Tag: Fifth Street

Closure to resume on 15th Street, begin Nov. 13 on Washington Avenue

North 15th Street will resume being closed to through traffic from Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting Nov. 13, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be detoured east at both Radio Lane and Skyline Road. Access will be accommodated […]

Commission tables ordinance that licenses tree trimmers for second time

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted for the second time June 20 to table an ordinance that would alter Arkansas City Municipal Code to require tree trimmers to have a license. This ordinance had been tabled once before for further examination. It first was discussed June 6. The commissioners […]

Second search warrant conducted by ACPD for spree of vehicle burglaries

Arkansas City police and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office last week executed a second search warrant stemming from a recent spree of vehicle burglaries. The warrant, which was executed at 3:28 p.m. Dec. 27, 2016, at 417 E. Jefferson Ave. in Arkansas City, was the latest search in connection with […]

Christmas weekend services announced by three community churches

Several local churches have announced extended Christmas services this weekend. First Southern Baptist Church will be host to a candlelight service Dec. 23. The service will begin at 6 p.m. at the church, located at 138 E. Kansas Ave. The next day, Northside Baptist Church, located at 500 N. Fifth […]

Many local resources available this holiday season for those in need

Locals who have fallen into hard times have many resources available to them for assistance this holiday season. Angels in the Attic Angels in the Attic, a locally formed nonprofit organization, provides a multitude of services to those who require assistance. From clothes to food, the organization works to provide […]

Pair of men named Peters arrested in connection with vehicle burglaries

Two Arkansas City men were arrested Dec. 9 by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries and thefts in Ark City. Joseph DeWayne Peters, 29, and Marcus Franklin Peters, 27, were arrested on suspicion of three counts of burglary, two counts of criminal damage to property, […]

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 […]

Shearmire nabs Arkalalah medallion in same park, 12 years later

The Arkalalah Medallion has been found by Arkansas City resident Kenneth Shearmire. This is not the first time that Shearmire has found the medallion, nor is it the first time he found it in Robert Cox Park on North Fifth Street. Shearmire said he found the star-shaped object in the […]

Law Enforcement for June 1

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies went to the Russell County Jail to pick up a prisoner, Christopher John Gipe, 27, of Haysville, on two Cowley County District Court warrants, one for failure to appear and one for probation violation. He was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail. […]

Back-Road Dining in Cowley County promotion event under way

Cowley County has many fantastic dining options to choose from, but they often are overlooked. To highlight some of the dining options in the county, Cowley First, the Cowley County Economic Development Partnership, has teamed up with five restaurants in Cowley County for a fun summer promotion, “Back-Road Dining in […]