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McDonald’s awards International Sewing Month prize to Chamberlain

McDonald’s Sewing and Vacuum announced in a recent news release that Nance Chamberlain is a prize winner for its International Sewing Month celebration. She won an RNK bundle package, which includes stabilizers, battings and tools from Alex Anderson’s Quilter’s Select. Chamberlain registered for the prize drawing during McDonald’s International Sewing […]

KanPak starts new 200,000-square-foot warehouse, distribution facility

KanPak U.S., a leading supplier of beverages and desserts using aseptic processing technology, recently announced the development of a new 200,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility in Goff Industrial Park in north Arkansas City. The state-of-the-art facility is expected to open in the third quarter of 2018. The new $10.3 million […]

Fuentes named December Student of the Month at Cowley College

Despite working 40 hours a week and taking 23 credit-hours this semester at Cowley College, Edgar Fuentes somehow manages to find time to be an involved student at the main campus in Arkansas City and maintain a 4.0 grade-point average. The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) president and Student Ambassador was […]

Belindo puts ‘RN’ in Santa Run; Brandt named SCKMC employee of month

South Central Kansas Medical Center staff and family joined together recently to compete in the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas in the City Santa Run. The 5K run took place on Dec. 2 through downtown Ark City, and ended with hot chocolate and Christmas cookies for all of […]

Celebrate hand-washing for the holidays on national awareness week

With the rush of the holidays, end-of-the-year excitement and turn in the weather, it’s easy to become run down and exhausted — perfect conditions for illness to take hold. When one’s system is compromised, it’s extra important to stay healthy by avoiding germs, and the best way to do that […]

Applied Voice students take part in voice recital; Vespers set for Dec. 10

Cowley College students who enrolled in Applied Voice lessons finished off the semester by performing in a voice recital Dec. 7 at First Presbyterian Church in Arkansas City. Half of the Applied Voice students were featured in a recital at Cowley College’s Student Showcase earlier in the week and the other half […]

Ark City resident Ayala arrested Dec. 8 for aggravated assault with pistol

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man early Dec. 8 after he allegedly threatened a female with a handgun. Jose DeJesus Ayala, 37, was arrested on suspicion of felony aggravated assault, as well as disorderly conduct and violation of a protective order, both of which are misdemeanors. […]

Arkansas City driver cited for inattentive driving Dec. 6 after striking child

The Arkansas City Police Department cited an Arkansas City driver Dec. 6 after she struck a 4-year-old child with her vehicle, causing injury. Ginda Alexander, 28, was cited for inattentive driving. She was driving a black 2004 Ford SUV. The Arkansas City Fire-EMS and Police departments responded at 3:30 p.m. […]

Goossen to speak to W4K-CC about Kansas economy Dec. 9 in Winfield

WINFIELD — Women for Kansas-Cowley County (W4K-CC) will hold its December meetup from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 9 at the Winfield High School cafeteria, located at 300 Viking Blvd. The event, which is co-sponsored by Save our Schools, is free and open to the public. Duane Goossen, senior fellow […]