SCKC now offering after-hours care

Since South Central Kansas Medical Center (SCKMC) acquired Summit Clinic to form a new medical clinic in 2014, hospital representatives have been working toward offering extended health care services beyond the traditional 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. time frame on Mondays through Fridays. South Central Kansas Clinic (SCKC), located at […]

Cowley College announces new fire science program

Cowley College has teamed with area fire departments to offer a fire science certificate program beginning in June. The program will help meet the employment needs of local fire departments and consists of hazardous materials operations, firefighter I, firefighter II and firefighter safety and survival classes as well as EMT […]

Cowley College conducts commencement

Cowley College held its 93rd annual commencement exercises May 7 at W.S. Scott Auditorium. A total of 327 students participated in the event. Linda Fund, executive director of the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees, served as the featured speaker and conferred degrees. Student Senate president D’Abreian Bush, Student Senate […]

Blackburn receives Exceptional Service Award

South Central Kansas Medical Center recently announced that respiratory therapist Terry Blackburn has been named its Exceptional Service Award winner for the month of May. The Exceptional Service Award is one of the greatest honors available at SCKMC. Those who receive the award have been recognized by patients, family members, […]

Onelio tapped for Adams Elementary Principal

Arkansas City High School (ACHS) Assistant Principal Robert Onelio was recently selected as the next Principal of Adams Elementary. The USD 470 Board of Education approved the transfer during their April 25 meeting. This change is due to the fact that the current principal, Nancy Haas, is set to retire […]

Cowley instructor has article published

Cowley College Natural Science Department Instructor Scott Layton recently had an article published by The American Biology Teacher which is a journal published by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). The paper was written as part of his doctoral work at Oklahoma State University. Layton was the lead author […]

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 […]

Ark City District Court cases move forward

An Arkansas City man arrested April 26 for aggravated assault made his first appearance April 28 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City via remote video link. Jeffrey Gene Yatsko, 59, remains in custody following the arrest, which resulted in three probation violations. Judge Jim Pringle appointed attorney Rodney […]