A utility line was downed around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday after a pickup struck a pole at West Chestnut Avenue and South Eighth Street in Arkansas City. No injuries were reported, but all traffic was diverted around the scene until the line could be removed by Westar Energy. An Ark City fire engi…
The Arkansas City Police Department arrested three Arkansas City residents Sept. 16 after an Oklahoma runaway reported drugs and endangerment. Angela Renee Baxley, 51, and Timothy Scott Massey, 46, who is listed as homeless, were arrested on suspicion of felony possession of methamphetamine …
The Winfield Main Street Music Crawl Tuesday night kicked off the Walnut Valley Festival as several small bands and soloists lined the streets and businesses. Visitors could partake in a hamburger feed, beer garden and other activities throughout downtown Winfield.
The driver of a 1978 Chevy pickup, Shawen Dinneen, 25, of Arkansas City, was transported with non life-threatening injuries to South Central Kansas Medical Center early Saturday morning following a single-vehicle rollover accident east of Ark City.
Cowley College President Dr. Dennis Rittle is being considered for the position of chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton.
An autopsy of the 17-year-old gunshot victim last week in Arkansas City shows that the preliminary finding is suicide, according to Cowley County Coroner Dr. Bryan Dennett.
A Winfield water line that is more than 100-years-old broke last week and had to be repaired. Officials from Winfield and Arkansas City said water lines this old are not uncommon in either city.
The Veterans Memorial Lake reopened Sept. 13 after all the signs and barricades were removed by Arkansas City employees. The lake was closed by city officials on Aug. 14 due to possible algae in the water. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment gave the all clear in the past week fo…
Max Henderson, a second-grade student at Country View Elementary School in Winfield, died Sunday after a horseback-riding accident.
Max Henderson, a second-grade student at Country View Elementary School in Winfield, died Sunday after a horseback riding accident, according to a post on the Country View Facebook page and other social media reports.
The male driver of a 1978 Chevy pickup was transported with non life-threatening injuries to South Central Kansas Medical Center early Saturday morning following a single-vehicle rollover accident east of Arkansas City.
Public meetings will be held in the future to gather information from Winfield residents on the city’s comprehensive plan update and a master plan for parks, trails and recreation.
An ever-increasing workload has led one local business to undertake a major expansion project. Kuhn Mechanical, 1001 E. Kansas Ave. in Arkansas City, is working to more than double the size of its current facility.
Legendary race car driver Johnny Rutherford goes by the nickname “Lone Star JR” pointing out his longtime Texas home, but he’s never forgotten his Kansas roots.
Charges have been dropped against an Arkansas City man accused of attempted murder and kidnapping after a pellet gun incident in December.
Cathy and Darrell Anthony, of Harrisonville, Mo., were first in line Thursday morning for the 2019 Land Rush run to the Pecan Grove for the Walnut Valley Festival. Bob Prewitt, of Garden City, formerly of Winfield, was first in line for the West Campground. Darrell Anthony is also a Winfield…
Cale Shorter showed his first steer at the Cowley County Fair seven years ago — when he was 7, his first year in 4-H. The steer was judged Grand Champion.