Education

USD 470, ACE Fund unveil ACHS digital media gallery going back to 1905

The ACE Fund and USD 470 have created a digital collection of all of the Arkansas City High School graduating classes since 1905, called “The Gallery.” The digital media gallery is available at ACHS and also online. “You can look at any year you want,” said project participant and former […]

Tickets on sale for Cowley College production of “Once Upon a Mattress”

The Cowley College theater department is preparing for its production of “Once Upon a Mattress” on Nov. 3-5 inside the Robert Brown Theatre. Attendees who think they know the story of “The Princess and the Pea” might be in for a walloping surprise! Chances are they never will look at […]

Cowley College women’s cross country captures first region title since 2010

HUTCHINSON — Sporting three of the top 10 runners in the region, the Cowley College women’s cross country team brought home its first Region VI team title since 2010 on Oct. 29 in Hutchinson. Although the Lady Tigers finished a close second in the Jayhawk Conference East Division to Allen […]

2016 Big Parade winners announced by Arkalalah Executive Committee

The 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade winners were announced Oct. 30 by the Arkalalah Executive Committee. Sacred Heart Catholic School took first place in the school category. Central Christian Church won the church category. Both also were the winners of their respective categories in the Parade of Lights on Oct. 26. […]

Morgan Bruce crowned Queen Alalah LXXXV at Coronation on Oct. 28

Sequins, lace, satin and glitter filled the Robert Brown Theatre stage Oct. 28 at Cowley College as another Queen Alalah Coronation took place. At the end of the night, Morgan Bruce, of Arkansas City, took her royal position as Queen Alalah LXXXV, just as her cousins, Jordan and Madison McDowell, […]

2016 Arkalalah Parade of Lights winners announced

The 2016 Arkalalah Parade of Lights winners were announced Oct. 27 by the Arkalalah Executive Committee. Sacred Heart Catholic School took first place in the school category. Central Christian Church won the church category, with West Kansas Avenue Church of God placing second. The order of placing in the organization […]

ACHS senior Halle Bucher named Miss Arkansas City for 2016

Miss Arkansas City for 2016 is Halle Bucher, the daughter of Aaron and Tasha Bucher. She is a senior at Arkansas City High School. “I’m feeling pretty good — it will be a different Arkalalah (for me),” Bucher said. This year, she will participate in a new way — Miss Ark […]

SC ranked as top Kansas school in “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings

WINFIELD — Washington Monthly magazine has recognized Southwestern College in Winfield as one of the nation’s top values in higher education in its 2016 college rankings issue. The magazine ranks SC fifth in the Midwest Region as a “Best Bang for the Buck College.” The “Best Bang for the Buck” […]

Line-up of entries in 2016 Arkalalah Parade of Lights on Oct. 26 released

Staff Report The following is a numerical listing of all entries in the 2016 Arkalalah Parade of Lights on Oct. 26 in downtown Arkansas City: Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Color Guard Queen Alalah LXXXIV Maranda Oak Little Miss and Mr. Arkalalah candidates Arkansas City High School […]