This Afternoon
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Here's What's Happening

Cowley County COVID-19 Update

As of January 15, 2021, there have been 3092 positive cases of COVID-19 in Cowley County. To date, there have been 57 confirmed deaths as a result of the illness. The county has tested 11,131 people for the virus. In the past 10 days, there... Read More.

Ark City Schools ready for shift next week

Arkansas City Public Schools reminds that there is no school for students Monday, Jan. 18 but they are looking forward to welcoming elementary students (grades PK-5) back via the hybrid model on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Like at the start of the school year, Track... Read More.
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4-539 new COVID-19 cases in Kansas since Monday

The latest report from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday shows that there are 4,539 new COVID-19 cases, 100 new deaths and 189 new hospitalizations since Monday. This puts Kansas at 252,041 COVID-19 cases, 7,540 hospitalizations, 3,355 statewide deaths and 831,891 negative... Read More.
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Help police find this man

The Ark City police department is trying to locate Micholas K. Bryant. He’s wanted for probation violations – distribute or possession with intent to distribute marijuana and probation violation – interference with a law enforcement officer. He’s 20 years old, 5’8″, 155 pounds, with... Read More.

Holiday means garbage pickup shift

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule next week, due to the closure of all city offices on Monday, January 18th, in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day. All of Monday’s and parts of Tuesday’s routes will be... Read More.
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Food service changes for Ark City schools

Ark City Schools have announced some food service changes taking effect on January 18, 2021. The district’s facebook page says elementary students in Track A may take home free meals each Tuesday while those in Track B may take meals home each Friday. If... Read More.
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Police locate stolen vehicles

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office says local law enforcement authorities have recovered two stolen vehicles, and arrested several people in connection to the thefts. A report says on Monday, officials found a 2014 Dodge Journey in the 100 block of East 13th Avenue in... Read More.

Ark City schools announce food service changes

Ark City Schools have announced some food service change taking effect on January 18, 2021. Elementary students in Track A may take home free meals each Tuesday while those in Track B may take meals home each Friday. If you would like to add... Read More.