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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.

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 […]

Southwest Kansas Builders charter officially approved

GARDEN CITY — The Southwest Kansas Builders Association (SWKBA) charter was officially approved June 8 by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The members of SWKBA, the eighth local association in Kansas, join more than 2,000 other members across the state NAHB and the Kansas Building Industry Association (KBIA).  […]

Kansas WorkforceOne hosting Employer Listening

Kansas WorkForceOne is inviting local employers and business leaders to attend an Employer Listening Session at 8 a.m. Friday, June 28, at the Garden City Community College – Career Connection Academy, 801 Campus Drive. Representatives from Wichita State University’s Public Policy and Management Center will guide a discussion of the […]

Garden City schools participating in Kansas Reading Roadmap program

Garden City Public Schools is participating in the Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) program over the summer to help struggling students succeed who have qualified for KRR.  Five elementary schools in the district will holding the program: Abe Hubert Elementary School, Buffalo Jones Elementary School, Florence Wilson Elementary School, Gertrude Walker […]

Schools offer summer food service

Garden City Public Schools Summer Food Service program provides free summertime meals to children and youth ages 18 and under. No reservations are needed for the meals. Adults may purchase a lunch at a cost of $4. The 2019 summer breakfast and lunch program started June 3 and continues through June 28 […]

Dolly Parton Imagination Library kickoff

City Manager Matt Allen read “The Little Engine that Could” on Friday morning at the Finney County Public Library as part of the library’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library kickoff. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth to age five in […]

GCCC names Malone new VP of Instruction

GARDEN CITY —Marc Malone has been named the new Vice President of Instruction at Garden City Community College.  Formerly the Associate Vice President for Planning and Assessment at Cloud County Community College, Malone’s first official day was May 20. While at Cloud County, Malone helped implement a new strategic plan […]

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 […]