This Afternoon
Cloudy skies with a high of 55
6:50am   8:04pm
Low of 35 under partly cloudy skies
6:50am   8:04pm
Mainly clear skies and quiet with daytime highs approaching 63
6:48am   8:05pm

Here's What's Happening

Water Survey Seeking Income Information

Water customers in Arkansas City can expect to begin receiving income surveys in the mai. Ark City residents are being asked to complete the one-page survey honestly and return it to the Utility Billing Office at City Hall by July 14. Any information provided... Read More.

Storms Race Through

Thunderstorms accompanied by high winds spawned tornadoes yesterday in the Midwest. National Weather Service Lead Forecaster Bob Oravec (OR'-uh-vec) says that that storm system is heading east today. As for which parts of the country are likeliest to be hit by the storms... Read More.

Wheat Harvest Underway

The Kansas wheat harvest has begun. With more, here's Marsha Boswell...

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.