The Arkansas City Traveler is a publication which dates back to 1870, during the frontier days of Ark City. It is located online at arkcity.net, and they continue to publish content in the new millennium. The original publication was located in a wood shack which stood along the town’s main street. 10 years later Arkcity.net became a member of the Associated Press and had their news delivered by the Pony Express and Western Union. It is currently recognized as the oldest published newspaper in the Cowley County of Arkansas. The publication has a long and illustrious history which has defined it as shining arch of triumph for Cowley County.
Arkcity.net proudly displays up to date news that addresses all citizens of Arkansas. Their interactive menu provides a vast amount of options for their users to stay in touch with current affairs as well as to interact with other users. Their obituaries are kept in prime condition which new additions added weekly, and their classifieds section offers employment options, rentals, sales, vehicles and local rummage sales. The website also provides photo galleries of recent events that hit closer to home, such as; the British Invasion Concert, Arkansas City High School’s Prom pictures and Cowley College’s Commencement ceremony. Arkcity.net is a proud sponsor of The Newspapers in Education program, which provides free newspapers to classrooms. To read the newspaper online for four weeks, you can purchase a subscription for as low as $6.72, and prices range as reasonably for longer subscriptions. Readers can read the paper any way they enjoy and at any time of the day.