Author: Press Release

Cowley teacher Cervantes to appear in 33 Variations at Ponca Playhouse

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Students at Cowley College know Marlys Cervantes as the humanities department chair and creative writing instructor. But some might be surprised to learn Cervantes also is an accomplished actress who will appear in the upcoming Ponca Playhouse production of 33 Variations on Nov. 10-12 and Nov. […]

Scholarships presented to top two Queen Alalah candidates at Cowley

The top two finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI, Kyrstyn Kinzie and Brylee Burroughs, recently were presented with scholarships. Kinzie, a Cowley College sophomore who was crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVI on Oct. 27, was awarded a Dorothy Moore Harbaugh (Queen Alalah I) Endowed Scholarship worth $600 and a scholarship on behalf […]

Fall Friday Family Movie Series ends Nov. 3 with Beauty and the Beast

The 2017 Fall Friday Family Movie Series will end at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 in Arkansas City with a Disney movie under the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The 2017 live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, cosponsored by the Optimists and Soroptimists of Arkansas City, is a […]

Sanitation shifts to four-day schedule next week due to Veterans Day

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. Monday’s and Tuesday’s entire routes will […]

Kansas, Oklahoma high schoolers attend Senior Day at Cowley College

High school seniors from Kansas and Oklahoma took part in Cowley College’s Senior Day on Oct. 25 at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City. A total of 285 students and parents took part in the event. Students were given an opportunity to tour the campus, while information was available […]

Cowley College creative writers attend Nimrod Conference for Writers

TULSA — Several Cowley College writers recently attended the Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers, hosted by Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They also toured the John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park and Museum before the conference began. Docent Dewayne Dickens led a tour of Reconciliation […]

Police begin ‘No Valuables November’ initiative to reduce car burglaries

The Arkansas City Police Department is planning an initiative for the month of November called “No Valuables November.” The program will focus on reducing motor vehicle burglaries and thefts by raising awareness in the community that thieves target vehicles based on a few factors. Those factors include: keys left in […]

Reconstruction by Andale, road closure to begin Oct. 30 on North 15th St.

North 15th Street will be closed to through traffic between Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting Oct. 30, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be detoured east at both Radio Lane and Skyline Road. Access will be accommodated to […]

Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners named

The 2017 Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners are: Schools C-4 Elementary School Sacred Heart Catholic School Roosevelt Elementary School Churches Mt. Zion Community Church and Maple Street Baptist West Kansas Avenue Church of God Redeemer Lutheran Church Organizations Early Bird Lions Club Arkansas City High School Wrestling Friends of […]

Southwestern Campus Players to present ‘The Fourposter’ on Oct. 28

WINFIELD — In celebration of the 99th Campus Players season, the Southwestern College theater department will present “The Fourposter” at 8 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. Written by Jan de Hartog in 1951, “The Fourposter” won the Tony Award for best play in 1952. “‘The Fourposter’ […]