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GCHS seniors receive honors, awards

  Garden City High School seniors were recognized for their academic achievements and other important honors during the Senior Awards Night held on Wednesday, May 2, in the Commons Area at the high school. The following students are Kansas Board of Regents Curriculum Completers: Andrew Aguirre, Itzel Arreola, Allyson Becker, […]

Hitz, Stoecklein inducted into GCHS Hall of Fame

Melinda Hitz, class of 1975, and Alan P. Stoecklein, class of 1973, were inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame on Friday, May 11. Hitz received her associate’s degree from Garden City Community College and is a graduate with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree from […]

GCCC Student Ambassadors chosen for 2018-19

Marcelo Neufeld and Emma Mangels have been chosen as Garden City Community College student ambassadors for the 2018-2019 school year. Twelve students were nominated from various area schools. Students attended a dinner on April 16 and were interviewed by a panel selected from the GCCC Endowment association. After careful consideration, […]

GCHS JROTC cadet Camacho earns award

Dixie Drake, the Regent District Officer for the National Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution, presented Natalie Camacho, Garden City High School JORTC senior, the ROTC Medal on Thursday, May 10th. Natalie demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and fundamental and patriotic understanding […]

Hospital honors nurses; pays tribute to award winner Jameson

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications. While carrying one of their young children in his arms, Ross Jameson battled through emotion Friday afternoon while accepting the 2018 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Catherine Hospital on behalf of his wife, Sarah Jameson, who passed away Wednesday at the […]

New features coming to The Big Pool this year

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Big things are planned at the Big Pool this year. One of the biggest is the installation of an Aquaglide Challenge Circuit, a 42 feet by 32 feet sort of floating obstacle course apparatus designed to engage users in the pool. Jennifer Cunningham, […]

Garden City DFA facility named ‘Sustainable Plant of the Year’

Courtesy DFA Dairy Farmers of America’s state-of-the-art ingredients plant in Garden City recently received the Sustainable Plant of the Year Award from Food Engineering magazine. The award was presented at Food Engineering’s Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Bonita Springs, Fla., and honors a newly constructed food facility […]

New exhibit features local Farm Bureau history

By The Finney County Historical Museum Images and artifacts spanning a century of southwest Kansas agriculture are on display in a new exhibit in the Front Door Gallery at the Finney County Historical Museum. The display, “Helping Feed the World 100 Years,” marks the 100th anniversary of the Finney County […]

Food Truck Fridays kick off new season

Food Truck Friday is underway today in downtown Garden City. Vendors include Burger City, Circle O Chuckwagon, Pallas, Festival Foods, The Ole Cook Shack, Kelley’s Festival Foods, Ice Guys Lemonade and Natalie’s Aguas Frescas. Now through 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Park. Food Truck Fridays will be offered on the first […]

Arbor Day poster contest winners celebrated

To celebrate Arbor Day, students and staff of St. Dominic Catholic School planted a Greenspire Linden tree on school property south of the playground on Friday. The tree planting ceremony followed an assembly to recognize the local winners in the 40th Annual Kansas Arbor Day Poster Contest. Grady Gleason, a […]