Lows level off around 48 under clear skies
7:15am   7:26pm
Bright sunshine with daytime highs approaching 78
7:16am   7:24pm
Wednesday Night
Low of 48 under clear skies
7:16am   7:24pm

Here's What's Happening

Liquor Store Robbed At Gunpoint In Winfield

Winfield Police are on the hunt for a man they say robbed a Winfield liquor store Thursday morning. Police say the guy they are after is about 40 years old, white, with a skinny build, about 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7. He last was seen wearing a... Read More.

Ark City Crime Rate High

A new report just released by the FBI, lists Arkansas City as one of the 10 most dangerous cities in Kansas. The list was compiled using the most recent Federal Bureau of Investigation uniform crime report, and draws on reports of both violent and property... Read More.

Rehab Completed Under Budget At Strother Field

Rehabilitation of the primary runway at Strother Field has been completed through a joint effort by Arkansas City and Winfield, and the Strother Field Commission. The project consisted of milling the existing pavement surface and constructing an asphalt overlay to provide additional pavement strength and... Read More.

Moran Planning Visits

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will visit Winfield and Howard next Thursday, Dec. 18th, as part of his upcoming listening tour. Moran will be in Howard from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. that day at the Cox Building, at the corner of Washington and Wabash, for... Read More.

Ark City Police Are Hiring

The Arkansas City Police Department is hiring. The department is looking for officers who they say, will need to posess high integrity, good decison-making and problem solving skills, and exceptional communication skills. The Ark City Police force is also attempting to diversify its workforce, and... Read More.

Appraisal Updates Forthcoming

On Tuesday, Cowley County commissioners got updates from Cowley County Appraisers of the county’s MIS-GIS department. Starting in the spring and continuing into the fall, about 17 percent of the property in Cowley County - or each property, at least once every six years -... Read More.

Crime Stoppers Hot On The Trail Of Wire Thief

Cowley County Crime Stoppers are hot on the trail of whoever is behind a copper wire theft last month in Winfield that caused a widespread electrical outage. In fact, the wire theft has been named the Cowley County Crime Stoppers Crime of the Month... Read More.

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.