This Afternoon
Steady temps in the low 70s under clear skies
6:55am   6:24pm
Lows level off around 37 under clear skies
6:55am   6:24pm
Skies becoming overcast with highs around 66
6:54am   6:25pm

Here's What's Happening

Ark City Man Caught After Chase

An Arkansas City man was arrested Wednesday following an investigation by the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. 25 year old Felipe Maldonado Jr. was taken into custody following a police pursuit from Cowley County and Kay County, Okla. It started after a man... Read More.

Ark City Man Arrested On Sex Charges

The Arkansas City Police Department reports the arrest of an Arkansas City man in connection with alleged juvenile sex crimes that occurred in July. 19 year old Daunte Tipton was arrested on suspicion of aggravated indecent liberties with a child and electronic solicitation of... Read More.

Falletti To Run For Sheriff

On Monday, Cowley County Sheriff Don Read announced that he was not planning to run for reelection next year. Not long after that announcement, David Falletti of Winfield filed to run as a Republican in the 2016 primary race for sheriff. Falletti has a... Read More.

Friday Crash In Ark City Under Investigation

A crash Friday evening near Lover's Lane just south of Arkansas City, brought out emergency responders including Fire and EMS crews, and Cowley County Sheriff deputies. Not a lot of information has been released, but at this time we do know that it... Read More.

Ark City Water Project Scrutinized

A special meeting was held on Friday in Ark City, in which several items related to the construction of the new water treatment plant were postponed. The project is dependent upon an estimated $22 million loan from the Kansas Department of Health and... Read More.

Blood Drives Announced

The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to give blood or volunteer their time. The event kicked off back in 2002 as a way to honor the victims and the heros of September 11th, and since then,... Read More.

Ark City Man Headed To Jail

An Arkansas City man who was arrested back in May, was sentenced in the District Court in Arkansas City on Tuesday morning. Ryan Hobson entered a plea of no contest to one count of possession of marijuana and one count of obstruction in one... Read More.

Arkansas City Man Sentenced On Sex Charges

An Arkansas City man was in court Wednesday morning, where he was sentenced following a plea agreement that was hammered out back in July. Stevie Barnes who has been in custody under a $53,000 bond since his arrest in March, pleaded guilty to one... Read More.

Ark City Commission Meeting Notes

The City Commission of Arkansas City approved a resolution on Tuesday night, that accepts a $33,500 grant from the V.J. Wilkins Memorial Foundation and a master planning agreement with LK Architecture for an amount not to exceed the grant. In October of last... Read More.