Tag: Madison Avenue

Commissioners name four unsafe structures, hear passenger rail update

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Sept. 5 to declare several structures in Arkansas City as unsafe and dangerous. The structures all are in a state of disrepair. Many need work to the foundation or roof, or mold removal. Six structures — located at 215 North B St., 306 North […]

City offices closed Sept. 4 for Labor Day; four-day sanitation next week

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices Monday in observance of Labor Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Monday for Labor Day. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s route will […]

East Madison Avenue bridge closed through Aug. 3 for tree removal

The East Madison Avenue bridge across the Walnut River will be closed through Aug. 3 for tree removal between the bridge and Crestwood Drive. The closure will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The road will be reopened each night, then closed again the following morning. Access […]

Commission approves second water line replacement east of Walnut River

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously July 25 to move forward on a water line replacement project that should complete the elimination of most red and yellow water issues east of the Walnut River. Residents who will be affected by the newest water line project live south of […]

City Commission approves purchase of swift water, ice rescue equipment

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted unanimously July 18 to approve the purchase of several pieces of rescue equipment for the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department. The equipment includes an Inmar inflatable rescue boat, a trailer with which to transport it, a Marsars ice rescue sled and two Mustang ice […]

Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to Fourth of July

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all city offices July 3-4 in observance of Independence Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed July 4 for Independence Day. All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s […]

Officials urge fireworks safety by citizens; sales, discharge begin June 27

Starting today, fireworks are legal for sale and discharge within the city limits of Arkansas City. The sale and discharge of fireworks are permitted from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through July 3, as well as from 10 a.m. to midnight July 4. City officials urge citizens again at […]

Sanitation shifts to four-day schedule this week due to Memorial Day

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule this week due to the closure of all city offices May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. All of Monday’s and part of Tuesday’s routes will be collected May 30. The part of Tuesday’s route to be collected […]

Ark City Daily Bytes receives Chamber of Commerce’s May STAR Award

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce on May 18 presented the STAR Award for May to Ark City Daily Bytes. STAR stands for Small Trade Achievement Recognition and the award is given twice quarterly to one of more than 300 member businesses in the area. “The chamber executive board […]

Burger Junkie, Hamburger Shack reincarnation, coming soon on Madison

West Madison Avenue is soon to be home to an old-fashioned hamburger joint. “We are shooting for June 5,” the owner, Chris Goodman, said of when the new eatery might open. Goodman, a native of Ohio, has been working diligently for several months to remodel the old Hamburger Shack location. […]