Tag: Cowley County Courthouse

Final election results unchanged after canvass; Tweedy leads write-ins

Of 19,200 registered voters in Cowley County, 3,139 cast ballots in the Nov. 7 election — a fairly standard turnout (for local elections) of 16 percent. Those final numbers were part of the results released Nov. 13 after final canvassing at the Cowley County Courthouse in Winfield by the Cowley […]

Six incumbents hold strong in elections Nov. 7, joining four newcomers

Incumbents carried the day in the Nov. 7 elections, earning re-election to all three local boards — City Commission, Cowley College Board of Trustees and USD 470 Board of Education. Among those re-elected were city commissioners Jay Warren (29 percent) and Karen Welch (23.9 percent); trustees Ned Graham (16.6 percent), […]

Three competitive local races, 10 total seats on line Nov. 7 on Election Day

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 Courthouse in Winfield. The races for City Commission, USD […]

Two downtown Arkansas City faces enter race for college board of trustees

The candidate field for the Cowley College Board of Trustees has expanded once more. Local residents Darrin Green and Jonathan Hansen have both thrown their hats into the ring, joining two incumbents and two other citizens. Both men work at downtown Arkansas City businesses — Green is the owner of […]

Five Amateur Radio License classes offered in March by Cowley County

A class that teaches individuals how to obtain an entry-level Amateur Radio License will begin March 2. The class will be held over the course of five weeks. Classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through March 30. Classes will be held in the emergency operations center in […]

Issues with consolidated 911 dispatch discussed at City Commission meeting

The City Commission of Arkansas City took time during its meeting Jan. 17 to ask the chiefs of the Arkansas City Police and Fire-EMS departments about what they called “growing pains” at the Cowley County consolidated 911 dispatch center. At first, the two chiefs were reluctant to speak. “We need […]

Stasa to face trial starting next week in 2015 Winfield murder case

Joshua Jo Stasa, who has been incarcerated since his arrest on May 8, 2015, will appear in Cowley County District Court next week. Stasa’s jury trial will begin at 9 a.m. Monday/Dec. 12 at the Cowley County Courthouse, located at 311 E. Ninth Ave. in Winfield. He will appear before […]

Voegele defeats Wilson; Alley, Judd-Jenkins win legislative seats

Republican challenger Bob Voegele defeated Democratic incumbent Gary Wilson for the Cowley County Commission District 2 seat Wilson has held for 12 years, according to preliminary unofficial voting results for Cowley County. Voegele received 1,785 votes, or 54.9 percent, to Wilson’s 1,461, or 44.9 percent. Fellow challenger James Karasek, a […]

Polling places open from 7 to 7 on Election Day; early voting ends at noon

Polling places in and around Arkansas City will open at 7 a.m. Nov. 8 and remain open until 7 p.m. Residents who would like to vote early still have until noon Nov. 7 to do so at the Cowley County Courthouse South Annex, located at 321 E. 10th Ave. in […]

Law Enforcement for June 14

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted a motorist in the 30000 block of U.S. 77. The driver was lost and was given directions. Deputies stopped a vehicle in the 15000 block of U.S. 77 for a traffic violation. The driver, Patrick Eugene Plank, 23, of Wichita, was arrested on suspicion […]