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GCCC Celebrates 100 Years

This past weekend, Garden City Community College celebrated its 100th birthday with a day of activities.  Garden City Community College is the oldest community college in the state of Kansas, with its formal inception date on April 1, 1919. The weekend activities were kicked off on Friday evening with the […]

GCCC, Dodge City CC sign agreement for Fire Science

GCCC President Ryan Ruda, left, signs an agreement with a representative of Dodge City Community College that creates a Fire Science training partnership between the schools. GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College and Dodge City Community College signed an agreement on Sept. 4 that provides a partnership between the […]

Garden City community commemorates 9-11

By SCOTT AUST/Greater Garden City Local first responders joined with community members and students on Wednesday afternoon for a ceremony recognizing the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Eighteen years ago, the United States was attacked during a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda in […]

93rd Annual Community Mexican Fiesta this weekend

GARDEN CITY — This weekend’s Garden City Community Mexican Fiesta marks 93 years since its beginning in 1926, and people throughout southwest Kansas are invited to celebrate Sept. 13-14 with the theme of “Abrazando Cultura,” meaning “Embracing Culture.” “People began emigrating to Garden City from Mexico at the dawn of […]

GCCC to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on campus

GARDEN CITY — The Student Government Association at Garden City Community College has scheduled a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the 18th anniversary of the attacks on American soil. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the memorial observance near the flag pole area on the north […]

BSIC recognized by Civic Advocacy Network

Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center is one of ten Kansas schools to be recognized with the School of Promising Practice Award for the civic engagement opportunities they offer students.  The award ceremony will be at 1 p.m. on Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 17 in Topeka. The Civic Advocacy Network (CAN) was […]

New grant to increase access to local play spaces

A. Harold Long Park GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company. According to a media release, this investment supports NRPA and Disney’s combined goal of providing […]

GCHS Athletics Hall of Fame announces inductees

GARDEN CITY — Michael (Drew) Thon, GCHS Director of Athletics /Chairman, GCHS Athletics Hall of Fame Committee, has announced that eight individuals, two legendary coaches and two state championship teams are among the inaugural class of inductees into the newly-formed Garden City High School Athletics Hall of Fame. Formed in […]

Sixth annual Garden City Charity Classic to tee off

Allyssa Ferrell holds the 2018 Garden City Charity Classic trophy. Ferrell finished at 16-under par overall to claim the title by two strokes. GARDEN CITY — The 20th stop on the 2019 “Road to the LPGA” takes the Symetra Tour to Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in the Sunflower State for the […]

Crystal Apple semi-finalists announced

The Crystal Apple Committee of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced semi-finalists for this year’s Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. The committee received 40 applications this year for the 2019 Crystal Apple Awards. The 40 applications were narrowed down to 12 through a blind read by three committee […]