Tag: Eric Thomson

DARE Camp pairs summer fun with serious scenarios to set kids straight

Ark City Police Department officers and staff spent several days this week at DARE Camp, teaching middle schoolers about drugs, alcohol and bullying. School Resource Officer Chase Hobart, who is assigned to Arkansas City Middle School, was among the officers on hand to educate the students. Serious discussion topics were […]

First babies born at South Central Kansas Medical Center for 2017

South Central Kansas Medical Center’s Family Birthing Unit had twice as much to celebrate with New Year’s twins. Robby Joe and James Lee Canaday were born Jan. 5, becoming the medical center’s first set of babies delivered in 2017. Technically, Robby Joe is the true heir to the title because […]

Board focuses on future after passage of SCKMC sales tax

“We got 99 problems, but a bond ain’t one,” South Central Kansas Medical Center (SCKMC) Chief Operations Officer Clayton Pappan said during the SCKMC Board of Trustees meeting May 26. The board and hospital staff briefly celebrated the passage of a 1-percent sales tax before beginning the meeting. A push […]