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Pharmacist Dared Price, owner of Graves Drug in Winfield and Arkansas City, was elected fifth vice president, the newest association officer, by the House of Delegates at the National Community Pharmacists Association annual convention on Oct. 29 in San Diego.

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Visit Ark City, the City of Arkansas City and the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will jointly host a special, informative community event Thursday morning in the Water Treatment Facility conference room, at 400 W. Madison Ave.

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Union State Bank, a partner of the William Newton Healthcare Foundation, presented its annual Healthcare Hero Award to the William Newton Hospital Auxiliary at the foundation’s 12th annual fundraising event Oct. 12 at Wheat State Wine Co.

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Brian Howell, certified information systems auditor from CyberSecurityGuide.net, is offering a workshop on cyber security for businesses at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the first floor assembly room of the Cowley County Courthouse, 311 E. Ninth Ave., in Winfield. Admission is free to the wo…

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If you’re a Millennial — born between 1981 and 1996 — you’re either in the very early or relatively early stages of your career, and as the old song goes, you’ve got a lot of living to do. Still, it’s not too soon to think about a financial issue you may have overlooked: the need for life in…

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Legacy Regional Community Foundation has announced a teacher mini-grant, which will use a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to provide mini-grants to teachers in public schools in Cowley County. These teacher mini-grants are supported by a gift from Mike Harvey in celebration of 25 years of…

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Cowley House of Hope and Story of a Runner group are host to a timed 5K race, as well as a one-mile fun run at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Shepherd’s Grace Church in Arkansas City.

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As you’re well aware, we’ve seen some sudden and sizable drops in the financial markets in 2019. While market volatility is nothing new, the recent plunges happened during a period of general political and economic unease. Still, it can be harmful to overreact to such events — especially if …

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TOPEKA — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined a bipartisan coalition of 46 state and territory attorneys general in calling on Facebook, Craigslist and eBay to take proactive measures against illegal alcohol sales on their platforms. 

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Ark City officer Chase Hobart presents a check of more than $2,300 to Andrew Paton in support of Melissa Rogers Paton’s fight against cancer. The money was raised during this year’s Battle of the Badges campaign and softball game.

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A large crew of volunteers from GE were on site to work at the Winfield Habitat home Tuesday.  In just a single day they were able to sheath, paper and shingle the entire roof giving the building process a huge boost. GE has supported both Winfield and Ark City Habitat organizations for many…

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RCB Bank recently presented the Community Builder Award to Dennis Voth for his contributions to the Arkansas City community. The RCB Bank Community Builder Award recognizes local citizens and groups for their service and dedication to the community, presented quarterly, rotating between Winf…

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Those gathered at the Mr. Ark Animal Watch Party at the Thirsty Thursday event on Sept. 19 enjoyed a double dose of community spirit, food and laughs aplenty at the showing of the 2019 Mr. Ark Animal — second generation.

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Dr. W. Richard Merriman Jr. will retire as president of the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, at the close of the 2019-20 academic year.

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The annual BACC Community-Wide Baby Shower, hosted by Breastfeeding Advocates of Cowley County, is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church in Winfield. The grand prize for someone attending this year, is a stroller. All those who come to the event will receive a book, “…

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Friday, Saturday and Sunday have been designated as "Helping People with Intellectual Disability Days” in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus annual Tootsie Roll Fund Drive. On those days, members of the Kansas Knights of Columbus will be positioned in front of banks, stores and churche…

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It may be hard to believe, but we’re getting close to wrapping up 2019. And if you have a year-end to-do list, here’s one more item you might want to add: Lower your investment-related taxes. To help meet this goal, consider these moves you could make before year-end:

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CHICAGO — Purdue University Global, a public nonprofit online institution of higher education, has appointed Dr. Abbey Elliott to National Senior Manager, Simulation for its School of Nursing.

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Laura Riggs-Johnson was sworn in as a Kansas attorney on Sept. 27, at the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka. She is pictured with daughter Mary and Chief Justice Lawton Nuss at the reception to honor the newest admittees to the Kansas Bar. Riggs-Johnson is practicing at Herlocker, Roberts &am…

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For the seventh year, Cowley First-Cowley County Economic Development provided a dose of financial reality to area high school sophomores. On Oct. 1 in Winfield, and Oct. 2, in Arkansas City, the Cowley First event served more than 500 students from eight area schools. 

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It’s a fairly predictable pattern: When the stock market rises, more people invest, but after a large-scale drop, many of these same people head for the exits. But by staying out of the financial markets, and only putting their money in “safe” vehicles that offer few or no growth prospects, …

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Rubbermaid volunteers help the Habitat crew get the trusses in place on the E. 14th Avenue house.

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The Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce awarded the Cowley County Fair Association with the September Chamber Champion Award for their hard work in preparing for the county fair this year after extensive flooding. Front row, Dan Defore, chamber CEO Sarah Werner, CCFA board president Grady Mart…

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