Cowley County, KS

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Law Enforcement & Court Records

• A deputy was dispatched to the 4000 block of U.S. 160 for a driving complaint. • A deputy was dispatched to the 23000 block of Second Road for a theft report. • A deputy was dispatched to the 4000 block of 272nd Road for a welfare check. • A...
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Racking Up Accolades

The Jayhawk West champion Cowley College men’s soccer team was rewarded with Defensive Player and Coach of the Year awards. Alvaro Gabancho was voted the Jayhawk West Defensive Player of the Year and Ruy Vaz was named the Coach of the Year for the third straight season. The Tigers, who...
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Cowley College hires Asst. Mens Basketball Coach

With Donnie Jackson set to begin his first season as head coach of the Cowley College men’s basketball team, he set out to find a top assistant coach to help him during the upcoming season. Jackson found that person in Roybell Baez. Baez spent this past season with the Laramie County Golden Eagles men’s basketball program where he helped the squad capture the Region IX regular season title. Prior to that he spent the previous four seasons as an assistant coach at Western Nebraska Community College.
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Health department hits 75 years

City of Winfield joined together with the City of Arkansas City and Cowley County to proclaim the month of July 2021 as Public Health Month in honor of the 75 years of continuous public health service provided by the City-Cowley County Health Department. The proclamation was made at the Winfield City Commission meeting Thursday.
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Law Enforcement

• Deedra Hull, of Winfield, was the victim of arson at the Winfield City Lake. • A juvenile female, of Winfield, was involved in a non-injury accident in the 300 block of East Ninth Avenue when she struck a building. • Jeromy Brown, of Winfield, was arrested for possession of...
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KDHE reporting 322 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday documented 322 new COVID-19 cases, 10 new deaths and 29 new hospitalizations since Monday. Overall, Kansas has seen 317,017 COVID-19 cases, 11,009 hospitalizations and 5,139 deaths. Fifteen children in Kansas have suffered from Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome. Cowley County has seen an...
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Turn to turnips for soil health

To the Cowley County Conservation District, regarding June 18 article “Researchers seek info,”. Turnip juice is the key to good Kansas gardens. The iron in the turnip will rejuvenate the soil. Old Kansas farmers sometimes planted turnips and left them underground to feed the next spring plants. Shirley Moore,. “A...
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Tennis teams reel in All-American awards

The Cowley College tennis teams were well represented on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American lists. The men’s team finished as the national runner-up, while the Lady Tigers placed third nationally. Takeshi Taco (No. 2 singles, No. 1 doubles) and Jack Clements (No. 1 singles, No. 1 doubles) were each named...
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Cowley County receives ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’ signs from the NWS

Cowley County was awarded two sets of “Turn Around Don’t Drown” signs by the National Weather Service to be placed along roads especially prone to flooding. Turn Around Don’t Drown® is a campaign used by the NWS meant to warn drivers of roads that are covered in water and too dangerous to drive through. More deaths occur each year due to flooding than any other thunderstorm-related hazard and more than half of those are caused by vehicles being driven onto flooded roadways.
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Cowley College AD moving on

Cowley College is looking for a new athletic director. The college announced that Shane Larson will be leaving Arkansas City to become the new athletic director at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, IA. During the 2020-2021 season, every Tiger athletic program was ranked among the top-20 teams in the country during some point in their seasons. While in charge of the athletic programs at Cowley College, the Tigers perennially finished among the top-10 community colleges in the Daktronics NATYCAA Cup standings, which is an annual report that shows how all two year schools rank in postseason results for their institution.
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Nurse practitioner takes over former chiropractor office

Cowley County residents will soon have another option for health care. Nurse Practitioner Stacey Jervis is opening a new practice, Abba’s Family Medicine, at 2508 Edgemont Drive, the former office of chiropractor Dr. Jerry Mangen. Jervis said being able to help people stay healthy fuels her passion for providing healthcare....
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Firefighter relief groups receive funds

Firefighter relief organizations in Cowley County have received funds from the Kansas Insurance Department’s annual distribution to state and local firefighter relief organizations, pursuant to the Kansas Firefighters Relief Act. More than $15.1 million will be distributed among 554 local Firefighters Relief Associations across the state. Local organizations receiving funds...
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KDHE reports 156 new COVID-19 cases Monday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Monday documented 156 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths and 21 new hospitalizations since Friday. Overall, Kansas has seen 316,695 COVID-19 cases, 10,980 hospitalizations and 5,129 deaths. Fifteen children in Kansas have suffered from Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome. Cowley County has seen an...
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Cowley athletic director Larson leaving

Shane Larson, who led the Cowley College athletic department to tremendous heights in seven years at the school, announced that he will be leaving Arkansas City to become the athletic director at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. While in charge of the athletic programs at Cowley, the Tigers...
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Watchdog: Nursing home deaths up 32% in 2020 amid pandemic

Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32% last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart, a government watchdog reported Tuesday in the most comprehensive look yet at the ravages of COVID-19 among its most vulnerable victims. The report from the inspector general of the Department of...
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Law Enforcement

• A deputy checked on a vehicle in the 27000 block of U.S. 77. • A deputy took a fraud report at the Sheriff’s Office. • A deputy checked on two vehicles at 162nd Road and 291st Road. • Deputies assisted ACPD with an attempt to locate a subject involved...
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Wheat harvest ramps up across county, Kansas

Harvest is now under way in Cowley County, and according to Lee Wingert, manager of Valley Co-op’s Hackney location, this year’s wheat crop is looking very good. “Test weights have been really good,” he said. “They’ve been over the 60-pound mark.”. Test weights are important because grain with a higher...
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ACPD is first runner-up in BBBS fundraiser

The Arkansas City Police Department was awarded the first runner-up trophy for raising $1,946 in the For Kids’ Sake campaign this year. Historically, the ACPD has participated in Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Serving Cowley County’s Annual for Kids’ Sake Campaign. This was the first year a bowling party did not happen due to COVID-19.