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Sex trafficking hitting closer to home

Sex trafficking is usually stereotyped as happening mainly in poor countries and to young girls. But what if you knew it was happening a little bit closer to home, and in different ways? The definition of sex trafficking is “the criminal activity of holding another person for the purpose of […]

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 […]

Real superheroes don’t wear capes

Superheroes don’t wear capes in real life. Leotards and masks are both usually out of the question, as well. Superheroes don’t often stand more than 6 feet tall, or have broad shoulders or dimples in their chins. Sometimes superheroes look like the man or woman who sits across from us […]

Letter from Rags Smith, of Arkansas City

Primary voting is August 2nd. Whether you are someone who is satisfied with our state, county, and district offices or whether you are someone who believes we need to see some changes, the primary vote is traditionally where these decisions are made in our area. Usually, voter turnout for primary […]

Car(e) Clinic in search of help

A free car care clinic held regularly in Arkansas City is looking for help. Car(e) Clinic is a quarterly outreach effort that started at First Assembly of God. “We will have another clinic coming up with in a month,” Daniel Yocum posted recently on Facebook. There are between 20 and […]

Odle qualifies for 2016 Olympic trials

Cowley College alum Damien Odle has qualified in the javelin for the 2016 Olympic trials, which will be next week in Eugene, Ore. “I’m super excited. I fly out (June 30),” he said in an interview June 29. Odle said his personal best is 73.36 meters. To qualify for the […]