David Cassidy — actor, musician, and heartthrob of the ’70s — died Nov. 21, 2017, at the age of 67 from organ failure due to dementia, after being put into a medically induced coma. He was diagnosed with dementia roughly three...Read More
The City of Arkansas City has released the name of the Public Works Department employee who died as a result of a workplace accident Dec. 21. Marc A. Tapia, 53, sustained critical injuries about 1:40 p.m. at the Public Works...Read More
Laughter and tears were equally present Nov. 4 during a celebration of the life of the late Pastor Mark Fry. The standing-room-only service was attended by more than 200 people. Fry died Oct. 20 after a long battle with...Read More
Local pastor Mark Fry lost his fight with esophageal cancer Oct. 20 — one day after his 67th birthday. “At 7:20 a.m., Daddy was able to stand face to face with the Jesus he has been teaching about for over 38 years,” a member of...Read More
Arkansas City native Darren Daulton died Aug. 6 at the age of 55. Daulton, a former Major League Baseball player, arguably was one of Ark City’s greatest athletes. He was drafted by the Philadephia Phillies in 1980 and played...Read More
Sandra Sue “Susie” Woodworth, 78, of Arkansas City, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at South Central Kansas Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Arkansas City....Read More
Arkansas City said goodbye to one of its own on the afternoon of June 8. A funeral for Coach Anthony “Ant” Brantley Jr. filled the Arkansas City High School auditorium to capacity. Brantley died following the onset of a sudden...Read More
Anthony R. Brantley Jr., 38, of Arkansas City, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, in the Arkansas City High School auditorium. Interment will...Read More
My mother and I had a family tradition when I was growing up. Whenever it looked like it was going to storm, we’d pull out our copy of “Twister” and watch the film as the rain rolled in. Bill Paxton — who, along with Helen Hunt,...Read More
My first introduction to Anton Yelchin was when watching “Criminal Intent.” On the show, he played a very disturbed young man. I can’t say enough about how much I enjoy that show, nor can I put my finger on why I enjoy Yelchin...Read More
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