Tag: University of Kansas

Free Affordable Care Act health information session planned Dec. 1

Cowley First, the Cowley County Economic Development Partnership, will be host to a free Affordable Care Act presentation from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Cowley College’s Wright Room, located at 215 S. Second St. in Arkansas City. The presentation is geared toward employers, business owners, human resources managers, CPAs […]

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 […]

Soroptimists offer scholarship, honor Thompson, donate to United Way

The Soroptimists of Arkansas City are offering a scholarship to women who are the primary breadwinners in their homes. Through the “Live Your Dream” awards program, women in the Arkansas City area can apply for and potentially receive up to $5,000. In order to be eligible, a woman must be […]

Dr. Cassie Shaw pursuing internal medicine to new cities, opportunities

One of Arkansas City’s own has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Cassie Shaw, a 2006 Arkansas City High School graduate, has started blogging about her experiences in the medical field. She currently is chief resident in internal medicine at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, […]

Recent Cowley College grad in need of assistance with cancer treatments

A local woman is in need of assistance as she seeks cancer treatment soon at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Ashley Law, a recent Cowley College graduate, has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer that develops in the body’s lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is […]

Women for Kansas to hear July 8 from social justice, political advocate

WINFIELD — Women for Kansas—Cowley County (W4K-CC) will hold its July meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. July 8 in the Community Council Room at City Hall, located at 200 E. Ninth Ave. in Winfield. The event is free and open to the public. This month’s speaker will be social […]

Free cancer screenings, bake sale fundraiser this weekend in Winfield

WINFIELD — Winfield will be host to two events this weekend to help to combat cancer in many of its various forms. Free cancer screenings The Winfield Masons are sponsoring free cancer screenings from 9 a.m. to noon June 17 at the Winfield Healthcare Center, located at 1305 E. Fifth […]

Mid-legislative session update: Taxes, school funding, revenues, other bills

I write this letter to you on March 1, right in the middle of our “Turnaround” break. Turnaround is the midpoint of the session — where bills that were introduced in one chamber must pass out of that chamber in order to be considered by the other. There are exceptions — […]

Fundraiser for Lankton medical expenses to be Jan. 22 at Baden Square

Arkansas City Middle School teacher Rachel Lankton has returned home after receiving treatment for an unexpected illness. The eighth-grade science teacher is recovering from a surgery to remove a brain tumor last month. There will be a bingo fundraiser to assist with Lankton’s medical expenses Jan. 22 at Baden Square, located […]

Teacher spends Christmas in Wichita, recuperating from tumor removal

Arkansas City Middle School teacher Rachel Lankton likely will spend Christmas away from home. The eighth-grade science teacher is recovering at a Wichita rehabilitation facility from a surgery that removed a brain tumor. One of her co-workers said Lankton only found out about the tumor last week, after seeking medical […]