This Afternoon
Cloudy skies expected with a high of 55
6:50am   8:04pm
Partly cloudy skies with a low of 34
6:50am   8:04pm
Daytime highs approaching 62 under mainly sunny skies
6:48am   8:05pm

Here's What's Happening

Smith Announces He Is Running For District Judge

Christopher Smith on Monday, officially announced his candidacy for District Court Judge. Smith has served as the County Attorney in the 19th Judicial District since January 2005, and has been the lead prosecutor responsible for the prosecution of all Criminal cases in Cowley... Read More.

Water Meeting Set For Tonight

The City Commission of Arkansas City is set to meet tonight to consider entering into a contract with Walters-Morgan Construction, Inc., of Manhattan, to build a new water treatment facility. The meeting will be at City Hall and is open to the public. If... Read More.

Winfield Jail Escapee Re-Captured

A man from Winfield who escaped on Thursday from the Winfield Correctional Facility, is now back where he belongs... behind bars, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections. 37 year old Bradley Struble was found Saturday night in Arkansas City, after a tip came... Read More.

Fatal Weekend Crash Near Ark City

A two-vehicle crash Sunday on U.S. 166 east of Arkansas City was fatal for a woman from Oklahoma. The Kansas Highway patrol this morning, says it happened yesterday just before noon, when 79 year old Janice Tandarich, driving a Toyota Camry, tried to make... Read More.

New Details Emerge In Connection With Tayler Rock Case

A man who sued Cowley County and the City of Winfield, was given $167,500 in an out-of-court settlement back in 2011. According to the Traveler, Daniel Sterns, who filed the suits back in 2007, has a direct connection with the active wrongful death lawsuit... Read More.

Cowley Burn Ban Lifted

A burn ban in Cowley County has been lifted following Tuesday’s rainfall. However, county officials are still urging you to use caution if you do burn anything outdoors. They say you should only burn when the wind is calm and always have someone present... Read More.

Charges Dropped Against Brandi Cullum

Charges that were being faced by an Arkansas City woman who was arrested last month, have been dropped. 44 year old Brandi Cullum was charged with suspicion of aggravated battery and criminal threat, along with probation violations that included traveling outside of the county... Read More.

Storm Season Prep Underway

Severe weather season here in Kansas is fast approaching, and Arkansas City is preparing for it. Next week is Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week. Ark City will take part in a statewide tornado drill that is set for 6:30 p.m. March 15. However,... Read More.