No school Feb. 28, 2018: Ark City Public School District updates calendar

The Arkansas City Public School District has updated its 2017-18 calendar to provide instructional and support staff with a professional learning and development day. Recently, the USD 470 Board of Education approved designating Feb. 28, 2018, as a no-school day for this purpose. The professional development opportunity will focus on […]

Student Showcase to take place Dec. 5 in Cowley College’s Wright Room

Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City will be host a Student Showcase on Dec. 5 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with a performance by the Cowley Jazz Band. The showcase will include students studying creative writing, poetry writing, screenwriting, mass […]

Local fourth-grader Vogele reads essay, flips lights switch at Merry Monday

Fourth-grader Noah Vogele was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Nov. 20 to light the tree in downtown Arkansas City with Santa and Mrs. Claus. He participated in this year’s essay contest, a special opportunity given to one fourth-grader. Vogele’s winning essay won him a ride on a horsedrawn carriage to the […]

College publishes notice of Regnier’s vacancy after secret discussion

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted Nov. 20 to publish notice of the vacancy on the board caused by Sid Regnier’s March 13 resignation. The notice of the vacated seat was printed Nov. 22 in the Cowley CourierTraveler — 254 days after the vacancy originally occurred. The vote to publish […]

11th annual Cowley College Art Club chili bowl sale to take place Nov. 30

Students in Cowley College’s Art Club are ready to display their work during the 11th annual Art Club chili bowl sale Nov. 30 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Wright Room is inside the Brown Center, located at […]

Cowley College Music Department to present Christmas Vespers Concert

Celebrate the holiday season with music by attending Cowley College’s annual Christmas Vespers Concert on Dec. 10! The Cowley College Singers and Cowley College Concert Choir will perform traditional Christmas music. There is no cost to attend the event, which will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Robert Brown Theatre, […]

Christy stands test of time with nostalgia factor, emotive voice

Some stories are evergreen, their themes and lessons standing the test of time and connecting with readers in generation after generation. Reconnect with Catherine Marshall’s beloved Christy as it celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new edition! As 19-year-old teacher Christy struggles to find acceptance in her new home of […]

Letters urge Cowley College trustees to fill vacant seat with Bergagnini

Ark City Daily Bytes received two letters from citizens this week concerning the vacancy on the Cowley College Board of Trustees. This seat has been vacant since former trustee Sid Regnier resigned March 13 with more than two years left in his term. More than 240 days have passed since […]

Letter to the Editor from Richard Schneider: Appoint Michael Bergagnini

The votes are in, the citizens of Cowley County have spoken and now it is time for the Cowley College Board of Trustees to act. We re-elected three incumbents — Ned Graham, Bob Juden and Brian Sanderholm — to the board, and added to their number former county commissioner Gary […]

Final election results unchanged after canvass; Tweedy leads write-ins

Of 19,200 registered voters in Cowley County, 3,139 cast ballots in the Nov. 7 election — a fairly standard turnout (for local elections) of 16 percent. Those final numbers were part of the results released Nov. 13 after final canvassing at the Cowley County Courthouse in Winfield by the Cowley […]