Highs level off around 69 under sunny skies
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Overnight lows approaching 38 under clear skies
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Bright sunshine expected with a high of 57
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Here's What's Happening

Arrest made in Pittsburg doulbe murder case

Following an intensive four-day investigation and search, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Linn County Sheriff’s office found two bodies late Tuesday night buried on a rural property west of Pittsburg, Kansas. The bodies recovered are believed to be Pleasanton residents, 87... Read More.

Entries being sought for this year’s Winfield Christmas parade

Winfield native Dorothy Flottman, a previous Kansas state representative from the 78th District, will be the parade marshal for this year’s lighted Christmas parade, “A Child’s Fantasy Christmas.” The Courier Traveler reports the parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in downtown Winfield. Flottman... Read More.

Arkansas City McDonald’s to construct new building

For the golden arches in Ark City, it will be out with the old and in with the new… The Arkansas City McDonald’s restaurant, located at 2022 N. Summit St., will undergo some major changes. The current building will be demolished in March and a... Read More.

Chimney removal underway at Rec Center

If you drive past the Recreation Center in Ark City you may notice something missing…a chimney. An unused chimney is in the process of being removed and capped Tuesday at the Recreation Center in Arkansas City. Rec center director Joe Krisik said stucco from... Read More.

Budget shorfall affecting Cowley County road projects

The Kansas Department of Transportation will postpone accepting bids on 24 road projects, including one in Cowley County, because of a state budget shortfall. The Courier Traveler reports the Cowley County project involves resurfacing nearly eight miles of U.S. Highway 77, from a half-mile... Read More.

K-State names new president

There’s a new sheriff in town at Kansas State University…or should we say, a new general…On Tuesday morning, the Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Retired U.S. Air Force General Richard B. Myers. who served as the 15th Chairman of the Joint... Read More.

Winfield Board Of Education Vacates School Building

The Winfield board of education voted unanimously Monday night to discontinue use of the Winfield Intermediate School building immediately, and to prepare to give it to the City of Winfield. The vote came after nobody showed up to take any other position on it.... Read More.

Park Bench Painting Contest To Be Held

The Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board voted 3-0 to approve an Arkansas City High School senior’s service project contest, after a student… Hannah McNulty… asked the board for permission to paint six benches in Wilson Park as part of her project for... Read More.

Cowley Singers To Perform

The Cowley College Singers and Cowley Jazz Band will perform a free jazz concert Friday at 7 p.m. in the Robert Brown Theatre. The Cowley Jazz Band, led by Jazz Band director Tyler Gauldin, will perform Tuxedo Junction, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Here’s That Rainy Day,... Read More.

Retired Folks Meet And Make Changes

The Retired Citizens Advisory Council met Monday afternoon for the first time since June and decided to change its future meeting times to 1 p.m. The council also discussed several upcoming big events at the senior center, including a Thanksgiving luncheon at noon Thursday.... Read More.