Truck Burns on K-360 Thursday Afternoon


A truck on fire Thursday afternoon caught the attention of Winfield area motorists. Around 4:20 p.m., police and fire personnel were called to the K-360 bypass for the report of a vehicle fire. Fire crews arrived and had the blaze under control briefly a

Professor is Seeking Input on Ark City History


Wichita State University Professor Don Blakeslee wants to explore the ancient past of the Arkansas City area, and he needs your help to do it. Professor Blakeslee will address the Cowley Public Archaeology and History group Thursday, Nov 20, at 7 p.m., t

First Appearance Set in Credit Card Theft Case


A first appearance has been scheduled for four local juveniles accused of stealing a credit card from a vehicle in Winfield and using it to purchase items. Those defendants are due in court Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in Winfield. For more on this story, CLICK

ACPD: Man Forged Rx Form to Obtain Drugs


Local police have arrested an Ark City man accused of taking prescription forms from an area doctor and using them to acquire Methadone and Valium. Last week, Dr. Thomas Lyman reported that two prescription forms were taken from his office. They were use

Police in AC Seek Tips To Find Missing Teen Boy


Ark City police are seeking help from the public in finding a teen boy who was reported as a runaway or missing person on Oct. 21. 16-year-old Jaylen R. Jones left his home that day sometime between noon and 9 p.m. He has not communicated with family mem

Ark City Man Facing Murder Charge in Harper County


An Ark City man was arrested Monday and is facing a felony murder charge in Harper County in connection with the August death of 28-year-old Lindsay M. Blakey-North. 57-year-old Wade Alan Nelson was taken into custody by Ark City Police and transported t

AC Hospital CEO Steve Perkins Submits Resignation


South Central Kansas Medical Center CEO Steve Perkins is leaving his position at the Ark City hospital. The hospital confirmed Perkins plans to depart and released a statement late this morning. You can read it in its entirety, by clicking the link below.

Driver in Ark City Crash is Cited For Drag Racing


It made for some intense moments Saturday night, but everyone is expected to recover from injuries they sustained in a partial rollover accident in Ark City. Both drivers involved in the incident have been cited for drag racing. For more on this story,

Driver is Sent to Hospital Then Jail After Crash


A Winfield man was taken to jail Tuesday on DUI charge after being treated for injuries he sustained in a rollover accident in rural Cowley County.   37-year-old Michael A. Womacks was first treated at the hospital and then transported to the county

Alley, Trimmer: Provisionals Remain to be Counted


Cowley and Sumner Counties have roughly 429 provisional ballots to consider next Monday, before election totals can be finalized. Of those, 288 are in Cowley County and about 141 are in Sumner. For more on this story, CLICK HERE.