Day: March 8, 2017

City commissioners purchase protective equipment for fire-EMS department

The City Commission of Arkansas City approved the purchase of protective equipment for the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department on March 7/Tuesday night. Fire Chief Bobby Wolfe said much of the current equipment used by the fire-EMS department is reaching its maximum life expectancy. The protective suits used by the department […]

Ark City Arts plans annual meeting, celebration March 9 at Burford Theatre

The annual meeting and celebration of the Arkansas City Area Arts Council will be at 6 p.m. March 9 at the V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre. The event will begin with cocktails and social time from 6 to 6:45 p.m., followed by the election […]

Deadline to register to vote in April 11 special election is March 21

Voter registration for the special election scheduled for April 11 must be completed on or before March 21. This special election is to elect the Fourth Congressional District representative to the U.S. House. Mike Pompeo was re-elected to the position last November, but subsequently chosen by President Donald Trump to […]

Check out this list of my most anticipated March 2017 releases

A new month means there are a ton of new releases being published. Here is a list of my most anticipated books being released in March. Some of these already are out, but most are being released in the upcoming weeks. Already released β€˜In Farleigh Field,’ by Rhys Bowen World […]

Discover NASA exhibit at Winfield Public Library to be host to free concert

WINFIELD β€” Students from the Community Music School will perform space music from 2 to 3 p.m. March 12 at the Winfield Public Library. The performance is in conjunction with the national traveling exhibition Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space. This concert is free and open to the […]

New keyboard, touchpad device solves media PC control issues nicely

My husband and I gave up on traditional means of entertainment a long time ago β€” and with cable went the traditional television. Our current setup is a media PC-based system. In addition to the media PC, we have a projector and screen, as well as six speakers. But the […]

Ark City Lions Club chili supper will be March 11 at Agri-Business Building

The Arkansas City Lions Club will be host to its annual chili supper from 5 to 7 p.m. March 11. The proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for community service. Among the offerings will be chili, vegetable stew, Frito chili pies, dessert and drinks. Adult tickets are being sold […]