Tag: James Fry

Applications invited for city’s new Community Spirit Award Committee

Arkansas City residents are invited to apply now to join a new city committee that will select the annual winner of the Joe B. Avery Community Spirit Award. The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Tuesday night to create the new Community Spirit Award Committee. The first members […]

Eagle Scout candidate plans service project to assist local church

Nathan Fry is attempting to earn his Eagle Scout rank and could become the first new Eagle Scout in Arkansas City in more than a decade. There are several requirements that he must complete in the last few months before his 18th birthday, which is April 22. The first is […]

Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board picks officers for 2017

The Arkansas City Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board met Jan. 5 to select its officers for 2017 and hear a legal presentation. Tammy Lanman-Henderson, who previously served as chair of the Human Relations Commission for three years, was selected unanimously as chair for the new board that inherited the […]

Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board has first meeting

The Arkansas City Equal Opportunity and Accessibility Advisory Board met Dec. 15 at City Hall for the first time as a combined board. The board was formed from the remnants of the Accessibility Advisory Board, which had not met in several years, and the Human Relations Commission, which decided in […]

Cowley College collects 30 units Oct. 10 at American Red Cross blood drive

Cowley College recently conducted its annual American Red Cross blood drive on Oct. 10 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The annual blood drive saw 33 people give 30 units of usable blood, according to figures released by Lea Newman, health services coordinator. Each unit of blood has the […]