U Paint It plans three final events this month before closing up shop

U Paint It, located at 220 S. Summit St., has several parties scheduled throughout December. “We’ve been hosting many social networking events over the last two years at our U Paint It studio,” said co-owner Marilyn Coury. “We have enjoyed meeting new people, having fun with old friends and painting […]

Bank open houses, party at farm highlight Christmas events next week

Two local bank open houses and another appearance by Santa Claus highlight a variety of Christmas-themed events next week. Many of these events were announced recently by various local businesses and nonprofit organizations. The week’s fun will kick off with two appearances from 1:30 to 3 p.m. by Santa at […]

Christy stands test of time with nostalgia factor, emotive voice

Some stories are evergreen, their themes and lessons standing the test of time and connecting with readers in generation after generation. Reconnect with Catherine Marshall’s beloved Christy as it celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new edition! As 19-year-old teacher Christy struggles to find acceptance in her new home of […]

Alderbrook plans Festival of Wreaths fundraiser Dec. 16 for blessing boxes

Alderbrook Village will be host to a holiday fundraiser this year called the Festival of Wreaths. The event, which will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, features wreaths that have been donated by local businesses. “(The) wreaths will be auctioned during our festive event and proceeds will benefit […]

Facilities managers luncheon, presentation on audits planned for Sept. 27

WINFIELD — The Cowley County facilities managers group will meet Sept. 27 in Winfield for a luncheon and presentation by Cheri Hulse, of Agora Architecture. The presentation is entitled “Facility Audits: When You Need One and What to Expect.” Area employers are invited to send their facility managers to this […]

Ballard to give State of Public Schools chamber address April 25 at college

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will be host to a noon networking luncheon April 25. This luncheon will feature speaker Ron Ballard, Unified School District 470 superintendent, who will deliver a “State of Public Schools” address. Tickets for the event are available now. Chamber members can purchase tickets […]

Leadership Cowley County’s Lunch & Lead seminar uses ‘Ignorant Maestro’

Leadership Cowley County will be host to a Lunch and Lead seminar this week. From 12:15 to 1 p.m. Jan. 26, attendees will watch a Ted Talk video from Itay Talgam, author of “The Ignorant Maestro.” Talgam will demonstrate the style of six 20th-century conductors, illustrating crucial lessons for all […]

Mahaney Roofing to sponsor facility management luncheon Nov. 9

Wichita-based Mahaney Roofing will sponsor a lunch-and-learn workshop about facility management Nov. 9. Mahaney’s Damon Young will be on site to present at the Winfield Public School District office, located at 1407 Wheat Road. The event is free, but those who wish to attend are asked to RSVP to Julie@mahaneyroofing.com. […]

Wheat State Winery seeks harvest volunteers, offers concert

Wheat State Winery is asking for volunteers to help with this year’s grape harvest. The winery is hoping for 25 people to help from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 3. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt, lunch and wine. The owners ask that those wanting to participate in the […]