Celebrations

Legacy Foundation seeking nominations for 2017 Spirit of Humanity Award

The Legacy Regional Community Foundation Board of Directors announced during the 20th anniversary celebration in October 2016 that each year, the Foundation will recognize an individual or group for inspiring the vision of Legacy through his or her leadership and action. Community members are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups that embody […]

Miss Ark City Katie DiVall honored as October Soroptimist Girl of the Month

Katie DiVall has been selected as the Soroptimist Girl of the Month for October. She is the daughter of Kenny and Melissa DiVall. Katie DiVall currently is ranked No. 1 in her graduating class with a 4.0 grade-point average. She has lettered in academics while participating in band the past […]

Dockings earn Ambassador Award; Harader-Pate named Young Achiever

A large crowd of Cowley College donors were treated to a night of dinner and music at the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 9 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions LLC and The Trust Company of Kansas, which both have […]

Veterans Day events planned in schools today, downtown on Saturday

Veterans Day falls on a Saturday this year, as does the annual Veterans Day parade in Arkansas City. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Summit Street in downtown Ark City. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1254 will place flags in Riverview Cemetery on Saturday morning, before the parade. […]

Selfie with an Elfie social media contest offered for Christmas in the City

A Selfie with an Elfie scavenger hunt will be a part of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the City activities this year. Selfie with an Elfie is available to local customers for a chance to win $350 in Chamber Bucks. The contest starts Nov. 20. Each […]

Commission gives Good Neighbor Award to Chickadonz, gets clinic update

Walmart Manager Mark Chickadonz was awarded the Good Neighbor Award by the City Commission of Arkansas City on Nov. 7. “He’s done a lot of things in the community that have been above and beyond,” said Public Information Officer and Special Projects Coordinator Andrew Lawson. “He was extremely helpful here […]

Letter: Kiwanis Club thanks Arklalalah-goers for support of Pancake Feed

For over 75 years now, the Arkansas City Kiwanis Club has been serving pancakes at Arkalalah. The event has become a tradition in the club. Generations of Kiwanis members have helped, served and enjoyed the fun of flipping Flapjacks for the people of Arkansas City. The event has become a […]

Scholarships presented to top two Queen Alalah candidates at Cowley

The top two finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI, Kyrstyn Kinzie and Brylee Burroughs, recently were presented with scholarships. Kinzie, a Cowley College sophomore who was crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVI on Oct. 27, was awarded a Dorothy Moore Harbaugh (Queen Alalah I) Endowed Scholarship worth $600 and a scholarship on behalf […]

Kinzie crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVI; Aldridge, Graber named as Littles

The five candidates for Queen Alalah shared the stage Oct. 27 in rhinestone-clad evening wear as this year’s queen was named. When the voting was done, Kyrstyn Kinzie donned the crown of Queen Alalah LXXXVI during the Coronation ceremony at Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre. “When I was 4, I attended […]

Bigwigs Salon features familiar trio, shares space with Homestead, Polish

Bigwigs Hair Salon might be the “new kid” on the 1800 block of North Summit Street, but the ladies inside have been cutting hair for more than two decades. Holli Pool, Janet Cannon and Tammy Dowler recently moved from the salon where they all started working to the newly remodeled […]