Lifestyles

Parents urged to monitor children’s internet usage

Children of all ages have potentially increased access to the internet during the summer months. With that increased access comes increased vulnerability, especially if parents are not involved in their child’s internet activities. Approximately 7.5 million Facebook users in the U.S. are younger than 13 — a violation of the […]

Kentucky Derby event raises funds for the Arts

Supporters of the arts in Arkansas City attended a Kentucky Derby event on May 7, sponsored by Mike and Jennifer Munson, Lance and Tamara Niles, and Michael and Jessica Morgan. The attendees purchased tickets to the event at Cabin Fever, Ark City Arts’ annual fundraiser for arts programming. After watching […]

Flickinger has painting featured in American Art Review

Mark Flickinger, chair of Cowley College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department, recently had one of his paintings featured in the May-June issue of American Art Review. Flickinger’s painting, “May Afternoon, Southeast Butler County, KS,” was included in an article by Henry Adams about the Flint Hills and the many fine […]

Local photographers featured in art exhibit

The Arkansas City Area Arts Council will be host to an art exhibit featuring four local photographers beginning May 26. The exhibit will kick off with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. May 26 at Ark City Arts, 112 S. Summit St. “It’s going to be exciting,” said […]