Ark City, KS
49
Partly Cloudy
Feels like 46°.
Humidity: 75% Dew Point: 41°
Clouds: 44% Pressure: 30.11 in
Wind: SE 5 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 12:01pm
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Today
63 36
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
7%   69%
7:08   7:55
Mon
76 54
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
9%   82%
7:06   7:56
Tue
84 59
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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7:05   7:57

Here's What's Happening

Rep Kelley Named In Suit

Rep. Kasha Kelley of Arkansas City, has been named in a lawsuit filed by her former spouse, Scott Margolius, in which he claims the family business he worked for, First Intermark Corp., withheld wages from him. In response to the suit, Kelley, along with... Read More.

Knox Running Again

State Sen. Forrest Knox has filed for re-election to Senate District 14, which includes northern and eastern Cowley County. In a statement released on Friday, Knox said he entered the Kansas Legislature to restore “We the People” and has worked for “limited government, individual... Read More.

Cowley Under Burn Ban

It's now official... Cowley County has been placed under a burn ban which is in effect until, at least for now, 5 p.m. March 31. The ban comes on the heels of a wildfire that started in Oklahoma spread past the Kansas boarder,... Read More.

Jurkovich May Step Down

Arkansas City Commissioner Dan Jurkovich announced at the commission meeting earlier this week, that he might resign if the sales tax for the hospital fails. Jurkovich says his compliance officer has recommended that he resign, because his current position as a commissioner could be... Read More.

Smoke Drifts Into Town

As of last evening, the smoke from the wildfires in western Kansas had finally reached the Arkansas City area. The Ark City Fire/EMS Department, according to the Traveler, reported getting a lot of calls about the origins of the smoke, which reached the Wichita... Read More.

Salvation Army Building On The Block Again

The Traveler this morning is reporting that the old Salvation Army building on N. Summit St. in Ark City, was recently put up for sale. The paper says that Mary Scott, a representative of the Salvation Army, says the building was actually sold prior... Read More.

Smith Announces He Is Running For District Judge

Christopher Smith on Monday, officially announced his candidacy for District Court Judge. Smith has served as the County Attorney in the 19th Judicial District since January 2005, and has been the lead prosecutor responsible for the prosecution of all Criminal cases in Cowley... Read More.

Water Meeting Set For Tonight

The City Commission of Arkansas City is set to meet tonight to consider entering into a contract with Walters-Morgan Construction, Inc., of Manhattan, to build a new water treatment facility. The meeting will be at City Hall and is open to the public. If... Read More.

Winfield Jail Escapee Re-Captured

A man from Winfield who escaped on Thursday from the Winfield Correctional Facility, is now back where he belongs... behind bars, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections. 37 year old Bradley Struble was found Saturday night in Arkansas City, after a tip came... Read More.

Fatal Weekend Crash Near Ark City

A two-vehicle crash Sunday on U.S. 166 east of Arkansas City was fatal for a woman from Oklahoma. The Kansas Highway patrol this morning, says it happened yesterday just before noon, when 79 year old Janice Tandarich, driving a Toyota Camry, tried to make... Read More.