Tag: Boy Scouts

Kiwanis add scholarships, seek new members after taking on blood drive

The Arkansas City Kiwanis Club is on the hunt for new members. Like many civic groups in Ark City, the Kiwanis are attempting to find members of all ages. The mission of Kiwanis International is to improve the lives of children worldwide. However, each club works in its own community […]

Grouse Creek Academy donates KSRA banquet tickets to Cowley students

Grouse Creek Academy, a brand-new firearms training facility in Cowley County, has donated four tickets to the Kansas State Rifle Association (KSRA) Foundation banquet dinner to Cowley College‚Äôs criminal justice program. The banquet starts at 6 p.m. Friday. Brian Black, of Grouse Creek Academy, delivered the tickets Tuesday to Frank […]

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 […]

City commissioners designate new Chestnut Park recreation area

Beautification and parks have been on the minds of city officials lately, as evidenced by a pair of discussions at a City Commission meeting Sept. 6. The Beautification and Tree Advisory Board held a special meeting Aug. 29 and recommended the designation of a new public recreation area on West […]

Scouting car wash Aug. 6 to raise funds for various camp-outs

The local Cub Scouts Pack 328 will have a car wash fundraiser starting at 10 a.m. Aug. 6. The boys, who are second- through fifth-graders, and adult volunteers will be in the Orscheln Farm & Home parking lot, located at 2715 N. Summit St. Orcheln donates the location and items […]

Lind hits it big, ditches banks for beard business

An Arkansas City native is enjoying life to the fullest thanks to a series of successful business interests. Nate Lind graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1998 and has gone on to achieve goal after goal. His latest venture is LegendaryBeardCo, an online source for beard oils and vitamins. […]