Tag: Creekstone

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

TSL offering ancestry DNA holiday special, in addition to other services

One Arkansas City business is offering an ancestry DNA screening special for the upcoming holiday season. Testing Services Limited (TSL) is a homegrown company owned by Linda Boswell. Boswell, a former nurse of 25 years, opened the business in 2014. Testing Services Limited is located at 1423 S. Summit St. […]

Creekstone purchased this week by Japanese trading house for $170M

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef has been purchased by Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp., according to Cattlenetwork.com. The deal reportedly is worth approximately $170 million, including liabilities. Japan-based Marubeni also owns an Australian feedlot. Creekstone Farms processes about 1,400 cattle per day and recently added pork products to its offerings. No […]

Cowley County Job Fair planned for March 1-2 in Winfield, Arkansas City

The Cowley County job fairs are approaching rapidly. The first job fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon March 1 at the Winfield High School auxiliary gym, located at 300 Viking Blvd. The Arkansas City job fair will be from 3 to 5 p.m. March 2 in the Wright […]

City Commission raises Creekstone water rates, supports housing project

The City Commission of Arkansas City unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 6 to amend the comprehensive fee schedule. The decision to do so was not reached quickly, however, due to an ongoing attempt to negotiate increased water rates for Creekstone Farms Premium Beef. This negotiation has been in progress for […]

Creekstone Farms offering special holiday beef, pork sales on website

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef is offering holiday meats this season, but shoppers will have to order soon because there are limited supplies. The meatpacking plant is offering tenderloin and prime rib roasts, as well as Duroc spiral-sliced hams. Shoppers can order their meat of choice by visiting store.creekstonefarms.com/premium-beef/holiday-roasts. Creekstone Farms […]