a suspect that they say is involved in a case of aggravated assault, battery and criminal threat. The vehicle the suspect is driving is described as driving a late ‘80s Ford Ranger pickup truck, white in color with a... Read More.

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.