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Schmidt Jewelers offers many affordable, customized class ring options

Class rings are a longstanding tradition for high school students. This tradition is thought to have begun in the 1800s at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. Each year, high school students purchase their own ring, but many don’t realize these rings can be obtained from many […]

Ninja Sushi Steakhouse opens today, brings Japanese hibachi to Ark City

After nearly two months of waiting, Arkansas City residents finally will be able to sample the wares of Ninja Sushi Steakhouse. The new restaurant, located at 1618 N. Summit St. — in the old Kentucky Fried Chicken building — will open at 11 a.m. today. Ninja Sushi Steakhouse owners have […]

SC Summer Theatre Festival presents ‘Big Fish’ musical June 30, July 1-2

WINFIELD — The Southwestern College Summer Theatre Festival will present the musical “Big Fish” at 7:30 p.m. June 30 and July 1, and at 2 p.m. July 2, in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $6 for youths, $10 for seniors or $12 for adults. To reserve tickets, call […]

Cowley College welding instructor Bob Moffatt conducts TIG Boot Camp

Cowley College welding instructor Bob Moffatt recently conducted the first of two Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Boot Camps on June 4-9 in Arkansas City. The initial Boot Camp teaches the basics of TIG welding, while the second TIG Boot Camp, scheduled for June 19-23, will move into more advanced TIG […]

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que sets standard for KC-style barbecue cuisine

While my last article detailed one of my favorite dinners to prepare for friends and family, I recognize there are many people who do not have the time or interest to prepare such meals. For those who prefer their special dinners prepared for them, I thought I would write about […]

Mighty Milers to participate in fun run May 17 at Adams Elementary School

Adams Elementary School will have a fun run for its students on May 17. The fun run, which is connected to the Mighty Milers program, will take place at 6 p.m. at the school, located at 1201 N. 10th St. “Students and their families will be participating,” said Adams first-grade […]

Jen Turano’s Behind the Scenes entertains with humor, wit of high society

Jen Turano’s Behind the Scenes (Bethany House, $15.99, 352 pages, ISBN 9780769217944) is a hilarious start to a new series. Set among the glitz and glamour of the Vanderbilts in 1883 New York, Behind the Scenes features Miss Permilia Griswold, a society wallflower with a secret. Permilia writes a society […]

Check out this list of my most anticipated March 2017 releases

A new month means there are a ton of new releases being published. Here is a list of my most anticipated books being released in March. Some of these already are out, but most are being released in the upcoming weeks. Already released ‘In Farleigh Field,’ by Rhys Bowen World […]

Southwestern announces Jeffrey Toobin as Docking Lecture Series speaker

WINFIELD — Best-selling author and CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin will present the 2017 Docking Lecture at 11 a.m. March 2 on the campus of Southwestern College. The Docking Lecture Series is sponsored by Union State Bank. The public is invited to attend and there will be no admission charge. “Union […]

Four Ark City Daily Bytes readers share real-life Valentine’s love stories

Valentine’s Day is Feb. 14 and love is in the air. In the spirit of the season, Ark City Daily Bytes asked readers to share their own real-life love stories. Whether it was friendship, football or school that brought them together, these couples’ tales are sure to delight. Matt and […]