Ark City, KS
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Today
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Here's What's Happening

WALNUT VALLEY FESTIVAL STILL ON AS PLANNED

Organizers of the Walnut Valley Festival have announced that they are proceeding with plans to host the 49th annual gathering of acoustic music lovers from around the world in September. Staff at Walnut Valley Association say they are closely following the situation with regard... Read More.

GOOD NEWS FOR COWLEY COUNTY

Good news in Cowley County…. for now anyway and we will take that… as no confirmed cases of coronavirus have turned up yet. According to the county health department, as of Tuesday afternoon, 12 people have been tested, and 4 of those tests have... Read More.

KELLY SAYS NO DISCONNECTS FOR NONPAYMENT UNTIL APRIL 15TH

Citing emergency declarations by Governor Laura Kelly, President Donald Trump and the World Health Organization, the Kansas Corporation Commission used its emergency powers to issue an order suspending utility disconnects for nonpayment until April 15. The action will offer relief to those experiencing potential... Read More.

KAY COUNTY CONFIRMS SECOND CASE OF CORONAVIRUS

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has confirmed the second case of coronavirus in Kay County, Oklahoma, but no other details about it were provided. Both Newkirk and Ponca City made emergency declarations in the past three days and took actions to limit the... Read More.

GOVERNOR SAYS SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

On Tuesday, Governor Laura Kelly announced all accredited schools will close for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year in response to COVID-19. In making that announcement, the Governor said that officials know that closing our schools causes significant challenges to Kansas families. Though... Read More.

Cowley County Closing Offices for Public Access

Winfield, KAN (March 16, 2020) - Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Cowley County will limit citizen access to certain governmental offices within the three main campuses. Cowley County is dedicated to serving the community and will continue to provide essential services while keeping the safety... Read More.

ARK CITY PREPS FOR COVID-19

Arkansas City is taking proactive steps to combat and limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic locally. Effective today, the following City facilities will be closed to the public… The Agri-Business Building; Cleo Graves Memorial Hogan; Northwest Community Center; Senior Citizens Center; 3 recycling... Read More.

CORONAVIRUS HITS CLOSE TO PONCA CITY

Ponca City Mayor, Homer Nicholson, signed a Disaster Emergency Proclamation on Sunday, after a resident of Kay County was diagnosed and potentially spread COVID-19 in Ponca City, with potential to spread illness to the general public. City staff will continue to be in contact... Read More.