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Onelio tapped for Adams Elementary Principal

Arkansas City High School (ACHS) Assistant Principal Robert Onelio was recently selected as the next Principal of Adams Elementary. The USD 470 Board of Education approved the transfer during their April 25 meeting. This change is due to the fact that the current principal, Nancy Haas, is set to retire […]

Cowley instructor has article published

Cowley College Natural Science Department Instructor Scott Layton recently had an article published by The American Biology Teacher which is a journal published by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). The paper was written as part of his doctoral work at Oklahoma State University. Layton was the lead author […]

Brickey sentenced in Abegg death

An Arkansas City man was sentenced to a total of 90 months in prison in connection with the death of 16-month-old Astra Abegg during an appearance April 25 in Cowley County District Court in Winfield. Jacob Kyle Brickey, 27, cried throughout the proceedings — which included an address from the […]

Ark City District Court cases move forward

An Arkansas City man arrested April 26 for aggravated assault made his first appearance April 28 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City via remote video link. Jeffrey Gene Yatsko, 59, remains in custody following the arrest, which resulted in three probation violations. Judge Jim Pringle appointed attorney Rodney […]

Telephone scam reported to sheriff’s office

Several residents of Cowley County have reported receiving scam telephone calls during the weekend from a caller who falsely identified himself as a member of the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. The caller told these citizens that there were warrants out for their arrest. Some of the reporting citizens said the caller […]

Fourth-grade projects presented

USD 470 Board of Education members heard about Roosevelt Elementary School student projects from fourth-grade teacher Randi Whalen during their May 9 meeting. Students at Roosevelt created presentations that covered aspects of the American Revolution. They worked in small groups to create learning modules for their peers. During the course […]