This Afternoon
Cloudy skies with a high of 55
6:50am   8:04pm
Low of 35 under partly cloudy skies
6:50am   8:04pm
Mainly clear skies and quiet with daytime highs approaching 63
6:48am   8:05pm

Here's What's Happening

Alleged “Lewd” Man Arrested

A Geuda Springs man has been arrested by Arkansas City Police, after allegedly committing lewd acts within view of two Arkansas City girls. 46 year old Edwin White Jr. is now facing two counts of felony lewd and lascivious behavior to a child younger than... Read More.

Oklahoma Man Jailed For Child Abandonment

A man from Newkirk, Oklahoma was arrested by Arkansas City Police. 46 year old Jeffrey Balthrop, 46, was charged with suspicion of endangering a child. He was locked up in the Cowley County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bond, which reportedly has been... Read More.

Arkansas City Couple Jailed

An Arkansas City couple was arrested late last week, following a car chase that ended in a collision that then led to a foot chase and the discovery of illegal drugs. 37 year old Jennifer Dorman was charged with suspicion of failure to... Read More.

Flushing Begins Today In Ark City

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding in northwest Arkansas City beginning today. The Environmental Services Division was set to begin flushing Section 7 — which includes all fire hydrants in the area of First... Read More.

Dexter BBQ Set For Saturday

The annual Dexter BBQ is tomorrow morning, being held in conjunction with city-wide garage sales and a Trash-to-Treasure Flea Market which will be held at the Senior Center. Tomorrow morning at 7:30, a 5K and 2M Fun Run will wind through town. If... Read More.

Medicaid Cuts Could Be Painful To Local Hospitals

State Medicaid cuts went into effect July first, and some local healthcare providers are feeling the effects already. The cuts were part of a reduction in state spending signed by Governor Sam Brownback back in May… aimed at a $97 Million cut in spending.... Read More.

Wichita Men Arrested In Ark City

Drug charges now face two Wichita men who were arrested by Arkansas City Police. One of them was wanted for a parole violation. 54 year old Billy Brumley and 64 year old Martin Luther Harris were nabbed in the parking lot of Casey’s General... Read More.

Wheat Fields Are Soggy

Marsha Boswell is back today, with the latest from the soggy wheat fields… Source: VNC NewsPowered by WPeMatico

Police Looking Into Ark City Shootings

Arkansas City Police are investigating the illegal discharge of a firearm in a densely populated area over this past holiday weekend, which caused property damage. Multiple reports of gunshots in Ark City indicated that someone was firing rounds into or around unoccupied vehicles in... Read More.