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Cloud County women lose to Cowley College, 89-81

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Cloud County Community College women’s basketball team did plenty of things right, offensively, to be in position for a road win Monday evening against Cowley College.


Railer girls hold off Campus comeback

After dominating Campus in the first half, the Newton High School girls’ basketball team let its foot off the accelerator in the fourth quarter, holding on for a 47-44 win Tuesday in AV-CTL I play at Ravenscroft Gym.


Derby vs. 6A: Where does it stand ahead of regionals?

In pursuit of its first state championship since 1986, Derby enters this weekend’s 6A regionals as the No. 1 team in the class. The Panthers have 10 wrestlers ranked throughout the 14 weight classes, including three that are atop their weight.


Monday Wellington School Board meeting draws large crowd

The Wellington School Board had their scheduled meeting Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. Earlier in that day, however, it was reported that Superintendent Whitener and several school board members were at Kennedy Elementary observing the classes taking part in the Summit Redesign program. This was the fi


'It brought tears to me': Derby airman thanks Carrabba's for wife's special dinner

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Tonight a Derby couple is taking us back in time to share their appreciation of a local business around the day of love. Mark and Rita Tillison say the year was 2009, and Mark was deployed to Afghanistan.


Shocker mailbag: Q&A on WSU basketball’s postseason hopes this year and its future

With eight days in between Shocker games, I figured now was as good as any time to do a Wichita State mailbag with the fans. I asked on Twitter for fans to send me their questions regarding WSU athletics and here are my responses:


SC’s 3rd Quarters Decide Split with Derby

Derby High School wasn’t too kind to the Salina Central Mustangs last year. Not the case for 2018-19. Harper Williams splashed in five threes, Salina Central skunked Derby in the third quarter, and the Mustangs rolled to their third straight win, 61-40, over the Panthers Tuesday night. The streak co


Top-ranked Derby girls race by South

The Salina South girls knew this one was going to be tough. The Cougars lost to unbeaten Derby by 40 points on Feb. 1 and now the rematch was scheduled only 10 days later. It followed a very similar pattern to the first contest, with South falling behind early and unable to match the firepower of th


Wellington EMS/FIRE Run Log Feb 4-10

10:32 a.m. Medical Emergency 1000 block N. Jefferson. 3:20 p.m. Medical Trauma 500 block E. 16th. 8:38 p.m. Medical Emergency 1400 block Shady Lane. 11:59 p.m. Medical Emergency Oxford.


Arkansas City receives grant for new streets

The city of Arkansas City has received a $400,000 grant which will help defray some of the infrastructure expenses for the new Compass Point Addition. The moderate income-housing grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) will be used to build new streets for the housing development,


Panthers Claw Way Past Cougars

The top rated girl’s basketball team in Kansas rolled into the Salina South High School gymnasium Monday night and showed why they are the best. Behind All-American senior Kennedy Brown the Derby Panthers defeated the Salina South Cougars 53 – 18.


Guests walk red carpet for 'A Night to Shine' in Derby

DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) - It was prom night in Derby Friday. Aviator Church hosted Tim Tebow's "A Night to Shine" dance for the fourth year. "A Night to Shine" is an event that gives teens and adults with special needs the opportunity to float down the red carpet in front of a cheering crowd. Guests also


Derby pushes past scare from Newton

For a team that had won half of its games by 30 or more points, a six-point lead in the third quarter was unfamiliar territory. Sophomore forward Jaidyn Schomp rattled off back-to-back 3s to give Derby (15-0) a lift, fighting off a feisty Newton (7-9) roster in a 37-28 win.


Arkansas City police seek information regarding hit-and-run

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (KSNW) - The Arkansas City Police Department is asking for assistance and information regarding a hit-and-run injury accident that occurred this morning in Ark City.


Downtown bookstore on the move; yoga studio closing for now

A bookstore in downtown Arkansas City is moving two blocks north, and a yoga studio is moving out. McDonald’s Used Books is relocating starting March 1 to 110 S. Summit St., Suite B, in the Buford Commercial Building, owner Kayleigh Lawson said in a press release.


Wichita High Aces narrowly win Friday afternoon over the Wellington Special K Crusaders

Last Friday afternoon, the Special K athletes took to the basketball courts at Wellington High School to show off their passion, talent, and sense of fun against the East High Aces from Wichita.


Officials: Derby resident shot after firing on law enforcement during chase

SALINE COUNTY — Kansas law enforcement officers shot an armed suspect from Derby after pursuing him in a stolen vehicle, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. According to a release from KBI, the Salina Police Department responded around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 to a report of an armed c


Storylines abound in NHS boys win

DERBY — A lot of story lines can be gleamed from the Newton High School boys’ basketball team’s 75-70 win over Derby Friday in AV-CTL I play in Derby. Normally a defensive and rebound specialist, Jamieson Jones scored 13 points for the Railers on six of 10 shooting. There was the overcoming 19 turno


Suspect identified in chase and officer-involved shooting

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the suspect in a high-speed chase and officer-involved shooting Tuesday in Saline County. Colt F. Wright, 24, of Derby, is suspected of a carjacking at gunpoint of a 2010 Jeep Wrangler at a Kwik Shop near Ninth Street and Schilling Road at about 5:10


Sheriff: Teen dies from self-inflicted gunshot

The 17-year-old male rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon with a self-inflicted gunshot wound died from his injuries, Cowley County Sheriff David Falletti said Monday morning.