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Six USD 457 Teachers Named Crystal Apple Finalists

Six teachers from Garden City Public Schools have been named finalists for this year’s Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition Awards. The 2020 finalists from the district are: A’Lana Bates, Horace Good Middle School; Dianna Deniston, Jennie Wilson Elementary School; Yuriy Drubinskiy, Garden City High School; […]

Brandon Stucky, MD, joins Centura-Plaza Medical Center

Bringing a passion for compassionate, patient-centered care, Brandon Stucky, MD, has joined Centura-Plaza Medical Center as a primary care physician and is now seeing patients. His first day at the clinic was Sept. 1. “I am passionate about providing care that works to not only minimize an individual’s sickness, but […]

District To Use Remind As Communication Tool

Garden City Public Schools will be using the Remind system to help improve and streamline communication with our students and families.  Remind offers educators, students, parents and guardians a safe and effective way to communicate about school assignments and grades, ask questions, collaborate and more. Be sure to download the […]


Volunteer Shelia Hendershot portrays Reba Hutchison, wife of Kansas Supreme Court Justice William E. Hutchison, during the 2016 Historic Walking Tours of Valley View Cemetery. Tickets are available now at the Finney County Historical Museum. Courtesy photo.     Tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 for the Finney […]


A new exhibition opened this week at the Garden City Community College Mercer Gallery entitled “Transmogrification: A solo exhibition by Brian Hutchinson” and will run through Oct. 16.   Hutchinson, who has taught Art Education and Studio Foundations at Fort Hays State University, is also an accomplished printmaker and mixed media […]

Middle School Teacher Receives Book Love Foundation Grant

It was recently announced that A’Lana Bates – Aronson, Horace Good Middle School eighth grade English teacher, received a library grant for $2,000 from the Book Love Foundation.  The grant allowed her to purchase 286 high-interest books for her classroom library.  She is the only grant winner in the state […]

Tommy Austin Arboretum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Garden City will be joined by the family of Tommy Austin to commemorate the completion of the Tommy Austin Arboretum with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the southwest corner of 5th Street and Kansas Avenue intersection. The dedication will take place on Friday, September 18, at 9:00 […]