Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

Mayor Jurkovich reflects on background, coaching, reasons for running

Mayor Dan Jurkovich might not be an Ark Citian by birth, but his dedication to his adopted town is evident from his time on the City Commission of Arkansas City. His business acumen has served him well while dealing with the tough financial issues that the city has experienced in recent […]

Cowley College awards scholarships to students from area high schools

The Student Services Department at Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following area high school seniors: Arkansas City Christian Academy Andrew Potter, son of Kelli Potter, is the recipient of a Derek Burroughs Memorial Scholarship, and a Bob and Helen Storbeck Endowed Scholarship. At ACCA, he was involved in […]

Christmas in the City kicks off Nov. 21 with Merry Monday, continues Dec. 10

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the City event will kick off today/Nov. 21 with Merry Monday. Beginning at 4 p.m. at Ben Givens Center City Park, located at Central Avenue and Summit Street, vendors will serve food and horse-drawn carriage rides will continue until 7 p.m. […]

Entire ACCA graduating class plans to attend Cowley College

All five graduates of the Class of 2016 at Ark City Christian Academy (ACCA) plan to continue their education at Cowley College. “It has been awesome over the years to have had so many ACCA graduates attend Cowley,” said Cowley College vice president of institutional advancement Ben Schears. “We are […]