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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Today
79 63
Rain in the morning.
82%   81%
7:16   7:28
Sat
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

Arkansas City Chamber of Commerce Stepping Down

On Thursday, the Arkansas City Chamber of Commerce announced that CEO, Kammy Downs has resigned in order to accept an art teacher position in Kansas City. Downs gave her two week notice to the Executive Board of Directors and said that she has truly... Read More.

ANOTHER PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT ON HOSPITAL TAX ISSUE

The City Commission of Arkansas City, which also serves as the South Central Kansas Medical Center Board of Trustees, will be host to its fifth town hall meeting on the Health Care Sales Tax proposal at 7 p.m. Thursday at Roosevelt Elementary School, in... Read More.

NEWKIRK MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER

A Newkirk man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman Saturday afternoon in Newkirk. 36 year old Brock Wilkins is now facing a charge of first degree murder. Wilkins is accused of assaulting and killing 53 year old Michelle Gentry... Read More.

FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED IN NEWKIRK DEATH

A Newkirk woman who was assaulted in her home on Saturday afternoon, is now dead. It began around 3 Saturday afternoon, when 911 operators got a call about a woman who had fallen, and was said to have been bleeding and unresponsive on 11th... Read More.

NEW SENIOR HOUSING PLANNED FOR ARK CITY

A new senior housing project is planned for Arkansas City. Red-Wood Development from Joplin, Missouri, has been approved for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, which administers the federal program in Kansas. That clears the way for a 48-unit low-income... Read More.

COWLEY OFFERING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

The Kansas Army National Guard, Pittsburg State University, and Cowley College recently signed an agreement that will provide new opportunities to students. The first two courses in Military Science have been approved by Cowley College’s Academic Affairs, and approved by the Kansas Board of... Read More.

KANSAS FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT GRANTS AVAILABLE NOW

The application period for the 2018 Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant is now open until the grant deadline of October 1st. This year, the grant budget has been doubled to $400,000. Grants issued through the program will cover the costs of safety gear... Read More.

USB Groundbreaking Held In Bartlesville

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week, in recognition of Union State Bank’s newest location. Close to fifty people braved the summer heat to celebrate the beginning of the bank’s construction in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Included among those in attendance was State Senator Julie Daniels,... Read More.