COVID numbers increased drastically in July, according to the latest newsletter posted by the City-Cowley County Health Department. "July has seen an extreme increase within the county with more cases than the previous four months combined," the health department stated. The health department recorded 517 cases... Read More.
The Centennial Committee at Cowley College is putting together special activities for the community, students, and alumni as they prepare to celebrate 100 years of classes being offered at its main campus in Ark City. In honor of 100 years of service, Kansas Lt. Gov.... Read More.
The first week of August proves to be a busy one for Arkansas City Fire/EMS, a news release from the department said Thursday. In addition to responding to numerous medical calls and minor fire calls, the Ark City Fire/EMS has responded to three significant fire... Read More.
Updated: Wednesday, 8:05 a.m. Cowley County voters cast nearly 9,000 ballots in Tuesday's primary elections, which included an amendment question to the state constitution regarding who has say on abortion rights. Cowley County voted 'no" to the question of removing state constitutional protection of abortion rights... Read More.
Winfield firefighters Derrick Yoder and Kelly Allen stopped by the KSOK studios Tuesday morning to preview Saturday's Hope For Nash Cornhole Tournament fundraiser. Nash, who is Yoder's step-son, is battling pediatric brain cancer and is being treated at St. Jude in Memphis.
The Cowley College Foundation secured just over $1 million in charitable gifts during the fiscal year that ended June 30, capping its most successful year ever, according to a news release from the college. The Foundation was founded in 1968. “Almost 300 donors from 20... Read More.
Leadership Cowley County is accepting applications for its Fall 2022 class. The organization defines itself as a community leadership program "with the mission to equip and build capacity in people to create change in self, our community and the world." According to a press release from... Read More.
Showing their support for the rural community and agriculture in the county, Cowley College purchased a market steer during Monday night’s Cowley County Fair 4-H/FFA Market Livestock Auction held at the Winfield Fairgrounds. The 1,210-pound reserve division champion was presented by Madison McGee, who will... Read More.
Winfield firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in the 700 block of E. 19th Avenue Monday morning. According to a news release from the Winfield Fire/EMS Department, crews were dispatched at 8:10 a.m. and upon arrival, the homeowner was outside of the residence. Firefighters found... Read More.
Temperatures are forecasted to climb back into the 90s across Kansas again this week, and the Kansas Department of Transportation, emergency responders and health advisors remind parents and caregivers to never leave a child in a car. According to a news release from KDOT Monday,... Read More.
William Newton Hospital CEO Ben Quinton will remain on paid administrative leave, its board of trustees decided Thursday. According to a press release from the Winfield-based hospital Friday, the leave has been extended for a period of up to 14 days. Quinton was first put on... Read More.