Arkansas City High School band director Chris VanGilder does more than teach the youth of Ark City — he also conducts the summer community band. Because of the way the local school district has organized its music department,...Read More
The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will offer a Noon Networking Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 23 in the MidAmerican Credit Union hospitality room. This event, “Website Importance in Today’s Digital Marketplace,” is...Read More
The Arkansas City Public School District has updated its 2017-18 calendar to provide instructional and support staff with a professional learning and development day. Recently, the USD 470 Board of Education approved designating...Read More
UPDATE (11:15 a.m. Oct. 14): In response to Huff’s arrest, USD 470 Public Relations Director Alisha Call issued the following statement from USD 470 Superintendent Ron Ballard: “Student safety is our top priority. We take these...Read More
Name: Sarah Kate Reilly Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Married to Dr. Jonathan Hansen and we have four children: daughter, Maley, a seventh-grader;...Read More
Name: Tyler Yung Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Married my high school sweetheart, Alysha, and have two boys, Oakley and Easton. How long have you...Read More
Name: Damon Mendoza Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Wife, Kristal, and three children, Devin (junior), Kamryn (seventh grade) and Kinley (fourth...Read More
Name: Lori Barnes Position you are running for: USD 470 School Board Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Zach Barnes, spouse; Lucas Barnes, eighth-grader at Ark City Middle School; and Kennedy Barnes, a...Read More
Arkansas City Police Department officers were at Arkansas City High School on Sept. 28 to lead teachers through a series of armed intruder drills. The drills served as a refresher to the ALICE training provided by the police...Read More
Name: Lance Niles Position you are running for: USD 470 Board of Education (BOE) Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Tamara Niles, spouse; children — Natalie Niles, eighth-grader at Arkansas City Middle...Read More
Name: Rhoda MacLaughlin-Ramirez Position you are running for: USD 470, Arkansas City School Board Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Spouse: Lt. Patrick Ramirez, Winfield Fire-EMS Department...Read More
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