Day: October 2, 2017

Mammogram special begins at South Central Kansas Medical Center

A report from the American Cancer Society finds that about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. In 2017 alone, an estimated 252,710 women will be diagnosed and an estimated 40,610 will die with invasive breast cancer. At South Central Kansas Medical […]

Mound of Sound Marching Festival returns Oct. 10 to Southwestern

WINFIELD — Southwestern College will be host to the fourth annual Mound of Sound Marching Festival at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Richard L. Jantz Stadium. The event is open to the public and there is no admission charge. “We are very excited to host the Mound of Sound again,” […]

Ark City High School, ACPD practice responses during ALICE intruder drill

Arkansas City Police Department officers were at Arkansas City High School on Sept. 28 to lead teachers through a series of armed intruder drills. The drills served as a refresher to the ALICE training provided by the police department. They offered teachers the opportunity to plan and practice specific responses. […]

Candidate Q&A: Lance Niles — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Lance Niles Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education (BOE) Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Tamara Niles, spouse; children — Natalie Niles, eighth-grader at Arkansas City Middle School, and Will Niles, sixth-grader at Arkansas City Middle School. We also are hosting an exchange student this […]

SCKMC emergency room providers to sponsor Lifesaver of the Month

Medical providers at South Central Kansas Medical Center recently launched a new program to honor staff who assist with the care of the facility’s most critical patients. Providers with Integrity Healthcare Professionals announced the recognition program last week. Integrity Healthcare Professionals partners with the medical center to provide emergency room […]

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ to open Oct. 6 at Southwestern College

WINFIELD — The Southwestern College theater department will present its family-friendly fall production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6-7 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. “Even though the ‘Peter Pan’ characters still are evolving during ‘Peter and the Starcatcher,’ you can […]