Tag: Jack Dickson

Fifteen of 19 candidates in three local election races attend Oct. 10 forum

Candidates running in the three local elections this fall gathered Oct. 10 to participate in a public forum. This forum, held at the Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, featured a question-and-answer session for each of the three groups of candidates. The first session was set aside for Cowley College Board […]

Pastor Jack Dickson: Looking out at the other side of the window

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55: 9) Windows are like walls. They muffle sounds, and keep out the cold and wet. They restrict passage from one place to another. But windows […]

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 […]

Letter to the Editor from Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance

The Ministerial Alliance would like to formally recognize and publicly thank the brave men and women who work in law enforcement and public safety in our city and Cowley County. As we have worked in our county, we have consistently noticed the respect these men and women have for those […]

Gilkey to speak at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Unity on Jan. 15

The 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Unity will be Jan. 15. The annual event is set for 3 p.m. at the Cowley College’s Brown Center, located at 215 S. Second St. This year, Lynn Gilkey, the executive director of Rise Up For Youth, will be the keynote speaker. […]

Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance Weekly Devotion: Promised Change

Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. (Romans 6:4) What do you remember about your baptism? Last weekend, I had the […]

Kiwanis Club hard at work on preparations for Arkalalah fundraisers

The Arkansas City Kiwanis Club already is hard at work planning for Arkalalah. Most citizens know Kiwanis for its annual pancake feed and the food booth that serves chicken and noodles during Arkalalah. Both of these food-centered fundraisers will celebrate 70 years as part of Arkalalah this year. Preparations for […]

Violet “Ruth” Reed

Violet “Ruth” Reed, 89, of Arkansas City, died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at South Central Kansas Medical Center. The family will receive friends from to 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2016, at the funeral home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Rindt-Erdman Funeral […]