This Afternoon
Highs level off around 51 under clear skies
7:17am   5:12pm
Clear skies with lows around 33
7:17am   5:12pm
Mainly sunny skies with highs around 60
7:18am   5:12pm

Here's What's Happening

City Attorney Agreement To Be Unveiled Tonight

In Arkansas City, tonight the commissioners will hear a first reading of a resolution to renew a professional services agreement between the City and City Attorney Tamara Niles. That will take place tonight at 5:30 at the meeting that is scheduled to be held... Read More.

Religious Freedom Suit Dismissed

On Tuesday, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging that science standards for Kansas public schools promote atheism, and violate the religious freedoms of students and parents. The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree, in his ruling yesterday, found that a... Read More.

Will Tatum Is Back With Cowley Sheriff’s Office

Former Burden police chief Will Tatum has resigned, and is now back at work for the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol deputy. Cowley County Sheriff Don Read told the media that Tatum knows the community and knows local people, and he is thrilled... Read More.

4 Arrested On Drug Charges Named

A two month investigation into drug sales in our area, resulted in the arrests last week of four people on drug charges. Ark City Police say 29 year old Victoria Goree of Arkansas City; 24 year old Corie Bruton of Arkansas City; 22 year old... Read More.

Winfield Woman Arrested For Failure To Report Prostitute

A Winfield woman is in trouble for failing to report that a 17-year-old girl was working as a prostitute. 25 year old Brittany Morris pleaded guilty to one count of misprision of a felony. Morris admitted yesterday to federal investigators, that she got a call... Read More.

Gas prices down

This is a big holiday travel week, and so we're watching gas prices closely. puts the statewide average at $2.67 a gallon, which is down about 8 cents in the last week, and it's down 28 cents a gallon in the last month.... Read More.

Ark City Drug Arrests

Two men from Arkansas City men were arrested early Sunday morning on drug charges. Ark City Police say 37 year old Jimmy Mills, Jr is behind bars today, charged with suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. He's being held in the... Read More.

Tax Assistance Volunteers Needed

The holidays are approaching, and that means tax season isn't far behind. Volunteers are needed in Cowley County by community organizations that partner with the Internal Revenue Service to provide free face-to-face tax preparation and electronic filing for qualified taxpayers. According to the IRS, the Volunteer... Read More.

Furture Of Water Talked

Last week, several local businesses hosted a “Future of Water in Kansas” meeting at Cowley College’s Wright Room. The meeting featured two keynote speakers... Tracy Streeter, who is the director of the Kansas Water Office, and Jackie McClaskey, the secretary of the Kansas Department of... Read More.