In a case that could have local implications, The Wichita Eagle recently filed a lawsuit against the City of Wichita that claims the city violated the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA). The lawsuit contests that the city violated...Read More
Teacher Ethan Dane Huff made his first appearance in court Nov. 7 following an October arrest for an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with a student. Huff appeared in the Arkansas City courtroom, presided over by Cowley...Read More
City Commission candidate Tim Perry appeared Aug. 1 in Arkansas City Municipal Court in connection with a ticket citing him for misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The ticket was issued June 13 by the Arkansas City Police Department...Read More
WINFIELD — Best-selling author and CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin will present the 2017 Docking Lecture at 11 a.m. March 2 on the campus of Southwestern College. The Docking Lecture Series is sponsored by Union State Bank. The...Read More
The year 2016 began with tremors felt in Arkansas City. A group of more than 20 earthquakes in and around Fairview, Oklahoma, included two significant quakes that were felt right here at home. The strongest of them topped out at...Read More
Joshua Jo Stasa, who has been incarcerated since his arrest on May 8, 2015, will appear in Cowley County District Court next week. Stasa’s jury trial will begin at 9 a.m. Monday/Dec. 12 at the Cowley County Courthouse, located...Read More
A rape case filed against an Arkansas City man who was arrested April 1 has been continued until July 25. Frank Edward “Eddie” Koontz, 46, has been in custody at the Cowley County Jail since his arrest, in lieu of $75,000 bond...Read More
A case filed against an Arkansas City man who was arrested by police on suspicion of sexual offenses has been continued to next month. Darren Lee Williams, 36, was arrested Feb. 26 during a traffic stop in southwest Arkansas...Read More
Juan Perez-Chavez, 45, of Arkansas City, made his first appearance June 2 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City following a May 11 arrest on rape charges. A preliminary setting hearing was scheduled for June 8....Read More
A man arrested for drug and firearms charges, following a chase by local law enforcement, made his first appearance May 26 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City. Sage Breeze Martin, 32, of Arkansas City, has been in...Read More
An Arkansas City woman was sentenced April 28 to 18 months of probation in connection with the death of 16-month-old Astra Abegg. The child’s mother, Lindsay Paige Abegg, 30, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder...Read More
An Arkansas City woman arrested in connection with the largest methamphetamine lab bust in recent Arkansas City history has resigned from her job with the local school district. Nicole Bass, 38, was employed as an academic coach...Read More
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