Early Morning
Partly cloudy with overnight lows approaching 40
6:51am   6:27pm
Lots of sunshine with highs around 67
6:49am   6:28pm
Sunday Night
Low of 41 under clear skies
6:49am   6:28pm

Here's What's Happening

Lots Of Action In Cowley Court

An Arkansas City man who was arrested June 14, after he allegedly drove away from a residence with a person hanging from the vehicle, who later fell off, was in court for the first time last week. 27 year old Coren Lane Rath made... Read More.

Charges Dropped Against Waugh

Charges against a former Arkansas City resident have been dropped. 60 year old Cynthia Waugh was charged in February 2014 of illegally using a foster daughter’s financial card. Waugh, who now lives in Purcell, had been charged with one felony count of... Read More.

Ark City Man Charged In Burglary

An Arkansas City man has been taken into custody in connection with a residential burglary. 19 year old Brandon Alexander Hamilton was arrested on suspicion of two counts of burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen... Read More.

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.