Ark City, KS
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Humidity: 67% Dew Point: 37°
Clouds: 93% Pressure: 30.05 in
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Light rain in the morning.
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Here's What's Happening

Cowley Talks Budget Numbers

Cowley County Commissioners met Tuesday morning, and heard more budget proposals from county departments. County Administrator, Jeremy Willmoth, presented the 2016 district court budget for Judge Nicholas St. Peter, because the Judge was unable to attend. The budget remained pretty much the same as... Read More.

Ark City Police Have A Plan

The Arkansas City Police Department has now released a strategic plan, outlining the steps it plans to take in the next four to five years. The plan was the result of a more than six-month information gathering process, which included meeting with employees,... Read More.

Brownback Increases Security At Recruitment Centers

Governor Sam Brownback has ordered a full review of security measures at all Kansas National Guard facilities and installations across the state. The governor's order is in response to the shooting deaths of servicemen on July 16 in Tennessee. Governor Brownback asked Kansas Adjutant... Read More.

Ark City Man Makes Plea Deal

An Arkansas City man who was arrested in June on six counts of theft and six counts of burglary of a motor vehicle entered into a plea agreement in Ark City court on Monday. Larry Wayne Milton Jr. pleaded no contest to ... Read More.

William Newton Hospital Receives Honors

Kudos going out to William Newton Hospital, which just learned it has received a national 5 star rating. The recognition was based on results from the nation’s only standardized patient satisfaction survey. The star ratings, introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services... Read More.

Childhood Screenings Set

The Cowley County Special Services Cooperative has announced early childhood screenings for children ages 3 to 5 to help determine if a child has any type of developmental delays or special needs. The screenings are voluntary and free charge. They include... • Today — Dexter... Read More.

Ark City Man Sentenced To Prison

An Arkansas City man made an appearance in district court last week. David Dean Ambroz pleaded guilty back in May, and was awaiting sentencing after being arrested on drug charges. He entered into a revised plea agreement, and in exchange for agreeing to file... Read More.

Cowley Court Action

Lots of action on Wednesday in Cowley County Court... A Winfield man who was busted on drug charges in June by the Cowley County Drug Task Force entered into a plea agreement yesterday. Gregory Alan Gentle pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine... Read More.

Roll-Over Reported On US-160

Rescue crews rushed to the scene of a one-vehicle rollover accident around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. It happened on US-160, and according to sources, the man involved suffered cuts to his arm and face, and was also suffering from arm and back pain. Emergency... Read More.

Doctor Roboto To Make First Vist To Ark City

The so-called "Dr. Roboto" will be unveiled at South Central Kansas Medical Center by Dr. Brian Hunt with Sunflower Telehospitalists LLC, on Thursday, July 30. Dr. Hunt will be on-hand to demonstrate the capabilities of the hospital’s newest telemedicine program. You have two... Read More.