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Brickey sentenced in Abegg death

An Arkansas City man was sentenced to a total of 90 months in prison in connection with the death of 16-month-old Astra Abegg during an appearance April 25 in Cowley County District Court in Winfield. Jacob Kyle Brickey, 27, cried throughout the proceedings — which included an address from the […]

New car wash being constructed

Construction has begun on a new car wash near the intersection of Summit Street and Radio Lane. The car wash falls in the Community Improvement District (CID), which was created in 2015 at Summit Plaza and includes both Westlake Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree. The proposal turned in to the […]

Telephone scam reported to sheriff’s office

Several residents of Cowley County have reported receiving scam telephone calls during the weekend from a caller who falsely identified himself as a member of the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. The caller told these citizens that there were warrants out for their arrest. Some of the reporting citizens said the caller […]

Fourth-grade projects presented

USD 470 Board of Education members heard about Roosevelt Elementary School student projects from fourth-grade teacher Randi Whalen during their May 9 meeting. Students at Roosevelt created presentations that covered aspects of the American Revolution. They worked in small groups to create learning modules for their peers. During the course […]