Tag: Los Angeles

Trustees talk handbook, honor Thimesch, hear Hall of Fame inductees

The Cowley College Board of Trustees is examining a trustee handbook at the request of Board Chair Bob Juden and Cowley College President Dennis Rittle. While the trustees took no action regarding the handbook during their meeting Oct. 16, they were charged with reading the document and helping to point […]

Ark City native, former MLB player Darren Daulton passes away at 55

Arkansas City native Darren Daulton died Aug. 6 at the age of 55. Daulton, a former Major League Baseball player, arguably was one of Ark City’s greatest athletes. He was drafted by the Philadephia Phillies in 1980 and played until 1997, ending his career with the Miami Marlins. The Phillies’ […]

The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson: Riveting speculative fiction

Click here to purchase. About the Book Book title: The Girl Who Could See Author: Kara Swanson Release date: June 1, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy/Young Adult All her life Fern has been told she is blind to reality — but what if she is the only one who can […]

Paxton remembered by storm chasers, fellow actors, longtime fans

My mother and I had a family tradition when I was growing up. Whenever it looked like it was going to storm, we’d pull out our copy of “Twister” and watch the film as the rain rolled in. Bill Paxton — who, along with Helen Hunt, starred in the 1996 […]

Leonard Cohen looking down on us all now from his ‘Tower of Song’

I was born like this, I had no choice I was born with the gift of a golden voice And twenty-seven angels from the Great Beyond They tied me to this table right here In the Tower of Song — “Tower of Song” (1988) Leonard Cohen died last week at […]

Michael Sturd realizes dream of playing Intrust Bank Arena on Sept. 22

Arkansas City native Michael Sturd is following his dreams — right to the stage at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita. Sturd, who graduated from Arkansas City High School in 2007, will perform with RaeLynn — and opening for country star Blake Shelton — on Sept. 22. RaeLynn is not the […]

Ed Vere delivers more childhood magic with ‘Max at Night’

If you combine the magic of “Goodnight Moon” with the adventure of “Where the Wild Things Are,” you will get Ed Vere’s “Max at Night.” This is a delightful story about a cat who can’t find the moon when it’s time to say goodnight. So off he goes in search […]

Şehsuvaroğlu now respected international oil, gas consultant

With more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Al Şehsuvaroğlu is equally at home in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. The former nuclear engineering graduate-turned-global strategist currently resides in France and can trace his successful career path back to his […]

ACPD to host annual summer DARE camp

The Arkansas City Police Department once again will host its annual summer DARE camp. The camp will be Aug. 8-12 at Camp Horizon, east of Arkansas City, according to a press release from ACPD. USD 470 students entering the sixth through eighth grades are welcome to attend this free camp. […]