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Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 of 5 Award. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five categories: graduation rate, succes…

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South Central Kansas Medical Center Emergency nurse Amanda Burton was recently recognized as Lifesaver of the Month for her actions following a two-person motorcycle accident June 11 on U.S. 77 Highway between Winfield and Arkansas City. From left, ER Nurse Manager Bonnie Scheiber, Burton an…

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Mike Tanner, owner of Bulldog Tire and Mobile One Lube Express, stands in front of the Mobile One’NASCAR race car during his grand opening Wednesday. Tanner recently purchased the former Jiffy Lube building at 1426 N. Summit St. in Arkansas City, and operates a tire and auto repair shop. The…

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For the past several years, artificial intelligence — or AI — has increasingly found a place in many walks of life. Almost certainly, you use some form of AI, whether it’s your time on social media, your use of mobile banking, the navigation system you rely on for directions, or any of the m…

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NEWKIRK, Okla. — Newkirk Main Street will hold a Cash Mob at 5 p.m. today at the CharRon Lounge. Pop and water is available for purchase in addition to the usual offerings.

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What does investing mean to you? If the word makes you think of transactions — buying or selling stocks and bonds — you’re looking at just part of the picture. To work toward all your goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you need a comprehensive financial strategy. And for that, you migh…

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DUBLIN, Ohio — The Wendy's Company announced Monday that it plans to launch its breakfast menu, currently available in more than 300 restaurants, across the U.S. system in 2020.

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If you’re in the early stages of your working life — or even in the not-so-early ones — the chances are pretty good that you will change jobs at some point. When that happens, you’ll probably leave a few things behind — but will one of them be your 401(k)?

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Between your 401(k) or pension, your IRA and Social Security, you hope to have enough to enjoy a comfortable retirement lifestyle. Yet, you may want, or need, to find other financial resources — one of which might be a fixed annuity, which offers a guaranteed interest rate and can be structu…

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Simmons Concrete employees pour concrete Monday morning for the 27th Habitat for Humanity house in Winfield. The 2019 family partner is Cristina Carrasco and her two sons, Ri’Quandrion and R’Reonte.

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The Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce awarded Cowley County and Cowley County Emergency Management as the July Chamber Champions for their work during the county-wide flooding. From left: Chamber Board Member Sara Williams, Cowley County Commissioner Wayne Wilt, Cowley County Administrator L…

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As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore your competition. You can’t afford to miss out on the trends affecting your industry. You can’t afford to alienate customers. And here’s one more item to add to the list: You can’t afford not to create a retirement plan for yourself.

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Ark Valley Physical Therapy is partnering with Advanced Physical Therapy, an independently owned outpatient physical therapy clinic. Cindy Minkler, PT, founded and managed Ark Valley Physical Therapy for 20 years. She is excited to join forces with Advanced Physical Therapy, as they are the …

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It might not be on your calendar, but Aug. 14 is Social Security Day. Since it was enacted on Aug. 14, 1935, Social Security has provided some financial support for millions of Americans during their retirement years. While Social Security benefits, by themselves, probably aren’t enough to e…

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Bringing Union State Bank’s contribution to $90,000 since 2011, the bank has renewed its $10,000 annual pledge to the William Newton Healthcare Foundation. This pledge names Union State Bank as presenting sponsor for the foundation’s major fundraiser, a formal gala and benefit auction. 

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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Winfield, a longtime William Newton Healthcare Foundation supporter, has assisted with the Pull for Healthcare trap shoot and the Wine-O Trail Run for several years. With the current Second Century Campaign benefiting William Newton Hospital, the local Coca-Cola dis…

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