High temperatures reach up to 61 under clear skies
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Mainly clear skies with a low of 41
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Bright sunshine with highs around 60
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Here's What's Happening

Cancer Walk Raises Funds

Raising money to support the American Cancer Society, Cowley College’s Relay For Life team recently raised $8,268.92 during an event held at the Agri-Business Building in Arkansas City. With figures still being tabulated, Cowley College is currently the top fundraising team at the event.... Read More.

Good News For Hospital

South Central Kansas Medical Center administrators have received word concerning the hospital's application for Sole Community Hospital status, and the good news is that the application has been approved. The new status will become effective from the date of the approval letter, which was... Read More.

Nigerian Millers Visit Kansas Wheat Fields

A group of Nigerian millers visited the Kansas wheat harvest last week. Marsha Boswell reports...

Shotgun Disturbance In Ark City

Arkansas City Police were called out to a disturbance in the 700 block of North Fourth Street just after 5:30 Friday afternoon. 24 year old Nathanial Thomas of Arkansas City, had allegedly pointed a shotgun at a 24-year-old Arkansas City woman. Thomas... Read More.

Water Survey Seeking Income Information

Water customers in Arkansas City can expect to begin receiving income surveys in the mai. Ark City residents are being asked to complete the one-page survey honestly and return it to the Utility Billing Office at City Hall by July 14. Any information provided... Read More.

Storms Race Through

Thunderstorms accompanied by high winds spawned tornadoes yesterday in the Midwest. National Weather Service Lead Forecaster Bob Oravec (OR'-uh-vec) says that that storm system is heading east today. As for which parts of the country are likeliest to be hit by the storms... Read More.

Wheat Harvest Underway

The Kansas wheat harvest has begun. With more, here's Marsha Boswell...

Lots Of Action In Cowley Court

An Arkansas City man who was arrested June 14, after he allegedly drove away from a residence with a person hanging from the vehicle, who later fell off, was in court for the first time last week. 27 year old Coren Lane Rath made... Read More.

Charges Dropped Against Waugh

Charges against a former Arkansas City resident have been dropped. 60 year old Cynthia Waugh was charged in February 2014 of illegally using a foster daughter’s financial card. Waugh, who now lives in Purcell, had been charged with one felony count of... Read More.

Ark City Man Charged In Burglary

An Arkansas City man has been taken into custody in connection with a residential burglary. 19 year old Brandon Alexander Hamilton was arrested on suspicion of two counts of burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen... Read More.