Tag: Larry Schwartz

Regnier’s seat on Board of Trustees to remain vacant through election

A replacement for former Cowley College trustee Sid Regnier has not yet been named, nor will a new trustee be appointed before the completion of the fall elections. Regnier resigned his post March 13, 2017, with more than two years left in his term. Twenty-one weeks now have passed since […]

Learn of ways to help victims during Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Last month, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. “Kansas was founded on the conviction that every life has dignity. Today, human trafficking is an affront on that dignity, depriving victims of their freedom and human rights,” Brownback said. “Kansas will continue its efforts to end […]

Year 2016 featured quakes, elections, Burford opening, funding decisions

The year 2016 began with tremors felt in Arkansas City. A group of more than 20 earthquakes in and around Fairview, Oklahoma, included two significant quakes that were felt right here at home. The strongest of them topped out at 4.7 and 4.9 magnitude on the Richter scale, respectively. The […]

Official election results released for Cowley County after canvassing

The official results for the 2016 general election have been posted for Cowley County after canvassing was completed Nov. 14. While the numbers are final, none altered the initial reports of the winning candidates. House District 80 candidate Anita Judd-Jenkins maintained her lead over Democrat Michelle Schiltz, winning with 3,335 […]

Trump defies expectations, conventional wisdom with upset victory

Defying pollsters, expectations and conventional political wisdom, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sailed to victory Nov. 8 with a projected minimum of 274 electoral votes, according to multiple news outlets. In a victory speech given at 2 a.m. Nov. 9 in New York, Trump promised to unite the country and […]

Last week’s DARE Camp averaged 74 campers per day

The 2016 DARE Camp was a huge success, according to Arkansas City Police Department school resource officers Chase Hobart and Brian McGee. The camp saw an increase in campers this year, with the average daily number of 74. Throughout the week, campers were part of a scenario in which they […]

Official results posted in local primaries after canvassing

Official results for the 2016 primary election have been posted, with very little change to the initial results. Republicans David Falletti, Christopher Smith, Larry Schwartz and Anita Judd-Jenkins all won their respective primaries in unofficial voting results Aug. 2. Smith, Schwartz and Falletti will take their respective positions in January […]

New county attorney Schwartz man of faith first, lawyer second

Apparent Cowley County Attorney-elect Larry Schwartz has been providing more than one service to the citizens of Arkansas City. Not only does Schwartz currently serve as a deputy county attorney, but he also is a pastor at a local church. While the two professions seem to be pieces from completely […]

Falletti, Smith, Schwartz win offices; Judd-Jenkins ahead by 140

Republicans David Falletti, Christopher Smith and Larry Schwartz all won their respective primaries in unofficial voting results Aug. 2, while Anita Judd-Jenkins had a narrow 140-vote lead in the Kansas House District 80 Republican primary. There are no Democratic challengers in the three county races, making Tuesday night’s contests winner-take-all. […]

Stevens’ bond reduced in plate-breaking incident

A Winfield man who was arrested July 14 in Arkansas City, after allegedly hitting a 30-year-old Arkansas City man and breaking a plate over his head, made his first appearance July 21 in Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City. Jacob Israel Stevens, 22, made his first appearance via remote […]