The City Commission of Arkansas City recognized several people during its Dec. 5 commission meeting. The first was Robert Courtland, a Winfield resident who owns property in Arkansas City. He was given a Good Neighbor...Read More
Walmart Manager Mark Chickadonz was awarded the Good Neighbor Award by the City Commission of Arkansas City on Nov. 7. “He’s done a lot of things in the community that have been above and beyond,” said Public Information Officer...Read More
Election Day is Nov. 7, with three competitive local races all on the line. Arkansas City residents may vote from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Central Christian Church. Advance voting is available until noon Nov. 6 at the Cowley County...Read More
The City of Arkansas City will be host to a special Arkalalah kickoff event that features a train unveiling and re-dedication Oct. 24 at Wilson Park. The first step in the Wilson Park Master Plan, the restoration of the park’s...Read More
The City of Arkansas City’s 2017 Fall Cleanup Day event was a great success, city commissioners learned in a report during their meeting Tuesday night. An estimated 115 to 120 volunteers showed up Saturday morning at the Wilson...Read More
The Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board is preparing for Fall Cleanup Week. This effort to tidy up streets, homes and businesses in Arkansas City is scheduled for two weeks before Arkalalah, running from Oct. 9...Read More
The local chapters of Lions Clubs International are celebrating their centennial anniversary this year. As part of this celebration, the Early Bird Lions Club decided last year to adopt the lion statue in Paris Park, a feature...Read More
A flurry of late filings May 30-31 made the local college board of trustees and school board races more competitive, as the filing deadline passed at noon June 1. There are six candidates for three available seats in both the...Read More
The V.J. Wilkins Memorial Foundation has generously announced a $500,000 Challenge Grant toward the advancement of the Wilson Park Master Plan. The grant is contingent on matching funds, but could result in up to $1 million...Read More
The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will resume May 12 in Arkansas City with a Star Wars doubleheader at the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The recent blockbuster hit, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will play at...Read More
Arkansas City residents Josh and Paisley Howerton were honored at Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting. The Howertons, along with their two young daughters, have been spending time this year in local parks, picking up trash...Read More
Residents are urged to come to Wilson Park on April 28 for a special Arbor Day celebration that will double as the “groundbreaking” of the Wilson Park Master Plan. The event — sponsored by the City of Arkansas City, the...Read More
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