NEWKIRK — Native journalist Cody Griesel has banded together with a Marine Corps veteran named Michael Rix to help homeless veterans. Rix is a chaplain with Chaplain’s Federation Ministries International who has been working to...Read More
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Wilson Park was host to an unusual event this month when members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) gathered for sparring practice. More than 50 people from Arkansas City, Emporia, Oxford and Wichita — as well as...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Ulrich Pricer had no idea he would get to take an extra-special train ride when he came to spend this summer with his grandparents. The 6-year-old ferroequinologist — train enthusiast — arrived June 9 at the BNSF train depot,...Read More
An Amtrak train will pass through eastern Arkansas City on Friday morning as part of an initiative to evaluate the potential for restoring passenger rail service here. Amtrak will operate the limited capacity one-way inspection...Read More
OKLAHOMA CITY — Harry Potter fans both young and old are invited to attend Always Potterheads. The annual event starts at 9 a.m. Feb. 4 and will end at 5 p.m. Feb. 5. Event-goers are invited to walk through Diagon Alley, enjoy...Read More
Dinosaur lovers of all ages likely will find their favorite prehistoric animal Feb. 4 or Feb. 5 at “Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed” in Oklahoma City. Kids can become junior paleontologists as they participate in interactive...Read More
Writing always has been part of Summer Jones Wait’s life, dating back to Arkansas City High School. But some of the biggest influences in her life came not just from her family, but the teachers she encountered in the USD 470...Read More
Not many take notice of the late-model Buick Roadmaster driving around town. Fewer still take note of the man who drives it. Most of the time, he wears mechanic’s overalls and a baseball cap. This unassuming man doesn’t...Read More
The Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department, located at 115 South D St., is one of the quietest buildings in Arkansas City. The heaviest traffic near to the building comes from the adjacent BNSF Railroad. However, the structure also...Read More
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