Arkansas City High School graduate Dustin Avery and his family are working together on an entrepreneurial project called Eldo Ink. Avery and his wife, Brandy, have been working on the business since it opened in January 2017. “I...Read More
Laughter and tears were equally present Nov. 4 during a celebration of the life of the late Pastor Mark Fry. The standing-room-only service was attended by more than 200 people. Fry died Oct. 20 after a long battle with...Read More
Wilson Park was host to an unusual event this month when members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) gathered for sparring practice. More than 50 people from Arkansas City, Emporia, Oxford and Wichita — as well as...Read More
Candidates running in the three local elections this fall gathered Oct. 10 to participate in a public forum. This forum, held at the Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, featured a question-and-answer session for each of the...Read More
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...Read More
Name: Rhoda MacLaughlin-Ramirez Position you are running for: USD 470, Arkansas City School Board Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Spouse: Lt. Patrick Ramirez, Winfield Fire-EMS Department...Read More
New statistics show graduates of Cowley College excel at the four-year schools to which they transfer. A recent example of this was provided through a transfer report from Emporia State University. It showed 97 Cowley College...Read More
Local teacher David Stinemetze just began his 46th year of teaching in the Arkansas City Public School District. Stinemetze, a 1967 Arkansas City High School graduate, has taught both math and science during his tenure. This...Read More
Sandra Sue “Susie” Woodworth, 78, of Arkansas City, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at South Central Kansas Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Arkansas City....Read More
An Amtrak train will pass through eastern Arkansas City on Friday morning as part of an initiative to evaluate the potential for restoring passenger rail service here. Amtrak will operate the limited capacity one-way inspection...Read More
Dr. Aaron Watters has officially resigned from the Arkansas City Board of Education. In an email addressed to USD 470 Superintendent Ron Ballard, Watters announced his resignation. “It is with deep regret that I inform you that...Read More
A large crowd of Cowley College donors attended the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 3 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room, where they were treated to a night of dinner and music. The event had generous support...Read More
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