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Reception held to recognize Dr. Ryan Ruda at GCCC

City Manager Matt Allen, left, and FCEDC Board Chairman Tom Walker visit with GCCC President Ryan Ruda during a reception in Ruda’s honor on Thursday. Garden City Community College on Thursday hosted a reception for Dr. Ryan Ruda to celebrate his becoming the seventh president of GCCC. Ruda was officially […]

Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo kicks off tonight

The Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo is schedule to begin three nights of entertainment tonight at the Finney County Fairgrounds. Performances each night start at 7:00 p.m. Tonight is Family Night at the rodeo with a special ticket option that allows two adults and their children under 9 years of […]

GCHS graduation ceremony set for May 18

Commencement exercises for the 132nd Garden City High School senior class is 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the gymnasium at Garden City High School, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  Each graduate will receive six (6) tickets, for the graduation ceremony during graduation practices that will be held on Thursday, May […]

GCCC names new athletic director

GARDEN CITY —Greg McVey, Director of Athletics and Recreation at the College of DuPage in Illinois, was recently named new Athletic Director at Garden City Community College.  Prior to his time with the Chaparrals, McVey served as the Director of Athletics at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo. While in leadership positions […]

‘Ride for the Future’ fundraiser set for April 27

The Garden City Community College Department of Public Safety (DPS) will host the 2019 “Ride for the Future” scholarship fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27. The annual event is a community-engaging motorcycle ride starting at Bible Christian Church in Garden City. Participants can register on the day of the event […]

GCCC Potters Guild spring sale set for April 25

GCCC Potters Guild members will have handmade pottery and sculpture on sale all from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Mercer Art Gallery.  This sale is just in time for Mother’s Day. The pottery for sale is reasonably priced between $5 and $50 per piece. A portion […]

GCHS art students take home awards from FHSU event

Garden City High School art students took 125 pieces of artwork and won 47 awards at the annual Fort Hays State University Student Art Competition on April 17.  Students created their artwork using a variety of mediums and disciplines, including oil, acrylic, encaustic & watercolor painting, clay sculptures, ceramics, fiber […]

Esquivel advances to National JAG competition

Vianca Esquivel, junior at Garden City High School, took 1st place at the Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) State Career Development Conference in Salina on April 17. She competed in the Project Based Learning (PBL) event, presenting “Start with Hello Project.”  More than 300 JAG-K students from across the state […]

GCCC to celebrate ‘Career Connection Academy’

GARDEN CITY — The public is invited to a special ribbon cutting and open house beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Garden City Community College to celebrate the renaming of the Adult Learning Center as the Garden City Career Connection Academy. The ribbon cutting will take place at […]

Finney County storm spotter training available

The National Weather Service in Dodge City will conduct storm spotter training in Finney County on Thursday, April 18, at the Finney County 4H Building. Sessions are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. presented by Jeff Hutton, NWS warning coordination meteorologist. The National Weather Service in Dodge City provides storm […]