Bobbie and Anna Eastman are on the road to recovery following a devastating accident Nov. 5 in Centerton, Arkansas. The Arkansas City couple were on their way back from a weekend trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, when a truck...Read More
Local resident Debbie Jordan has been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. She has taken a leave of absence from work and is unable to go back for the time being. Her friend and co-worker, Patty DeHaven, has created...Read More
A local woman is in need of assistance as she seeks cancer treatment soon at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Ashley Law, a recent Cowley College graduate, has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s...Read More
The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau have stepped up to attempt to raise funds for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show. Citizens expressed frustration Monday after...Read More
Update: A family friend recently announced Anthony Brantley passed away during the weekend. “Former ACHS head basketball coach and current assistant tennis coach Anthony Brantley passed away (June 3),” said Lisa Klaassen....Read More
Last December, local art teacher Danice Sweet was diagnosed with macular edema due to diabetic retinopathy. “The retinologist explained it to me like this: Because of diabetic retinopathy, the eye starts compensating by growing...Read More
Arkansas City Middle School teacher Rachel Lankton has returned home after receiving treatment for an unexpected illness. The eighth-grade science teacher is recovering from a surgery to remove a brain tumor last month. There...Read More
A GoFundMe account has been created to help to offset funeral expenses for an Arkansas City man who died in a rollover accident earlier this week. Eliseo Cardoza, 43, is survived by his wife and nine children. The GoFundMe...Read More
I’ll be really honest with you — 2016 is a year that seems to be taking a lot of celebrities. I was pretty much done watching the death toll before Christmas. We all know how that turned out. (See “Nerds Unite” blog posting for...Read More
Arkansas City Middle School teacher Rachel Lankton likely will spend Christmas away from home. The eighth-grade science teacher is recovering at a Wichita rehabilitation facility from a surgery that removed a brain tumor. One of...Read More
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