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Here's What's Happening

Coon Gets 122 Months Behind Bars

A Winfield man who is already behind bars in the Sedgwick County Jail, has now been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. 26 year old Zach Coon was handed... Read More.

New Hospital Chief Selected

The South Central Kansas Medical Center has a new chief executive officer. The Board of Trustees has announced the choice of Arkansas City native Virgil Watson Jr. to replace Steve Perkins, effective Jan. 5th. The appointment of Watson was approved unanimously by the Board... Read More.

Ark City Police Nab Man After High Speed Chase

An Arkansas City man was arrested Friday after stealing a car, leading police on a chase and then wrecking the car. Ark City Police say 29 year old Jason Brumley was finally nabbed at a home. He was arrested on suspicion of robbery, aggravated burglary, two... Read More.

Winfield Man Finally Caught After Police Chase

A Winfield man who police say was wanted on an active warrant was arrested Thursday following a foot chase through several people's yards. The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office reports that 27 year old Cody DeWayne Walker was told to stop by an officer. Walker was... Read More.

Meriman To Exit

Dick Merriman, president of Southwestern College since 1998, will be leaving Winfield at the end of this academic year to become president of the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. Merriman’s appointment as president of Mount Union was announced Thursday. During his service... Read More.

Ark City Shines In Survey

A new survey puts Arkansas City in the list of the top 10 cities for young families in the state of Kansas. describes itself as a one-stop shop for advice on financial matters, from investing to smart shopping tips or how to choose a... Read More.

Tire Slashing Investigation Continuing

In Winfield, the investigation into some 30 vehicles that had tires slashed since before Thanksgiving is ongoing. Police say during Thanksgiving week alone, 20 vehicles were reported to have had tires slashed. Winfield Police said in the last week, however, there have not been any... Read More.

Governor’s Cuts Questioned

According to information released Thursday by a non-partisan legislative research group, Governor Sam Brownback’s plan for eliminating a projected $279 million shortfall in Kansas’ current budget will simply shove most of the problem into next fiscal year. The governor’s plan for preventing a deficit in... Read More.

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.