Game Night planned Oct. 25 at Ark City Area Chamber of Commerce

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will be host Oct. 25 to its second annual Game Night to kick off Arkalalah week. There will be games, light refreshments, drinks and fun. Participants are invited to bring their favorite game and introduce it to others. The event starts at 6:30 […]

Burford Theatre to be host to “Casablanca,” dinner on Nov. 5

The V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre will be host to a “date night” next week to raise funds for the restoration of the historic theater’s balcony. This themed event, which will take place Nov. 5, will include a viewing of “Casablanca,” plus options for […]

Layne Moore to sign newest book Oct. 28-29 at Graves Drug in Ark City

Graves Drug in Arkansas City will be host this week to two book signings for the third installment of “The Scaries” series, written by Ark City native Layne Moore. The two signings will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 and from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. […]

Arkalalah Medallion Hunt Clue No. 3

Medallion Clue No. 3 Seeking still, I hope you are. For this clue will get you far. A wide-open space in such a small place Smiling will be when a dragon you face Medallion Clue No. 2 Look North. Look South. Look East and West. For this, and trust me, […]

Arkalalah week heralded by USB garage cleanup, Medallion Hunt clues

The Kiwanis Club of Arkansas City spent Oct. 23/Sunday afternoon cleaning the Union State Bank parking garage downtown in anticipation of its pancake feed on Oct. 29/Saturday morning. While Kiwanis is not the only group that has begun preparations for Arkalalah, the cleaning of the garage signifies just as much […]

Arkalalah Medallion Hunt Clue No. 2

Medallion Clue No. 2 Look North. Look South. Look East and West. For this, and trust me, I do not jest. The commander has spoken with royal decree The place is surrounded by land and tree Are you ready for a game of chase? Catch me if you can. Travel down the cement […]

Arkalalah Medallion Hunt Clue No. 1

Medallion Clue No. 1 Hear ye! Hear ye! One and all! The time has come to heed the call! The Royal Medallion of the Arkalalah kind Is placed and ready for the kingdom to find! The Medallion lies in stately rest The Rules and Regs you know the best. Be […]

Commission hears haunted house concerns, approves general provisions

The City Commission of Arkansas City heard concerns about a local haunted house during its meeting Oct. 18. Resident Justin Jagels said the presence of the haunted house on West Colorado Avenue could have an effect on the quality of life for the area. Jagels has small children whose sleeping schedule […]

Zeller Motors to be host to free Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31

Zeller Motors will be host to a Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 31. The auto dealership will give away candy and prizes from 3 to 6 p.m. Hot dogs also will be available. “You won’t want to miss this free, fun-filled event,” states a post on the Zeller Motors […]

Michiyo Yasuda’s work will outlive her in beloved animated classics

Those who follow this website know I mostly blog about books. However, when news of Michiyo Yasuda’s passing broke, I knew I had to write about it. Michiyo, 77, passed Oct. 5 after an illness. While her name might not mean anything to you, you probably have heard of some […]