Pink Heals tour to return to Ark City

The “Pink Heals” tour is returning to Arkansas City on June 4. Cowley Health Assistance Resource Group (CHARG), a local nonprofit, is hosting a “pull for the cure” event with Pink Heals in Wilson Park. CHARG is an organization that attempts to provide assistance and hope to Cowley County cancer […]

Several events planned for Memorial Day

Several local events will be held May 30 on Memorial Day, established to honor those who gave their lives in defense of the country. Mt. Zion Church and Hope Cemetery will be host to a full service beginning at 10 a.m. The service will include special music, a reading of […]

Outdoor movie postponed

The City of Arkansas City has had to postpone this week’s movie in the park due to possible inclement weather, according to a press release. “Unfortunately, due to the forecast severe weather risk, flooding issues at the Wilson Park rotunda and a conflict with an event at the Agri-Business Building, […]

1025 to sponsor new ‘Outdoor Market’

Arkansas City will be host to an outdoor market next month at Wilson Park, courtesy of 1025 The River. Two 1025 employees, Kelly Dillner and Suvanah Perdue, spoke with great enthusiasm about the event in an interview May 24. “We are so, so excited,” Dillner said. The market will be […]

America’s Heartbeat to thrill audiences

PrairieFest is just around the corner. America’s Heartbeat, an outdoor concert, will begin at 7 p.m. June 3 in Wilson Park. Gates open at 5 p.m. No coolers are allowed in the fenced area of the park at those times because there will be a cash bar. In the area […]

Community band season kicks off May 24

The Arkansas City Community Band will begin rehearsals next week for its 145th season. Community members of high school age or older are encouraged to be involved in the band. “We depend on the members of the community to keep this great American tradition going in our community,” director Chris […]