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Heartland Cancer Center earns top accreditation for Radiation Oncology

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Central Care Cancer Center has achieved the highest level of recognition in the country for its radiation oncology practice at Heartland Cancer Center in Garden City. American College of Radiology, the nation’s leading radiation oncology accrediting body, recently awarded Central Care Cancer Center a full three-year accreditation for...
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GCHS has no school on Friday, will host State Debate

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — There will be no school for Garden City High School on Friday, January 11, 2019.  Garden City High School is hosting the State Debate Tournament on Friday and will need the entire facility for the tournament. Classes will be back in session on Monday, January 14, 2019. For...
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GCHS Thespians invited to perform at International Thespian Festival

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will...
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KDOT accepting safety nominations

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) TOPEKA, Kan. — Nominations for 2019 Transportation Safety Recognition Awards are now being accepted by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Traffic safety advocates can be nominated in one of two categories – People Saving People Award and the Hero Award. The People Saving People Award recognizes an individual or organization that has...
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Garden City man sentenced to jail for fraudulent ID charge

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — A Garden City man was sentenced Friday to six months in jail after pleading no contest to a fraudulent ID charge, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Adrian Gonzalez-Terrazas, 49, pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of displaying, causing, or permitting to be displayed or have...
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GCHS Hall of Fame Committee seeks nominations

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Garden City High School Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.  Nominees must be graduates of Garden City High School.  Other qualifications to be considered include professional accomplishments, community service and the capacity to be a positive role model for...
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Ford County Commissioners acknowledge ACLU comments

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) DODGE CITY, Kan. — The Ford County Board of County Commissioners would like to address the citizens of Ford County regarding the latest direct quotes from the ACLU in news/press articles dated 01/02/2019 and 01/03/2019. As with the previous press releases and information provided by the ACLU, the latest information is...
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Volunteers needed for GCHS Career Fair

(Special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City High School will host a Freshman Career Fair from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  The fair is focused on career exploration for GCHS freshmen who will soon be asked to select a career academy for the remainder of their high school education...
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DCPD reports four vehicles stolen in Dodge City

DODGE CITY, Kan. — The Dodge City Police Department released in a statement that four vehicles were stolen from within the city limits on Saturday morning. The DCPD is currently investigating the reports of the four vehicles that were taken after they were left running to “warm up.” The four vehicles taken were as...
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The 2019 Dodge City Days theme is set

DODGE CITY, Kan. — The Dodge City Days committee has announced “Strike Up The Band” as the theme for this year’s event which will be held July 25th through August 4th in Dodge City. This year marks the 59th year of the annual event. For more information visit dodgecitydays.org  
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