Author: Jeni McGee

Ark City District Court cases move forward

An Arkansas City man arrested April 26 for aggravated assault made his first appearance April 28 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City via remote video link. Jeffrey Gene Yatsko, 59, remains in custody following the arrest, which resulted in three probation violations. Judge Jim Pringle appointed attorney Rodney […]

New car wash being constructed

Construction has begun on a new car wash near the intersection of Summit Street and Radio Lane. The car wash falls in the Community Improvement District (CID), which was created in 2015 at Summit Plaza and includes both Westlake Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree. The proposal turned in to the […]

City Commission approves additional meetings; voices support for sales tax

The City Commission of Arkansas City approved two additional meetings for the month of May during its May 3 meeting in a 4-0 vote. The first of these is a work session, in which the commission will have the opportunity to discuss city advisory boards and reorganization of meetings timeline […]

Fourth-grade projects presented

USD 470 Board of Education members heard about Roosevelt Elementary School student projects from fourth-grade teacher Randi Whalen during their May 9 meeting. Students at Roosevelt created presentations that covered aspects of the American Revolution. They worked in small groups to create learning modules for their peers. During the course […]