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Pancho’s opens Garden City location

Pancho’s Mexican Food is now open. The fast food restaurant officially opened Wednesday, July 17, at Garden City Plaza, just east of KFC along Kansas Avenue. Pancho’s has a location in Salina and bills itself as having a 24-hour drive through.

Lindstrom Announces Senate Bid

Dave Lindstrom, former Johnson County Commissioner, announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Senator Pat Roberts who has announced his retirement at the end of his current term in 2020. Mr. Lindstrom was in Garden City June 27 to kick off his campaign. Lindstrom referenced the […]

Hands named outstanding young bandmaster

GARDEN CITY — Casey Hands, Garden City Community College Director of Bands, has been named the 2019 Outstanding Young Bandmaster by the Kansas Bandmaster’s Association (KBA).  The award will be presented to Hands on July 19 at the KBA Convention in Wichita. The Outstanding Young Bandmaster award is presented annually by […]

GCHS students place at national FCCLA event

Garden City High School members of the Kansas Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the annual National FCCLA Conference June 30 – July 4in Anaheim, Calif.  Students attended workshops and leadership sessions, and took part in competitive events. The following students who competed and placed […]

GCCC and GC Rec to present Oliver! this week

GARDEN CITY — This week, Garden City Community College and the Garden City Recreation Commission will present the classic musical, Oliver!, by Lionel Bart, which is based on the Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist.  Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 2:30 p.m. July 13 and 14 in the […]

‘Folky-tonk’ duo to perform HPPR Living Room concert

On July 19, High Plains Public Radio will host Pushing Chain, a Minnesota-based “folky-tonk” duo in the studio at 7 p.m. as part of the HPPR Living Room Concert series. Pushing Chain plays a little bit of country, some bluegrass, ballads, Americana, roots, folk and gospel. The duo features Boyd […]

WKCF to award scholarships

GARDEN CITY – Western Kansas Community Foundation (WKCF) is awarding 18 scholarships from 11 different funds totaling $25,200 this year. The scholarships will be distributed from various scholarship funds administered by the Community Foundation. In addition, the Foundation makes distributions from various other funds for the purpose of providing scholarships. […]

Registration open for SW Kansas Opioid Summit

Registration is open for the Southwest Kansas Opioid Summit, hosted by the Finney County Opioid Task Force. The Summit will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Garden City High School. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Dr. Lee Norman, Secretary of Kansas Department of Health and […]

City renames central fire station for longtime chief

Fire Chief Allen Shelton, center, looks on during Tuesday’s Garden City Commission meeting. The city has renamed its central fire station as the Allen Shelton Central Fire Station, in honor of Shelton who retired July 1 after 44 years with the fire department. GARDEN CITY — The City of Garden […]