Day: August 4, 2017

Summer projects wrapping up at college; Tiger Enrollment Night is Aug. 8

With the first day of fall semester classes at Cowley College slated to begin Aug. 15, the college has been busy with renovations to its main campus in Arkansas City. Those interested in enrolling for classes will see a new look at the college’s admissions office as the remodeling of […]

Alcohol consumption area moved to tennis courts for this year’s PrairieFest

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 3-0 on Aug. 1 to approve an ordinance allowing the consumption of alcohol at PrairieFest this year. While consumption also has been allowed in years past, there will be a change in where it can occur this year. In years past, beer was […]

Poppy seed chicken casserole feeds many, makes great leftover lunches

Poppy seed chicken is a recipe my aunt brought back with her from her time in Alabama. I am sure it was a Southern dish to begin with, probably born in the kitchen of a mother who needed to cook for a household of growing kids. This hearty meal is […]

Three local churches planning back-to-school events with free supplies

Several local churches are giving back to the community in the next two weeks by helping to provide for students who will start school this month. This weekend, First United Methodist Church will give away shoe vouchers, in cooperation with Walmart. In order to apply, parents must go through the […]

Factory Connection offers discounted brands for back-to-school shopping

Back-to-school clothes shopping is essential for all ages, including Mom and Dad. But finding the right styles can be difficult when store options are limited. Factory Connection offers a wide range of merchandise for reasonable prices. “Regular-priced (items) run (from) $7.99 to $29.99,” said store manager Raven Birmingham. “We don’t […]