Ark City, KS
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Here's What's Happening

Governor Modifies Medicaid Stance

Gov. Sam Brownback has softened his position on Medicaid expansion. The Missouri Times reports that in remarks recently to conservative lawmakers in Missouri, Brownback said that if the Kansas Legislature presented him with a budget-neutral expansion bill, he likely would sign it. Brownback... Read More.

Coffeyville To Get Transportation Money

The city of Coffeyville will receive up to $1 million from the Kansas Department of Transportation to fund improvements that will support the expansion of a long-time Coffeyville business. The funding, which will improve streets near Acme Foundry, a 110-year-old fixture of the Coffeyville... Read More.

Motorcycle Driver Killed In Wreck Near Winfield

A Udall man died last night in a crash that happened just north of Winfield on U.S. 77. On Thursday night, 28 year old Kevin Bodkins hit a deer while riding his motorcycle. He was then hit by an oncoming truck. Bodkins died... Read More.

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.