Three Busted in Drug Search at Cowley


Three people were arrested Wednesday on marijuana-related charges, after Ark City police were called to investigate a report of illegal-drug sale activity at a dorm room on the Cowley College campus.  Just before 2 p.m., officers were sent to the Ki

Gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis to visit


House Minority Leader and candidate for Kansas governor Paul Davis will be in Winfield Thursday, at noon as part of his “Restore Kansas” statewide tour. The seven-day, 30-plus city tour began on Tuesday in Southeast Kansas and will continue t

Carbon monoxide makes Dexter students ill


Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, said to have been caused by problems with a heating system, sent multiple Dexter elementary school students to the hospital Wednesday morning. Around 10:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the school building wh

3 From Winfield Busted For Meth Following Stop


A routine traffic stop early Sunday morning led to the arrest of three Winfield residents on drug-related charges. The Cowley County Sheriff's Dept. reports the stop happened just after 2 a.m. in the 18000 block 21st Road. A vehicle was pulled over w

Local Juveniles Are Charged in Theft of Credit Card


Formal charges have been filed against four local juveniles accused of stealing a credit card from a vehicle in Winfield and using it to purchase items. Cowley County Attorney Chris Smith confirmed only that formal charges were filed against the suspects

Zach Coon Pleads Guilty to Pair of Felonies


A Winfield man Thursday pleaded guilty, in Sedgwick County Dist. Court, to two felony sex crimes in 2012 that involved a 12-year-old girl. 26-year-old Zach Coon appeared in the Wichita courtroom of Judge David Kaufman to enter pleas on two counts of aggr

Man is arrested after disturbance in Ark City


Officers responding to a disturbance in Ark City, early this morning, have arrested a Texas man accused of attacking and injuring a woman. Just after midnight, police were called to the 200 block of South 7th in response to a disturbance. They arrived to

Ark City Man is Killed in Crash Near Eureka


An Ark City man was killed Monday night in accident that occurred in Greenwood County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. 46-year-old Kelly T. Oxford was dead at the scene of an accident that occurred on U.S. 54 Highway east of Eureka. The two-vehic

Woman Arrested After Crash on Summit Saturday


Police arrested a Wichita woman Saturday night following a minor-injury accident on S. Summit in Ark City. Just after 9, emergency crews responded to an accident near the intersection of Summit and Jefferson. A 2005 Dodge Stratus driven by Robert Rebeter

Police: AC Man Attacked Restaurant Staff With Bat


An Ark City man - reportedly upset over a call-in food order - was arrested and taken to jail late Saturday, after he is said to have attacked the kitchen staff at Daisy Mae's Cafe. Scott E. McGuire, 45, was booked into jail on two counts of aggravat