Local News

Cowley Co. sergeant gets scholarship award

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office has announced that Sgt. Alice Waldrop is the 2017 winner of the Kent Radcliff Legacy Fund Scholarship, awarded by the Kansas State Rifle Association.

April 25, 2017 10:08:23 PM

Asphalt milling to begin on Summit on Tues.

The North Summit Street improvement project will proceed to its next phase this week, according to Public Works Director Eric Broce.

April 25, 2017 02:06:52 AM

Drug-related incident at ACHS investigated

Local police and Ark City school administrators are continuing to investigate an alleged drug-related incident that was reported last week at the high school.

April 20, 2017 11:48:47 PM

911 Director Fortner submits his resignation

Carl Fortner has abruptly left his position as director for Cowley County Emergency Communications, the department which provides 911 dispatch services for the entire county.

April 20, 2017 11:25:48 PM

AD: Auction set for Saturday at fairgrounds

There is an auction coming up on Saturday at the Fairgrounds in Winfield.

April 20, 2017 04:57:19 PM

Winfield woman arrested in an ID theft probe

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a Winfield woman last week on multiple counts of theft after a fraudulent check was cashed in Arkansas City, according to a report issued by police.

April 20, 2017 04:20:06 PM

AC man charged with murder in fatal crash

Cowley County prosecutors have filed a murder charge against Ark City’s Salvador Venegas Jr. in connection with a fatality crash last year that claimed the life of Garrett L. Misora of Winfield.

April 18, 2017 08:32:00 PM

Winfield man arrested after accident Friday

Winfield Police Friday afternoon arrested a man who is said to have left the scene after striking a pedestrian near the fairgrounds.

April 18, 2017 12:02:43 PM

Report: 4 arrested in Ark City stolen car case

Four people were arrested on Monday as part of an Ark City Police investigation that involved a stolen vehicle and brief chase.

April 13, 2017 11:06:15 PM

Suspect is shot and killed in Sumner today

UPDATE: 6:22 p.m. - Law enforcement officials on Thursday afternoon identified the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting earlier today north of Udall.

April 13, 2017 11:46:26 AM

AC native, pro drummer Sturd to play locally

Ark City native and Nashville-based professional percussionist Michael Sturd will make a special appearance next week as guest artist with the Arkansas City High School Jazz Band.

April 12, 2017 09:38:44 PM

Estes wins in Cowley County by 13 points

Republican Ron Estes will be the next Congressman from Kansas following his victory Tuesday in a special election for the fourth district.

April 12, 2017 12:02:13 PM

Darnell held on $500,000 bond in Sedgwick

Shawn M. Darnell was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail Friday evening in connection with a shooting investigation in that county.

April 11, 2017 11:48:11 AM

PC Doctor: Part 2 - Picking Internet security

Last Article we talked a little about internet security basics. How the Internet works in relation to your computer and things that can affect that. In this article, I’m going to go a little more in-depth about how anti-virus programs work and what kind of things can affect them.

April 10, 2017 09:42:00 PM

Winfield standoff ends with man in custody

Hours after a standoff put a Winfield neighborhood on lock-down Thursday evening, authorities from multiple jurisdictions brought a man into custody in connection with an investigation in Sedgwick County.

April 07, 2017 11:51:41 AM

Local Power of the Purse offers scholarships

Cowley County Power of the Purse is currently seeking scholarship applications. The deadline is April 26.

April 06, 2017 06:11:39 PM

Storm causes power outages and damage

More than 1,000 Ark City power customers were without service Tuesday evening following a storm that passed through the area.

April 05, 2017 12:08:29 PM

Cowley deputies to start wearing new vests

Starting today, Cowley County Sheriff deputies will have a new look.

April 04, 2017 12:40:26 PM

AC man tasered, jailed for attack early Mon.

Ark City Police used a Taser early Monday morning to apprehend a 38-year-old local man they said was accused of attacking his own family.

April 03, 2017 11:22:56 PM

Fleeing driver hits 2 deer; gets stuck in field

A 33-year-old Oklahoma woman was arrested late Wednesday following a pursuit with Cowley County authorities that ended near Winfield.

March 30, 2017 05:16:35 PM