Tag: Tennessee

Three Hospitality Management properties earn Best Western awards

WICHITA — Three of Hospitality Management LLC’s Best Western-branded properties have earned the hotel chain’s coveted M.K. Guertin Award for 2017. Named in honor of the chain’s founder, the awards went to Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn in Arkansas City; Best Western Plus Norman in Norman, Oklahoma; and Best […]

Dockings earn Ambassador Award; Harader-Pate named Young Achiever

A large crowd of Cowley College donors were treated to a night of dinner and music at the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 9 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions LLC and The Trust Company of Kansas, which both have […]

Boxing duo competes to reach U.S. Olympic Trials after long journey

Boxing is not a sport often associated with Cowley County, but for the past 10 years, there has been an entire gym full of boxers in Winfield. Two boxers who train at Team Punisher Boxing Gym are heading to the final qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials this month. […]

Historical film “Service to Man” to be shown Oct. 1 at Burford Theatre

The Tallgrass Film Festival will present “Service to Man” on Sunday at the V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre. The film will be shown at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 each. Inspired by a true story, “Service to Man” is set in 1967. It was […]

Coffey weaves complex tale with serious themes in Some Small Magic

All Abel wants is a little bit of magic in his life. Enough money so his mom doesn’t cry at night. Healing for his broken body. And maybe a few answers about his past. When Abel discovers letters to him from the dad he believed dead, he wonders if magic […]

Sturd, Judd return home to participate in ACHS Jazz Band concert April 17

Arkansas City native and Nashville, Tennessee-based professional percussionist Michael Sturd will make a special appearance as a guest artist with the Arkansas City High School Jazz Band. This appearance will take place during a jazz concert at 7 p.m. April 17 in the ACHS auditorium. The concert is free and […]

Cowley College’s Lamb runs for International President of Phi Theta Kappa

MULVANE — Mulvane student and Phi Theta Kappa Beta Phi Upsilon chapter vice president Amira Lamb has announced her decision to represent Cowley College and run for the office of International President of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international society of two-year colleges, elects five new international […]

“Shattered Vigil” by Carr stuns with imaginative world, realistic characters

Victory over the dark forces during the feast of Bas-solas should have guaranteed safety for the continent. Instead, Willet and the rest of the Vigil discover they’ve been outsmarted by those seeking to unleash the evil that inhabits the Darkwater. Jorgen, the member of the Vigil assigned to Frayel, has […]

“Pursuing Gold,” by Simmons, a fascinating faith-based Civil War read

Ever since I was young, I have been fascinated by Civil War history, reading anything about it that I can get my hands on — both fiction and non-fiction. So it stands to reason that I keep an eye out for new novels set during this time period. When a […]

Pride traveled world, survived insurgents with Air Force after 9/11

Arkansas City resident Brandon Pride already was serving his country when tragedy occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. He was serving with the United States Air Force when the Twin Towers fell in New York. “It made me realize there are bad guys in the world and they do not like […]