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Here's What's Happening

Cowley County trees experiencing webworm infestation

It is hard not to notice them but a large number of trees in Cowley County are now experiencing webworm infestation and the result is, those trees are losing vegetation. Cowley County Extension agent Jill Zimmerman points out the infestation of these bugs, which... Read More.
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FLOOD WARNINGS CANCELLED

All flood warnings in the Arkansas City area have ended as of yesterday afternoon. While most roads in this part of Cowley County have been reopened, East Chestnut Avenue remains closed between the U.S. 77 bypass and Crestwood until it can be inspected by... Read More.

WEBWORMS ARE BECOMING A MESSY PROBLEM

This could be a problem… It seems lots of trees in Cowley County are full of fall webworms and they are quickly losing vegetation. According to the Cowley County Ag Extension Service, the infestation is not the same as bag worms, which are often... Read More.
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CHINA POLICY HURTING WHEAT FARMERS HERE IN US

U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers welcome the Obama Administration’s trade enforcement action against China. The significant investigative effort by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, followed five years of work to demonstrate... Read More.

STROTHER FIELD REUNION SET

The 15th Annual Cessna Strother Field Reunion will be held on September 24th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Baden Square Senior Center in Winfield. A covered dish lunch will be served at 12:30. Drinks and table service will be provided.... Read More.
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Rivers receding after heavy storms flood the area

Arkansas City’s Emergency Management coordinator Bob Frazee said Monday night that all the levees around the city are in good shape and both rivers – the Arkansas and the Walnut – are going down. Frazee said the city public works department had the dozen... Read More.