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Selfie with an Elfie social media contest offered for Christmas in the City

A Selfie with an Elfie scavenger hunt will be a part of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the City activities this year. Selfie with an Elfie is available to local customers for a chance to win $350 in Chamber Bucks. The contest starts Nov. 20. Each […]

Winfield resident Calvin to sign copies of ‘The Bluebonnet Child’ at Graves

Winfield resident Meggie Lee Calvin will sign copies of her book, “The Bluebonnet Child,” at Graves Drug in downtown Arkansas City during Arkalalah. Calvin, who serves as director of children’s and family ministry at First United Methodist Church in Winfield, addresses the issue of children who don’t have a healthy […]

National Heatstroke Prevention Day is July 31, will focus on child deaths

With temperatures set to reach the triple digits again this week, officials are warning against heat-related health emergencies. National Heatstroke Prevention Day is July 31. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is asking for help to raise awareness about the danger of heat to kids — in particular, children […]

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Firefly,’ ‘Serenity’ star Ron Glass dies Nov. 25 at age 71

This year has been hard in terms of loss in the celebrity realm. We took a Thanksgiving break here at Ark City Daily Bytes to enjoy the holiday with our families. For me, this included taking a break from the internet. But around noon Nov. 27, I dragged myself out […]

Survivor Day event Nov. 19 helps suicide loss survivors on healing journey

First Assembly of God, located at 3125 N. Summit St., will be host to a seminar for survivors of suicide loss on Nov. 19. The program will feature speakers from the Arkansas City community who have experienced loss. From 2 to 4 p.m., the church will open its doors to […]

Ed Vere delivers more childhood magic with ‘Max at Night’

If you combine the magic of “Goodnight Moon” with the adventure of “Where the Wild Things Are,” you will get Ed Vere’s “Max at Night.” This is a delightful story about a cat who can’t find the moon when it’s time to say goodnight. So off he goes in search […]

Arkansas City natives launch WhyNot Clothing company to provide wells

Arkansas City natives Michael Warren and Isaac Mathews are paying it forward, on a global level. The duo founded their company, WhyNot Clothing, in 2010. “With so many people around the world who don’t have access to the most basic necessities, such as clean water, we decided that we couldn’t […]