Clear skies and quiet with a low of 33
7:50am   6:33pm
Ample sunshine expected with a high of 62
7:51am   6:32pm
Friday Night
Mainly clear skies with lows around 40
7:51am   6:32pm

Here's What's Happening

Ark City Buys Bulldozer

The Arkansas City commission, at Tuesday night's meeting, voted 3-2 to approve the purchase of a used bulldozer. The bull dozer was available at a Wichita dealer, and was offered at the price of $129,000. Commissioner Brandon Every was one of those... Read More.

Creekstone Farms Named In Lawsuit

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef has been named as a defendent in a wrongful death suit filed by the family of a man from Blackwell, Oklahoma. 57 year old Richard Gates died following an accident back in July 2013 at the Creekstone facility in Arkansas... Read More.

“Marty” Killed In Pedestrian Accident

A local man is dead after being involved in a pedestrian accident. 58 year old Mart Wiechman passed away Saturday, following the accident in which he was struck by a vehicle traveling at low speed. It happened Friday evening when Mart, or "Marty" as... Read More.

Arkalalah Festival Successful

The 2015 Arkalalah coronation is now history, and Maranda Oak has been crowned Queen Alalah. In addition to the honor of representing Arkansas City, Oak received a Scholarship from the Ark City Clinic and the Dorothy Harbaugh Endowed Scholarship. It's not her first time... Read More.

Survey Deadline Approaching

You still have time to complete the Vision 20/20 Community Strategic Planning survey, but the clock is ticking. The survey is completed every five years and covers a wide range of economic conditions and quality of life topics, including employment, retail business, recreation,... Read More.

Man Arrested In Court

A man was arrested while he was in the Cowley County District Court room in Arkansas City Thursday morning. Jacob Nettrouer was in court on a case from mid-September, which included charges of criminal trespass and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested while... Read More.

Ark City Beautification Board Picks Winners

The Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board met last Thursday afternoon at City Hall to discuss several items. Board members picked the Nelson Sensation Award and Yard of the Season award winners for the months of October and November. The recipients will be... Read More.

Ark City Sanitation Truck Goes Up In Flames

An Ark City sanitation truck burned up on Monday. The truck caught fire Monday morning on North Fourth Street, and it was totaled by flames. Fortunately, nobody was hurt. It was a 1993 Ford box truck with more than 163,000 miles on it, used... Read More.

Bomb Threat At Winfield Schools Results In Arrest Of 18 Year Old

Winfield Police say the school resource officer was contacted Wednesday evening about an alleged bomb threat at the Winfield High School. Witnesses were interviewed and an alleged suspect was named. The Winfield Police Department assisted by administration of Winfield School district 465 did... Read More.

Ark City Man Caught After Chase

An Arkansas City man was arrested Wednesday following an investigation by the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. 25 year old Felipe Maldonado Jr. was taken into custody following a police pursuit from Cowley County and Kay County, Okla. It started after a man... Read More.