Ark City, KS
57
Clear
Feels like 57°.
Humidity: 92% Dew Point: 55°
Clouds: 28% Pressure: 29.89 in
Wind: NNW 3 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 2:59am
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Today
74 54
Possible light rain until evening.
73%   54%
6:13   8:41
Thu
78 57
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
40%   77%
6:13   8:41
Fri
81 55
Clear throughout the day.
3%   22%
6:12   8:42

Here's What's Happening

AG QUESTIONS LEGALITY OF GOVERNOR’S ORDERS

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office has been asked for its formal legal opinion on whether a state law that authorizes criminal prosecution of Kansans who violate emergency orders issued by the governor is constitutional and enforceable. The attorney general issued a statement, saying... Read More.

HOSPITALS NEED MONETARY TRANSFUSIONS

Revenues at our two local hospitals have fallen off the chart over the past few months after elective procedures weree postponed due to the orders of the governor in response to coronavirus. Now, both area hospitals have been forced to apply for and federal... Read More.

ARK CITY POLICE WARN OF YET ANOTHER SCAM

Arkansas City Police today, warn of recent financial scams conducted by imposters pretending to represent Publishers Clearing House. They say it is more than a local problem, and it has become a national problem… with the imposters taking a great deal of time to... Read More.

HOSPITAL EXPANDS DRIVE UP TESTS

Drive-up testing for COVID-19 at the South Central Kansas Medical Center in Arkansas City over the last couple of days, has gone pretty well according to Marketing Director Trevor Langer, who says the hospital had hoped to do at least 10 tests a day... Read More.

VOTING WILL SEE CHANGES BUT BE SECURE

When voters in Kansas head to the polls, they will find masked election workers seated behind plastic panels, and they will use disposable stylus pens to cast their ballots. The state is receiving $4.6 million in federal aid to prepare for the election, with... Read More.

FORD DONATES TO COWLEY

Ford Motor Company is donating some engines to Cowley College’s automotive programs. Former Cowley College employee Marcus Hicks is now a Ford Regional Technical Talent Placement Specialist. Hicks has announced that the Ford Motor Company is donating two diesel engines to the Cowley College... Read More.

PETITION FAILS

A petition drive aimed at protesting a recent 0.75% mil levy property tax increase by the Cowley College Board of Trustees has fallen short of the required number of signatures. The petition had to be filed within 60 days after the last legal notice... Read More.