Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Sunday, 07 February 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Sunday
Low  24°
High 52°
Monday
Low  25°
High 48°
Tuesday
Low  28°
High 60°
Wednesday
Low  31°
High 66°
Thursday
Low  30°
High 65°
Friday
Low  33°
High 68°
Saturday
Low  36°
High 64°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 50°  
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
Liberal Woman Injured In Kearney County Accident
2 Vehicle Accident Sends Man To Wichita Hospital
Title Up For Grabs In 67th Annual Pancake Race
Residential Fire Keeps Liberal Firefighters Busy
Men's Pacer Race Field Is Full
Bee Jays Tab Former Cub as their Manager
Co-Op Heroes Receive Power and Hope Award
Kansas Law Limits Options for College Name
Board Taps Local Talent to Emcee Talent Show
Pancake Day Festivities Begin Saturday
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Last Place Cloud Sinks Saints
Lady Saints Shoot Blanks in Concordia
2016 Pancake Day Eating, Flipping Results
Green Leads Liberal Over Great Bend
Great Bend Rallies Past Liberal Girls
Friday's Scores
Saints Baseball Comeback Cut Short in Dallas
Dodge City Looks To Join Hockey League
Cade Hinkle is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Board Taps Local Talent to Emcee Talent Show
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

©2016 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