This Afternoon
Mainly clear with highs around 79
7:13am   7:29pm
Mainly clear skies with overnight lows approaching 54
7:13am   7:29pm
Highs level off around 80 under mainly sunny skies
7:14am   7:28pm

Here's What's Happening

Two Teens Die In Violent Crash

Two teenagers from Howard died late Tuesday night in a violent crash that happened just 3 miles north of Howard. A passenger in the vehicle was also hurt, and flown to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. The crash happened when the driver, 16 year... Read More.

More Texas Storms

In suburban Houston, Texas, rains have sent the San Jacinto River above flood stage, and if residents haven't already evacuated, they could be stranded in their homes for several days. While deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas have tapered off, several cities still face possible... Read More.

Flood Waters Rising

River flooding locally is expected to continue today, with the river at Arkansas City expected to crest sometime later today. However, the National Weather Service in Wichita warns that it's not over yet. There is even more rain in this week's forecast, and experts... Read More.

Memorial Day Events In Ark City Listed

Lots of things are going on today to help to commemorate Memorial Day in Arkansas City. The theme this year is "We Must Not Forget”. The Veterans of Foreign Wars will have a special service at 10 a.m. at the Spencer-Ralston grave at... Read More.

Brown Preliminary Hearing Date Set

A man accused of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault and criminal possession of a firearm by a felon appeared Wednesday morning in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City. 33 year old Aaron “Big A” Brown of Arkansas City, through his attorney, requested that... Read More.

Cowley Media Club Tours Denver

Members of Cowley College’s Media Club did a PowerPoint presentation at the regular monthly meeting of the Cowley College Board of Trustees held this week, which showed off their recent trip to Denver. The Traveler reports that media Club sponsors Meg Smith and Adam... Read More.

No Smoking At The State Fair

Starting with next year's Kansas state fair, smokers will be required to use designated smoking areas on the fairgrounds. Currently smoking is allowed everywhere but inside buildings and in grandstand seating. The state fair board narrowly approved the change after a lengthy debate yesterday.

Click It Or Ticket

Drivers... watch for increased police traffic on Arkansas City streets now through May 31. Arkansas City Police are joining almost 150 other law enforcement agencies across the state, in aggressively enforcing Kansas' occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the 2015... Read More.

Cowley Trustees Meet

The Cowley College Board of Trustees met Monday night. It seems that most everyone is very passionate about the Agri-Business building. But according to printed reports today, there were also some underlying concerns expressed about the future of a building that sits at 712... Read More.