Month: June 2017

Three unbeatable ways to beat eggs into delicious French toast recipes

French toast is undeniably one of the sweetest breakfast foods. I am not a huge fan of breakfast foods in general, but this is one of my husband’s favorites. There are many recipes for French toast, each with their own little, unique twist. Today, I’m giving you three from which […]

Arkansas City Farm and Art Market set to move to July 3 due to holiday

The Arkansas City Farm and Art Market will be moving to a Monday night next week due to the Independence Day holiday. The market will be from 4 to 6 p.m. July 3 at the Wilson Park rotunda. The following week, it will return to its regular day and be […]

Kristin Schell shows a new way to build community in The Turquoise Table

Desperate for a way to slow down and connect, Kristin Schell put an ordinary picnic table in her front yard, painted it turquoise, and began inviting friends and neighbors to join her. Life changed in her community and it can change in yours, too. Today, Turquoise Tables are inviting individuals […]

Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to Fourth of July

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices July 3-4 in observance of Independence Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed July 4 for Independence Day. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s […]

Reception held June 22 to honor Reedy Ford, Community National Bank

WINFIELD — The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce and Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Cowley First, held their Business Appreciation Month reception and awards event June 22 at Wheat State Wine Co. The event showcased the chambers’ nominations for the Kansas Department of Commerce Governor’s Award. […]

The easy, informative guide to buying used or refurbished technology items

Buying electronics secondhand long has held a stigma that many electronics users aren’t quite ready to move beyond. There’s no denying that being the first one to use a piece of technology can be satisfying. Even I have some satisfaction from pulling the protective plastic coverings off screens that have not […]

F Street Limb Disposal, Compost Site open extra hours for storm cleanup

Monday night’s thunderstorm resulted in broken and downed branches throughout Arkansas City. To assist with cleanup efforts, the City of Arkansas City is opening the F Street Limb Disposal and Compost Site for extended hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27-29. The limb disposal and compost site will […]

Two recipients of fifth annual Battle of the Badges proceeds announced

The fifth annual Cowley County Battle of the Badges will take place Aug. 19. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. at Cowley College’s W.S. Scott Auditorium, located at 200 W. Fifth Ave. The Battle of the Badges is an annual charity event that pits fire and emergency […]

Ark City Community Band plans jazz concert June 29, patriotic show July 4

The Ark City Community Band will hold the fifth concert of its 146th season at 7:30 p.m. June 29 under the Wilson Park rotunda, located at 701 N. Summit St. This event is free and open to the public. Some park benches are available, but concert-goers may wish to bring […]

Vogel Sawyer’s Grace a wonderfully balanced yet complex historical novel

The Kansas community of Fairland anticipates the arrival of its new minister and in recent months, late in 1882, postmistress Grace Cristler has communicated with Reverend Dille via letters, answering his questions about the little town and developing affection for the man who pens such thoughtful missives. Theophil Garrison grew […]