Today
69°
Highs level off around 69 under sunny skies
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7:52am   6:31pm
Tonight
38°
Overnight lows approaching 38 under clear skies
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7:52am   6:31pm
Sunday
57°
Bright sunshine expected with a high of 57
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6:53am   5:30pm

Here's What's Happening

Bridge Closure

The East Madison Avenue bridge across the Walnut River will be closed Thursday and Friday for debris removal from the bridge piling. Much of the debris accumulated due to the September flooding on the Walnut River. East Madison will be closed completely on the... Read More.
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Vote & Get Immunized

The Cowley County Clerk and the City-Cowley County Health Department are teaming up today…. election day… with the Legacy Regional Community Foundation to keep voters healthy. Health department representatives will be at the polling places in both Arkansas City and Winfield to offer everyone... Read More.

YARD OF THE SEASON AWARD ISSUED

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is a home at 219 North A St., which is owned by Sondra Myers. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that,... Read More.
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CANDY BUYBACK INITIATED BY LOCAL DENTIST

An Arkansas City dentist is making an unusual offer… Dr. John Seitz , of AC Dental in Ark, is offering to purchase leftover Halloween candy. Dr. Seitz says he hopes that the candy deal will lead to reduced tooth decay and reduced calorie intake... Read More.
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ARMED ROBBER CAUGHT

A Ponca City, Oklahoma man was arrested by Arkansas City Police in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Oklahoma. 32 year old Shawn Mantz is now charged wtih aggravated robbery and is being held in the Cowley County Jail in lieu of... Read More.

Ark City Man Arrested On Theft And Burglary Charges

An Ark City man was arrested by Arkansas City Police in connection with a home burglary that was reported last Wednesday. 21 year old Darrell Edward Michael Melvin is charged with suspicion of felony burglary and two counts of misdemeanor theft. He was locked... Read More.
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Ag Grants Issued

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded $283,597.28 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a program which serves to enhance opportunities for specialty crops. According to the USDA, specialty crops are defined as “fruits, vegetables, tree... Read More.

Hospital Turning Finances Around… Barely

Although it remains on life support, South Central Kansas Medical Center is… according to the latest reports… slowly inching its way out of the mountain of debt it has been mired in. According to Holly Harper, the CFO of the hospital, it still is... Read More.