Author: Press Release

Hydrant flushing proceeds at A Street, Fifth Avenue

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding in east-central Arkansas City starting this week. The Environmental Services Division will begin flushing Section 5 — which includes all fire hydrants in the area of A Street and Fifth Avenue, north to Kansas […]

Woman arrested for mistreatment of dependent adult, criminal use of card

A Burden woman was arrested June 7 by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with the mistreatment of elders and the theft of nine firearms. Mary Elizabeth English, 38, was arrested on suspicion of felony theft, possession of drug-use paraphernalia and six counts of criminal use of a financial […]

Etzanoa field class to take place

The public is invited to participate in an archaeological field class next week in an area of northeastern Arkansas City that archaeologists say was part of a 17th-century community of Native Americans. Cowley College social science instructor Meredith Mahoney said June 9 that members of the public who are interested […]

Scholarship in honor of Jim, Verna Zang to be offered this fall

Cowley College President Dennis Rittle and his wife, Christy, have made their final contribution to establish an endowed scholarship that will begin being offered this fall for a full-time student majoring in an educational field of study. The scholarship honors Christy Rittle’s parents, Jim and Verna Zang, for their tireless […]

Law Enforcement for June 1

Arkansas City Police Department Officers and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1617 N. Summit St. for a report of a wanted man staying at America’s Best Value Inn. Felipe Enriquez Cabrales Jr., 27, of Arkansas City, was arrested on a Cowley County District Court warrant for failure to […]

Odle places ninth at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Former Cowley College standout Damien Odle placed ninth in the javelin while competing at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. He was there representing Wichita State University. Odle, who was the NJCAA Division I 2015 outdoor national champion in the javelin, had a throw […]

Cowley Press media staff attend editors’ retreat

Former members of The Cowley Press recently accompanied nine members of the current media staff on an editors’ retreat in Warsaw, Mo. The current members of the media staff came together to learn how to work as a team. Previous photo editor and 2010 graduate Carly Budd, with the help […]

June 10 movie doubleheader planned at Paris Park Pool

After a two-week hiatus due to weather postponement and the PrairieFest concert, the 2016 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series is back this week in a big way. The movies will resume in June with a special doubleheader movie event June 10 at Paris Park Pool, 600 W. Fifth Ave. Admission […]

Arkansas City Community Band to perform June 9

The Arkansas City Community Band will hold the second concert of its 145th season at 7:30 p.m. June 9 under the Wilson Park rotunda. The concert is free and open to the public. Several park benches are available, but concert-goers may wish to bring their own lawn chairs for comfort. […]

ACPD announces DARE Camp dates for 2016

The Arkansas City Police Department has announced DARE Camp times for this summer. The free camp will be from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 8-12 at Camp Horizon. Applications for this camp can be found at the Arkansas City Police Department, 117 W. Central Ave. They are due no […]