Tag: Florida

Gottlob raising funds to recreate legendary 1970 Daytona run in new ‘Vette

Hometown racing fanatic and mechanic Cliff Gottlob is attempting to break back into the racing circuit. He is well-known in car circles for setting records in the ’70s, but has been away from racing for quite some time. “I’m closer than I know,” he said. Gottlob worked well past dark […]

Ministerial Alliance plans special prayer event Sept. 27 at Ben Givens Park

The Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance will be host to a special prayer event from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 27 at Ben Givens Center City Park, located at Central Avenue and Summit Street. “In light of the recent hurricanes in Houston and Florida, the fires in the West, riots and […]

Ark City native, former MLB player Darren Daulton passes away at 55

Arkansas City native Darren Daulton died Aug. 6 at the age of 55. Daulton, a former Major League Baseball player, arguably was one of Ark City’s greatest athletes. He was drafted by the Philadephia Phillies in 1980 and played until 1997, ending his career with the Miami Marlins. The Phillies’ […]

Groove Street Bling offers homemade headbands, turnovers from local pair

Groove Street Bling has hit the Arkansas City Farm and Art Market with unique tie-dyed products, headbands, and homemade turnovers. Two local women, Sarah Diveley and Shayna Nicely, started Groove Street Bling this year. “Sarah had an epiphany when she went to Bike Week in Daytona in March,” Nicely said. […]

Process for replacement of Fortner outlined; Florida investigation found

Cowley County will start the interview process soon for a new director of Cowley County Emergency Communications (CCEC). This position was left open when former director Carl Fortner resigned April 20. Interviews for his replacement will begin Monday, according to County Administrator Lucas Goff. CCEC and Fortner, who was hired […]

Townsley to open Renew Wellness massage at old Jensations location

On May 1, there will be a new massage therapist in Arkansas City. Misty Townsley has more than 20 years of experience in the field. “I’ve been doing house calls in Florida, New Jersey, Japan, Virginia and Kansas City over the past 20 years,” she said. “I am licensed in […]

Camden has intriguing take on difficult times with ‘To the Farthest Shores’

Fans of Elizabeth Camden won’t be disappointed with her newest release, To the Farthest Shores (Bethany House, $15.99, 336 pages, ISBN 9780764218804). Camden tackles some really difficult subjects in this novel — from trust to forgiveness, she handles each topic with aplomb. Jenny Bennett has been through a lot, but […]

Cowley College’s Act One Drama Club brings home ideas from Florida trip

ORLANDO, Fla. — Cowley College’s Act One Drama Club recently returned from a trip to Walt Disney World to enjoy the Disney Performance Workshops. “I already knew their shows were incredible, I knew the Disney College Program was a dream for a few of our students and I knew I […]

Discover the Ice Age exhibit coming to Exploration Place in Wichita

A new traveling exhibit will visit Exploration Place in Wichita this month. For those who like to hit the road to find something unique and interesting, this exhibit will provide that and much more. “Discover the Ice Age” is a nationally traveling exhibit that will be at Exploration Place starting […]

Cowley College men’s track, field team eager to put last season behind it

Not happy with the finish of last season’s men’s track and field team, Cowley College head coach Mark Phillips is excited about the possibilities of this year’s squad as it prepares to open the season Jan. 6 at the Kansas University Invite in Lawrence. The squad has a solid group […]