Tag: After Prom

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 […]

Pre-registration ends May 19 for 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Fishing Derby

Pre-registration ends May 19 for the 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Jr. Fishing Derby, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 3 at Veterans Memorial Lake. Those who pre-register this week at the Arkansas City Recreation Center office, located at 225 E. Fifth Ave., will guarantee a […]

Knights of Columbus sausage supper Feb. 13, After Prom has brisket

The local Knights of Columbus will be host to its annual sausage dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 13. The public is invited to attend the supper, at the Sacred Heart Recreation Center, located at 310 South B St. This year, instead of brisket, the Knights will offer ham […]

Ark City students invited to submit essays in Optimist scholarship contest

The Optimists of Arkansas City have announced a call for entries in the Optimist International Essay Contest. A local winner will receive a $500 scholarship. The Optimist International Essay Contest gives young people the opportunity to express their views on a central topic, develop writing skills and compete for multiple […]

ACHS After Prom to host brisket dinner fundraiser

Arkansas City High School After Prom will be host to its annual brisket dinner fundraiser on Feb. 11. The event will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be dine-in and carryout options for the meal, which will be at the Agri-Business Building, located at 712 W. Washington […]

Arkansas City students predict all but one race correctly in Kids Voting

Arkansas City students elected Republican Donald Trump to the presidency in mock voting on Election Day, correctly predicting across all grade levels what some analysts have called the biggest upset in presidential election history. The voting was part of the sixth mock general election sponsored by the Optimists of Arkansas […]

Public, students invited to Kids Voting Kansas forum Oct. 19 at ACMS

Eight local candidates for the Cowley County Commission and Kansas Legislature will attend a Kids Voting Kansas forum Oct. 19. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Arkansas City Middle School auditorium, 400 E. Kansas Ave. It is sponsored by […]

Last Run Car Show weekend chock-full of exciting events for drivers, ladies

With the first day of fall on Thursday and cooler weather, it is time for the Last Run Car Show weekend. AC Tumbleweeds will sponsor the 41st annual Last Run Car Show on Sept. 23-25. Car Show events will begin Friday at the Agri-Business Building at 712 W. Washington Ave. […]

Hot Rods and Hot Dogs to be featured during ACHS After Prom fundraiser

Last Run Car Show enthusiasts can enjoy “Hot Rods and Hot Dogs” during this weekend’s Summit Street cruise. Arkansas City High School After Prom will have a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Farm Bureau Financial Services parking lot, located at 526 N. Summit St. — […]

Kiwanis Club hard at work on preparations for Arkalalah fundraisers

The Arkansas City Kiwanis Club already is hard at work planning for Arkalalah. Most citizens know Kiwanis for its annual pancake feed and the food booth that serves chicken and noodles during Arkalalah. Both of these food-centered fundraisers will celebrate 70 years as part of Arkalalah this year. Preparations for […]