Day: March 20, 2017

New city department, code review process outlined during work session

A work session for the City Commission of Arkansas City was a standing-room-only event March 17 at City Hall. The study session was called, in part, to discuss the code enforcement process in the city. City Manager Nick Hernandez offered an organizational change as a means of alleviating some of […]

Interviewers needed from community for ACHS mock student interviews

Arkansas City High School students will take part next month in mock interviews for career and life planning classes. To find interviewers, the school is reaching out to community members. On April 5 and April 12, ACHS will conduct mock interviews during seven blocks of time. “(Interviewers must be) a […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center celebrates Campbell, McCorgary

South Central Kansas Medical Center has celebrated two notable retirements within the past month. Phyllis McCorgary retired as the hospital’s medical staff coordinator on Feb. 24, and Jane Campbell retired as director of quality performance and risk management on March 17. The retirees were honored with receptions attended by staff […]

Fifth Thursday Art Crawl returns March 30 with 2017 kickoff event

The first Fifth Thursday Art Crawl of 2017 will take place March 30 and the event will continue on each fifth Thursday this year. “It seems like these days, it’s harder than ever to get people out and about in downtown Ark City,” said Paisley Howerton, one of the event […]

340B pharmacy program to begin April 1 at South Central Kansas Clinic

A prescription discount program that could offer significant out-of-pocket savings to some patients has been approved for implementation at South Central Kansas Clinic. The federal program is called 340B and it has been in place since 2015 at South Central Kansas Medical Center. “Starting April 1, the discount program becomes […]

Falletti describes planned changes in sheriff’s office on March 13 to Rotary

Cowley County Sheriff Dave Falletti spoke to the Arkansas City Rotary Club on Monday/March 13. Falletti was elected last year and sworn in Jan. 9. The former Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent said he plans several changes at the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office, including new markings and internal lights on […]