Tag: Butler County

Day eager to experience Arkalalah in new light as Queen Alalah candidate

Jordan Day is glad she made the decision to stay close to home and attend Cowley College instead of a four-year school. The decision has paid off with Day having been named one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the […]

Eight students graduate Oct. 10 from Cowley College paramedic program

Graduation for eight students in Cowley College’s paramedic program was held Oct. 10 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room on the school’s main campus in Arkansas City.   The program completed the associate of applied science degree requirements for the graduating members of the class: Janna Chanthabouly; Katherine Chanthabouly; […]

Cowley College, Butler Community College team up to teach firefighting

The fire science departments at Butler Community College and Cowley College are joining forces to help firefighting students. The colleges have signed an agreement that provides Cowley College students with the ability to receive an associate of applied science degree in fire science from Butler after completing their fire science […]

Andreo completes Kansas Community College Leadership Institute slate

Eddie Andreo, Cowley College associate vice president of distance learning and site management, recently completed the Kansas Community College Leadership Institute program. Each year, Cowley College has the opportunity to send one of its top performing emerging leaders to a yearlong leadership development program designed by and operated through the […]

Marshall ‘Elvis’ Matthews, Piper Leigh to perform May 20 at Burford Theatre

Marshall Matthews and the Memphis Kings will headline a concert at 7 p.m. May 20 at the V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre. The award-winning, international group is one of the largest Elvis tribute shows in the nation, according to a news release. The band […]

South-central Kansas residents vote today in special congressional election

South-central Kansas residents will take part in a special election April 11 to decide who will take the U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated by Mike Pompeo. Pompeo was chosen by President Donald Trump to be the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, a position for which he was […]

Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department seeks paramedics to fill shortage

The Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department is looking for a few good recruits. Due to attrition, ACFD has been understaffed for more than six months. Right now, the most pressing need is for more paramedics. “We’re having trouble finding paramedics,” said Fire Chief Bobby Wolfe. “It’s a problem not unique to […]

Gilkey to speak at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Unity on Jan. 15

The 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Unity will be Jan. 15. The annual event is set for 3 p.m. at the Cowley College’s Brown Center, located at 215 S. Second St. This year, Lynn Gilkey, the executive director of Rise Up For Youth, will be the keynote speaker. […]

Mosaic in Winfield offering two upcoming ‘Discover the Possibilities’ tours

WINFIELD — Mosaic will be host to two “Discover the Possibilities” tours in the coming weeks at its Winfield facility. The tours generally are held each month. The first one this year will take place at noon Jan. 19. The second will be at noon Feb. 16. Mosaic partners with […]

Mulvane Phi Theta Kappa hosts inaugural induction ceremony

MULVANE — The Beta Phi Upsilon chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society was host to its chartering and first induction ceremony Dec. 11 at Cowley College in Mulvane. The event was a spectacular success, with a small brass ensemble from Southwestern College in Winfield, and a standing-room-only crowd […]