Day: December 6, 2017

Arkansas City Rotary Club provides $3,000 grant to middle school library

The Arkansas City Rotary Club recently wrote a grant to purchase $3,000 in STEAM literature for the Arkansas City Middle School library. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Rotary President Dennis Rittle said the overall goal of the project is to advance career awareness in the STEAM […]

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

Becky Reid: Managing stress takes time, but reduces pressure and anxiety

’Tis the season to be jolly … but for some, it is a season of stress. Stress is the way your body responds to experiences and events, and it can be good or bad. Managing stress is important for your health and well-being. Stress can help you to rise to […]

Student Showcase and reception held Dec. 5 at Cowley College

Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room was the place to be Dec. 5 as the room was filled with music, artwork, and writing portfolios as part of the Student Showcase and reception. The event began with a recital by Cowley College’s vocal students. Those in attendance then had a […]

Bank open houses, party at farm highlight Christmas events next week

Two local bank open houses and another appearance by Santa Claus highlight a variety of Christmas-themed events next week. Many of these events were announced recently by various local businesses and nonprofit organizations. The week’s fun will kick off with two appearances from 1:30 to 3 p.m. by Santa at […]

ACFD: Christmas decorations, trees can be leading causes of fire risk

As people put up holiday decorations this Christmas season, the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department offers some holiday safety tips for Ark City residents. With more than 35 years in fire service, Fire Chief Bobby Wolfe has seen many holiday seasons through the years and knows the sadness that can result […]