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Former Winfield Police Chief Jerry Devore dead at 58


Former Winfield Police Chief Jerry Devore has died following a two-year-long battle with cancer.

Cowley College Volleyball Coach Takes Job at Drury


Cowley College women's volleyball coach Jenifer Bahner will leave the school for a head coaching job with NCAA Div. 2 Drury University.

Canadian Man Gets 4 Years in Local ID Theft Case


A Canadian man was sentenced Monday to four years in federal prison for assuming the identity of his brother, who died as an infant decades ago.

Cops: Suspect Choked Woman; Pulled A Gun


An Ark City man was arrested early Friday after a local woman accused him of striking her and then pointing a gun at her and threatening to kill her.

Cowley College Trustees meet in AC tonight


Cowley College’s Board of Trustees will address a recent decision to eliminate the men’s and women’s soccer program at a meeting set for tonight in Ark City.
 

Felon to Judge: I Need to Stop Hanging With 'Trash'


An Ark City man was sentenced to just more than 10 years in prison Thursday morning for a stabbing incident involving a local woman that occurred in January.

Fire Breaks Out on Ark City Church Bus Wednesday


A school bus owned by an Ark City church sustained heavy damage Wednesday night when a fire broke out in and around the engine compartment of the vehicle.

Sales Tax in Winfield Goes Into Effect on July 1


A sales tax that will fund improvements to the Winfield Public Library, and local street repairs, will go into effect July 1, city officials said this week.

Winfield to Check City Gas Lines for Leaks


City crews in Winfield will be conducting natural-gas leak surveying for each local home and business.

Cowley College President Williams resigns


Cowley College President Clark Williams has resigned his position with the school.
 

U.S. Attorney to speak in Ark City on Thurs.


U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom will speak to students at Arkansas City High School on Thursday.

Cowley College special meeting Wednesday


A special meeting of the Cowley College board of trustees set for Monday has been cancelled and a new date has been set for Wednesday.

Two Hurt in Rollover ATV Accident on Saturday


Two people were injured late Saturday in an ATV rollover accident that occurred in rural Ark City.

Authorities look for a missing Ark City woman


Local authorities are searching for a 42-year-old Ark City woman who been missing since Thursday morning.
 

Winfield-Based CCL to Become Part of Easter Seals Capper


Winfield-based Creative Community Living - a provider of care for the developmentally disabled - has announced plans to merge with Topeka-based Easter Seals Capper Foundation.

Two Jailed on Federal Warrants for ID Theft and Fraud


Ark City Police arrested two men - and continue to look for a third suspect - who were wanted by the Internal Revenue Service for identity theft and Social Security fraud.

Two Sheds and Camper Damaged in Weekend Fires


Sunday grass fires in Cowley County claimed two structures and a camper, area fire officials said. No injuries were reported.

3 Arrested


Three people were arrested Wednesday when police executed a search warrant on a home in Winfield.

Caught with Pot: Plants found, person jailed


Udall Police searched a home and arrested a man living there as part of an investigation into a marijuana grow and distribution operation, Chief Erik King said Monday.
 

Cowley College eliminates soccer programs


Due to budgetary considerations and a recent evaluation of the school’s athletic programs, Cowley College officials announced they have made the "difficult decision" to drop the school's men's and women’s soccer programs, effective immediately.