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Kansas man crashed SUV into home during argument with woman, Ark City police say

A Kansas man has bonded out of jail after allegedly driving his SUV into a home while arguing with a woman, police say. Kevin Lee Kenemore, 40, of Winfield, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Arkansas City police said in a news release. He was relea


Man wanted for ATM skimmers found in Kansas held in Texas

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. The Arkansas City Police Department says it is waiting for a man wanted in connection with an ATM "skimming" operation to be extradited from Texas. The skimming incidents happened in November and December of 2018. ACPD says 18-year-old Vasile Serban was served with a warrant whil


2 western Kansas school districts cancel classes due to illness

OAKLEY, Kan. (KWCH) -- Several schools across Kansas canceled classes on Wednesday due to heavy snow. But, in western Kansas, at least two school districts closed due to illness.


Winfield man arrested after allegedly driving vehicle into home

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a Winfield man Saturday after he allegedly drove his vehicle into the front portion of a local residence to hurt somebody. Kevin Lee Kenemore, 40, was arrested on suspicion of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was transported to and booke


Kansas AG seeking Supreme Court review of Second Amendment firearm accessory decision

Though the Second Amendment is one of the most hotly contested parts of the Constitution, there still needs to be some clarity brought to it by the courts, according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.


Tax season runs smooth so far

Tax season is in full swing, and tax preparers say things are going fairly smoothly for some people and less so for others. Mary Hittle, at Edward B. Stephenson, 1002 Main St., in Winfield, (620) 221-9319, said they have three CPAs and “Everybody is working.”


Accidents slide in as snow falls

Several accidents were reported Tuesday afternoon in Cowley County as moderate to heavy snow fell, including a two-vehicle accident on the south Summit Street Bridge and a shipping truck that overturned near Silverdale.


Kansas lawmakers consider lowering sales tax on food

Food is a necessity. Some legislators in the Sunflower State are considering a bill that would result in greater savings at the cash register. Kansas lawmakers have begun hearing testimony on the possibility of lowering the state tax on food sales.


Felon accused in fatal Kansas drug deal shooting

SEDGWICK COUNTY— A Kansas felon has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Wichita motel. The 31-year-old suspect identified as Christopher Kemmerly was arrested Monday night in the 700 Block on north Westridge in Wichita, according to the Sedgwick County booking report.


Cancellations and postponements UPDATE 1:50 p.m.

The manager of Domino's in Arkansas City, asks locals to please be patient with them and Pizza Hut tonight as they will have more than usual deliveries due to the winter conditions and will have to deal with the roads people are avoiding. If they quote an hour for delivery, it is to deliver the hot


Kansas shoe store employee no longer has job after MAGA hat dispute

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - An employee of a Vans Off the Wall footwear and apparel store in a suburban Kansas City shopping mall no longer has a job after a confrontation with a teen wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat.


Kansas to receive about $922,000 in Walgreens settlement

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will receive about $922,000 as its part of a national settlement with Walgreens concerning over-dispensing of insulin pens to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.


Kansas Judicial Center will delay opening until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday

The Kansas Judicial Center will delay opening until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, due to adverse weather. All offices in the building, including the Office of Judicial Administration, Clerk of the Appellate Courts, and the Reporter’s office, will be closed until 10:30 a.m.


Suspect in Arkansas City “skimming” case to be extradited from Texas

Arkansas City police are waiting for the extradition of a suspect from Texas in a recent series of incidents involving “skimming” devices that were placed on automatic teller machines.



A note on cold, hard consequences and isolation at the end of days for this former Catholic leader. Theodore Edgar McCarrick is a defrocked American bishop, former prelate and former cardinal of the Catholic Church.


Winter storm hits south central Kansas

Another bout of snowfall hit south central Kansas Tuesday afternoon. Snowfall, heavy at times, continued into the overnight hours Wednesday. At times, highways in Sumner County were completely snow packed.


Weather threat halts basketball tonight in Ark City and Winfield

The threat of inclement weather has halted basketball play tonight in Cowley County. Arkansas City High School's home games scheduled for Tuesday night against Valley Center have been postponed to Friday.


Kansas troopers urge drivers to slow down

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP/KAKE) - The Kansas Highway Patrol is asking drivers to take in slow after after another round of snow led to numerous accidents and slide-offs Tuesday and Wednesday.


Kansas African-American History Trail To Launch In Wichita

The official launch of the Kansas African-American History Trail will be held in Wichita this week. Eight sites across Kansas have been selected as charter members that depict black history, including an underground railroad passage and a cabin that once was the headquarters for abolitionist John Br


Wellington Police Department Daily Bulletin Tuesday, February 19

Paul Brown, III, 47, Arkansas City, was issued a Notice to Appear for Expired Registration. Officers investigated Criminal Damage to Property and Theft in the 1300 blk N.A. Officers Assisted Outside Agency in the 200 blk N. C.