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Johnson City man still missing after 13 years

JOHNSON CITY, Kan. (AP) – A city in southwest Kansas is reflecting on a man who is still missing more than a dozen years after his disappearance. The Hutchinson News reports that Michael Golub was 27 when he went missing 13 years ago. Golub was on his way to pick up his 5-year-old son...
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Blood Donation opportunities in SW Kansas

The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer. Around Memorial Day, the Red Cross sees a steep decline in blood donations. Busy summer schedules, vacations and school breaks also cause a drop in donations. Accidents and medical emergencies don’t take...
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Two Oklahoma teens killed in Liberal accident

Liberal, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Two Oklahoma teens were killed in a two vehicle accident in Liberal early Sunday. Austin Olson, 18, of Collinsville, OK and Connor Smith, 19, of Tyrone, OK were both killed in the crash and were passengers in the second vehicle. At 1:16 a.m. on U54 & Blue Bell Rd in Liberal Vehicle one...
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Lane Closure on 14th Ave in Dodge City

Starting Monday morning, May 21st, the outside south bound lane from the DC3’s Rose Garden to Soule St. will be closed for approximately 2 weeks, depending upon weather.  This is so the contractor can make a connection to the waterline under the pavement in 14th Ave.  This waterline will provide water to the retail...
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GCHS Jr. Drama Club to Present the Jungle Book Kids

The Garden City High School Junior Drama Club will present the musical Disney’s Jungle Book Kids on May 26th at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Garden City High School Auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  Based upon the book by Rudyard Kipling and the Disney animated film, this play follows the man cub...
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Finney County Sheriff’s ask for publics help to find rape suspect

The Finney County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating Juan Montalvo. Juan is 38 years old, 6 foot 3, and approx. 243 pounds. Juans last known address was 2914 N. Fleming, apt. #608, Garden City, Kansas. Juan is wanted for Rape, Aggravated Criminal Sodomy, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance,...
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Ford County Coalition holding 5K for suicide awareness

Dodge City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Ford County Suicide Coalition will hold a 5K Thursday May 24 to raise awareness. “We’re just trying to get the awareness and information out that there is help out there,” said coalition member Katie Neal. Registration for the race is $25 before the race and $30 the day of the...
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Kansas farmers urge Senate to fund conservation in the farm bill

RENO COUNTY, KANSAS – Nearly 50 Kansas farmers, in support of conservation and crop insurance practices in the 2018 farm bill, recently signed and sent a letter to Sen. Pat Roberts who chairs the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. “As farmers and ranchers in Kansas, we write to you with concerns about the...
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GCHS Thespians Receive Scholarships at William Inge Theater Festival

Garden City High School drama students were awarded four scholarships during the William Inge Theater Festival at Independence Community College, Independence, Kansas May 9-12, 2018.  This is the second year that GCHS Drama students have competed at the Inge Festival.  The Inge Festival only issues scholarships to students who are juniors and seniors. GCHS...
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Train like an astronaut at Dodge City Science Day

The Cosmosphere will offer the chance to win a ride on an authentic Multi-Axis Trainer (MAT) as part of dozens of activities it’s bringing from Hutchinson to Dodge City on June 2 for Dodge City Science Day.  From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dodge City Civic Center, Cosmosphere Science Educators will demonstrate...
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