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College publishes notice of Regnier’s vacancy after secret discussion

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted Nov. 20 to publish notice of the vacancy on the board caused by Sid Regnier’s March 13 resignation. The notice of the vacated seat was printed Nov. 22 in the Cowley CourierTraveler — 254 days after the vacancy originally occurred. The vote to publish […]

Street closures Nov. 30 in Sleeth Addition

Due to construction of the waste line from the new Water Treatment Facility to the Wastewater Treatment Facility, G Street will be closed to through traffic Nov. 30 in Sleeth Addition, between Tyler and Polk avenues. In addition, Tyler Avenue will be closed to through traffic between G and H […]

Angels in the Attic giving back to community through holiday initiatives

Angels in the Attic, a homegrown 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has created several options for those looking to help the less fortunate this holiday season. “There are children right here in Arkansas City who won’t have much of a holiday without some help,” said Christine Tanner, Angels in the Attic board […]

Power of the Purse awards $22,000 in grants to seven nonprofit groups

Power of the Purse — a women’s giving circle established with Legacy Regional Community Foundation — awarded $22,000 to area nonprofit organizations during a Nov. 27 reception at the foundation office in Winfield. Power of the Purse (POP) awarded seven grants this fall. With those grants, its cumulative giving over […]

Three SCKMC physicians move specialty clinic to Winfield Medical Arts

Three South Central Kansas Medical Center physicians are relocating their clinic practices from the medical center campus to Winfield Medical Arts. Dr. Tyson Blatchford, general surgeon; Dr. Perry Lin, obstetrics and gynecology; and Dr. Willie Posey II, internal medicine and cardiology, will begin seeing patients at their new clinic, located […]

City Commission approves pair of change orders in short meeting

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 3-0 to approve a $98,649.18 change order agreement with Walters-Morgan Construction for the new Water Treatment Facility that includes work to improve a sewer relay located at Fourth Street and Washington Avenue. The sanitary sewer located in that area originally was clay tile. […]

Arkansas City continues stormwater pollution prevention effort

The City of Arkansas City is renewing an effort this autumn to raise citizen awareness of the dangers of stormwater pollution and help to prevent it entirely. This stormwater pollution prevention campaign is being directed by the Public Works Department. The campaign consists of a mailer in residents’ utility bills, […]

Hope for Today: The sports obsession cannot replace the love of Christ

The ancient people of Israel escaped their Egyptian slave masters for freedom. As they exited Egypt, Moses their leader, often spent time with God, seeking Him for guidance in governing the people. One time, he was alone with God for 40 days. As the time passed, the people began to […]

Ark City police to participate in Thanksgiving traffic enforcement effort

The Arkansas City Police Department will join many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, from today through Nov. 26. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement that specifically targets impaired drivers […]

Ark City resident Canas arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion of marijuana sales

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man Nov. 19 in connection with a seizure of marijuana Nov. 17 at an apartment complex. Felix Canas, 28, was arrested on suspicion of no drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors, as well as felony possession with […]