Tag: Third Street

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 […]

Arkansas City man jailed with no bond after battering police officer July 31

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man July 31 after a disturbance involving a pellet gun in central Arkansas City. During the arrest, the suspect struck an ACPD officer in the face, causing a serious injury. Michael Kevin Shine, 32, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault […]

Free meals offered to children this summer with USD 470 Sally’s Spot bus

The Arkansas City Public School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year. The program, sponsored by USD 470 and administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will help to ensure that children receive the healthy meals they need not only to function, but also to […]

Many local resources available this holiday season for those in need

Locals who have fallen into hard times have many resources available to them for assistance this holiday season. Angels in the Attic Angels in the Attic, a locally formed nonprofit organization, provides a multitude of services to those who require assistance. From clothes to food, the organization works to provide […]

West Kansas Church of God plans spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sept. 25

West Kansas Avenue Church of God will be host to a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 25. The funds raised will go toward the youth group’s camp for 2017. The church suggests a donation of $5 per plate, which will include spaghetti, salad, French bread and […]

Calvary Chapel to host creation vs. evolution event Aug. 27

Those who have questions about the existence of God or how people can believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God are invited to attend an informative event at 6 p.m. Aug. 27, when Calvary Chapel in Arkansas City will be host to “Creation: […]

Law Enforcement for June 14

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted a motorist in the 30000 block of U.S. 77. The driver was lost and was given directions. Deputies stopped a vehicle in the 15000 block of U.S. 77 for a traffic violation. The driver, Patrick Eugene Plank, 23, of Wichita, was arrested on suspicion […]

Cowley College security office receives new signage

The Cowley College campus security and public safety office recently received new signage at its location at 109 S. Third St. in Arkansas City. The security office is located in the lobby of the Storbeck Dormitory. Cowley College is committed to providing students with a safe and secure environment. The […]

Variety of resources available to local students, families

Arkansas City students can receive an abundance of help from the community in preparation for the upcoming school year. Local resources are available for school supplies, shoes, socks and even health care. Backpacks Beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at First Baptist Church, there will be a backpack blowout. Pre-kindergarten […]

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. […]