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17 year old killed, three men arrested in Finney County shootings

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Three men have been arrested in two separate Sunday morning shootings in Finney County. One of which claimed the life of a teenager, according to two press releases from Finney County Sherriff Kevin Bascue. The first shooting happened at 1:40 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Highway 50. Somewhere between...
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Garden City apartment complex evacuated Monday morning for fire

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Trails of Garden City apartment complex was evacuated Monday at around 6:45 a.m. for a  fire in one of the apartment. No one was injured during the fire and the occupants of the apartment were not home at the time. The fire left the apartment uninhabitable. The evacuation lasted for about...
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Stuff the Bus Project planned for USD 457

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Several community agencies are collaborating for an event called “Stuff the Bus.” The agencies are working together to collect backpacks and school supplies on Saturday, July 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The group will be collecting donations in school...
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DCHS Students Jump Start Careers

By Scott Edger DODGE CITY, Kan., July 5, 2018 — Thanks to hard work and dedication, plus some progressive legislation and the availability of night classes, two Dodge City High School seniors will be completing their technical training even before they finish high school. Sierra McCain and Savannah Shiflet will complete the Dodge City...
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USD 457 Board names Rude President, hears budget and coffee shop update

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The USD 457 Board of Education held their first meeting of the 2018-19 school year on Monday night. One of the boards first orders of business was to select the new President and Vice President. Board member Jean Clifford nominated Vice President Mark Rude for President and he was approved on a unanimous vote....
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Spearville man injured in Ford County accident

Ford County, KS(westernkansasnews.com) A Spearville man was injured in a one vehicle accident in Ford County Friday morning. 51 year old Robert Stein was driving on U50 at milepost 126 eastbound when his van left the road and entered the south ditch, struck a field entrance culvert, vaulted, and rolled multiple times. Stein was...
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Dodge City Central Ave Reconstruction phase 1

DODGE CITY, Kansas. — The City of Dodge City’s Central Ave Reconstruction project is scheduled to start Monday, July 9, 2018. This project will be divided in to various phases of construction. Phase 1 of the project will be to connect the new waterline to the existing waterline in the intersection of Central Ave....
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Garden City farmer re-appointed to Sorghum Checkoff board

LUBBOCK, Texas – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of four individuals to the United Sorghum Checkoff Program (USCP) board of directors.  Members will serve three-year terms. According to the USDA press release, the sorghum farmers appointed to the board are:   Adam Schindler from Reliance, South...
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U.S. 50 mill and inlay project begins in Garden City

Crews are expected to begin a mill and inlay project on U.S. 50 from Campus Drive to Towns Road in Garden City on Tuesday, July 10. U.S. 50 will be reduced to two lanes with traffic controlled by flaggers and a pilot car when necessary.  KDOT urges drivers to be alert, pay attention to...
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U.S. 83 mill and overlay project begins in Scott County

Crews are expected to begin a mill and overlay project on U.S. 83 in Scott County on Monday, July 9. The project will begin where the concrete pavement ends north of Scott City and continue north 14.9 miles to the Scott/Logan County Line. U.S. 83 will be reduced to one lane with traffic controlled...
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