Business

RCB Bank to host customer appreciation event Sept. 8

RCB Bank will be host to a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8. Customers are welcome to stop by 2019 N. Summit St. for a free hot dog lunch. Attendees are eligible for free giveaways as well. No signup is necessary.

More than 18 rare stone arch bridges can be found in Cowley County

Visitors to Cowley County are welcome to visit the historic bridges of the area, including many rural stone arch bridges. There are approximately 1,700 stone arch bridges remaining in the United States, and more than 18 of them are right here in Cowley County. When seeking these bridges, keep in […]

Wheat State Winery seeks harvest volunteers, offers concert

Wheat State Winery is asking for volunteers to help with this year’s grape harvest. The winery is hoping for 25 people to help from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 3. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt, lunch and wine. The owners ask that those wanting to participate in the […]

Factory Connection celebrates three years of special orders, donations

Factory Connection has been in Arkansas City for more than three years. “I’d like to thank everyone who keeps us open and continues to support us as a community,” said store manager Raven Birmingham. The clothing store, located at 2135 N. Summit St., changes constantly as new inventory arrives five […]

Apple fans abuzz about possible loss of headphone jack in iPhone 7

As with every previous release of the iPhone, the anticipated release of the iPhone 7 has caused a stir with loyal users. There have been rumors of design changes for many months, including the elimination of the headphone jack. There have been several online sources that have demonstrated this change […]

Russells work to make The Red Door a décor, photography reality

A local storefront soon will be home to The Red Door, a brand-new home décor store and photography studio. Calley Russell and her husband, JD, are hard at work designing the new floor space at 2121 N. Summit St. “The atmosphere was right to birth this business,” Calley Russell said […]

Chamber of commerce announces coffee lineup for September

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its initial lineup of ambassadors coffees for September. Coffees are at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. Upcoming coffees include: Sept. 1 — Steamy Joe, 216 W. Central Ave. Sept. 8 — Christmas in the City, 106 S. Summit St. Sept. 15 — […]

Golden State Foods Foundation provides services to those in need

Nearly three years ago, Golden State Foods (GSF) recently purchased KanPak and with the purchase came the GSF Foundation. The foundation’s mission is “to improve the quality of life of children and families in need in the areas where GSF associates live and work through personal involvement and contributions,” according […]

Ark City Arts hires Alysha Ross as administrative assistant

Ark City Arts recently announced the addition of Alysha Ross in the role of administrative assistant. Ross is an Arkansas City native and Arkansas City High School graduate. She earned her associate’s degree in English from Cowley College. Ross previously worked at the high school as the online graduation instructor […]

Billy the Bug Guy offering $50 pest control service this month

Billy the Bug Guy is a brand-new pest service in the Arkansas City area. The company, owned by Bill Whitson, opened in June. Whitson is fully insured. He will work on both residential and commercial buildings. He has worked in the pest control industry since 2014. “I know a lot […]