Tag: Arkalalah

Miss Ark City Katie DiVall honored as October Soroptimist Girl of the Month

Katie DiVall has been selected as the Soroptimist Girl of the Month for October. She is the daughter of Kenny and Melissa DiVall. Katie DiVall currently is ranked No. 1 in her graduating class with a 4.0 grade-point average. She has lettered in academics while participating in band the past […]

Letter: Kiwanis Club thanks Arklalalah-goers for support of Pancake Feed

For over 75 years now, the Arkansas City Kiwanis Club has been serving pancakes at Arkalalah. The event has become a tradition in the club. Generations of Kiwanis members have helped, served and enjoyed the fun of flipping Flapjacks for the people of Arkansas City. The event has become a […]

Kansas, Oklahoma high schoolers attend Senior Day at Cowley College

High school seniors from Kansas and Oklahoma took part in Cowley College’s Senior Day on Oct. 25 at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City. A total of 285 students and parents took part in the event. Students were given an opportunity to tour the campus, while information was available […]

Kinzie crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVI; Aldridge, Graber named as Littles

The five candidates for Queen Alalah shared the stage Oct. 27 in rhinestone-clad evening wear as this year’s queen was named. When the voting was done, Kyrstyn Kinzie donned the crown of Queen Alalah LXXXVI during the Coronation ceremony at Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre. “When I was 4, I attended […]

Arkalalah Big Parade lineup announced

The 2017 Arkalalah Big Parade lineup is: Color Guard — American Legion Sons of the American Legion American Legion Riders Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Grand Marshal — Tony Tapia Arkansas City High School Marching Band Arkansas City High School Cheerleaders Queen Alalah LXXXVI Visiting Queens Little […]

Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners named

The 2017 Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners are: Schools C-4 Elementary School Sacred Heart Catholic School Roosevelt Elementary School Churches Mt. Zion Community Church and Maple Street Baptist West Kansas Avenue Church of God Redeemer Lutheran Church Organizations Early Bird Lions Club Arkansas City High School Wrestling Friends of […]

Hundreds turn out to sound the whistle, ring the bell at train re-dedication

More than 250 people gathered Oct. 24 at Wilson Park to witness the official unveiling of the newly renovated train engine. “Welcome to the Wilson Park train re-dedication and Arkalalah kickoff,” said Commissioner Duane Oestmann, greeting them. “This is what everyone in the Arkansas City area has been anxious to […]

86th Arkalalah Medallion found at Knebler Pond by pair of local women

The Arkalalah Medallion has been found — this year by a pair of women. Amanda Shelton and Janine Hageberg found the medallion Oct. 24 at Knebler Pond. “The clues led me right to it,” Shelton said. “I have lived in Ark City my whole life, so you could say I’m […]

He’s Gr-r-reat! Tapia named Arkalalah grand marshal in time for birthday

One of the hardest workers in preparing for Arkalalah each year received an early birthday present Oct. 23. Tony Tapia was named the grand marshal of the 86th Arkalalah Festival, following a meeting of the Arkalalah Executive Committee and the various public services that make the annual celebration possible. Tapia, […]

Arkalalah Medallion Hunt Clue No. 4

Arkalalah Medallion Hunt Clue No. 4

Arkalalah Medallion Hunt Clue No. 4 Hercules is considered strong, Orion’s always bright, but Pisces holds the clue to locating your delight. In the night sky, he keeps a place between Aries and Aquarius, in his earthen school, you will find that he is often quite gregarious. The larger the […]