Channel 7 is now on Twitter. Follow the City of Hutchinson to find out when new videos are airing or you can let me know when an event you would like to see on Channel 7 is going to happen.
What is Twitter? It is a social networking and microblogging service that allows you to send short text messages, called "tweets", to your friends, or "followers." You can receive this "tweets" on your cell phone or through the internet on twitter.com.
Connection Between Citizens & Local Government
Channel 7 is the local government access cable channel that provides the connection between citizens and municipal government. Our gavel to gavel coverage of City Council Meetings is aired live the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 9 a.m. (Central Standard Time) and rebroadcast again on Tuesday at 9 p.m., Wednesday at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. and again on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Hutch Information Segment
There is also up to date community information that runs the top and bottom of every hour with things to do and places to see in the Reno County area with a special section for community events. It is a combined effort between Cox Cable, the City of Hutchinson, Reno County and First Generation Video.
If you would like to include something on the Community Events sections, please contact First Generation Video at 316-440-6444, there is no charge for this service but there are some restrictions. Call them to find out more.
If you don't have access to Channel 7 (it is only available to Cox Cable customers in the Hutchinson Area) you can check out Hutch Happenings and lots of other great videos about Hutchinson on YouTube.
We're Cooking Up Something Great
"Community Cafe, the Inside Dish" is a talk show that discusses current projects and newsworthy events within city government. The City Manager, John Deardoff, hosts the show created to educate and inform citizens about government. Past topics have included information about the Reverse Osmosis Plant that opened in 2009, updates to the city's website, downtown happenings, discussions about recycling with Stutzmans Refuse, budget information, and plans for the trail system and parks in our community.
We are happy to hear your comments about all of the programming on Channel 7 and welcome ideas and thoughts on things you would like to see or changes you would like made.