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Trace Adkins to perform at Dodge City Days

DODGE CITY, KAN. — The Dodge City Days committee has announced that country singer Trace Adkins will be performing at this year’s Dodge City Days at United Wireless Arena. The concert will take place on Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. Adkins has sold over 11 million albums in his 20-plus years of performing...
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Wichita woman dies in crash south of Garden City

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — A Wichita woman has died after a crash on Monday afternoon in Finney County. The woman was headed northbound when her vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a semi about two miles south of Garden City on U.S. 83. She would later die from her injuries at St....
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School Choice Rally slated for Thursday in Topeka

(special to westernkansasnews.com) TOPEKA, Kan. — Families and educators across Kansas are celebrating the unique needs and opportunities school choice provides students during School Choice Week. The Week will feature 348 events and activities across the Sunflower State, including open house events at schools, school fairs, homeschool information sessions, and other celebrations. One of the largest events...
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GCCC Receives Draft Report After HLC Site Team Visit

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — After a successful Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Site Team Visit in November of 2018, Garden City Community College received the first draft of the Site Team’s Peer Review Report. The draft report was provided to the GCCC Interim President, Dr. Ryan Ruda, and the HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer...
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GCHS Art Students Receive Awards

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City High School art students participated in the Twenty-Fifth Annual Western Kansas Scholastic Art (WKSA) Competition and Exhibition 2019 and recently received word on how they ranked in the competition.  The winners work will be on display at the Baker Arts Center in Liberal, Kansas January 27th – February 22nd. Garden City High...
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Health Awareness Week scheduled for Garden City

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Commissioner, Roy Cessna, will read a proclamation at Florence Wilson Elementary School, 1709 Labrador Blvd., at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 21st.  The proclamation declares the week of January 20th through January 26, 2019, as Health Awareness Week in Garden City, Kansas.  The proclamation will urge all...
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Fankhauser elected as Mayor of Garden City

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Garden City city commission met for the second time in 2019 on Tuesday afternoon at the commission chambers. Dan Fankhauser was re-elected as Mayor of Garden City for his second term, replacing previous Mayor, Roy Cessna who stepped down. Fankhauser was the mayor of Garden City City when many...
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USD 457 honors school board leaders

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — January is School Board Recognition Month and Garden City Public Schools is joining other school districts across the state to acknowledge the important contributions local school board members make to their communities.  The thousands of elected school board members are honored by their schools and communities for their...
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Hugoton man wins big on scratch off ticket

(special to westernkansasnews.com) TOPEKA, Kan. — Charles “Chuck” Holt of Hugoton made the long drive to Topeka this week to claim his $100,000 prize he won on the 100X The Cash instant game. Long hauls aren’t anything new to Holt, who is a truck driver, but this ride was particularly nerve-wracking. “I scratched the ticket...
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Victor Ornelas Elementary to host blood drive

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Victor Ornelas Elementary School will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th, in the Art Room at the school, 3401 E. Spruce Street.  Contact Brynne Hamlin to schedule your appointment at 620-805-7926 or bhamlin@gckschools.com.  Donors must present a photo ID,...
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