Trinity Episcopal Church offering animal blessing ceremony Oct. 9

Every year on a Sunday afternoon, close to the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Trinity Episcopal Church in Arkansas City has an animal blessing ceremony. From 2 to 2:45 p.m. Sunday/Oct. 9, the church invites everyone to bring companion animals to an outdoor service, where they will offer thanks […]

Cowley College donates 658 pounds of meat to local food pantries

Following the purchase of a steer during the Cowley County Fair 4-H/FFA Market Livestock Auction on Aug. 1 at the Winfield Fairgrounds, Cowley College donated a total of 658 pounds of meat to Manna Ministries in Arkansas City and the Winfield Community Food Pantry. The college began purchasing cattle from […]

Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance Weekly Devotion: Promised Change

Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. (Romans 6:4) What do you remember about your baptism? Last weekend, I had the […]

West Kansas Church of God plans spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sept. 25

West Kansas Avenue Church of God will be host to a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 25. The funds raised will go toward the youth group’s camp for 2017. The church suggests a donation of $5 per plate, which will include spaghetti, salad, French bread and […]

Michael Sturd realizes dream of playing Intrust Bank Arena on Sept. 22

Arkansas City native Michael Sturd is following his dreams — right to the stage at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita. Sturd, who graduated from Arkansas City High School in 2007, will perform with RaeLynn — and opening for country star Blake Shelton — on Sept. 22. RaeLynn is not the […]

Ground broken on 16th Habitat for Humanity house in Arkansas City

The Leyva family and a group of Arkansas City Habitat for Humanity volunteers on Aug. 28 celebrated the groundbreaking of a new Habitat house for the Leyvas. It will be the 16th house built by local Habitat for Humanity volunteers, who will work side by side with Leyva family members. […]

Calvary Chapel to host creation vs. evolution event Aug. 27

Those who have questions about the existence of God or how people can believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God are invited to attend an informative event at 6 p.m. Aug. 27, when Calvary Chapel in Arkansas City will be host to “Creation: […]

Arkansas City natives launch WhyNot Clothing company to provide wells

Arkansas City natives Michael Warren and Isaac Mathews are paying it forward, on a global level. The duo founded their company, WhyNot Clothing, in 2010. “With so many people around the world who don’t have access to the most basic necessities, such as clean water, we decided that we couldn’t […]

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. […]

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 […]