Tag: D Street

Commissioners name four unsafe structures, hear passenger rail update

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Sept. 5 to declare several structures in Arkansas City as unsafe and dangerous. The structures all are in a state of disrepair. Many need work to the foundation or roof, or mold removal. Six structures — located at 215 North B St., 306 North […]

Ark City police arrest five people in connection with drugs, forged checks

The Arkansas City Police Department has arrested five people on drug and theft charges in connection with a case that stemmed from a pair of forged checks. Daniel Anthony Clark, 32, was arrested on suspicion of felony possession with intent to distribute marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week time to reflect on prevalence, cost of illness

This week is National Mental Illness Awareness Week. The first week of October has been designated as Mental Illness Awareness Week since 1990, when Congress established its observance. The National Alliance on Mental Illness works to fight the stigma of and promote support for those who suffer from mental illness, […]

Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department receives $48,000 equipment grant

The City Commission of Arkansas City on Sept. 6 approved a $48,356 grant for Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department (ACFD) equipment purchases. The grant, which was awarded through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is part of the 2016 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. While the monetary award was high, there […]

Yard of the Season announced for July 29

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is this home at 618 South D St., which is owned by Gary and Caroline Bruce. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that, through a combination of […]

Chief: Fire-EMS ‘best profession in the world’

The Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department, located at 115 South D St., is one of the quietest buildings in Arkansas City. The heaviest traffic near to the building comes from the adjacent BNSF Railroad. However, the structure also is prone to bursts of activity and noise. Fire-EMS staff have a response […]

Law Enforcement for June 1

Arkansas City Police Department Officers and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1617 N. Summit St. for a report of a wanted man staying at America’s Best Value Inn. Felipe Enriquez Cabrales Jr., 27, of Arkansas City, was arrested on a Cowley County District Court warrant for failure to […]

Law Enforcement for May 24

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies checked a vehicle in the 23000 block of U.S. 77. Deputies transported a person from South Central Kansas Medical Center to the Larned State Hospital. Deputies were dispatched to the Kansas-Oklahoma state line on U.S. 77 to check two pedestrians. Deputies were dispatched to the […]