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GCCC SGA to Begin “Buster Bikes” Bike Share Program

(Story courtesy of Ashley Salazar, GCCC Director of Public Relations) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) will begin the “Buster Bikes” bike share program on February 7, 2019.  Buster Bikes is a bicycle checkout program for GCCC students who may want or need an easy and efficient transportation solution...
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Ulysses students continue adopt-a-highway project

(Story courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation) Last year, three Ulysses High School seniors worked to revive Adopt-A-Highway in Grant County. Adopt-A-Highway is a highway clean-up program that was started by the Kansas Department of Transportation in 1989 to help keep Kansas clean and litter free. The program recognizes groups, organizations, businesses and...
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20 inmates charged in Larned prison riot

LARNED, Kan. (AP) — Twenty inmates at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility face felony charges after a riot at the prison in November. Pawnee County Attorney Doug McNett charged the inmates after a state prison official completed an investigation of the Nov. 6 uprising. McNett said in a news release Wednesday the 20...
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Audio: Garden City Assistant City Manager, Jennifer Cunningham

Garden City Assistant City Manager, Jennifer Cunningham talks about the future of the Big Pool and the various presentations that are taking place this week to gather input on the historic landmark. (The following is from garden-city.org) The City of Garden City will be holding Big Pool presentations February 4 through February 9, 2019....
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School Closings & Delays: Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019

SCHOOL CLOSINGS & DELAYS FOR THURSDAY, FEB. 7th, 2019 USD 220 – ASHLAND: DELAYED 2 HOURS USD 102 – CIMARRON-ENSIGN: DELAYED 2 HOURS USD 482 – DIGHTON: DELAYED 2 HOURS USD 457 – GARDEN CITY: CLOSED USD 227 – HODGEMAN COUNTY: DELAYED 2 HOURS USD 363 – HOLCOMB: CLOSED & all activities are postponed USD 477 – INGALLS: DELAYED 2...
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Arrest made in death of infant Great Bend girl

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — The father of a 5-month-old girl who died in January has been arrested in her death. Great Bend police say Wednesday that 20-year-old Cody Lane Reed, of Great Bend, is being held the Barton County jail without bond pending formal charges. The girl, Lettizia Reed, was hospitalized on Jan....
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KBI: Father and son’s death were murder-suicide

REXFORD, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says the deaths of a Kansas father and son were a murder-suicide. Rawlins County emergency responders found the bodies of 74-year-old Gary Withers and 41-year-old Daniel Withers Feb. 1 on a farm in northwest Kansas. The KBI said in a news release Wednesday that preliminary autopsies revealed...
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GCCC Students Attend Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

(Story by Ashley Salazar, GCCC Director of Public Relations) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Five Garden City Community College students returned from representing GCCC in Sioux Falls at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) last week.  Darlene Bennett, Steven “Wade” Freeman, Monica Hernandez, Tobi Mitchell, and Rheann Rodenbur all attended the event after the...
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GCCC John Deere TECH Location to be Highlighted in American Implement Commercial

(Story by Ashley Salazar, GCCC Director of Public Relations) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — American Implement, a large John Deere dealership in Western Kansas, visited Garden City Community College on Thursday, January 31stto film a commercial for the John Deere TECH (JDAT) program, which is housed in the John Collins Vocational Technical Building at GCCC.  GCCC...
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Two injured in crash south of Garden City on Tuesday morning

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — A two vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday morning just south of U.S. 50 on U.S. 83. The accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. at mile marker 68,  1/2 mile south of U.S. 50, the Kansas Highway Patrol announced. A vehicle driven by Felipe Rodriguez, 21, of Garden City was traveling...
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