News

Garden City bomb plot suspects jury request denied

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge says three Kansas men accused of plotting to bomb homes of Somali refugees have no legal basis to request prospective jurors from counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump. The men are accused of targeting apartments in rural western Kansas but are being tried at the...
Keep Reading »

Longtime City Attorney and City Manager for Dodge City passes away

By: Matt Allen, City Manager for Garden City Dodge City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Former City Attorney and City Manager for Dodge City Ken Strobel passed away on Jan 14 2018. Strobel was the City Attorney for the City of Dodge City for 16 years prior to being appointed City Manager in 2007. He continued in that...
Keep Reading »

Buffalo girls end skid in O

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Over the last two weeks, the Buffaloes struggled to find any consistency, shooting 28 percent from the field and turning it over a combined 76 times while averaging just 28 points over their last three games. Something had to change. “We need to be more consistent,” Head Coach...
Keep Reading »

41 GCHS students being inducted into National Honor Society

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Several Garden City High School students will be inducted into the National Honor Society at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18th, in the Garden City High School auditorium, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. There will be five seniors and 36 juniors inducted into the National Honor Society during the ceremony. The new inductees...
Keep Reading »

USD 457 Board receives positive audit report

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Garden City Board of Education held their meeting Monday night. The board heard a positive audit report according to Public Inormation Director Roy Cessna. The report also touted taxes on a home in Garden City that are paid to schools, as one of the cheapest compared to 15 similar sized communities....
Keep Reading »

Dodge City Classics Car Show helping Pets Miracle Network

Dodge City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Come beat those Winter Blues and join us for an Indoor Car and Bike Show during the Southwest Kansas Winter Expo! The show will include 50/50 drawing Door Prizes, a visit from the DC Classics Sweethearts and a Pet supply drive – Public is encouraged to bring donations of dog food (canned...
Keep Reading »

Chief Master Sergeant gives MLK Day speech at GCCC

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Monday morning Garden City Community College held their Martin Luther King Jr. day celebration. The special guest speaker was Chief Master Sergeant Maurice L. Williams. CMSGT Williams is the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for the Kansas National Guard. Williams told us about his speech. Throughout his career Williams has been deployed in...
Keep Reading »
Keep Reading »

Garden City man arrested for heroin

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) On January 11, 2018, at 10:18 a.m. the Garden City/Finney County Drug Task Force culminated an approximate three-month investigation into the heroin distribution of Adrian Perkins (41) 2820 Terrace in Garden City. The warrant was served at his residence by the Garden City/Finney County SWAT team. During the search of the...
Keep Reading »

GCHS band and orchestra members make all-state

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Garden City High School band and orchestra students traveled to Salina for all-state auditions on Saturday, January 6, 2018.  Two students qualified for state band and one student qualified for state orchestra.  They will perform at a concert during the Kansas Music Educators Association Conference in Wichita, Kansas in late February....
Keep Reading »