Ark City, KS
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Feels like 51°.
Humidity: 56% Dew Point: 36°
Clouds: 2% Pressure: 30.15 in
Wind: ESE 5 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 12:48am
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Today
67 43
Light rain starting in the afternoon.
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Tue
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Light rain in the morning.
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Wed
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Windy overnight.
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Here's What's Happening

HOSPITAL GRAND OPENING CANCELLED DUE TO HEALTH SCARE

The grand opening celebration for William Newton Hospital’s new surgical wing that had been scheduled to take place Sunday, was canceled due to a suspected case of coronavirus. According to a post on the hospital’s Facebook page, the suspected case is being tested to... Read More.

CREEKSTONE STINK MAY BE UNPLEASANT

Starting Tuesday, residents in north Arkansas City and rural areas to the north may notice an odor as a local meatpacking plant refurbishes its wastewater lagoons. Creekstone Farms Premium Beef LLC on Goff Industrial Park Road, will begin refurbishing its lagoons this week. The maintenance is... Read More.

ONE IN CUSTODY – ONE STILL SOUGHT

A vehicle pursuit turned into a ground search in Arkansas City on Friday, where police nabbed one suspect, but the search continued at last word, for another. The two are accused of stealing a vehicle out of Wichita, and they led police on a... Read More.

JOBS MEAN GOOD NEWS FOR SOME, BAD NEWS FOR OTHERS

Many community colleges in Kansas are struggling with enrollment… or perhaps we should say, “lack of enrollmen.” Cowley College is among them. Back in 2014, Cowley enrolled 2,911 full-time equivalent students. Since then however, enrollment has declined steeply. In 2019, the total was 2,006... Read More.

ARK CITY MAN FACING FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES

An Arkansas City man has been indicted in a federal meth case. 47 year old Keith Goodman is among several people who are now facing federal drug charges in a methamphetamine trafficking case brought about by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas. Goodman faces... Read More.

SHERIFF RELEASES STATEMENT INVOLVING NETTROUER DEATH

Cowley County Sheriff David Falletti’s Office has released a statement, saying the case involving the death of Jacob Nettrouer continues to be investigated, and the sheriff says it was not an officer involved shooting. According to the sheriff’s information, one Deputy was present outside... Read More.

ARK CITY WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

Arkansas City Police arrested a woman on drug charges after a traffic stop near Arkansas City High School. 44 year old Amy Wingert was charged with one felony count each of no drug tax stamp and possession of methamphetamine. She was also charged with... Read More.

ARK CITY MAN FACING FELONY CHARGES

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Ark City man on a weapon charge after a traffic stop. 36 year old Darin Pinion, is facing a felony charge of criminal possession of a firearm. Pinion was also charged with driving under the influence. He... Read More.