Tag: EMT

Day eager to experience Arkalalah in new light as Queen Alalah candidate

Jordan Day is glad she made the decision to stay close to home and attend Cowley College instead of a four-year school. The decision has paid off with Day having been named one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the […]

Cowley College, Butler Community College team up to teach firefighting

The fire science departments at Butler Community College and Cowley College are joining forces to help firefighting students. The colleges have signed an agreement that provides Cowley College students with the ability to receive an associate of applied science degree in fire science from Butler after completing their fire science […]

Cowley College’s Allied Health Center in Winfield gets new interior look

WINFIELD — With fall semester classes under way at Cowley College’s Allied Health Center, students at the college might experience a double take when walking to their class because the facility recently received new carpet, as well as new paint and artwork on its walls. The Allied Health Center is […]

ACMS seventh-graders tour city departments for Public Service Week

Several Arkansas City Middle School students were given the opportunity to see Arkansas City from an entirely new perspective this week. Twelve seventh-graders spent time visiting several of the City of Arkansas City’s departments — six on May 8 and six on May 9. Each day, the teens were split […]

Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department seeks paramedics to fill shortage

The Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department is looking for a few good recruits. Due to attrition, ACFD has been understaffed for more than six months. Right now, the most pressing need is for more paramedics. “We’re having trouble finding paramedics,” said Fire Chief Bobby Wolfe. “It’s a problem not unique to […]

City Commission hears updates from Brett Martin, Spring Hill Golf Course

The City Commission of Arkansas City heard updates Jan. 17 regarding a dangerous structure at 617 S. Fourth St., which was deemed unsafe during the Jan. 3 commission meeting. The owner of the property is Brett Martin, who was instructed to have the mold issues in the structure addressed by […]

Fire-EMS Department seeking firefighter-paramedics, recruiting at ACHS

The Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department currently is hiring firefighter-paramedics. Duties of this full-time position include protecting life and property by engaging directly in firefighting, emergency care, and fire prevention. ACFD staff also maintain fire-EMS equipment, apparatus and facilities. Candidates must possess a Kansas Certified Paramedic license and CPR certification at […]

Corcran, McClure receive appreciation awards from VFW Post 1254

Two Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department employees received awards this week from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1254. Post Commander Charlie Cravens presented the awards to both ACFD Capt. Ken Corcran and Firefighter-EMT Tanner McClure. Corcran was given a Firefighter Appreciation Award, while McClure came away with an EMT Appreciation Award. […]

Cowley College awards scholarships to students from area high schools

The Student Services Department at Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following area high school seniors: Arkansas City Christian Academy Andrew Potter, son of Kelli Potter, is the recipient of a Derek Burroughs Memorial Scholarship, and a Bob and Helen Storbeck Endowed Scholarship. At ACCA, he was involved in […]

Cowley College to host chamber coffee Sept. 22 in Winfield

Allied Health Department chair Chris Cannon and other Cowley College employees will join Harold Arnett, vice president for academic affairs, in hosting a chamber coffee at 10 a.m. Thursday/Sept. 22 at the Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 123 E. Ninth Ave. Cowley College operates its paramedic, EMT and other health […]