Girl Scouts Troop 40748 looking for new Arkansas City recruits

Girl Scouts Troop 40748 is looking for new recruits. The troop performs many volunteer jobs each year, including scrubbing the headstones at Kansas Veterans Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. Troop members also participate in many group-building activities, such as sleepovers and crafting sessions. Arkansas City girls can sign up […]

Wheat State Winery seeking volunteers for grape harvest Aug. 27

Wheat State Winery is asking for volunteers to help with this year’s grape harvest. The winery is hoping for 25 people to help from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 27. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt, lunch and wine. The owners ask that those wanting to participate in the […]

Open auditions to be held Aug. 27 for ‘Burford Follies’ show

The Burford Theatre will be host to “Burford Follies” on Sept. 29 and Oct. 1. Auditions will begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 27. There will be four to five auditions each hour and some of those auditioning may be asked to stick around until the end of the hour. Wayne […]

McClung to headline adult coloring night Aug. 19 at Steamy Joe

Issac McClung will perform once again Aug. 19 at Steamy Joe. He has been a featured artist several times and the coffee shop’s manager, Randy Ryel, suggests that those who want to attend come early for a good seat. “If you like Jason Mraz, you’ll like Issac McClung,” Ryel said. […]

Angels Care Home Health conducting drive for brand-new fans

Angels Care Home Health will be host to a fan drive this summer to help to provide fans for those who cannot afford to buy their own. Until Sept. 10, brand-new fans can be dropped off at 908 Main St. in Winfield. The fans must be brand-new for donation. Angels […]

ACHS Snake Dance tradition continues at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19

Arkansas City High School’s Snake Dance is Aug. 19. The event, which takes place at the beginning of each school year, will start at 6:30 p.m. in front of WB Meats, 423 S. Summit St. The ACHS marching band will lead the dance down the street, followed by cheerleaders who […]

Battle of the Badges announces door prizes for Aug. 20 event

Door prizes for the annual Cowley County Battle of the Badges event have been announced. The event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Cowley College’s W.S. Scott Auditorium, located at 200 W. Fifth Ave. in Arkansas City. The basketball game will begin at 5 p.m. Adult admission […]

Big-N-Small’s BBQ offers tasty food, Christian outreach efforts

Big-N-Small’s BBQ, a locally owned barbecue restaurant, was established in November 2009 by Justin and Lacey Clark. It is located at 1438 N. Summit St. “We were both at dead-end jobs, and wanted a change and an opportunity for a better future for our family. (We) started praying about it. […]

Ark City Arts’ Cabin Fever fundraiser planned for Sept. 11

This year’s Cabin Fever fundraiser for Ark City Arts will take place on Sept. 11 at Jay and Nancy Warren’s cabin west of Arkansas City. The theme for the event is “In the Mood,” and it will feature ’40s-style entertainment and food. The event is $40 per person, which covers […]

Seminar on interpreting dreams offered at Blessing Heights Church of God

Discovering the meaning of dreams long has been a pursuit of mankind. There will be a two-day seminar, “Unlocking the Mystery of Dreams from a Biblical Perspective,” at Blessing Heights Church of God. Starting 7 p.m. Aug. 19 and continuing at 10 a.m. Aug. 20, the seminar will give attendees […]