Tag: Four County Mental Health

Kinzie crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVI; Aldridge, Graber named as Littles

The five candidates for Queen Alalah shared the stage Oct. 27 in rhinestone-clad evening wear as this year’s queen was named. When the voting was done, Kyrstyn Kinzie donned the crown of Queen Alalah LXXXVI during the Coronation ceremony at Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre. “When I was 4, I attended […]

Kinzie goes from Little Miss Arkalalah finalist to Queen Alalah candidate

After her sister and aunt took the stage at previous Arkalalah coronations, Cowley College sophomore Kyrstyn Kinzie now will have her turn in the spotlight after she was named one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the college’s Robert Brown […]

Lind shares his depression experience as part of Suicide Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a nationally recognized effort to bring awareness to suicide and depression. Arkansas City native Nate Lind recently spoke at Harvard University regarding suicide and the increase in suicide rates among men. “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for people (younger than) 44. […]

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 […]

Cowley County Job Fair planned for March 1-2 in Winfield, Arkansas City

The Cowley County job fairs are approaching rapidly. The first job fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon March 1 at the Winfield High School auxiliary gym, located at 300 Viking Blvd. The Arkansas City job fair will be from 3 to 5 p.m. March 2 in the Wright […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week time to reflect on prevalence, cost of illness

This week is National Mental Illness Awareness Week. The first week of October has been designated as Mental Illness Awareness Week since 1990, when Congress established its observance. The National Alliance on Mental Illness works to fight the stigma of and promote support for those who suffer from mental illness, […]

Law Enforcement for June 10

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to Campground No. 4 at Winfield City Lake for a report of a possible disturbance. They contacted several parties and told them to keep the noise down. Deputies were dispatched to the 2200 block of West Ninth Avenue in Winfield for a report […]