Early Morning
Lows around 41 under mainly cloudy skies
6:55am   8:01pm
Daytime highs approaching 62 under partly cloudy skies
6:54am   8:02pm
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with lows around 41
6:54am   8:02pm

Here's What's Happening

Arrested After Driving To Court With Drugs

A man from Wichita who had a court date earlier this week in Ark City, probably now wishes he had simply called a cab. 31 year old Joshua Schlecht had more charges piled up against him after he was already facing criminal charges in... Read More.

Vacancy Open Till Noon Tomorrow

Applications for a City Commission of Arkansas City vacancy continue to be accepted until noon tomorrow , when the four remaining commissioners will have a special meeting in the commission room at City Hall to consider the applicants. Depending on how that discussion goes, the... Read More.

Hubbard Behind Bars Now Facing String Of Charges

A man was collared by police following a short pursuit. 22 year old Steven Hubbard fled from officers after crashing his truck at the intersection of Ninth Avenue and Phillips Sheppard Road. Hubbard was taken to the Cowley County Jail and booked... Read More.

Local Newspapers Combining To Become One Entity

Digital media’s growth is having an effect on print media across the country, and that effect is now being felt locally too. Beginning on July first, two local newspapers will join forces, as many other papers have already done nationwide, as they attempt to... Read More.

Trump Defends Military Veterans Donations

When Donald Trump skipped a debate this year, he held a fundraising event for veterans instead… but reporters recently questioned whether the money was actually given to the people who need it. Trump held a news conference on Tuesday, to resolve the issue,... Read More.

Ark City Clinic Changes

Changes are taking place at the Ark City Clinic, including a new administrator and urgent care services. Di Bonifield is the new administrator, following the retirement of Dr. Robert Yoachim, who was a physician in the clinic for 34 years. The clinic also has... Read More.

Giles Quits

Chad Giles has announced that he is resigning from the city commission. Giles, who has been on the commission since 2011, cited work and family as two of the primary reasons he was stepping down. In an emailed press release, Giles said the... Read More.