Kudos to the City Commission for tackling the hospital finance issue, and it sounds like they have settled on a viable avenue to help the situation. My concern is that the wording of the ballot may be misunderstood. Of course,...Read More
A new alliance of clubs and civic organizations is being formed in Cowley County by the Arkansas City and Winfield area chambers of commerce. The Cowley County Service Alliance will hold its first meeting starting at 5:30 p.m....Read More
Those interested in studying personalities definitely will want to check out Anne Bogel’s Reading People. The author is known best for her popular blog, Modern Mrs. Darcy, which I have visited a few times through the years. But...Read More
The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices Nov. 23-24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Nov. 23 in...Read More
Fidget spinners seem to be everywhere — at the supermarket, online, at the gas station and, of course, attached to the hands of a number of youths right here in Arkansas City. The general populace seems entranced by the...Read More
Breast cancer is is the second most common cancer in women, according to the National Cancer Institute. It can occur in men, too, but that is more rare. Each year, there are about 100 times more new cases of breast cancer in...Read More
Desperate for a way to slow down and connect, Kristin Schell put an ordinary picnic table in her front yard, painted it turquoise, and began inviting friends and neighbors to join her. Life changed in her community and it can...Read More
Living with firearms in a home can be dangerous if you don’t know how to be responsible with them. In Kansas, laws have been passed that allow a person to carry concealed in many places, including public buildings, churches and...Read More
The City of Arkansas City has released an official master plan for Wilson Park, including the property that once housed the city-owned hospital. During Thursday morning’s Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce coffee, City...Read More
Legacy Regional Community Foundation announced a request for proposals as part of an initiative to address children’s health in January. The deadline for local grant money is approaching quickly. Eligible applicants may apply...Read More
The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce and many area businesses are preparing for the upcoming Cowley Home and Outdoor Living Festival. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 25 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 26...Read More
While podcasts have been around for years, they have garnered even more attention in the last few years after the success of “Serial.” Podcast listeners grew by 23 percent from 2015 to 2016 and have grown by 75 percent since...Read More
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