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National Night Out scheduled for Aug. 6

GARDEN CITY — Neighborhoods in Garden City will join with thousands of communities nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 6, as part of the National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. According to the City of Garden City, the 36th Annual National Night Out, sponsored by the National Association of Town […]

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 […]

Scooter’s drive-thru now open for business in GC

GARDEN CITY — Scooter’s drive-thru coffee is now open in Garden City, located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Campus and Mary streets. Scooter’s offers a variety of hot and iced espresso and coffee and tea drinks, as well as smoothies and breakfast all day items such as […]

Witt named Kansas School Nurse of the Year

Polly Witt, RN, who served as the Health Services Coordinator for Garden City Public Schools and recently retired from the district, received the 2019 School Nurse of the Year Award from the Kansas School Nurse Organization during the state conference July 16-19 in Wichita. Witt has been with Garden City […]

Final day of Finney County Fair full of entertainment

By GREATER GARDEN CITY Saturday’s Finney County Fair is chock full of fun, food and entertainment. Saturday’s events will feature food trucks all day long, as well as the Meat Your BBQ Pellet Grill competition. Nine teams have entered the competition which features cooking their various meats using pellet grills. […]

Scenes from Thursday’s Finney County Fair

The 2019 Finney County Fair continued Thursday with the Swine Show in the morning, a petting zoo all day and tours of the fairgrounds in the afternoon. Tonight at 7 p.m., 4Hers will model clothes they made for the fair during the Public Fashion Revue on a runway and stage […]

YMCA celebrates grand opening of ‘Dome’ project

YMCA of Southwest Kansas CEO Chad Knight addresses the crowd Thursday during the grand opening of the YMCA Dome in Garden City. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Family YMCA celebrated the grand opening of the YMCA Dome on Thursday morning, located just northeast of Kenneth Henderson Middle School at […]

School supplies, backpacks distributed by community

Several community agencies are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies today, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 West Walnut St.  The backpacks are for children who are in need of the school supplies to help give them a start to a successful […]