Back-Road Dining in Cowley County promotion event under way

Cowley County has many fantastic dining options to choose from, but they often are overlooked. To highlight some of the dining options in the county, Cowley First, the Cowley County Economic Development Partnership, has teamed up with five restaurants in Cowley County for a fun summer promotion, “Back-Road Dining in […]

Crain recalls 15 years of Zongozotla mission memories in Mexico

Zongozotla Municipality is a city in Puebla, located in southeastern Mexico, and is home to nearly 5,000 people. But for the last 15 summers, members of First Baptist Church in Arkansas City have spent time ministering to the indigenous people. Pam Crain, director of the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors […]

Motorcyclists, drivers all need to be aware this summer

Don’t be surprised if you see many motorcycles on the road this weekend, as the weekend temperatures are predicted to be in the upper 80s and 90s. Drivers always should be mindful of motorcyclists on the road. Matt Stone, Cowley College director of security and public safety, teaches courses for motorcycle […]

Seventh annual Discover Cowley County Treasure Hunt under way

The Cowley County Tourism Alliance kicked off the seventh annual Discover Cowley County Treasure Hunt on June 21 and it will continue through Sept. 11. This is a unique summer event that highlights quirky sites, historical stops and local favorites. Treasure hunters seek out 10 locations across Cowley County, which […]

Cowley County summer barn quilt classes announced

Barn quilts have become a big deal in Cowley County during the last couple of years. More than 100 barn quilts officially are on the Cowley County Quilt Trail, a leg of the formally organized Flint Hills Barn Quilt Trail, which is part of the American Quilt Trail. As the […]