Month: November 2017

Citizens rally to raise funds for Eastmans after each had leg amputation

Bobbie and Anna Eastman are on the road to recovery following a devastating accident Nov. 5 in Centerton, Arkansas. The Arkansas City couple were on their way back from a weekend trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, when a truck struck the right side of their motorcycle. Both of them were […]

This holiday fudge recipe is a perfect addition to any gift-giving arsenal

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to make delicious Christmas treats. While these treats are not healthy, they are a fairly easy and inexpensive way to make gifts for those in your life. One of the fan-favorite treats that my family makes is our decadent holiday fudge. It is […]

Local fourth-grader Vogele reads essay, flips lights switch at Merry Monday

Fourth-grader Noah Vogele was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Nov. 20 to light the tree in downtown Arkansas City with Santa and Mrs. Claus. He participated in this year’s essay contest, a special opportunity given to one fourth-grader. Vogele’s winning essay won him a ride on a horsedrawn carriage to the […]

College publishes notice of Regnier’s vacancy after secret discussion

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted Nov. 20 to publish notice of the vacancy on the board caused by Sid Regnier’s March 13 resignation. The notice of the vacated seat was printed Nov. 22 in the Cowley CourierTraveler — 254 days after the vacancy originally occurred. The vote to publish […]

Street closures Nov. 30 in Sleeth Addition

Due to construction of the waste line from the new Water Treatment Facility to the Wastewater Treatment Facility, G Street will be closed to through traffic Nov. 30 in Sleeth Addition, between Tyler and Polk avenues. In addition, Tyler Avenue will be closed to through traffic between G and H […]

Angels in the Attic giving back to community through holiday initiatives

Angels in the Attic, a homegrown 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has created several options for those looking to help the less fortunate this holiday season. “There are children right here in Arkansas City who won’t have much of a holiday without some help,” said Christine Tanner, Angels in the Attic board […]

11th annual Cowley College Art Club chili bowl sale to take place Nov. 30

Students in Cowley College’s Art Club are ready to display their work during the 11th annual Art Club chili bowl sale Nov. 30 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Wright Room is inside the Brown Center, located at […]

Power of the Purse awards $22,000 in grants to seven nonprofit groups

Power of the Purse — a women’s giving circle established with Legacy Regional Community Foundation — awarded $22,000 to area nonprofit organizations during a Nov. 27 reception at the foundation office in Winfield. Power of the Purse (POP) awarded seven grants this fall. With those grants, its cumulative giving over […]

The misunderstood brilliance of “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”

I don’t actually remember the first time I watched “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” — I might have been a little too young and it definitely was on VHS. Through the years, I have been stunned by the number of people who have told me that (1) they never have […]

Cowley College Music Department to present Christmas Vespers Concert

Celebrate the holiday season with music by attending Cowley College’s annual Christmas Vespers Concert on Dec. 10! The Cowley College Singers and Cowley College Concert Choir will perform traditional Christmas music. There is no cost to attend the event, which will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Robert Brown Theatre, […]