Ark City, KS
70
Light Rain
Feels like 71°.
Humidity: 88% Dew Point: 67°
Clouds: 64% Pressure: 29.96 in
Wind: E 5 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 3:40am
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Sat
73 52
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
7%   31%
6:17   6:26
Sun
76 55
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
3%   41%
6:18   6:25
Mon
81 62
Partly cloudy until evening.
9%   50%
6:19   6:23

Here's What's Happening

CREEKSTONE EXPANSION UNDERWAY

Creekstone Farms broke ground this week, on a major expansion of their beef processing plant in Arkansas City. When finished, the new $35 million warehouse will take up 41,334 square feet as a refrigerated distribution center, and will include an automated storage and retrieval... Read More.

HUFF SENTENCED

A former Arkansas City High School teacher who was charged with having unlawful sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student last year, was handed an 18-month suspended jail sentence after reacheing a plea deal with Cowley County prosecutors. The agreement in the case of... Read More.

TUCKER STEPPING DOWN THIS WEEK

Ricci Tucker, the sports and special services director with the Winfield Recreation Commission, is leaving at the end of this week. Tucker has accepted a new job as maintenance division foreman with Gottlob Lawn & Landscape in Winfield. According to what Tucker told the... Read More.

WINFIELD COMMISSIONERS APPROVE SEWER PROJECT

Winfield City Commissioners met Monday, and voted to approve a sewer improvement project. According to a report today in the local newspaper, the commission voted unanimously…. 3 to 0…. to add the project to the city’s capital improvement plan. It involves the complete replacement... Read More.

METEOR VISIBLE OVER 12 STATES INCLUDING KANSAS

What many locals thought at first was a plane crash, turns out to most likely have been a meteor. It happened earlier this month, when many in Cowley County reported a fireball. That fireball was so bright, it was actually visible far beyond Cowley…... Read More.

CHARGES PENDING AGAINST GLOVER AFTER KNIFE THREAT

Charges are said to be pending against a man who Chautauqua County deputies say tried to attack them with a knife. That man… Erin Glover remains behind bars, with bond set at $150,000, after he was taken into custody for threatening deputies with a... Read More.

HIGH HONORS FOR ARK CITY-NAMED FINALIST NATION WIDE

Out of a pool of nearly 12,000 nominations, Arkansas City has been named a Top 20 Finalist to be featured in the next season of Small Business Revolution – Main Street. The chosen community will receive a $500,000 revitalization grant and be featured in... Read More.

WINFIELD NEGOTIATIONS AT A STAND STILL

Negotiations on a partnership between Winfield and GridLiance aimed at assisting Winfield with financing some planned electric transmission projects have stalled. At issue… the right of first refusal. According to the local newspaper, Winfield and GridLiance… of Texas… last June entered into a nonbinding... Read More.

ARK CITY MAN KILLED IN HEAD-ON SEMI CRASH

An Arkansas City man is dead after being involved in a Wednesday morning crash in Kiowa County that involved two tractor trailers. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 38 year old Justin Wise was one of three people killed when one of the semis... Read More.