Tag: Tim Durham

Mark Fry remembered by family, FLS director after passing away of cancer

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 Fry’s family posted to Facebook. […]

SEEDS program announces final exhibit and performances Sept. 23

The SEEDS artist mentoring program has announced that its visual and music artists will give their final performances and art exhibits Sept. 23, and the public is invited. At 12 p.m., music mentor Tim Durham and his mentee, Cody Griesel, will give a one-hour community performance, entitled “Acoustics Unplugged,” under the […]

Lind shares his depression experience as part of Suicide Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a nationally recognized effort to bring awareness to suicide and depression. Arkansas City native Nate Lind recently spoke at Harvard University regarding suicide and the increase in suicide rates among men. “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for people (younger than) 44. […]

Cowley’s Outdoor Market back for fourth time during Last Run Car Show

Arkansas City soon will be host to the fourth biannual Cowley’s Outdoor Market at Wilson Park, jointly hosted by 1025 The River and the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kelly Dillner and Suvanah Perdue, event coordinators and client promotion representatives at 1025 The River, said they are excited about […]

Letter to the Editor from Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance

The Ministerial Alliance would like to formally recognize and publicly thank the brave men and women who work in law enforcement and public safety in our city and Cowley County. As we have worked in our county, we have consistently noticed the respect these men and women have for those […]

Burford Singers to present Beatles music March 5 at Burford Theatre

The Burford Singers will present the music of the Beatles on March 5. The V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre will be host to “Bringing You the Beatles” at 2 p.m. Tickets for the event are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Vic […]

Family Life Services offers more than just support for pregnant women

Family Life Services (FLS) is a multi-function resource center that often is associated with pregnancy. More than half of its clientele is female, but there are services available for men, as well. In addition to pregnancy tests, FLS offers help with attaining state insurance, a Healthy Beginnings program, parenting classes, […]

Testament to the power of adoption, from one adoptee to anyone in need

I always like it when people come up to me and say, “You look just like your dad!” It makes me giggle a little bit, because in spite of the numerous people I have told, it never really registers with them that my dad (Tim Durham) didn’t biologically father me! […]

Annual March for Life planned for Jan. 23 at Adams Avenue, Summit Street

The Arkansas City March for Life will be at noon Jan. 23 and anyone who wishes to march is welcome to join. The march will begin at the corner of Adams Avenue and Summit Street. Signs will be available for those who wish to carry them. Attendees will march north […]

Christmas in the City kicks off Nov. 21 with Merry Monday, continues Dec. 10

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the City event will kick off today/Nov. 21 with Merry Monday. Beginning at 4 p.m. at Ben Givens Center City Park, located at Central Avenue and Summit Street, vendors will serve food and horse-drawn carriage rides will continue until 7 p.m. […]