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

Cowley Searching For Escaped Inmate

The Cowley County Sheriff's Office says an inmate of the Cowley County Jail escaped Thursday afternoon. 19 year old Candise Cross of Winfield, was released on a court ordered furlough to go to a dentist appointment in Rose Hill. Her mother was given custody... Read More.

NWS Posts Flood Warnings For Texas

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for seven counties in southeastern Texas as the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill makes its way inland. National Hurricane Center Senior Hurricane Specialist Jack Beven says that Tropical Depression Bill will be a serious... Read More.

Fake Checks Surface

Some "funny money" is again showing up in the area. This time, it's not just cash though. Arkansas City Police say two women tried to pass a forged check at a local business recently. The check was written on the account of a couple... Read More.

Waters Rising

Showers have prompted flood warnings in central Kansas, and have had a definite affect on the area. A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the Arkansas River at Arkansas City from Tuesday night until Thursday morning. At 2... Read More.

Lawson Taking City Job

31 year old Andrew Lawson is the managing editor of the The Arkansas City Traveler. But not for long. Beginning next week, Lawson starts his new job with the City of Arkansas City as the public information officer and special projects coordinator. The new... Read More.

Ark City Woman Dodges Bullet With Diversion Agreement

An Arkansas City woman, arrested in January on drug charges has signed an agreement for a diversion through Cowley County District Court in Ark City. 25 year old Danielle Martens was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. She could... Read More.

Waterline Break Causes Big Problems In Ark City

Some big water problems in Ark City, and not all because of the weather either. A water main break in the 500 block of North Summit Stree happened around 8:45 yesterday morning, causing traffic problems for drivers trying to make it through the area.... Read More.

State Workers Jobs Saved… For Now

In the nick of time, state workers in Kansas were saved from a partial government shutdown Saturday after legislators voted unanimously to keep thousands of state workers on the job this week. Meanwhile though, the budget and tax issues haven't yet been resolved. Gov.... Read More.

Archeology Forum Set For Tonight

Visiting archaeologists will present the findings of this week’s study of Native American artifacts in Arkansas City during a public forum tonight. That forum is set for 7 this evening in the president’s dining room at Cowley College’s McAtee Dining Center. The event is... Read More.