2016 Big Parade winners announced by Arkalalah Executive Committee

The 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade winners were announced Oct. 30 by the Arkalalah Executive Committee. Sacred Heart Catholic School took first place in the school category. Central Christian Church won the church category. Both also were the winners of their respective categories in the Parade of Lights on Oct. 26. […]

Safe trick-or-treating alternatives to door-to-door offered in Arkansas City

Arkansas City has many safe trick-or-treating options this Halloween. For parents who are worried about the safety of their children in dark neighborhoods, especially from passing vehicles, these events offer a nice alternative in a controlled environment. Even with these safe options, though, remember to check children’s candy before consumption. […]

“Waves of Mercy” tackles difficult issues of faith with masterful grace

Lynn Austin’s “Waves of Mercy” is a poignant, multi-generational novel. The story follows three people and their interweaving story lines. Austin is a master when it comes to juggling timelines and crafting wonderful casts of characters. “Waves of Mercy” tackles some very tough issues, such as why God allows believers […]

2016 Arkalalah Parade of Lights winners announced

The 2016 Arkalalah Parade of Lights winners were announced Oct. 27 by the Arkalalah Executive Committee. Sacred Heart Catholic School took first place in the school category. Central Christian Church won the church category, with West Kansas Avenue Church of God placing second. The order of placing in the organization […]

Tredway remembered, honored by friends, spiritual influences at funeral

By all accounts, Steve Tredway’s walk in faith was of the utmost importance to him. The late Tredway was laid to rest on Oct. 24 at Burden Cemetery, following a service at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield that celebrated his rich, talented life. The funeral chapel was full to capacity […]

Steamy Joe to be host to free concert by McClung on Oct. 28

Steamy Joe will host a free concert Oct. 28 featuring Nissi McClung. McClung, 25, is a full-time Christian missionary who currently is at home on furlough. She has played music for most of her life and has ministered as a worship leader the last couple of years. McClung likes to […]

Henderson announces tryouts for winter Youth Hoops Academy

Local basketball instructor Tyler Henderson has announced winter tryouts for his Youth Hoops Academy. The academy was started in 2013 by Henderson and teaches students not only basketball, but also life lessons. Winter tryouts are on Nov. 12. More information can be found at “I had coached in the […]

Ladies tea planned Oct. 8 at Arkansas City Church of Christ

The Arkansas City Church of Christ will be host to a ladies tea Saturday/Oct. 8. All area ladies and girls are invited to attend the event from 2 to 4 p.m. Local women and girls will speak to attendees. Tea, sandwiches and cookies will be served following the program. Call […]

Beautification town hall meeting set for Oct. 6 at Senior Citizens Center

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 5-0 on Sept. 20 to schedule a special town hall meeting to discuss beautification and code enforcement. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, 320 South A St. The City Commission and the Beautification […]

Free care care clinic offered by appointment only Oct. 8

The Car(e) Clinic is back. This free car care service, which is by appointment only, will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday/Oct. 8. Anyone in need of basic car repairs who cannot afford to make them on their own may call Daniel Yocum at (918) 606-1951 to schedule […]