Tag: Cowley County Humane Society

Candidate Q&A: Kanyon Gingher — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Kanyon Gingher Position you are running for: City Commission, City of Arkansas City Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Three children How long have you lived in Arkansas City? Over 20 years. Have you served on any boards previously? I have served on several boards. Why did you choose […]

Candidate Q&A: Karen Welch — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Karen Welch Position you are running for: City Commission Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Married to Gary Welch; one daughter, Brooke Istas; and one son, Patrick Baird. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I am a lifelong resident of the Arkansas City/Cowley County area. Have you […]

Candidate Q&A: Tim Perry — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Hola, Aloha, greetings My name is Timothy A. Perry Position you are running for: I’m running for city council in the Ark City area. Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): N/a How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I have lived in Ark City for 18 years and this isn’t the […]

Candidate Q&A: Lori Barnes — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Lori Barnes Position you are running for: USD 470 School Board Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Zach Barnes, spouse; Lucas Barnes, eighth-grader at Ark City Middle School; and Kennedy Barnes, a fourth-grader at Sacred Heart Catholic School. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I have lived in Ark City […]

Candidate Q&A: Jay Warren — City Commission of Arkansas City

Name: Jay Warren Position you are running for: City Commission of Arkansas City Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Nancy. Son, Chris, who works in management at the Kellogg plant in Kansas City. He has three children, Ashlyn, Jocelyn and Gavin. Daughter, Dru, who is a teacher and school […]

Petpalooza to provide entertainment for dogs, owners Sept. 23 in Winfield

WINFIELD — Petpalooza, an annual event put on by the Cowley County Humane Society (CCHS), is set for Sept. 23. “Well-behaved and rabies-vaccinated dogs are welcome to bring their humans to Black Creek Park in Winfield … to celebrate the special bond between them,” said CCHS board member Alice Shaffer. […]

Soroptimists collect items for Mosaic, hear about organization’s ventures

Nancy Maier, Mosaic community relations officer, and Leslie Lackamp, Mosaic executive director, spoke with the Arkansas City Soroptimist Club recently about the services their organization provides to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Mosaic was founded 104 years ago to “provide a life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities.” The organization […]

Turney, Biggs newest Rotarians; club hears Alzheimer’s, child care efforts

Sarah McNay, events coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Kansas Chapter, addressed the Arkansas City Rotary Club on May 8. She discussed the disease, explained the association’s purpose and urged club members to support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 30 in Cowley County. Sarah Griggs, club […]

Full plate of pet-oriented fun planned at Bark in the Park event in Wichita

For those who want to enjoy a baseball game with their canine companion, Sunday will be their chance. Cowley County Humane Society (CCHS) has teamed up with Lifeline Animal Placement & Protection (LAPP), Wichita Animal Action League and K-9 Karma, as well as the Wichita Wingnuts and K9 Designs, for […]

Cowley County Humane Society Pets of Week: Astrid, Claus, Donner, Duke

Astrid is a 9-month-old female Australian cattle dog who loves being around people. She has a docile personality and can get along with other dogs. Astrid needs some training and a loving home. Being at the shelter appears to make her nervous.   Mrs. Claus is an 8-year-old female boxer-shepherd […]