Tag: Seventh Street

Jurkovich elected mayor, Welch vice mayor; Oestmann honored for service

The City Commission of Arkansas City did some restructuring during its Sept. 19 meeting as Commissioner Dan Jurkovich was voted in as the new mayor. Jurkovich had several members of his family, as well as players on the volleyball team he coaches, in attendance. “Thank you to my family and […]

Commissioners name four unsafe structures, hear passenger rail update

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 removal. Six structures — located at 215 North B St., 306 North […]

Planning Commission votes 7-0 to recommend Veterans Lake duplex rezone

The Arkansas City Planning Commission voted 7-0 on Dec. 13 to recommend the rezoning of a City of Arkansas City-owned parcel of land to allow a potential senior housing development just east of Veterans Memorial Lake in southwest Arkansas City. The commissioners made the decision after hearing testimony during a […]

City Commission raises Creekstone water rates, supports housing project

The City Commission of Arkansas City unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 6 to amend the comprehensive fee schedule. The decision to do so was not reached quickly, however, due to an ongoing attempt to negotiate increased water rates for Creekstone Farms Premium Beef. This negotiation has been in progress for […]

Roundup of Last Run Car Show weekend events offered

Here is a handy roundup of all the Last Run Car Show events taking place this weekend: Friday, Sept. 23 Registration and Setup Registration for the Last Run Car Show is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. Cost is $25 per […]

This week’s Yard of the Season winner announced

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is this home at 1206 N. Seventh St., which is owned by Brigitta Denholm. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that, through a combination of landscaping and […]

Law Enforcement for May 29

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies transported a prisoner for the Arkansas City Police Department to the Cowley County Jail. Deputies assisted a motorist in the 25000 block of U.S. 77. Three people were out with flashlights, looking for an item that was lost out of the window. Deputies stopped a […]

Emergency demolition highlights need for additional funding

A structure declared to be an imminent danger by the City of Arkansas City’s building official was torn down on July 21. Neighborhood Services Superintendent Richard Brown brought concerns about the structure to the City Commission during its meeting July 19. The structure was located at 1225 N. Second St. […]

Yard of the Season announced for July 15

The recipient of the Yard of the Season Award for this week is this home at 910 N. Seventh St., which is owned by the Taeko Givens Trust. The weekly award is given by the Arkansas City Beautification and Tree Advisory Board to a yard that, through a combination of […]