Afternoon fire at GE plant extinguished by Ark City, Winfield firefighters

The Arkansas City and Winfield fire-EMS departments, and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office, responded Thursday/Sept. 22 to a structure fire at the General Electric plant located in Strother Field. The fire began at 12:44 p.m. in Building 5, according to police scanner reports. Winfield Fire-EMS was the first to arrive […]

Britt’s Sports Bar and Grill set to open Oct. 1 in Redwood Village

Arkansas City will have a brand-new place to kick back and watch a football game this fall. “I’ve been working on a huge project for a couple of months now and I can finally announce that I am opening up a Sports Bar and Grill here in town,” Brittany Dunlap […]

Roundup of Last Run Car Show weekend events offered

Here is a handy roundup of all the Last Run Car Show events taking place this weekend: Friday, Sept. 23 Registration and Setup Registration for the Last Run Car Show is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. Cost is $25 per […]

Last Run Car Show weekend chock-full of exciting events for drivers, ladies

With the first day of fall on Thursday and cooler weather, it is time for the Last Run Car Show weekend. AC Tumbleweeds will sponsor the 41st annual Last Run Car Show on Sept. 23-25. Car Show events will begin Friday at the Agri-Business Building at 712 W. Washington Ave. […]

Rec Center seeks merchants, organizations for Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31

The Arkansas City Recreation Center is looking for merchants and nonprofit organizations to provide booths for this year’s Trunk or Treat event. Trick or Treat Night is scheduled for Oct. 31 this year. While it normally is held on Halloween, it has been moved in the past due to Arkalalah […]

Welcome reception to be held this week for new chamber CEO Downs

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will be host to a meet-and-greet reception for its new CEO, Kammy Kennelley-Downs, this week. The event, dubbed “Fall into the Chamber,” will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the chamber building, located at 106 S. Summit St. Light refreshments […]

Cowley College to host chamber coffee Sept. 22 in Winfield

Allied Health Department chair Chris Cannon and other Cowley College employees will join Harold Arnett, vice president for academic affairs, in hosting a chamber coffee at 10 a.m. Thursday/Sept. 22 at the Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 123 E. Ninth Ave. Cowley College operates its paramedic, EMT and other health […]

Mid-Continent Financial to host free document shredding event Sept. 21

Mid-Continent Financial LLC will be host to a free document shredding event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21. The company, which offers financial services, also is offering a fee hot dog lunch. There are some documents that should be kept indefinitely, such as trusts, deeds, auto titles, wills, […]

Big-N-Smalls BBQ closing physical location, moving to food truck

This weekend will mark the last time Big-N-Smalls BBQ will be open at its current location, 1438 N. Summit St. “Our brick and mortar restaurant building is closing this month and we are moving in a new direction, going into full-time catering and mobile concessions,” owner Lacey Clark said in […]

Steamy Joe to celebrate first anniversary Sept. 19 with extended hours

In an effort to be more accessible to its growing number of customers, Steamy Joe soon will extend its hours of operation. The coffee shop will continue to open at 7 a.m., but now will stay open until 8 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. The new hours will begin Sept. […]