Early Morning
Lows around 41 under mainly cloudy skies
6:55am   8:01pm
Daytime highs approaching 62 under partly cloudy skies
6:54am   8:02pm
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with lows around 41
6:54am   8:02pm

Here's What's Happening

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. Appointment is subject to Senate confirmation* State Banking Board The mission of the State Banking Board is to prudently, equitably, ethically, and efficiently administer all of its statutorily delegated powers... Read More.

Governor does not want vaccine passports here

Governor Laura Kelly said this week, she has no interest in COVID-19 vaccine passports for the state. The vaccine passports are a way to verify people’s immunization status. Kelly said, “We will not be issuing those under my authority.” New COVID 19 case numbers... Read More.

Fire crews out on multiple fires

The Ark City Fire-EMS Department has been busy this week. They responded to four separate fires in the last few days. A grass fire caused $9,000 in damages. The cause of that fire was an ember from a previously controlled fire the previous night.... Read More.

New law requires in person learning option for students

Governor Laura Kelly has signed a bill that requires all school districts in the state provide an in-person learning option for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students must be allowed to come to school full-time if that’s their preference. The Governor said this... Read More.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Arkansas City, KS. — Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor recently announced the 2021 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition on the community Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/ArkansasCityPresbyterianManor.   “We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Whitley Stokes, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique... Read More.