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

Courier Publisher Passes

A well known area businessman has passed away. 82 year old Lloyd Craig, the publisher of the Courier, died on Wednesday. Craig, who was a familiar figure on the streets of downtown Winfield, became publisher of the paper in 2009, after a long career... Read More.

Library Board Changes

The Arkansas City Public Library Board of Directors has announced that they plan to replace two members of the board, who will be stepping down at next month’s meeting. Board president Clayton Pappan and former president Litisha Johnson both plan to resign after... Read More.

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The deadline to register if you plan to vote in the April 7 city and school elections in Cowley County, is Tuesday. You can register at the county clerk’s office on 10th Ave., in Winfield or the Department of Motor Vehicles office at Strother Field.... Read More.

Big News For Strother Field

A big day yesterday with a big announcement. Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo were in our area Monday, as GE Aviation announced that its Strother Field location now will manufacture new engines for small commercial jets. Both politicians... Read More.

Governor Coming On Monday

Some heavy hitters are coming to our area next week. GE Aviation will be the site of a special announcement, set for Monday at Strother Field with Gov. Sam Brownback, U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, and state and local officials. The event, which is... Read More.

Judge To Give It One More Round

The Arkansas City Commission this week, unanimously voted to approve the extension of the contract of Arkansas City Municipal Court Judge N.M. Iverson Jr. for three more years. Iverson has been a city judge for 26 years, and has now said that this will... Read More.

DUI Arrest Following Arkansas City Crash

A crash Friday night at the intersection of Birch Avenue and Eighth Street in Ark City resulted in a DUI arrest. Three vehicles were involved in the accident. One, driven by 43 year old Eric Andrews of Arkansas City, was northbound on Eighth Street when... Read More.

Restaurant Closed In Ark City

A well known local business is no more... Tadyn’s Restaurant and Bar on S. First Street in Arkansas City has closed its doors for good. The restaurant announced on Facebook on Monday that it was shutting down. Owner and operator Tammy Bain posted on Facebook, that they... Read More.

Driver Recovers From Injuries

The driver of a pickup truck that on Monday morning, ran off East Madison Avenue into a drainage ditch has been released from the hospital. The Ark City Traveler reports that Dustin Staten said his brakes failed as he approached the stop sign on Country... Read More.

Tractor Fire Pushes Couple From Apartment

A tractor caught fire Monday afternoon in a barn near Winfield, and that blaze caused about $50,000 in damage. It happened just before 5pm at the barn on HH Constant Road. The barn is owned by Jeff Everhart. When firefighters arrived, they found the building... Read More.