The Optimists of Arkansas City have issued a call for entries in the 2018 Optimist International...Read More
The annual South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary Christmas luncheon was held Dec. 12, 2017. This special event is a time to thank the SCKMC Auxiliary volunteers for their efforts and gifts to the hospital. Every other...Read More
The Arkansas City Police Department has a long history of giving back to the community. One of the ways ACPD officers do so is by providing an annual “Shop with a Cop” program. This program provides underprivileged children with...Read More
The Kiwanis Club of Arkansas City gave back to the local community in a big way this week. The social club gave $1,000 each to three local nonprofit organizations — Angels in the Attic, Family Life Services (FLS) and Manna...Read More
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Cowley County recently held its annual Christmas party for all matches and Littles on the waiting list. More than 50 people enjoyed bowling, pizza and a small treat bag. All of the kids were...Read More
There is a wide range of Christmas church services being offered this week in Arkansas City. From regular church services on Christmas Eve to candlelight vigils, there is something for everyone. Specifics for each church can be...Read More
As the final leaves drift from the lonely branches of bare trees, we give thanks for another bountiful year and engage in the holiday bustle. I often hear stories of hateful attitudes and unpleasant people who fill local stores...Read More
You don’t need anyone to tell you the holidays can be stressful. Extra expectations, parties and tasks can be stressful, too. Sarah Diamond from Kansas State University’s School of Family Studies and Human Services summarizes a...Read More
Hanson gets a bad rap. The family trio first appeared on the music scene in the ’90s — the decade of boy bands, Britney Spears and the pop music explosion. Then, in the summer of 1997, something unusual happened. Three...Read More
The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule the next two weeks due to the closure of all city offices each of the next two Mondays. City Hall will be closed Dec. 25 for Christmas Day and Jan. 1, 2018,...Read More
Dec. 16 is full of family-friendly activities to attend in and around Arkansas City. Starting at 9 a.m., Santa will be at Steamy Joe for cookies and cocoa. He will be there until noon. Children younger than 12 can enjoy free...Read More
NEWKIRK — Native journalist Cody Griesel has banded together with a Marine Corps veteran named Michael Rix to help homeless veterans. Rix is a chaplain with Chaplain’s Federation Ministries International who has been working to...Read More
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