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Freshman career fair to be held Jan. 17

Garden City High School will host a Freshman Career Fair from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  The fair is focused on career exploration for GCHS freshmen who will soon be asked to select a career academy for the remainder of their high school education track. Presenters […]

Evening history program series resumes at museum

The Finney County Historical Museum’s Evening at the Museum series resumes tonight at 7 p.m. with a program about immigration. Oscar Rivera of Garden City will present, “From Honduras to Kansas”, explaining his story of immigration to the U.S. at the museum, 403 S. Fourth St. The Evening at the […]

Spring ‘Brown Bag’ lunch program underway

Johnetta Hebrlee, right, Finney County Historical Museum Education Coordinator, speaks during a past Brown Bag Lunch presentation at the museum. The free program is available at noon on the second Wednesday of each month through April. The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2019 Brown Bag Lunch series began Jan. 9 and […]

Mercer Gallery hosting ‘large scale’ works in new show

University of Kansas painting instructor Michael McCaffrey’s work is being featured at GCCC’s Mercer Gallery now through Feb. 1. GARDEN CITY — The Mercer Gallery of Art is proud to start off 2019 with allegorical paintings by Kansas University painting instructor Michael McCaffrey, whose large scale figurative paintings, which explore […]

GCHS students place at FCCLA fall cluster meeting

Members from Garden City High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, in November to attend the National Cluster meeting where they competed in a number of events. Kathryn Chandler placed first in the occupational category in the Impromptu Speaking event. Emily Chandler placed […]

Builders hold annual training

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications More than 50 local and area builders and contractors attended the Southwest Kansas Builders Education Conference at the Finney County Fairgrounds on Nov. 15. The Southwest Kansas Builders Association partnered with the City of Garden City to provide builders the CEU hours required […]

City offering tree pick up

The City of Garden City Parks Departments will be providing its annual free Christmas tree pick-up service on Wednesday, Jan. 2, through Friday, Jan. 4. Discarded Christmas trees must be placed next to the curb in front of your residence before your scheduled pickup date. Please do not put trees […]

Rotary Club presents dictionaries to Garden City students

The Garden City Rotary Club has been distributing dictionaries to Garden City Public Schools third-graders this week as part of the Rotary Dictionary Project. Dictionaries were delivered to students at Georgia Matthews Elementary, Jennie Barker Elementary and Abe Hubert Elementary on Tuesday; and to students at Plymell Elementary, Jennie Wilson […]