Tag: Daren Reese

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 […]

Late filings flurry leads to crowded races for Cowley College, school board

A flurry of late filings May 30-31 made the local college board of trustees and school board races more competitive, as the filing deadline passed at noon June 1. There are six candidates for three available seats in both the USD 470 Board of Education and City Commission of Arkansas […]

Election filings begin for city commission, school board, college trustees

Local election season is just around the corner. In Arkansas City, there are three governing bodies that each will need to fill at least two seats in this fall’s elections. The deadline to file for candidacy is noon June 1. Three city commissioners — Charles Tweedy III, Jay Warren and […]

K’ an D’ Pharmacy offers compliance packaging as one of many services

K’ an D’ Pharmacy is a local business that began in 2008. It is owned and run by Daren and Kechia Reese, who both were born and raised here in Arkansas City. The Reeses began their own business because they thought Ark City needed something new and they wanted to […]

Local businesses team up to commemorate those who have passed

For the third year in a row, K’ an D’ Pharmacy and Schmidt Jewelers are working together to provide grieving families with engraved Christmas ornaments commemorating their late loved ones. The push to create these ornaments and provide the tree came from pharmacy co-owner Kechia Reese in 2014. “We wanted […]

Building Trades Advisory Board suspends Faithful Plumbers for 30 days

The Arkansas City Building Trades Advisory Board voted 8-0 on Nov. 17 to suspend the license of Faithful Plumbers for 30 days after several complaints. The suspension applies only to new permits. The company will be allowed to continue current work. The board members made the decision after a pair […]