Officer Down 5K run event planned for May 20 at Island Park in Winfield

The Officer Down 5K will be this weekend at Island Park in Winfield. The run is meant to celebrate police officers who put their lives on the line to serve their communities. It also is intended to honor those who have fallen in the line of duty. This event will […]

Pre-registration ends May 19 for 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Fishing Derby

Pre-registration ends May 19 for the 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Jr. Fishing Derby, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 3 at Veterans Memorial Lake. Those who pre-register this week at the Arkansas City Recreation Center office, located at 225 E. Fifth Ave., will guarantee a […]

Grouse Creek Academy to host shotgun fundraiser event May 27

Grouse Creek Academy will be host to a shotgun fundraiser May 27. This event is open to the public. This event will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 6 p.m. Grouse Creek Academy is located at 17186 Grouse Creek Road. “Come help us complete our indoor classroom space at […]

Registration open for Dexter BBQ 5K, 2-Mile Fun Run on July 8

The Dexter BBQ 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. July 8. This event has many numerous local sponsors that help to make it happen. It is facilitated and run by Cowley County Emergency Management volunteer groups, and the funds raised are used to support those groups. […]

Deadline to register for Wheat State Wine’s Wine-O Trail Run is May 18

The fifth annual Wine-O Trail Run is just around the corner and the deadline to register for the May 20 event is May 18. Participants in the run on the Wheat State Wine property can choose to run, jog or walk in a 2-mile walk, or a 5K or 10K […]

Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament is May 20

The fourth annual Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament has been set for May 20. This 18-hole, four-person scramble will take place at Great Life Golf & Fitness, located at 8731 U.S. 166, east of Arkansas City. The deadline to enter into the tournament is May 16, but […]

Arkansas City Recreation Center offers variety of summer sports, fitness

The Arkansas City Recreation Center offers many opportunities for the community, from sports to a fitness center that all can enjoy. If you are looking for something to do this summer or want to enjoy a sport, the Ark City Rec Center has just the thing for you. For instance, […]

Grouse Creek Academy donates KSRA banquet tickets to Cowley students

Grouse Creek Academy, a brand-new firearms training facility in Cowley County, has donated four tickets to the Kansas State Rifle Association (KSRA) Foundation banquet dinner to Cowley College’s criminal justice program. The banquet starts at 6 p.m. Friday. Brian Black, of Grouse Creek Academy, delivered the tickets Tuesday to Frank […]

Third annual Bobby Estus Memorial Bike Ride gears up May 27

The third annual Bobby Estus Memorial Bike Ride will be May 27. This year, the ride will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Paris Park and participants will ride or walk to Veterans Memorial Lake in Arkansas City. Strollers and wagons are welcome, but organizers ask that no pets be in […]

Lowell Elementary School plans scramble golf tournament as fundraiser

WINFIELD — Lowell Elementary School will be host to a four-person scramble golf tournament April 22 at the Winfield Country Club. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to purchase technological and sensory equipment for the classroom, as well as to help with field trips, assemblies and educational […]