Tag: Wichita

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 […]

Three Hospitality Management properties earn Best Western awards

WICHITA — Three of Hospitality Management LLC’s Best Western-branded properties have earned the hotel chain’s coveted M.K. Guertin Award for 2017. Named in honor of the chain’s founder, the awards went to Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn in Arkansas City; Best Western Plus Norman in Norman, Oklahoma; and Best […]

Closure to resume on 15th Street, begin Nov. 13 on Washington Avenue

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 detoured east at both Radio Lane and Skyline Road. Access will be accommodated […]

Huff makes first court appearance; unlawful sexual relations case continued

Teacher Ethan Dane Huff made his first appearance in court Nov. 7 following an October arrest for an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with a student. Huff appeared in the Arkansas City courtroom, presided over by Cowley County District Court Judge Christopher Smith. His attorney, who was retained from Wichita, also […]

Republican governor candidate Wink Hartman stops in at Cowley College

While touring community colleges in the state of Kansas, Wichita businessman Wink Hartman visited Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City as part of his campaign for the Republican nomination for Kansas governor. Hartman is the owner of oil industry businesses and Hartman Arena in Wichita. Hartman is a strong […]

Kinzie crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVI; Aldridge, Graber named as Littles

The five candidates for Queen Alalah shared the stage Oct. 27 in rhinestone-clad evening wear as this year’s queen was named. When the voting was done, Kyrstyn Kinzie donned the crown of Queen Alalah LXXXVI during the Coronation ceremony at Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre. “When I was 4, I attended […]

Reconstruction by Andale, road closure to begin Oct. 30 on North 15th St.

North 15th Street will be closed to through traffic between Radio Lane and Skyline Road starting Oct. 30, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce. During this road closure, through traffic on 15th Street will be detoured east at both Radio Lane and Skyline Road. Access will be accommodated to […]

Arkalalah Big Parade lineup announced

The 2017 Arkalalah Big Parade lineup is: Color Guard — American Legion Sons of the American Legion American Legion Riders Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Grand Marshal — Tony Tapia Arkansas City High School Marching Band Arkansas City High School Cheerleaders Queen Alalah LXXXVI Visiting Queens Little […]

Southwestern Campus Players to present ‘The Fourposter’ on Oct. 28

WINFIELD — In celebration of the 99th Campus Players season, the Southwestern College theater department will present “The Fourposter” at 8 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. Written by Jan de Hartog in 1951, “The Fourposter” won the Tony Award for best play in 1952. “‘The Fourposter’ […]

Wilson Park train re-dedication, Arkalalah kickoff, free film planned Oct. 24

The City of Arkansas City will be host to a special Arkalalah kickoff event that features a train unveiling and re-dedication Oct. 24 at Wilson Park. The first step in the Wilson Park Master Plan, the restoration of the park’s famous train engine, has been occurring under a covered structure […]