Ark City, KS
70
Light Rain
Feels like 71°.
Humidity: 88% Dew Point: 67°
Clouds: 64% Pressure: 29.96 in
Wind: E 5 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 4:40am
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Fri
79 63
Rain in the morning.
82%   81%
7:16   7:28
Today
73 52
Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
7%   31%
7:17   7:26
Sun
76 55
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
3%   41%
7:18   7:25

Here's What's Happening

WATSON OUT… WITH PRETTY NICE SEVERANCE PACKAGE

Virgil Watson Jr will get a pretty handsome separation package, including six months salary, after leaving his job last week as CEO of South Central Medical Center… that according to the agreement reached by the board of trustees yesterday. Watson served as CEO since... Read More.

NEW FIRE TRUCK ON THE WAY TO ARK CITY

Arkansas City will soon have a new fire truck. The local paper reports that the Ark City Commission this week, unanimously approved the purchase of a 2019 Ferrara heavy-duty rescue pumper from Fire Master Fire Equipment Inc., of Springfield, MO., at a cost not... Read More.

DEPARTMENT OF AG ANNOUNCES DROUGHT ASSISTANCE

The Division of Conservation at the Kansas Department of Agriculture has announced that additional counties are now eligible for funds to assist landowners with their efforts to mitigate the impact of drought. The Livestock Water Supply Financial Assistance Initiative provides financial assistance for livestock... Read More.

TEEN CAR THIEF IN CUSTODY

A 15 year old is now in custody after a search in Winfield over this past weekend by the teen’s mother and law enforcement officers. The teenager…. Kyler Kawik… was first reported missing on Friday, when he was also suspected of stealing a car,... Read More.

1 Dead / 1 Injured In Ark City Crash

One man died, and another man was seriously injured early Sunday morning in a crash on Summit Street in Arkansas City. Police say they clocked the vehicle the two men were in as it headed north through the 1000 block of Summit Street, at... Read More.

Battle Of The Badges This Weekend

Firefighters, police and other law enforcement officers, will face off Saturday night in a dodgeball battle… all set to raise money for cancer support in Cowley County. The doors open for the annual Battle of Badges at 5 tomorrow afternoon, at W.S. Scott Auditorium... Read More.

William Newton Hospital Shows Strong Growth

William Newton Hospital broke ground this week, for a surgical department expansion. The project is the first phase of the hospital’s 10-year, $25 million Second Century Campaign, which will expand hospital facilities in several key areas, including surgery and emergency medicine. According to hospital... Read More.

MORE HOSPITAL TOWN HALLS PLANNED

The City Commission of Arkansas City, which also serves as the South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees, will be host to its eighth town hall on the Health Care Sales Tax proposal at 7 this evening, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post... Read More.