Local News

County calls meeting to discuss appraiser

Cowley County commissioners have scheduled a special meeting for next week to discuss the contract for county appraiser Lance Leis.

March 24, 2017 02:10:42 PM

Kansas high court coming to Southwestern

The Kansas Supreme Court will conduct a special evening session next Thursday, March 30, at Southwestern College in Winfield.

March 23, 2017 11:53:22 AM

Ex federal prosecutor visiting Winfield Sat.

Cannabis and the law from a Federal Prosecutor’s Perspective will be the topic of discussion with former U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom Saturday in Winfield.

March 22, 2017 04:59:56 PM

Derby man injured in a crash near Winfield

A 71-year-old Derby motorcycle rider was injured Monday afternoon in an accident on U.S. Highway 160 west of Winfield.

March 21, 2017 04:08:20 PM

PC Doctor: The best Internet security for you

Over the past month, I’ve had several people ask me to write an article about internet security. What are Internet security basics? How can you keep your computer safe using them? Is it possible to even be 100 percent safe on the internet? These are questions I get asked at least once a day if not more.

March 21, 2017 12:29:21 PM

Winfield JC Penney on list of stores to close

The JC Penney store in Winfield is one of several in Kansas that will be permanently closed by the retailer.

March 17, 2017 05:08:11 PM

A local barbecue pro helps out in Hutch

Last week, Operation Barbecue Relief, led by Officer Greg Powers of the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office, deployed to Hutchinson in response to a request to help feed those fighting the wildfires in that area.

March 15, 2017 11:40:30 PM

Sheriff: Citizen reports a phony traffic stop

Cowley County deputies investigated a report Saturday from a driver who said they were pulled over by another driver who seemed to be posing as law enforcement.

March 15, 2017 01:58:41 AM

Cowley College Trustee Sid Regnier resigns

Cowley College Trustee Sid Regnier resigned from the board effective immediately, due to health concerns. Regnier was elected in April 2015 to serve a four-year term.

March 15, 2017 01:46:30 AM

AC school district victim of Internet phishing

The Ark City school district and its employees were recently the victims of an online phishing scheme in which certain employees’ tax account information was compromised.

March 13, 2017 08:44:43 PM

Stasa gets just over 5 years in local shooting

Josh Stasa of Winfield has been sentenced to just over five years in prison for a fatal shooting that occurred in Winfield in the spring of 2015.

March 13, 2017 08:23:12 PM

Wichita police probe homicide of Winf. man

Wichita Police say the death of a Winfield man - following an assault that left him hospitalized - is being investigated as a homicide.

March 09, 2017 02:15:19 AM

Caught with pot: Ark City man arrested Sun.

Ark City Police Sunday arrested a local man for multiple drug offenses and also on child endangerment charges.

March 09, 2017 02:05:03 AM

Injuries reported in accident Tuesday night

19-year-old Grady Priest, of Winfield, was identified by the Cowley County Sheriff’s Dept. as the driver of the 2000 Dodge Intrepid involved in the accident Tuesday night.

March 08, 2017 12:48:15 PM

March 21 last day to register for special vote

Those area residents interested in voting in a special election to choose a replacement for former Rep. Mike Pompeo, have until March 21 to register.

March 07, 2017 06:27:33 PM

County considers repave work near Burden

Cowley County commissioners Tuesday will consider a $500,000 project to resurface a well-traveled rural road.

March 06, 2017 02:08:21 PM

AD: Auction set for Saturday at fairgrounds

There is an auction coming up Saturday in Winfield.

March 03, 2017 06:37:16 PM

Two injured in crash Wednesday near Winf.

Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a motor-vehicle accident that occurred just south of Winfield.

March 03, 2017 01:36:24 PM

Legislative forum is set for Friday in Ark City

A Cowley County Legislative forum is scheduled for Friday in Ark City.

March 02, 2017 02:47:43 PM

Part of 14th in Winfield to close this morning

A portion of W. 14th Ave., near the Winfield Fairgrounds, will close this morning, so that a water line can be installed.

March 01, 2017 12:53:04 PM