Hobbies

GCCC to Boost Continuing Education Opportunities

Beer-Tasting Class Tops List of Non-Credit Offerings in 2020 Garden City Community College, in partnership with Finney County Economic Development Corp., plans to increase its non-credit course offerings in 2020, starting with a unique opportunity to expand one’s taste buds. GCCC’s first non-credit course for the calendar year is titled, […]

Annual “Shoot for Scholarships” Fundraiser Set for October 26

The Garden City Community College Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Endowment Association will host the 2019 “Shoot for Scholarships” fundraiser on Saturday, October 26.  The annual event is a community-engaging pistol, rifle, and shotgun competition, held at the Sand and Sage Gun Range in Garden City.  Participants will be […]

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 […]

Finney County Fair gets underway

By SCOTT AUST Aaron Morales said Wednesday that raising rabbits, which he showed off at the Finney County Fair, takes some work but it’s very enjoyable. “You have to make sure you have enough frozen water bottles,” said Morales, 12, when describing how he takes care of his furry charges […]

Spreading random acts of kindness

By SCOTT AUST If you happen to see a brightly painted rock one of these days, go ahead and pick it up. It’s likely been left there intentionally to brighten your day. Earlier this month, Garden City native Stephanie Releford began placing a batch of 40 rocks she painted, some […]