Saturday, 04 July 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Saturday
Low  70°
High 92°
Sunday
Low  73°
High 97°
Monday
Low  62°
High 86°
Tuesday
Low  59°
High 80°
Wednesday
Low  65°
High 84°
Thursday
Low  66°
High 90°
Friday
Low  69°
High 95°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 92°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Garden City Muslims Seek Separate Cemetery
09/01/2010

Muslim leaders in southwest Kansas are

considering opening a private cemetery that would serve members of

their faith.

Abdulkadir Mohamed, vice president of Somalis of Southwest

Kansas, says that in recent years, Muslims from southwest Kansas

have been buried in a Wichita cemetery that better serves the

religion's requirements.

A growing number of Muslims, many from Somalia and Burma, have

settled in southwest Kansas, most to work in four meatpacking

plants within a 70-mile radius of Dodge City and Liberal. An

estimated 500 Muslims live in Garden City.

Muslim leaders asked Garden City in June to set aside a segment

of Valley View Cemetery for members of their faith.

The Garden City Telegram reports that City Commissioner Nancy

Harness told Muslim leaders on Saturday that the city would not

agree to segregate the cemetery.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
LHS Principal Rafe Begley Passes Away
Shots Fired At Liberal Police Offers, Attempted Murder Charges Sought
UPDATE:Endangered Child Found
Supreme Court Reverses Seward County District Court Ruling
New Laws Take Effect In Kansas
Farmland Values Decline In Kansas
Bee Jays Hold On in Bethany
Former Jayhawk and KU Football Assistant in Liberal Friday  
Brooks Bomb Helps BJ's Drop Dodge
USD 480 To Hold New Teacher Fair
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Brooks Bomb Helps BJ's Drop Dodge
Thursday Rainout Means Double Header on July 4th
Shots Fired At Liberal Police Offers, Attempted Murder Charges Sought
Yucca Ridge Announces Night Golf Results
Supreme Court Reverses Seward County District Court Ruling
Texas County Awarded TSET Grant
New Laws Take Effect In Kansas
Rattlers Sting Guymon Twice
UPDATE:Endangered Child Found
USD 480 To Hold New Teacher Fair
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group