Day: April 19, 2017

Cowley College student who perished to be awarded honorary degree

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted unanimously April 17 to award a posthumous degree to former sophomore Garrett Misora. Misora died in a motor vehicle accident late last November. He was attending Cowley College on an ACT Scholarship. He was a Winfield native who graduated from Winfield High School […]

Dunkin’ Donuts truck coming to old KFC location in Arkansas City

Dunkin’ Donuts will appear April 20 in Arkansas City, via truck. This won’t be Dunkin’ Donuts’ first trip to Cowley County, as the truck recently was at a GE Aviation event. “People asked if we would come back and so we thought this would be a good time to try […]

Wilson Park train’s paint removal to commence

City Manager Nick Hernandez shared an update on the Wilson Park train restoration project at the end of a City Commission of Arkansas City meeting April 18. The train has been closed off from the public for several weeks, in preparation for the lead abatement process. Mayor Duane Oestmann asked […]

Winfield woman arrested in connection with identity theft case

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a Winfield female April 13 on multiple counts of theft after a fraudulent check was cashed in Arkansas City. Tekeisha Lashawn Skwiat, 36, was arrested on suspicion of felony counts of forgery and making false information, as well as misdemeanor counts of identity theft […]