Local News

Creekstone files a suit against ex employee

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef in Ark City has filed a civil suit against a former employee they said took sensitive company information with her as she left for a job with a competitor.

May 24, 2017 05:27:56 PM

Prelim hearing in fatality crash is set for July

A preliminary hearing is set for July for Salvador Venegas Jr., who is charged with second-degree murder for a fatality crash last year that claimed the life of Garrett L. Misora of Winfield.

May 22, 2017 03:09:39 PM

Man arrested after high-speed chase today

A high-speed pursuit, that began in Winfield early this morning, ended with the arrest of an Ark City man, according to a report from Winfield Police.

May 22, 2017 02:39:40 PM

Thief makes hole into pharmacy; takes drugs

Someone - apparently with a fair amount of criminal acumen - burglarized a Wellington Pharmacy early Friday morning and made off with some prescription drugs.

May 19, 2017 10:25:47 PM

Matching funds offered for Wilson Park plan

The V.J. Wilkins Memorial Foundation has generously announced a $500,000 Challenge Grant toward the advancement of the Wilson Park Master Plan.

May 19, 2017 08:12:39 PM

Special meeting set for Cowley commission

A special meeting of the Cowley County Commission has been called for Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

May 19, 2017 07:44:04 PM

Burden man still critical after Thursday crash

A 20-year-old Burden man remained hospitalized in critical condition today after being injured Thursday afternoon in a collision involving two pickup trucks on U.S. 160 near Burden.

May 19, 2017 06:47:25 PM

Fire Chief Stoll to retire from city of Winfield

Winfield Fire Chief Alan Stoll has announced plans to retire from his position this summer.

May 17, 2017 11:42:47 AM

Police investigating death of Winfield child

An autopsy was conducted Monday for a 17-month-old girl who died over the weekend at her home in Winfield.

May 17, 2017 01:53:49 AM

Man fined for shooting gun inside AC motel

An Ark City man received a citation last week after accidentally discharging a gun inside The Town House Motel. The bullet entered an adjacent room, which was occupied by another tenant at the motel.

May 15, 2017 09:38:25 PM

Udall man hurt in accident on K-15 Thursday

A Udall man was injured this morning in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in northern Cowley County.

May 12, 2017 12:46:06 AM

ACPD: No foul play in Sunday death of child

An investigation by the Ark City Police Dept. has determined that there are no signs of foul play in the death Sunday of a 2-month-old boy.

May 12, 2017 12:21:19 AM

Bond reduction is denied for Zach Gardner

A Cowley County Dist. Court Judge has denied a request to reduce bond for Zach Gardner, a Winfield man charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife earlier this year.

May 10, 2017 04:01:35 PM

Morton Buildings now fully owned by workers

Morton Buildings, Inc. - which operates a manufacturing plant and sales office at Strother Field - announced Tuesday that 100 percent of the company is now owned by its employees.

May 10, 2017 02:39:20 PM

Local police look for man who pulled gun

The Arkansas City Police Department is looking for a man who is suspected of aggravated assault in connection with an incident Monday afternoon.

May 10, 2017 02:12:05 PM

AC police investigating death of young child

Police in Ark City are continuing to investigate the death of child at a local home Sunday morning.

May 08, 2017 08:24:30 PM

Woman arrested for striking man with vehicle

Ark City Police Saturday night arrested a local woman is accused of striking a man with a vehicle.

May 08, 2017 03:08:59 PM

4 hospitalized after crash on 77 Wednesday

Four people were sent to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon following a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 77 highway north of Ark City.

May 04, 2017 05:19:53 PM

Street, Bridge projects to start soon in Winf.

The city of Winfield would like you to be aware of some street and bridge projects that will be happening soon within the city.

May 04, 2017 04:04:14 PM

Tayler Rock: Family agrees to drop lawsuit

Family of Tayler Rock have agreed to bring an end to a $5 million federal lawsuit filed on behalf of Rock, an Ark City man shot and killed by a Cowley County Sheriff’s deputy in May 2014.

May 03, 2017 01:09:58 PM