Tag: Union State Bank

Christmas in the City to kick off with Merry Monday, tree lighting

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities will continue until 7:30 p.m. Food vendors include Ark City […]

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 […]

86th Arkalalah Medallion found at Knebler Pond by pair of local women

The Arkalalah Medallion has been found — this year by a pair of women. Amanda Shelton and Janine Hageberg found the medallion Oct. 24 at Knebler Pond. “The clues led me right to it,” Shelton said. “I have lived in Ark City my whole life, so you could say I’m […]

Arkalalah events keep growing with addition of train dedication, free movie

Arkalalah officially begins Saturday, when the first clue for the medallion hunt will be released. An additional clue will be released each day until the medallion is found. Ark City Daily Bytes readers can find the clues on www.acdailybytes.com or our Facebook page. Individuals searching for the medallion must adhere […]

Fifteen of 19 candidates in three local election races attend Oct. 10 forum

Candidates running in the three local elections this fall gathered Oct. 10 to participate in a public forum. This forum, held at the Arkansas City Senior Citizens Center, featured a question-and-answer session for each of the three groups of candidates. The first session was set aside for Cowley College Board […]

Scholars, donors pack Wright Room for Cowley scholarship reception

Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room played host Oct. 3 to a record turnout of individuals attending the Cowley College Foundation’s annual scholarship reception. The event, now in its seventh year, brings together scholarship recipients with the community members, donors and alumni who donated money to the foundation in […]

Wichita businessman Brand named to Union State Bank Board of Directors

Eric Kurtz, Union State Bank chief executive officer, recently announced the election of Mike Brand, co-founder of Brand Plumbing and a successful real estate developer, to the Union State Bank Board of Directors. Brand has served on the Union State Bank Advisory Board for the past year and said he […]

Niles takes seat on USD 470 school board, replaces Dr. Aaron Watters

Arkansas City banker Lance Niles was appointed Monday night by the USD 470 Board of Education to fill a vacant seat on the board. The seat was vacated recently by Dr. Aaron Watters. Niles will fill the seat until the second Monday in January 2018, which is Jan. 8, according to […]

Late filings flurry leads to crowded races for Cowley College, school board

A flurry of late filings May 30-31 made the local college board of trustees and school board races more competitive, as the filing deadline passed at noon June 1. There are six candidates for three available seats in both the USD 470 Board of Education and City Commission of Arkansas […]

Two downtown Arkansas City faces enter race for college board of trustees

The candidate field for the Cowley College Board of Trustees has expanded once more. Local residents Darrin Green and Jonathan Hansen have both thrown their hats into the ring, joining two incumbents and two other citizens. Both men work at downtown Arkansas City businesses — Green is the owner of […]