Author: Jeni McGee

Pink Heals tour to return to Ark City

The “Pink Heals” tour is returning to Arkansas City on June 4. Cowley Health Assistance Resource Group (CHARG), a local nonprofit, is hosting a “pull for the cure” event with Pink Heals in Wilson Park. CHARG is an organization that attempts to provide assistance and hope to Cowley County cancer […]

Several events planned for Memorial Day

Several local events will be held May 30 on Memorial Day, established to honor those who gave their lives in defense of the country. Mt. Zion Church and Hope Cemetery will be host to a full service beginning at 10 a.m. The service will include special music, a reading of […]

Chase suspect makes first court appearance

A man arrested for drug and firearms charges, following a chase by local law enforcement, made his first appearance May 26 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City. Sage Breeze Martin, 32, of Arkansas City, has been in the Cowley County Jail since May 17 and is being held […]

Giles resigns from City Commission

Commissioner Chad Giles has tendered his resignation from the City Commission of Arkansas City as of May 25. “I do not take this decision lightly as I truly love this town and am honored to have served on the Commission,” Giles said in an e-mail to City Manager Nick Hernandez. […]

1025 to sponsor new ‘Outdoor Market’

Arkansas City will be host to an outdoor market next month at Wilson Park, courtesy of 1025 The River. Two 1025 employees, Kelly Dillner and Suvanah Perdue, spoke with great enthusiasm about the event in an interview May 24. “We are so, so excited,” Dillner said. The market will be […]

‘Eureka’ not a must-see, but fun

It has been several months since my husband and I embarked upon a journey through the old Syfy Channel show called “Eureka.” As it turns out, even though I am a geek, I am not overly fond of most Syfy productions. Most of them are cheesy, subpar examples of what […]