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Arkansas City

(ärkăn`zəs), city (1990 pop. 12,762), Cowley co., S Kans., at the confluence of the Arkansas and Walnut rivers, near the Okla. border; inc. 1872. Located in an agricultural and oil region (rich oil fields were discovered in 1914), it has flour mills and oil refineries; transportation equipment and mobile homes are manufactured. Arkansas City was the starting point for the "run" (1893) of thousands of homesteaders into the Cherokee StripCherokee Strip
or Cherokee Outlet,
a narrow piece of land in N Oklahoma. Bounded on the north by the Kansas border, it has an area of more than 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares).
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; a marker south of the city commemorates the event. The Cherokee Strip Living Museum is nearby.
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a Utah-based petroleum production company, has acquired four natural gas wells located at the Strothers Airfield approximately four miles west of Arkansas City, Kansas.
A charge of approximately $85 million ($53 million net of tax) related to the sale or restructuring of operations at the Company's 56,000 barrel per day refinery at Arkansas City, Kansas.
The Company's actions have included the redevelopment of retail space as movie theaters in suburban Chicago, a Staples in Lincoln, Illinois, and an Ace Hardware in Arkansas City, Kansas.
Born in Arkansas City, Kansas, Jeff began his career at KNSS Radio and KKRD Radio in Wichita, Kansas before moving to KMID-TV in Midland, Texas and KCBD-TV in Lubbock, Texas.
Japanese inspect work at Creekstone beef plant: Japanese auditors were in Arkansas City, Kansas last week to conduct an inspection of the Creekstone Farms Premium Beef packing plant in preparation for lifting the ban on imports of U.
GE will conduct the engine maintenance work at its Strother Field plant near Arkansas City, Kansas, The Associated Press reported.
Monday, Mackey said the government would produce a receipt for an oil filter purchased by McVeigh at a Wal-Mart in Arkansas City, Kansas, near the Oklahoma state line, shortly before 6 p.
Located in Arkansas City, Kansas, Creekstone sells a wide variety of branded fresh beef as well as value-added products such as burgers, deli meats, and fully-cooked entrees to a customer base (equally divided between foodservice and retail) that appreciates high quality and consistency.
6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet AirWerks, LLC (JAW), a FAA Part 145 and EASA repair station in Arkansas City, Kansas has announced its intent to expand operations under the new company and brand name Jet AirParts, LLC.
Under terms of the three agreements, GEES will overhaul, repair and recapitalize up to 650 T700 engines and up to 435 T700 engine modules, including up to 400 stage one nozzles, at GE's Strother facility, near Arkansas City, Kansas.
Home National Bank was founded 1888 in Arkansas City, Kansas, with the belief that service to customers and community would be the key to success.

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