Tag: Girl Scouts

More than 100 turn out for Fall Cleanup Day event; 39 properties benefit

The City of Arkansas City’s 2017 Fall Cleanup Day event was a great success, city commissioners learned in a report during their meeting Tuesday night. An estimated 115 to 120 volunteers showed up Saturday morning at the Wilson Park rotunda to pitch in with the grassroots cleanup event. The city […]

In Wheresoever They May Be, Wangard blends research with characters

The newest release by Terri Wangard, Wheresoever They May Be, is a well-crafted historical fiction novel. The story centers on four people — Lily, Frank, Susan and Joe — and their contributions to the war effort. Wheresoever They May Be doesn’t revolve around a particular battle or mystery. Instead, it […]

Kiwanis add scholarships, seek new members after taking on blood drive

The Arkansas City Kiwanis Club is on the hunt for new members. Like many civic groups in Ark City, the Kiwanis are attempting to find members of all ages. The mission of Kiwanis International is to improve the lives of children worldwide. However, each club works in its own community […]

Ark City chapter of Soroptimist International celebrates 70 years in 2017

The local Soroptimist International chapter in Arkansas City is celebrating its 70th year of existence as a club. On April 28, 1947, Soroptimist of Ark City’s installation meeting was held at the Osage Hotel, where 25 charter members celebrated a new civic club in Ark City. The local club wished […]

Girl Scouts plan Cosmic Bowling fundraiser Jan. 7 at Hillcrest Lanes

The Girl Scouts of Arkansas City will have a fundraiser on Jan. 7. Beginning at 7 p.m., Hillcrest Lanes will be host to the Cosmic Bowling fundraiser. For $10, participants will receive two hours of cosmic bowling, including shoe rental. Half of every fee will be donated to the Cowley […]

Line-up of entries in 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade on Oct. 29 released

Staff Report The following is a numerical listing of all of the entries in the 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade on Oct. 29 in downtown Arkansas City: American Legion Color Guard Sons of the American Legion American Legion Riders Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Grand Marshal Otis Morrow […]

Cowley County United Way donates 98 percent of receipts to local groups

Cowley County residents can contribute to the local United Way through a payroll deduction or give directly to the nonprofit organization by sending a check, made payable to CC United Way, to the Legacy Foundation. Any company that would like to more about how to participate, or anyone aged 18 […]

Cowley College criminal justice major named Student of the Month

Debra Arnett was named Cowley College’s September Student of the Month in recognition of her work in the school’s criminal justice program and her volunteerism. The criminal justice major from Wichita and her husband, James, have five children. Arnett, who received her GED in 1992, decided now that her kids […]

Girl Scouts Troop 40748 looking for new Arkansas City recruits

Girl Scouts Troop 40748 is looking for new recruits. The troop performs many volunteer jobs each year, including scrubbing the headstones at Kansas Veterans Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. Troop members also participate in many group-building activities, such as sleepovers and crafting sessions. Arkansas City girls can sign up […]