Questions about the large flagpole in the former Country Mart parking lot were raised during the Aug. 7 meeting of the City Commission of Arkansas City. “I’ve had several people ask me about the old flagpole at Country Mart,”...Read More
Starting Jan. 12, the City of Arkansas City will place stop signs at five uncontrolled intersections in northern Ark City. East-west traffic will be required to stop there. The move is intended to reduce the frequency and...Read More
There is a wide range of Christmas church services being offered this week in Arkansas City. From regular church services on Christmas Eve to candlelight vigils, there is something for everyone. Specifics for each church can be...Read More
The Arkansas City Police Department cited an Arkansas City driver Dec. 6 after she struck a 4-year-old child with her vehicle, causing injury. Ginda Alexander, 28, was cited for inattentive driving. She was driving a black 2004...Read More
North 15th Street will resume being closed to through traffic from Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting Nov. 13, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be...Read More
Local pastor Mark Fry lost his fight with esophageal cancer Oct. 20 — one day after his 67th birthday. “At 7:20 a.m., Daddy was able to stand face to face with the Jesus he has been teaching about for over 38 years,” a member of...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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