Tag: Lions Club

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

Christmas in the City to kick off with Merry Monday, tree lighting

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities will continue until 7:30 p.m. Food vendors include Ark City […]

Arkalalah Big Parade lineup announced

The 2017 Arkalalah Big Parade lineup is: Color Guard — American Legion Sons of the American Legion American Legion Riders Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Grand Marshal — Tony Tapia Arkansas City High School Marching Band Arkansas City High School Cheerleaders Queen Alalah LXXXVI Visiting Queens Little […]

Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners named

The 2017 Arkalalah Parade of Lights float winners are: Schools C-4 Elementary School Sacred Heart Catholic School Roosevelt Elementary School Churches Mt. Zion Community Church and Maple Street Baptist West Kansas Avenue Church of God Redeemer Lutheran Church Organizations Early Bird Lions Club Arkansas City High School Wrestling Friends of […]

Commission tables ordinance that licenses tree trimmers for second time

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted for the second time June 20 to table an ordinance that would alter Arkansas City Municipal Code to require tree trimmers to have a license. This ordinance had been tabled once before for further examination. It first was discussed June 6. The commissioners […]

10th annual Fly-In and Car Show planned June 17 at Strother Field

The 10th annual Melvin Current Wings and Wheels Strother Field Fly-In and Classic Car Show is just around the corner. On June 17, individuals of all ages are welcomed to attend for free from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Strother Field, with breakfast […]

Commission OKs new Valley Road water line; two other projects planned

Red water issues soon might be largely a thing of the past in Arkansas City, thanks to a trio of upcoming water line replacement projects, including one that was approved unanimously during Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting. By taking advantage of using a contractor that already is in Ark City […]

Ark City Lions Club chili supper will be March 11 at Agri-Business Building

The Arkansas City Lions Club will be host to its annual chili supper from 5 to 7 p.m. March 11. The proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for community service. Among the offerings will be chili, vegetable stew, Frito chili pies, dessert and drinks. Adult tickets are being sold […]

Lions Clubs of Arkansas City donate $300 apiece to local teacher’s health

  The Arkansas City Lions Club, Early Bird Lions Club and Arkansas City Lioness Club recently made donations to local art teacher Danice Sweet. Early last December, Sweet was diagnosed with macular edema due to diabetic retinopathy. She has been attempting to raise $3,200 to continue treatment of her condition. […]

Commission eyes senior housing development at Veterans Memorial Lake

City Manager Nick Hernandez informed the City Commission of Arkansas City during its Nov. 15 meeting that a well-known and well-respected developer had contacted him about building an income-based, independent senior living development in southern Ark City. Red-Wood Development sent a packet to Hernandez the same day as the meeting. […]