Day: October 6, 2017

Fall Cleanup Week is Oct. 9-13 in Ark City; volunteers needed Oct. 14

The City of Arkansas City will conduct its annual Fall Cleanup Week refuse collection event next week throughout the city, in conjunction with normal pickup. Fall Cleanup Week will culminate in a special Fall Cleanup Day event starting at 8 a.m. Oct. 14. This event will be a perfect opportunity […]

100-plus Cowley students take part in Health and Human Services Day

Students interested in pursuing a career in Allied Health, cosmetology, criminal justice, education, EMS or related fields attended Cowley College’s Health and Human Services Day on Oct. 4 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. More than 100 students and around a dozen vendors attended at the event. This year, […]

Boxing duo competes to reach U.S. Olympic Trials after long journey

Boxing is not a sport often associated with Cowley County, but for the past 10 years, there has been an entire gym full of boxers in Winfield. Two boxers who train at Team Punisher Boxing Gym are heading to the final qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials this month. […]

Cowley’s Emily Lundblom named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Cowley College’s Emily Lundblom, of Mulvane, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members to defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate’s […]

Ark City Daily Bytes, chamber candidates forum is Oct. 10 at senior center

Ark City Daily Bytes and the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to host a forum for local political candidates Oct. 10 at the Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center. The forum will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The senior center is […]

Cowley College music department to conduct fall concert on Oct. 10

The Cowley College music department will hold its first concert for the 2017-18 season at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Robert Brown Theatre. The concert choir, CC Singers, concert band and jazz band all will perform as part of the program. The Cowley College bands will begin with a […]

Candidate Q&A: Jay Warren — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Jay Warren Position you are running for: City Commission of Arkansas City Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Nancy. Son, Chris, who works in management at the Kellogg plant in Kansas City. He has three children, Ashlyn, Jocelyn and Gavin. Daughter, Dru, who is a teacher and school […]

City Commission annexes, rezones property for new KanPak warehouse

The City Commission of Arkansas City approved two items during its Oct. 3 meeting that will allow KanPak to move forward with a multi-million-dollar distribution warehouse facility in Goff Industrial Park. Both items were recommended last month by the Arkansas City Planning Commission. The first action the commissioners took annexed […]