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Candidate Q&A: Tyler Yung — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Tyler Yung Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Married my high school sweetheart, Alysha, and have two boys, Oakley and Easton. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I moved to Arkansas City in 1997 and started attending Jefferson Elementary, and […]

Candidate Q&A: Damon Mendoza — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Damon Mendoza Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Kristal, and three children, Devin (junior), Kamryn (seventh grade) and Kinley (fourth grade) How long have you lived in Arkansas City/Cowley County? Approximately 32 years combined Have you served on any boards previously? […]

Candidate Q&A: Tim Perry — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Hola, Aloha, greetings My name is Timothy A. Perry Position you are running for: I’m running for city council in the Ark City area. Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): N/a How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I have lived in Ark City for 18 years and this isn’t the […]

Candidate Q&A: Lori Barnes — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Lori Barnes Position you are running for: USD 470 School Board Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Zach Barnes, spouse; Lucas Barnes, eighth-grader at Ark City Middle School; and Kennedy Barnes, a fourth-grader at Sacred Heart Catholic School. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I have lived in Ark City […]

100-plus Cowley students take part in Health and Human Services Day

Students interested in pursuing a career in Allied Health, cosmetology, criminal justice, education, EMS or related fields attended Cowley College’s Health and Human Services Day on Oct. 4 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. More than 100 students and around a dozen vendors attended at the event. This year, […]

Boxing duo competes to reach U.S. Olympic Trials after long journey

Boxing is not a sport often associated with Cowley County, but for the past 10 years, there has been an entire gym full of boxers in Winfield. Two boxers who train at Team Punisher Boxing Gym are heading to the final qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials this month. […]

Cowley’s Emily Lundblom named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Cowley College’s Emily Lundblom, of Mulvane, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members to defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate’s […]

Candidate Q&A: Jay Warren — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Jay Warren Position you are running for: City Commission of Arkansas City Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Nancy. Son, Chris, who works in management at the Kellogg plant in Kansas City. He has three children, Ashlyn, Jocelyn and Gavin. Daughter, Dru, who is a teacher and school […]

Cowley College sophomore Aimee Schwintz wins float design contest

With Arkalalah nearing, newly hired Cowley College Alumni Relations and Golden Tigers Coordinator Adriana Somerville had the idea to put together a float design contest for the school’s engineering students so they could gain experience in creating a design and then executing a build. Of the students who participated, sophomore […]

Scholars, donors pack Wright Room for Cowley scholarship reception

Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room played host Oct. 3 to a record turnout of individuals attending the Cowley College Foundation’s annual scholarship reception. The event, now in its seventh year, brings together scholarship recipients with the community members, donors and alumni who donated money to the foundation in […]