Tag: Richard Humphrey

Six incumbents hold strong in elections Nov. 7, joining four newcomers

Incumbents carried the day in the Nov. 7 elections, earning re-election to all three local boards — City Commission, Cowley College Board of Trustees and USD 470 Board of Education. Among those re-elected were city commissioners Jay Warren (29 percent) and Karen Welch (23.9 percent); trustees Ned Graham (16.6 percent), […]

Three competitive local races, 10 total seats on line Nov. 7 on Election Day

Election Day is Nov. 7, with three competitive local races all on the line. Arkansas City residents may vote from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Central Christian Church. Advance voting is available until noon Nov. 6 at the Cowley County Courthouse in Winfield. The races for City Commission, USD […]

Fifteen of 19 candidates in three local election races attend Oct. 10 forum

Candidates running in the three local elections this fall gathered Oct. 10 to participate in a public forum. This forum, held at the Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, featured a question-and-answer session for each of the three groups of candidates. The first session was set aside for Cowley College Board […]

Humphrey exits race for City Commission

City Commission of Arkansas City candidate Richard Humphrey is moving out of state later this year. As a result, he has announced he will not be able to perform the obligations of office should he be elected this fall. “I will not be living in Ark City, or Kansas, by […]

Late filings flurry leads to crowded races for Cowley College, school board

A flurry of late filings May 30-31 made the local college board of trustees and school board races more competitive, as the filing deadline passed at noon June 1. There are six candidates for three available seats in both the USD 470 Board of Education and City Commission of Arkansas […]

Beautification and Tree Advisory Board selects chair, vice chair, secretary

The Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board elected new officers Jan. 26 during its annual reorganization meeting at City Hall. Richard Humphrey was appointed chair and Jill Wineinger vice chair in unanimous motions. Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson, a nonvoting member, was designated as the board’s secretary. The board […]

Final Yard of the Season Award for 2016 announced Dec. 30

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week — and the final yard award for 2016 — is this home at 724 North A St., which is owned by Jonathan and Christine Rothell. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory […]

Beautification Advisory Board judging contest winners, holiday decorations

Contest entries are closed now for an Arkansas City High School senior’s service project contest that involves painting several benches in Wilson Park. ACHS student Hannah McNulty said a committee comprising ACHS students and faculty, as well as three members of the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board, will […]

Six Wilson Park benches to be painted by winners as part of service project

The Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board voted 3-0 last month to approve an Arkansas City High School senior’s service project contest. ACHS student Hannah McNulty asked the board for permission to paint six benches in Wilson Park as part of her project for a senior leadership class at […]