Arkansas City

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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Again Pierre fell into the naively symmetrical pose of an Egyptian statue, evidently distressed that his stout and clumsy body took up so much room and doing his utmost to look as small as possible.
wrote, in a hand as small as possible, another note on the margin of his Horace, and then looking at the duke with the air of a man who thinks he has an idea of his own, while he is only commenting upon the idea of another, said, --
Hullo, Peter," she replied faintly, squeezing herself as small as possible.
He talked about his good and bad experiences in Arkansas City, which--before 20 feet of water completely washed away decades of hard work and thousands of dreams--was a bustling river port town of 15,000, where people from all over Arkansas came to work and to catch the ferry across the river to Mississippi.
The company will conduct random testing for both growth promotants and antibiotic residues at the processing plant in Arkansas City, KS.
Last fall, the physical education teacher from Arkansas City, Kansas, ran his 100th marathon.
GE will conduct the engine maintenance work at its Strother Field plant near Arkansas City, Kansas, The Associated Press reported.
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The only creationist to retain his seat was Steve Abrams, a veterinarian from Arkansas City, who easily defeated former school superintendent Roger Rankin, 62 percent: to 38 percent.
Services will be private for Charles Cecil Sherwood of Lancaster, who was born in Arkansas City, Kan.
Daisy Bates is best remembered as the mentor of the Little Rock Nine during the high school desegregation crisis in the Arkansas city in 1957.
Notes: there will be a pre-bid conference to be held at 10:30 am on june 14, 2016 at arkansas city city hall, 606 sprague street, arkansas city, ar 71630.

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