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GCCC to host first Living Room concert

Martin Gilmore/photo courtesy GCCC GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College, High Plains Public Radio and the Tumbleweed Festival are partnering to present a Living Room Concert and a series of events geared towards providing arts and humanities education and opportunities to the citizens of southwest Kansas.  The Living Room […]

FCEDC developing roadmap for childcare needs

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications The Finney County Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors on Wednesday heard an update concerning the organization’s roadmap for addressing the community’s childcare needs FCEDC has been working with childcare professionals and organizations in the community for more than two years about childcare. […]

Good things happening at HorseThief Reservoir

Photo by HorseThief Reservoir By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications In 10 years, a windswept portion of prairie in western Hodgeman County has been turned into an increasingly well-attended lake and recreation area. Last year, 36,836 vehicles were tallied entering HorseThief Reservoir, located about nine miles west of Jetmore […]

GCCC begins bike share program

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) started the “Buster Bikes” bike share program on February 7.  Buster Bikes is a bicycle checkout program for GCCC students who may want or need an easy and efficient transportation solution within the city limits. The SGA Student Activities Center […]

Two baby addax born at Lee Richardson Zoo

Photo by Lee Richardson Zoo. One of the two addax calves born recently at the zoo. Lee Richardson Zoo recently announced the birth of two addax calves. The first addax calf, a healthy 15-pound male, was born in the early morning on Saturday, January 26, and the second calf, a […]

Public input sought on Big Pool’s future

The City of Garden City will be holding Big Pool presentations next week, February 4 through February 9, to share information about the Big Pool and seek community input about how to proceed with the future of the Big Pool. Various alternatives, as well as input gathered from students in […]

Museum exhibit marks 100th anniversary of World War I

The Front Door Gallery’s latest exhibit at the Finney County Historical Museum contains artifacts from World War I. The latest exhibit in the Finney County Historical Museum’s Front Door Gallery marks 100 years since southwest Kansas soldiers served in World War I. Entitled “Turning the Tide,” the display encompasses artifacts […]

GCCC to celebrate MLK Day

Garden City Community College will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 21, in the Conestoga Arena of the Dennis Perryman Athletic Complex. To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy, GCCC’s Student Government Association (SGA) welcomes guest speaker, Bryan Terrell Clark for […]

GCHS Thespians invited to perform at international festival

Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will […]