Tag: Paris Park Pool

Final movie in series features free admission July 21 to Paris Park Pool

The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will conclude its summer season July 21 in Arkansas City with an animated film at Paris Park Pool, 600 W. Fifth Ave. The aquatic-themed “swim-in” movie night will kick off at 7 p.m. with free admission to the pool. Any admission prior to […]

Enrollment assistance offered all week in Ark City on special USD 470 bus

Parents of students returning to Ark City public schools can enroll now via PowerSchool online. Those needing assistance can stop by one of the Arkansas City Public School District’s mobile sites this week. A mobile enrollment bus will make stops around town July 18-22. The bus is equipped with computers, […]

Commission decreases external funding, adds COLA in new draft budget

The City Commission of Arkansas City asked city staff during a budget work session July 14 to generate a new proposed 2018 budget that it will consider July 18. Specifically, the commissioners proposed reducing Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum’s requested $100,000 to $75,000 and the Arkansas City Area Chamber of […]

Outdoor Friday Movie Series begins home stretch June 23

The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will enter its home stretch June 23 in Arkansas City with an animated film at the Wilson Park rotunda, located at 701 N. Summit St. “The Lego Batman Movie,” which was just released in stores last week, will kick off the weekend at […]

Free meals offered to children this summer with USD 470 Sally’s Spot bus

The Arkansas City Public School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year. The program, sponsored by USD 470 and administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will help to ensure that children receive the healthy meals they need not only to function, but also to […]

Outdoor Movie Series resumes May 12 with Star Wars doubleheader

The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will resume May 12 in Arkansas City with a Star Wars doubleheader at the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The recent blockbuster hit, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will play at 7 p.m., preceded by another showing of the Wilson […]

Fall Friday Family Movie Series continues Sept. 30 at Wilson Park

The 2016 Fall Friday Family Movie Series will resume at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 in Arkansas City with an animated favorite under the Wilson Park rotunda. At least two more movies will be shown on several nights through October, including a special Monday night showing in conjunction with the National […]

Fall Friday Family Movie Series starts Sept. 23 at Wilson Park

The 2016 Fall Friday Family Movie Series will kick off at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in Arkansas City with a Disney hit under the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. At least three movies will be shown on several nights through October, including a special Monday night showing in […]

Music festival, car show, Arkalalah among upcoming autumn delights

Perhaps last week’s weather is the culprit, but I cannot wait for autumn to come to Arkansas City. Soon the weather will be cooler. Cold winds will swirl around the tall downtown buildings and we will welcome the sun’s presence. In two short weeks, the Walnut Valley Festival will begin. […]

Cowley College students storm dorms in Dorm Storm activities

With the fall semester beginning Aug. 16, Cowley College students began moving into the dorms on Aug. 13 during the school’s annual Dorm Storm event. A cookout outside the McAtee Dining Center followed the event. Cowley students also had an opportunity to swim for free at Paris Park Pool. Quentin […]