Celebrations

Yard of the Season announced for July 29

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is this home at 618 South D St., which is owned by Gary and Caroline Bruce. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that, through a combination of […]

Yard of the Season awarded to Williams family

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is this home at 625 N. Ninth St., which is owned by Stephen and Tracey Williams. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that, through a combination of […]

Yard of the Season announced for July 15

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is this home at 910 N. Seventh St., which is owned by the Taeko Givens Trust. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that, through a combination of […]

July’s Nelson Sensation Award winner announced

The recipient of the Nelson Sensation Award for July is this home at 1329 North A St., which is owned by David Teufel and Debra Bryant. The monthly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to properties that present a total package of beautification and […]

Arkansas City schoolchildren recognized by local Masons

The board of directors of the York Rite Masonic Charitable Funds, Inc. recently authorized a distribution of $600 to the Arkansas City Public School District. The money is from a fund, managed by the RCB Trust Department, designed to reward students who make academic strides and demonstrate good citizenship. “These […]

Accomplished educator Jennings traces start back to Cowley College

Born to a poor family in Arkansas City during a heavy snowstorm, Glen Jennings had a rough beginning in life. At 6, he was diagnosed with rheumatic fever and his parents were told he only had one year to live. He later developed an enlarged heart and heart murmur, but […]

Gillette receives Exceptional Service Award for June

South Central Kansas Medical Center’s Exceptional Service Award winner for June is Sarah Gillette, a registered nurse in the medical surgical unit. The Exceptional Service Award is one of the greatest honors available at SCKMC. Those who receive the award have been recognized by patients, family members, and co-workers for […]

SCKMC celebrates staff anniversaries

South Central Kansas Medical Center (SCKMC) held its annual “Years of Service” luncheon on May 11 as part of the medical center’s National Hospital Week celebration. National Hospital Week is considered to be the nation’s largest healthcare event, celebrating the efforts of the hospital team and the care they provide. […]

Morrows named recipients of Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award

Arkansas City residents Otis and Terri Morrow recently were named recipients of the Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award by the Cowley College Foundation for having brought recognition and pride to the Cowley College community through their achievements in their chosen profession and in their service to the community. “Terri and Otis […]