Day: April 13, 2017

Arkansas City High School sophomore Alexis Van Dyke earns silver medal

Arkansas City High School sophomore Alexis Van Dyke recently was honored with a Scholastic Art and Writing Awards silver medal for her drawing, “Do Not Touch Me.” Since 1923, the Scholastic Awards have recognized creative teenagers from across the country. By receiving a Scholastic Art and Writing Award, Van Dyke […]

Ark City Police Department shows well in Oklahoma’s Thin Blue Line 5K

Several officers of the Arkansas City Police Department participated April 8 in the Thin Blue Line 5K in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The “thin blue line” is an internationally recognized symbol that commemorates fallen and shows support for living law enforcement officers, as well as symbolizes the relationship of law enforcement officers […]

Sturd, Judd return home to participate in ACHS Jazz Band concert April 17

Arkansas City native and Nashville, Tennessee-based professional percussionist Michael Sturd will make a special appearance as a guest artist with the Arkansas City High School Jazz Band. This appearance will take place during a jazz concert at 7 p.m. April 17 in the ACHS auditorium. The concert is free and […]

ACMS, Frances Willard two of 76 Kansas schools to earn Challenge Awards

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 76 Kansas schools as recipients of the 2016 Challenge Awards — and Arkansas City Middle School and Frances Willard Elementary School are among them. The awards recognize Kansas schools that are making a notable difference in student achievement, despite facing […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center asks for survivors’ letters of support

South Central Kansas Medical Center is attempting to upgrade its mammography equipment with a state-of-the art 3-D scanning unit. “We are hoping to accomplish this by applying for a grant, which would allow us to offer tax credits for 70 percent of any donations received for this project,” said Clayton […]

Death of Microsoft’s Windows Vista operating system long overdue

Support for Windows Vista has officially ended … and most of us wonder why it took so long. Vista came out right after Windows XP, but it never was the operating system Microsoft intended it to be. Vista was released in 2006, to be followed by Windows 7 in 2009. […]