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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 […]

State Commerce Secretary tours Finney County, area

Kansas Department of Commerce Secretary David Toland, center, listens as HJ Swender, with American Warrior, talks about the Parrot Cove Indoor Water Park during a tour of the community on Tuesday. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development GARDEN CITY — Kansas Secretary of Commerce David Toland visited […]

National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day marked in GC

Sgt. Bill Powers, Garden City Police Department, speaks as fellow officers stand during the National Peace Officer’s Memorial ceremony Wednesday in Garden City. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development Local law enforcement commemorated National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day on Wednesday morning with a ceremony in front of […]

Hospital recognizes excellence in nursing

From left, Emma Merrill, Stephanie Thummel-Schwindt and Elda Menjivar were the three finalists for the 2019 Clinical Excellence in Nursing award. Thummel-Schwindt was received the award. GARDEN CITY —Stephanie Thummel-Schwindt, Medical/Surgical nurse at St. Catherine Hospital, was recently honored with the 2019 Clinical Excellence in Nursing award. This prestigious award […]

GCHS Drama brings home Jester Awards

The Garden City High School drama department won Jester Awards for Ensemble/Chorus and Lighting from the Music Theatre of Wichita on Sunday, May 5. GCHS was nominated for a total of 11 Jester Awards for the fall musical Evita, which performed on March 1st – 3rd in the Garden City High […]

‘Evening in the Past’ to feature Holliday reenactor

Southwest Kansans can step back in time and met Old West legend John Henry “Doc” Holliday at the Finney County Historical Society’s upcoming Evening in the Past, set for 6 p.m. May 25 on the patio at the Finney County Museum. The program will feature a living history performance by […]

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 […]

GCHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled

Beth Tedrow of Garden City and Bryce Roderick, of Golden, Mo., will be inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the GCHS Commons Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Tours of the high school will be offered […]

Forensic students compete

Garden City High School Forensics students finished fifth in team competition at the 6A State Speech/Drama Championships on Saturday, May 4, at Olathe East High School.  In addition, Johb Silva/Daniel Darter are the State Champions in Duo Interpretation, and Silva is also the state runner-up in Humorous Interpretation.  Kyler Bennett […]

Music students rank at state

Garden City High School music students in band, choir and orchestra participated in the Kansas High School Activities Association State 6A Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, April 28, at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka. Students were rated from “I” to “V”, with a “I” rating being the best […]