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GCCC Endowment ‘Phonathon’ surpasses goal

GARDEN CITY — The Endowment Association at Garden City Community College raised a total of $67,907 in pledges during its annual two-week Phonathon from October 1 – 11, surpassing the goal of $50,000 by over $17,000. Jeremy Gigot, Endowment Association executive director, said in a media release that the association […]

Pie Five pizza closer to opening

The long awaited opening of the Pie Five restaurant in Garden City appears to be close. The company has indicated on social media that it is now hiring. Applications are available from a pickup box by the front door of the store at 1110 Fleming St. According to an email […]

Public Input: City seeks citizens for CIP process

GARDEN CITY – The City of Garden City is seeking citizen input in the Capital Improvement Planning process, a system which helps guide elected officials and city management in budgeting and strategic planning. The Capital Improvement Plan is an inventory of recommended and current projects and major capital purchases for […]

HPPR Living Room Concert

High Plains Public Radio’s Living Room Concert series will feature JF Stover at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the HPPR Studios, 210 N. Seventh St. in Garden City. Church choir and a neighborhood ragtime piano player planted early musical appreciation in folksinger JF Stover – and a musical family […]

Crystal Apple semi-finalists announced

The Crystal Apple Committee of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce, made up of representatives from the business community who look to honor outstanding teachers in Finney County for their exceptional efforts in education, has announced semi-finalists for this year’s Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition program. The 2018 semi-finalists are: […]

Immigration writing workshop Sunday at Finney County Museum

Humanities Kansas and the Finney County Historical Society are jointly sponsoring a workshop to help people write their family stories of immigration to Kansas. The session from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 in the Finney County Historical Museum’s meeting room is part of a statewide project entitled […]

Garden City to host gubernatorial forum Oct. 25

The 2018 Southwest Kansas Gubernatorial Debate is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 inside Clifford Hope Auditorium, 1412 N. Main St. in Garden City. The event is free and open to the public. Each of the five candidates appearing on the November ballot will participate in the 90-minute debate, including […]

Boo! At The Zoo tickets on sale

Tickets for the 24th annual Boo! At the Zoo are on sale now through Oct. 19 so get yours soon! The event includes a trick-or-treat trail with ‘spooktacular’ treat stops, creepy creature encounters with zoo docents and a journey through a ghoulish graveyard. Guests are asked to come hungry with […]

GCHS to hold financial aid workshops

  Garden City High School will hold Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 in the GCHS library, and from 6 – 8 p.m. in the GCHS Career Center. The workshops will provide information to students and parents about federal financial […]