Author: Scott Aust

JROTC cadets attend camp

The Garden City High School JROTC cadets earned three awards during a Leadership Camp at Camp Konza in Salina. The GCHS cadets that received awards include: Marc Nunez, Honor Cadet; Marc Guitron, Camp Leadership Award; and Dakota Briggs, Leadership Excellence. The camp helps cadets understand how leadership is put into […]

Food Trucks downtown all day

Four food trucks, featuring everything from hamburgers and hotdogs to Philly cheesesteak and barbecue, are located downtown for the first Food Truck Friday event. The four trucks include Bubba’s Grub Kitchen from La Crosse, The Ole Cook Shack from Syracuse, Burger City and Natalie’s Aguas Frescas Deliciosas. The trucks will […]

Holcomb Longhorn Baseball Day

Holcomb Longhorn Baseball Day From Holcomb Mayor Gary Newman July 20 has been declared Holcomb Longhorn Baseball Day! Come celebrate our Baseball State Champions with the Garden City Wind. We recommend arriving about 6 p.m. for pre-game festivities. First pitch at 6:30 p.m. What a great way to spend a […]

Kansas Avenue widening enters new phase

The Kansas Avenue widening project has entered a new phase. Phase 4 of the four phase project began Wednesday and will continue through the end of July. During this part of the project, the north lanes of Kansas Avenue will be closed and traffic will be carried on the south […]

Marshall, Moran to visit area

Congressman Roger Marshall and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will be traveling through southwest Kansas on Friday. Marshall’s listening tour will stop at 7:30 a.m. MDT at Black Bison Pub, 122 Main St., in Syracuse;  at noon at Benny’s Grill, 110 E. Santa Fe Trail Blvd., Lakin; at 3 p.m. at […]

The Cottages to host open house

Senior living facility readying to open The Cottages at Garden City, 2002 Labrador Blvd., will have an open house and ribbon cutting from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. The facility plans to open Saturday. The Cottages is a 6,350 square foot Home Plus senior living facility that will […]

Fireworks sales open

Fireworks sales open in Finney County Tis the season for Fourth of July fireworks. Fireworks may be discharged in Finney County, including Garden City and Holcomb, from June 27 through July 5 between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Small, non-commercial fireworks are allowed. Fireworks available for sale […]

GCCC scholarship ride this Saturday

The Garden City Community College Department of Public Safety “Ride for the Future” will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. Registration for riders will begin at 9 a.m. at Bible Christian Church, 1501 East Mary St. First bikes and vehicles will leave Bible Christian at 10 a.m., with the last bike/vehicle […]

New dog grooming salon opens

New dog grooming salon opens Watching a plump little black pooch, fresh from a bath and blow out, happily getting ready for a haircut, it wasn’t hard to figure out what attracted new groomer Darla Leiker to change careers. “I like the dogs. I like the people, but I like […]