AC Teen Arrested for Cutting Father With a Knife

Police on Saturday arrested a 17-year-old accused of cutting his father on the arm with a knife during a physical altercation at a home in Ark City. Officers, the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office responded ju

Winfield Home a Total Loss After Fire on Sunday

A Winfield residence was heavily damaged by a fire that occurred late Sunday afternoon. Around 5:40 p.m., fire crews were called to the residence at 119 Minnesota. Smoke and flames were showing when emergency personnel arrived, according to radio traffic

USD 465 Tech Director Arrested in Ongoing Theft Probe

Local Police have arrested the technology director for the Winfield School district in connection with a theft investigation. 38-year-old Robert Eickleberry was arrested on a single count of felony theft, on Tuesday of last week. He posted a bond of $2,0

Cambridge Driver Strikes Deer and Rolls Jeep

A Cambridge man was injured - and taken to the hospital - after a rollover accident that occurred when he struck a deer. 42-year-old Donald W. Krepps was ejected from his 1994 Jeep and was said to have sustained neck and back injuries, according to radio

Oklahoma Earthquake This Morning Felt Locally

Did you feel the earthquake? The US Geological Survey reports a 4.7 earthquake that occurred near Cherokee, Okla. early this morning around 1:40. There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage. For more on this story, CLICK HERE.

Don Shimkus Announces Run State Senate Run

Don Shimkus, of Oxford, announced this week that he is running as a Democrat against State Senator Steve Abrams for the 32nd Senate District seat. That district includes portions of Cowley County. For more on this story, CLICK HERE.

Sheriff's Deputy No Longer With Department Following Arrest

A deputy - who was arrested on a domestic battery charge Friday - has left the Cowley County Sheriff’s office. Sheriff Don Read said Monday that 38-year-old Amanda Hopper was no longer with the department. His brief comment was in response to inqui

Two Cowley Students Arrested After Fight in Dorm

Two Cowley College students were arrested Saturday at Kirke Dale Dormitory after a fight during which one of the men cut the other with a box cutter. Jaquor Dwayne Pugh, 19, of Beaumont, Texas, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, aggravated

6-year-old Girl Bitten in Face By Dog in Winfield Saturday

A 6- year-old girl from rural Geuda Springs was hospitalized for a time over the weekend after she was bitten in the face by a dog. The incident occurred Saturday at a residence in Winfield, according to a family member. Local police were called to inves

Newkirk Man Charged in Fatality Crash

A 32-year-old Newkirk Oklahoma man has been charged with second degree murder and three misdemeanor charges in in Kay County District Court in connection with a fatality accident that occurred Saturday north of Newkirk. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report