Education

Dutton adds Queen Alalah finalist to her list of activities at Cowley

Cowley College sophomore Kyndal Dutton can be found all around the Arkansas City campus, immersing herself in activities at the college. The soft-spoken Dutton will have her time to shine when she graces the Robert Brown Theatre stage as one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXV. Coronation is set […]

Cowley College Concert Band, Concert Choir to perform Oct. 25

The Cowley College Concert Band and Concert Choir performances on Oct. 25 will be their first with new instrumental band and choir leaders Evan Ricker and David Smith at the helm. The two new instructors say they are eager to share the Robert Brown Theatre stage. There is no cost […]

Cowley College collects 30 units Oct. 10 at American Red Cross blood drive

Cowley College recently conducted its annual American Red Cross blood drive on Oct. 10 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The annual blood drive saw 33 people give 30 units of usable blood, according to figures released by Lea Newman, health services coordinator. Each unit of blood has the […]

Ark City juvenile ‘processed’ in connection with clowns social media post

A 17-year-old Arkansas City resident was detained and processed Oct. 7 by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with a possible criminal threat. Police received information at 8 a.m. about a possible threat directed toward Arkansas City High School, 1200 W. Radio Lane. The information came from a social […]

Summer Wait’s road to musical magazine journalism began in Ark City

Writing always has been part of Summer Jones Wait’s life, dating back to Arkansas City High School. But some of the biggest influences in her life came not just from her family, but the teachers she encountered in the USD 470 public school district, from which she graduated in 1998. […]

Milling set to begin this week on West Radio Lane at 15th Street

Asphalt milling is set to begin this week on West Radio Lane, starting at 15th Street and progressing east toward Fourth Street by the end of the week. Contractor delays during the weekend have pushed back slightly the schedule that was advertised late last week by the City of Arkansas […]

Fourth annual countywide baby shower planned Oct. 8 at Cowley College

Get ready for the biggest baby shower in Cowley County! Breastfeeding Advocates of Cowley County invites expectant and new mothers to the fourth annual Community Wide Baby Shower on Oct. 8. This free resource fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon at Cowley College’s Brown Center, 215 S. Second […]

USD 470 safety procedures reviewed after clown scare prompts extra care

There have been many recent reports nationwide about attacks by people dressed as clowns on citizens, and vice versa. Due to concerns surrounding these attacks, there was an extra police presence at Arkansas City High School and Arkansas City Middle School on Oct. 6, according to USD 470 Public Relations […]

Cowley College’s Beta Phi Upsilon chapter attends leadership conference

Four students in and two advisors for Beta Phi Upsilon, Cowley College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter in Mulvane, attended the Kansas-Nebraska Leadership Conference on Sept. 23-24 in Hays. On the first outing of the chapter on a region level, Beta Phi Upsilon won the Channing Chant contest, in which chapters […]