Tag: Main Street

Bank open houses, party at farm highlight Christmas events next week

Two local bank open houses and another appearance by Santa Claus highlight a variety of Christmas-themed events next week. Many of these events were announced recently by various local businesses and nonprofit organizations. The week’s fun will kick off with two appearances from 1:30 to 3 p.m. by Santa at […]

Boxing duo competes to reach U.S. Olympic Trials after long journey

Boxing is not a sport often associated with Cowley County, but for the past 10 years, there has been an entire gym full of boxers in Winfield. Two boxers who train at Team Punisher Boxing Gym are heading to the final qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials this month. […]

Local girl DeLaney Colquhoun designs auction-winning Southwest purse

Local girl DeLaney Colquhoun has become a fashion designer at the age of 11. “I was playing around with a purse that they gave me for a photo shoot,” she said. “It had fringe on it.” The photos were taken by DeLaney’s mother, Dixie, for Holy Cow Couture. DeLaney was […]

Back Road Dining restaurant tour in Cowley County kicks off May 6

The fun dining promotion, “Back Road Dining in Cowley County,” is kicking off for the second summer in a row May 6. Once again, the Cowley County Economic Development Partnership (Cowley First) has teamed up with five restaurants in Cowley County to offer a chance to win a $25 dining […]

Eldon Ray Moorman

Eldon Ray Moorman, 75, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at his home in Arkansas City, with his wife and family by his side. He had fought a courageous battle against cancer. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Newkirk Church of Christ, 324 N. […]

Salvation Army still in need of donations this year in Cowley County

The Salvation Army still is in need of donations this year. Its local pantry still is in need of the following items, according to Crystal Helsel, coordinator for the Salvation Amy in Cowley County: 37 bags of potatoes; 170 loaves of bread; 266 cans of pie filling; 400 boxes of […]

Union State Bank holiday open houses scheduled in four area cities

Union State Bank will be host to a series of open houses this Christmas season. In Arkansas City, both the south and north branches will have their open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 16. The south branch, located at 127 S. Summit St., will serve apple cider and […]

Legacy Community Foundation participates in national philanthropy effort

This week, Legacy Regional Community Foundation joins more than 780 community foundations across America in celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic organizations in fostering local collaboration and innovation to address persistent civic and economic […]

Winfield’s Main Street Games attracting gamers of all stripes from Ark City

WINFIELD — Lawrence native Jacob McGuire has created a family-friendly center of gaming for families and individuals in Cowley County. Main Street Games, located at 705 Main St. in Winfield, opened in July and quickly has become a hot destination for those who love games. Arkansas City resident Dustin Ward […]

Angels Care, 1025 The River collecting winter wear for seniors

Angels Care Home Health and 1025 The River are working together to keep senior citizens in need warm this winter. Citizens are asked to donate hats, scarves or blankets that are in new or like-new condition. Donations can be dropped off in one of several locations in Arkansas City and […]