Local News

Authorities seek help in locating local man

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Cole E. Hartung, a local man.

February 17, 2017 05:12:32 PM

PC Doctor: The future of Net Neutrality?

Net Neutrality.

February 16, 2017 03:45:22 AM

Seat belt, texting enforcement push planned

Starting Monday, and continuing through March 5, the Cowley County Sheriff’s Dept. will take part in a multi-state seat belt enforcement effort aimed at teen drivers.

February 16, 2017 03:27:13 AM

3 arrested after drug search at Winf. home

Two local men - and one juvenile - were taken into custody early Tuesday after a drug-enforcement search conducted at a Winfield home.

February 15, 2017 01:45:41 PM

CNN analyst Toobin to give Docking Lecture

Best-selling author and CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin will present the 2017 Docking Lecture at 11 a.m. March 2 on the campus of Southwestern College in Winfield.

February 13, 2017 09:47:43 PM

JOB: RN I II III Part time in Sumner County

Registered Nurse I II III -Part time- Sumner County Home Health Agency

February 13, 2017 09:30:24 PM

Report: Truck in crash was stopped on road

A Winfield man was critically injured Wednesday night when his truck - which was said to be stopped in the roadway with its headlights off - was struck head-on by another vehicle, according to a report from the Cowley County Sheriff’s Dept.

February 09, 2017 03:31:43 PM

AC Health Dept. location closing for repairs

The City-Cowley County Health Department office located at 115 E. Radio Lane in Arkansas City will be closing at noon today and will remain closed for business as needed repairs to the building occur.

February 07, 2017 01:04:37 PM

UPDATE - Prison inmate back in custody

UPDATE: 6:35 a.m. Tuesday - Escaped inmate Jason W. Bell has been located and taken into custody.

February 07, 2017 05:12:48 AM

Report: Locals found with two pounds of pot

Several Cowley County residents were arrested Saturday, and roughly two pounds of marijuana were seized, following a traffic stop in Pawhuska, Okla.

February 06, 2017 07:50:08 PM

UPDATE: Escaped jail inmate is arrested

UPDATE: 7:40 a.m. Monday - Wichita Police late Sunday arrested an inmate that had escaped from the Cowley County Jail earlier in the day.

February 05, 2017 09:42:13 PM

Next Winfield Citizens Academy to start soon

The Winfield Police Department is now accepting applications for the next adult citizens academy, set to start mid-March. The twelve-week academy will educate citizens about the Winfield Police Department, its organization, operations and role in the community.

February 04, 2017 05:42:41 PM

Statewide 911 upgrade to happen Feb.13,14

Cowley County Emergency Communications officials said today that 911 callers may have to answer a few more questions than usual when a statewide upgrade is performed on the 911 system later this month.

February 03, 2017 10:48:19 PM

Governor to visit Cowley College on Friday

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will visit Cowley College Friday for a press event and campus tour showcasing Cowley College’s pathway to baccalaureate degree completion for less than $15,000, a response to his challenge for higher education institutions to develop options for more affordable degree attainment.

February 01, 2017 11:56:45 PM

Gardner had Dec. arrest for domestic battery

The 32-year-old man accused of killing his wife last month at a home in Winfield, had been arrested in December for domestic battery.

February 01, 2017 01:42:45 PM

Cowley College is seeking Sumner Trustee

Dr. Dennis C. Rittle, president of Cowley College, will testify before the House and Senate Education committees Wednesday, in favor of a bill to add a seat to the College Board of Trustees for an elected representative from Sumner County.

January 31, 2017 01:37:19 AM

Recycling program is started at local jail

The Cowley County Sheriff’s office recently started a recycling program.

January 30, 2017 01:49:37 PM

AC commission has special meeting today

A special meeting of the Ark City Commission has been scheduled for noon today, in the city manager’s office at city hall, 118 W. Central Ave.

January 26, 2017 01:05:44 PM

Hunter education course is set for February

A hunter’s education course is scheduled for next month in Winfield.

January 25, 2017 11:34:29 PM

AD: Auction set for Saturday at fairgrounds

There is an auction coming up Saturday in Winfield.

January 25, 2017 10:45:38 PM