Tag: Silverdale

Candidate Q&A: Sarah Kate Reilly — USD 470 Board of Education

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; son, Arri, a fifth-grader; daughter, Alola, a third-grader; and daughter, Zadie, a first-grader. Maley attends ACMS […]

Candidate Q&A: Tyler Yung — USD 470 Board of Education

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 lived in Arkansas City? I moved to Arkansas City in 1997 and started attending Jefferson Elementary, and […]

Candidate Q&A: Damon Mendoza — USD 470 Board of Education

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 grade) How long have you lived in Arkansas City/Cowley County? Approximately 32 years combined Have you served on any boards previously? […]

Candidate Q&A: Lori Barnes — USD 470 Board of Education

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 fourth-grader at Sacred Heart Catholic School. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I have lived in Ark City […]

Candidate Q&A: Lance Niles — USD 470 Board of Education

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 School, and Will Niles, sixth-grader at Arkansas City Middle School. We also are hosting an exchange student this […]

Q&A: Rhoda MacLaughlin-Ramirez — USD 470 Board of Education

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 Children/Stepchildren: Britton MacLaughlin, 11th grade, ACHS; Spencer MacLaughlin, 8th grade, ACMS; Samuel Ramirez, 3rd Grade, Lowell Elementary, Winfield (I was married previously to Scott […]

Polling places open from 7 to 7 on Election Day; early voting ends at noon

Polling places in and around Arkansas City will open at 7 a.m. Nov. 8 and remain open until 7 p.m. Residents who would like to vote early still have until noon Nov. 7 to do so at the Cowley County Courthouse South Annex, located at 321 E. 10th Ave. in […]

School board approves Animation Club, discusses rural cemetery

The USD 470 Board of Education on Sept. 12 approved the formation of an Animation Club after a group of Arkansas City High School students requested permission to form the club. The purpose of the club is to provide a place for students from all walks of life to gather […]

Melba Faye Cook

Melba Faye Cook, 87, of Arkansas City, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at the Presbyterian Manor Health Care Unit. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Parker Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. […]

Earthquake rocks Arkansas City, but little damage reported after

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake rocked several Plains states around 7 a.m. Sept. 3 and could be felt for more than a minute in Arkansas City. The epicenter of the earthquake was near Pawnee, Okla. “The whole family was in bed upstairs at the cabin,” said Jill Wineinger. “We scooped the kids […]