(Editor's Note: The majority of this article was written by Cowley Communications Director Rama Peroo) Facing top-seeded Walters State Community College (TN), the only remaining unbeaten team at the JUCO World Series, the seventh-seeded Cowley College Tigers overcame an early 8-3 deficit to run-rule... Read More.
The Winfield Police Department will host its first session of an "active shooter response education" class Tuesday at Baden Square from 1 to 4 p.m. The second session will be Sept. 20, also at Baden Square. The presentations, first announced by the WPD in April, are... Read More.
Effective Aug.1, the Arkansas City Police Department phone number, (620) 441-4444, and the Winfield Police Department phone number, (620) 221-5555, will no longer connect to Cowley County Emergency Communications dispatch. Cowley County Emergency Communications said in a press release Tuesday it has two non-emergency phone... Read More.
In a rematch of the first game of the JUCO World Series, the seventh-seeded Cowley College Tigers and fourth-seeded Central Florida College Patriots faced off in an elimination game Tuesday at Stocker Stadium’s Sam Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, Colo. According to a news release... Read More.
The City of Wellington will receive a $27,500 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture for the purchase and installation of eight new storm sirens. According to a press release from USDA, over $16 million in loans and grants have been awarded across the... Read More.
Minor river flooding is forecast for the Arkansas River at Ark City. According to local emergency management, the river should crest Thursday night around midnight at 12.4 foot and should fall below flood stage sometime Saturday. Flood stage for the Arkansas River at Ark City... Read More.
The Ark City USD 470 Early Literacy Initiative is hosting children’s author, Brenda Maier, in Cowley County June 21-22. According to a news release from the school district, Maier is the author of popular children’s books entitled The Little Red Fort, The Little Blue Bridge,... Read More.
Chloe Wilson, who grew up just down the road from Cowley College in Wellington, came to Cowley with very little throwing experience, a news release from the college said. Now, two years later, she is getting ready to leave the school as a national champion. With... Read More.
Notching 50 wins, conference and region titles, and now a punched ticket to the JUCO World Series, the No. 8-ranked Cowley College baseball team had seven players earn all-conference honors. According to a news release from Cowley College, the Tigers also had the Jayhawk Conference... Read More.
U.S. 160 south of Burden will be closed for five days in early June for a railroad crossing repair, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Transportation. The closing will be from around 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, until around 6 p.m.... Read More.
Resurfacing work on North Summit Street between Kansas Avenue and Radio Lane will begin May 31. According to a news release from the City of Ark City Monday morning, the project will consist of milling down the old surface and overlaying a new asphalt surface... Read More.
Heavy rain and flooding is expected starting Monday evening through Tuesday night in Cowley County and surrounding areas, according to the National Weather Service in Wichita. A Flood Watch has been issued for the region. The main threat will be localized flooding from heavy rainfall and... Read More.