Tag: KAY Club

Angels in the Attic giving back to community through holiday initiatives

Angels in the Attic, a homegrown 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has created several options for those looking to help the less fortunate this holiday season. “There are children right here in Arkansas City who won’t have much of a holiday without some help,” said Christine Tanner, Angels in the Attic board […]

More than 100 turn out for Fall Cleanup Day event; 39 properties benefit

The City of Arkansas City’s 2017 Fall Cleanup Day event was a great success, city commissioners learned in a report during their meeting Tuesday night. An estimated 115 to 120 volunteers showed up Saturday morning at the Wilson Park rotunda to pitch in with the grassroots cleanup event. The city […]

Brylee Burroughs stepping off court, onto stage as Queen Alalah candidate

After growing up around Cowley College, Brylee Burroughs will fulfill a dream when she takes the stage as one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the college’s Robert Brown Theatre. Burroughs is the daughter of Darren and Carolyn Burroughs, of […]

Day eager to experience Arkalalah in new light as Queen Alalah candidate

Jordan Day is glad she made the decision to stay close to home and attend Cowley College instead of a four-year school. The decision has paid off with Day having been named one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the […]

Outdoor Movie Series resumes May 12 with Star Wars doubleheader

The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will resume May 12 in Arkansas City with a Star Wars doubleheader at the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The recent blockbuster hit, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will play at 7 p.m., preceded by another showing of the Wilson […]

Alley, Colyer visit with ACHS Leadership students about service projects

Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, Kansas State Board of Education chair Jim McNiece and state Sen. Larry Alley, R-Winfield, visited Arkansas City High School on Jan. 17. During the visit, four ACHS Leadership students shared their service projects with the visiting politicians. These projects are completed each year by high […]

Angels in the Attic receives $600 for gifts from ACMS, KAY, SADD

With help from the Arkansas City Lioness Club, Ark City Middle School’s KAY Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions and Student Council members presented a check for $600 to Angels in the Attic this week, to provide holiday gifts and meals to local children and their families. “We have had a […]

ACMS KAY Club food drive collects, donates more than 11,000 items

Arkansas City Middle School recently held its annual canned food drive, sponsored by the ACMS KAY Club. More than 11,000 food items were donated to Angels in the Attic, Manna Ministries and several local church food pantries. The top collectors were Kaia Behrens, with more than 1,000 items, and Madison […]

Public, students invited to Kids Voting Kansas forum Oct. 19 at ACMS

Eight local candidates for the Cowley County Commission and Kansas Legislature will attend a Kids Voting Kansas forum Oct. 19. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Arkansas City Middle School auditorium, 400 E. Kansas Ave. It is sponsored by […]

Movie doubleheader at Paris Park Pool a big hit

After a two-week hiatus due to weather postponement and the PrairieFest concert, the 2016 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series returned in grand fashion. More than 500 people packed Paris Park Pool for a special doubleheader movie event Friday night, by far the best turnout this year for one of the […]