Tag: Habitat for Humanity

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

Candidate Q&A: Tyler Yung — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Tyler Yung Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Married my high school sweetheart, Alysha, and have two boys, Oakley and Easton. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I moved to Arkansas City in 1997 and started attending Jefferson Elementary, and […]

Annual Habitat for Humanity fundraiser taking on Cinco de Mayo feel

Habitat for Humanity in Arkansas City will hold its annual fundraiser next week — with a bit of a Latin twist. This year’s event will be May 5 at the V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre, located at 118 S. Summit St. There still will […]

Arkansas City Rotary Club turning 100 with Mardi Gras party Feb. 25

Arkansas City’s oldest civic organization turns 100 this year. The local Rotary Club is celebrating its centennial anniversary with a Mardi Gras-themed party at the historic Burford Theatre on Feb. 25. “That’s an astounding lifespan to me and definitely cause for celebration,” said Mendy Pfannenstiel, a Rotary board member leading […]

Otis Morrow named Grand Marshal for 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade

The Grand Marshal for the 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade is local attorney Otis Morrow. Morrow has practiced law in Arkansas City for 44 years, after graduating from Washburn University in Topeka. He served as city attorney for the City of Arkansas City for more than 25 years and currently is […]

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 […]

Ground broken on 16th Habitat for Humanity house in Arkansas City

The Leyva family and a group of Arkansas City Habitat for Humanity volunteers on Aug. 28 celebrated the groundbreaking of a new Habitat house for the Leyvas. It will be the 16th house built by local Habitat for Humanity volunteers, who will work side by side with Leyva family members. […]