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Garden City Community College Holding Open House for Fort Hays State University Transfer Center

Judd WeilSeptember 14, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.]   A ribbon-cutting and open house of the newly relocated Fort Hays State University (FHSU) Transfer Center at Garden City Community College (GCCC) will be held on Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m.   The FHSU Transfer Center is now located inside the Thomas F. Saffell Library on the GCCC campus.   In honor of this partnership, Fort Hays State University is w...

Unattended Garden City Toddler Accidentally Crashes Car into Elementary School; Incurs School Over $...

Judd WeilSeptember 9, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.]   Garden City Police Department were dispatched to Gertrude Walker Elementary School at 805 W. Fair Street for a called-in injury accident involving a vehicle that struck the school.   Investigation revealed a woman had parked her Chrysler Town & County on 10th Street directly south of W. Fair Street and left the vehicle unattended with two children in...

K-State Launches Whiskey Partnership with Boot Hill Distillery

Judd WeilSeptember 2, 2021

Special to Rocking M Media.   K-State Athletics and Boot Hill Distillery have partnered to launch Wabash Reserve, the Wildcats’ officially licensed whiskey, which as of Sept 1. will be available for purchase. Distilled by K-State alumni at Boot Hill Distillery in Dodge City, Kans., Wabash Reserve is made from grain grown on Boot Hill Distillery’s farm and is an agricultural link ...

Barton County Jail Inmate Arrested for Killing other Inmate

Judd WeilAugust 27, 2021

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) arrested a Great Bend, Kans. man on Aug. 26, for killing another man while he was serving a sentence at the Barton County Jail.   At approximately 4 p.m. that Thursday, the KBI arrested Jose Guadalupe Villegas, 27, for second-degree murder connected to the death of 46-year-old Scott E. Deines, of Great Bend. Villegas was arrested at the Barton Co...

Curious George and Smoky Hills PBS Coming to Garden City

Judd WeilAugust 27, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.]   Let’s get down to monkey business. Smoky Hills PBS is excited to announce that Curious George is coming to the Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kans. on September 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This is a free Family Fun Day event.   The Family Fun Day event gives kids a chance to see Curious George in person and the first 500 kids in attendance will re...

Sen. Marshall Launches Email for Kansans Seeking Evacuation Assistance from Afghanistan

Judd WeilAugust 19, 2021

U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. launched an email address on August 17, for Kansans seeking evacuation assistance from Afghanistan.   Senator Marshall’s office is in close contact with the U.S. Department of State and working to help Kansans with evacuation assistance.   Following the withdrawal of U.S. Military troops from Afghanistan and the continued takeover of the co...

Senator Jerry Moran on 790 KXXX

Judd WeilAugust 18, 2021

Madison Mackley, Rocking M Media Farm Director with Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio Network interviews Senator (R-Kan) Jerry Moran.  Senator Moran speaks on events in Afghanistan, drawing parallels to his youth when the Vietnam War was happening. [audio mp3="http://www.swksradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/senator-moran-interview-8-18-21.mp3"][/audio] ...

Three Vehicles Involved in Injury Accident in Garden City

Judd WeilAugust 17, 2021

[GARDEN CITY, Kan.]   Three people were treated for injuries by Finney County EMS after a rollover incident in Garden City, Kan. on August 15.   At around 12:20 p.m., a Garden City Police Department officer patrolling the area of 8th Street and Mary Street observed a rollover accident at the intersection.   Additional officers and personnel from the Garden City Fir...

Six Finney Counties Died from COVID-19 Last Month

Judd WeilAugust 17, 2021

Finney County Health Department revealed on August 16, they received confirmation of six Covid-19-related deaths within the last month. These deaths included both county and non-county residents between the ages of 60 and 90.   All the individuals in question that died from COVID-19 had underlying health conditions.   Four out of the six were hospitalized at St. Catherine Hos...

Building Explosion in Finney County

Judd WeilAugust 12, 2021

[FINNEY COUNTY, Kan.]   Garden City Fire Department and Finney County EMS responded to a Finney County farmstead on August 11, following a building explosion that caused multiple surrounding buildings to catch on fire.   The explosion was reported to happen Wednesday, just after 3:00 p.m., in the area of Williams and Kathy’s Road, just west of Garden City.   The ...

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