Now You Can Text-to-911

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Did you know that in an emergency, you may not always be able to call 911? With the development of new technology, Cowley County Emergency Communications now offers you the ability to Text-to-911.

Check out their news release for all of the details.

Please remember: CALL if You Can, TEXT if You Can’t!!

For more info, pleases call the dispatch center at (620) 221-5447.

Weather Radio Beeping?

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Do you have the Midland model WR-120 weather radio? If so, are you having problems with it beeping for an unknown reason and don’t know what to do? If that’s you and you need help, click here to see if it solves your issue. If this does not, please do not hesitate to call us at (620) 221-0470 for assistance.

The Twelve Days of Preparedness

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Cowley County Emergency Management, in coordination with their volunteer groups (Emergency Auxiliary, CERT, CART and MRC), have created an emergency preparedness video. The song is a familiar tune from The 12 Days of Christmas, but delightfully titled, “The 12 Days of Preparedness”.

Thanks to the many individuals and agencies that volunteered their time, locations, knowledge and experience.


Road Closures

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The following roads are currently closed due to flooding:

  • None reported

The following roads have been reopened:

  • 26th Road (Cowley 2) approximately 1/2 mile west of Rock
  • 132nd Road (Cowley 18) between 61st and 71st Roads
  • Near 11th Road and 202nd Road (Cowley 4 at Rainbow Bend) just west of the Arkansas River Bridge
  • 252nd Road (Cowley 10) between 11th and 21st Roads at the Geuda Springs Bridge
  • Near 41st Road and 286th Road (Cowley 16) at the curve just west of the West Chestnut Bridge over the Arkansas River
  • East Chestnut Avenue just east of the US77 Bypass
  • 82nd Road between 51st and 61st Roads

Last Updated 10/15/18 @ 10:15am

Weather Situation Reports

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Bridge Work

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None reported.