Tag: Winfield

Winfield resident Calvin to sign copies of ‘The Bluebonnet Child’ at Graves

Winfield resident Meggie Lee Calvin will be signing copies of her book, “The Bluebonnet Child,” at Graves Drug in downtown Arkansas City during Arkalalah. Calvin, who serves as director of children’s and family ministry at First United Methodist Church in Winfield, addresses the issue of children who don’t have a […]

Cowley College dignitaries take part in Sumner groundbreaking ceremony

WELLINGTON — The dream is becoming a reality. Through hard work and vision from numerous individuals, the groundbreaking ceremony for Cowley College’s Sumner County campus took place Oct. 11 in Wellington. The location of the future campus is east of Walmart, along U.S. 160. Due to recent rain, the groundbreaking […]

Involved student Holmes to add Queen Alalah candidate to list of activities

Braydee Holmes has immersed herself in many activities at Cowley College. Now the sophomore mass communications major will add to her busy schedule by being one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the college’s Robert Brown Theatre. Holmes is the […]

Eight students graduate Oct. 10 from Cowley College paramedic program

Graduation for eight students in Cowley College’s paramedic program was held Oct. 10 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room on the school’s main campus in Arkansas City.   The program completed the associate of applied science degree requirements for the graduating members of the class: Janna Chanthabouly; Katherine Chanthabouly; […]

100-plus Cowley students take part in Health and Human Services Day

Students interested in pursuing a career in Allied Health, cosmetology, criminal justice, education, EMS or related fields attended Cowley College’s Health and Human Services Day on Oct. 4 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. More than 100 students and around a dozen vendors attended at the event. This year, […]

Boxing duo competes to reach U.S. Olympic Trials after long journey

Boxing is not a sport often associated with Cowley County, but for the past 10 years, there has been an entire gym full of boxers in Winfield. Two boxers who train at Team Punisher Boxing Gym are heading to the final qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials this month. […]

Mound of Sound Marching Festival returns Oct. 10 to Southwestern

WINFIELD — Southwestern College will be host to the fourth annual Mound of Sound Marching Festival at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Richard L. Jantz Stadium. The event is open to the public and there is no admission charge. “We are very excited to host the Mound of Sound again,” […]

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ to open Oct. 6 at Southwestern College

WINFIELD — The Southwestern College theater department will present its family-friendly fall production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6-7 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. “Even though the ‘Peter Pan’ characters still are evolving during ‘Peter and the Starcatcher,’ you can […]

SCKMC, city officials have discussion; Public Building Commission meets

South Central Kansas Medical Center administrators fielded serious questions from Arkansas City Mayor Dan Jurkovich and City Manager Nick Hernandez during the Sept. 28 meeting of the SCKMC Board of Trustees. The questions came on the heels of SCKMC’s announced intention to scale back a project that had showed significant […]

Chamber Advocates plan first-ever Family Fun Picnic at Quail Valley farm

WINFIELD — The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering this fall to bring a Family Fun Picnic to all chamber members and their employees. All chamber members and their families are welcomed to attend the event, which will begin at noon Oct. 7 and last until 1:30 p.m. […]