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Gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis to visit


House Minority Leader and candidate for Kansas governor Paul Davis will be in Winfield Thursday, at noon as part of his “Restore Kansas” statewide tour. The seven-day, 30-plus city tour began on Tuesday in Southeast Kansas and will continue t

Carbon monoxide makes Dexter students ill


Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, said to have been caused by problems with a heating system, sent multiple Dexter elementary school students to the hospital Wednesday morning. Around 10:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the school building wh

3 From Winfield Busted For Meth Following Stop


A routine traffic stop early Sunday morning led to the arrest of three Winfield residents on drug-related charges. The Cowley County Sheriff's Dept. reports the stop happened just after 2 a.m. in the 18000 block 21st Road. A vehicle was pulled over w

Local Juveniles Are Charged in Theft of Credit Card


Formal charges have been filed against four local juveniles accused of stealing a credit card from a vehicle in Winfield and using it to purchase items. Cowley County Attorney Chris Smith confirmed only that formal charges were filed against the suspects

Zach Coon Pleads Guilty to Pair of Felonies


A Winfield man Thursday pleaded guilty, in Sedgwick County Dist. Court, to two felony sex crimes in 2012 that involved a 12-year-old girl. 26-year-old Zach Coon appeared in the Wichita courtroom of Judge David Kaufman to enter pleas on two counts of aggr

Man is arrested after disturbance in Ark City


Officers responding to a disturbance in Ark City, early this morning, have arrested a Texas man accused of attacking and injuring a woman. Just after midnight, police were called to the 200 block of South 7th in response to a disturbance. They arrived to

Ark City Man is Killed in Crash Near Eureka


An Ark City man was killed Monday night in accident that occurred in Greenwood County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. 46-year-old Kelly T. Oxford was dead at the scene of an accident that occurred on U.S. 54 Highway east of Eureka. The two-vehic

Woman Arrested After Crash on Summit Saturday


Police arrested a Wichita woman Saturday night following a minor-injury accident on S. Summit in Ark City. Just after 9, emergency crews responded to an accident near the intersection of Summit and Jefferson. A 2005 Dodge Stratus driven by Robert Rebeter

Police: AC Man Attacked Restaurant Staff With Bat


An Ark City man - reportedly upset over a call-in food order - was arrested and taken to jail late Saturday, after he is said to have attacked the kitchen staff at Daisy Mae's Cafe. Scott E. McGuire, 45, was booked into jail on two counts of aggravat

Authorities Arrest Suspect Who Took Off in Patrol Car


Authorities have arrested man they had been searching for since he stole a patrol car late Wednesday and crashed it, before fleeing on foot. 26-year-old Derek M. Shrewsberry was around 10 a.m. this morning in Ark City. He was located when police acted on

Winfield Student Hospitalized After Being Struck by Car


A local student was taken to the hospital Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle in east Winfield. Around 7:30 a.m., emergency crews responded to the area of 12th and Harris Rd. where a 7-year-old boy on a bicycle was hit by a car. The boy was in

Man Injured in Crash Near Winfield Improving


The condition of a local man is continuing to improve as he recovers from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident that occurred last week east of Winfield. Nick Maruska is now listed in fair condition at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, accordin

Driver Charged in Crash That Killed AC Man


Indiana prosecutors have formally charged a 23-year-old man who was said to be drunk and driving when he caused the accident that killed John Walker of Ark City. The Madison Courier reports that Jordan T. Griffin, of Madison, Ind. is facing a count of dr

Man Left His Vehicle Behind to Avoid Arrest


An Ark City man was arrested early Wednesday morning after parking his vehicle in the middle of a local street and leaving the scene in an apparent attempt to avoid being taken into custody. John M. Armitage, 20, was found a few blocks from his vehicle,

Authorities Look For Owner of Found Calf


Approximately May 1, of this year a small black calf was found near the 25000 Block of U.S. 160 Highway. A rancher in that area has had the calf since then. If you are missing a calf or know someone that was during that time period, please contact the Co

Ark City Man, 21, Dies in Indiana Car Crash


A 21-year-old Ark City man died over the weekend in an accident that occurred in Jefferson County in Indiana. Indiana State Police have yet to release the man's name, however those who know the man confirmed it was John Walker, a long-time Cowley Cou

Area Man Still Critical Following Crash Friday


At least one person was critically injured Friday night in a single-vehicle accident that occurred east of Winfield on U.S. Highway 160. Emergency crews were at the scene at a bridge near the intersection of the highway and 191st Rd. The car involved in

Four Juveniles Suspected in Local Credit Card Theft


Four juveniles could face criminal charges in connection with the theft and use of a credit card taken from a vehicle in Winfield. Early Tuesday, police said, the card was taken in the 600 block of E. 35th. A short time later, it was used to obtain items

Prosecutors Review Summer Stabbing Death


Cowley County prosecutors continue to review a summer stabbing death in Ark City to determine if a man arrested in connection with the case will face formal charges. On June 22, 23-year-old Cameron Budd was arrested on a charge of involuntary manslaughte

Vehicle burglary report leads to drug arrest


A Winfield man is facing drug-related charges after his arrest Friday. Local police were called to the Winfield Rec Center around 6:20 a.m. in response to reports of an individual attempting to burglarize a vehicle in the parking lot. An individual match