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Strother Field’s Wings and Wheels Fly-In nears

The ninth annual Wings and Wheels Strother Field Fly-In and Car Show is just around the corner. The event honors Melvin Current, an air transport pilot certified flight instructor, and his contributions to the aviation industry. The festivities will start with a $6 biscuit-and-gravy breakfast at 7:30 a.m. June 18, […]

Hydrant flushing continues in Arkansas City

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding in southeast Arkansas City starting this week. The Environmental Services Division will begin flushing Section 2 — which includes all fire hydrants in the area of A Street and Washington Avenue, south to the […]

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 […]

Flood warning issued for Arkansas River

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a flood warning for the Arkansas River in Arkansas City. The warning is effective from 12:24 p.m. May 28 until 8:12 p.m. May 30. The Arkansas should reach its flood stage — 11 feet — on May 28 and continue to rise […]