Day: April 20, 2017

Fortner resigns as Cowley County Emergency Communications director

Cowley County Emergency Communications (CCEC) Director Carl Fortner no longer is employed by the county after he tendered his resignation Thursday, according to County Administrator Lucas Goff. “The Emergency Communications Department provides a valuable service for the citizens and response agencies of the communities, and Cowley County is dedicated to […]

Third annual Bobby Estus Memorial Bike Ride gears up May 27

The third annual Bobby Estus Memorial Bike Ride will be May 27. This year, the ride will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Paris Park and participants will ride or walk to Veterans Memorial Lake in Arkansas City. Strollers and wagons are welcome, but organizers ask that no pets be in […]

Former SC academic dean Nichols to sign latest book April 27 at college

WINFIELD — The history department at Southwestern College will be host to a book event with local author David Nichols at 7 p.m. April 27 in Deets Memorial Library. Admission is free and the public is invited. Light refreshments will be served, and copies of the Nichols’ “Ike and McCarthy” […]

Lowell Elementary School plans scramble golf tournament as fundraiser

WINFIELD — Lowell Elementary School will be host to a four-person scramble golf tournament April 22 at the Winfield Country Club. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to purchase technological and sensory equipment for the classroom, as well as to help with field trips, assemblies and educational […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center birthing praised by March of Dimes

South Central Kansas Medical Center’s family birthing center has received special recognition from the March of Dimes for reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy. The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. “We’re proud […]

South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary volunteers recognized

The South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary annual awards luncheon was held April 11. The event recognizes members who have shown an outstanding commitment to the hospital throughout the past year. With more than 50 active members, the organization provided a substantial impact to the hospital in 2016. SCKMC Board […]

Regnier honored for 43 years of service to Cowley College at board meeting

The Cowley College Board of Trustees recognized former board member Sid Regnier during its regular meeting April 17. Regnier resigned his position on the college board of trustees at the end of the March meeting. He was involved at the college for 43 years. “I’ve enjoyed it, I really have. […]