Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Around 7 Wednesday morning USD 457 Superintendent Doctor Rick Atha found out Plymell Elementary had no power. Kids and parents were all ready well on their way to school when Doctor Atha reacted quickly.
Doctor Atha met the kids at Plymell and gave the parents a choice of either taking their kids home with an excused absence or going to Abe Hubert. 80 of the 140 kids chose to attend class. The power outage which affected 600 customers was back on line by 9am.