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GC Family YMCA announces Corporate Cup winners

After more than three weeks full of games and competitions, the Corporate Cup Challenge named its 2017 small and large division champions. In the large division, USD 457 won the championship with 575.7 points, taking the title from last year’s winners, the YMCA. Sunflower Electric came in second with 525.2 […]

FNB supports local FFAs

First National Bank wanted to show our deepest gratitude to everyone involved in agriculture. We realize the importance of the hard work, and struggles those in agriculture overcome.  First National Bank donated to all local FFA Chapters (Future Farmers of America) in recognition of National Thank A Farmer Day today, […]

Support group offers free presentation

Southwest Kansas Support Group of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Kansas is hosting a free education lesson on suicide prevention from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, presented by Richard Falcon, at St. Catherine Hospital Classroom 1. Enter through the Emergency Room entrance, take the elevator in the main […]

GCHS names new boys swim team coach

Garden City High School has announced that Brian Watkins will be the new head coach for the boys’ swim team for the 2017-18 season. The Board of Education approved the hiring at the October 9 meeting. Watkins, a native of  was Curtis, Neb, obtained a bachelor’s degree in Health and Human […]

Murrell named semi-finalist

Donnie Murrell, Garden City High School welding teacher, has been named a semi-finalist for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence award. Murrell is one of just 54 educators to advance to the 2nd round of review out of a total of 693 submissions. The Harbor Freight Prize […]

Cemetery tours tickets sold out

All tickets have been sold for the Finney County Historical Society’s Historic Walking Tours of Valley View Cemetery, which are scheduled Oct. 26, 27 and 28 in partnership with the cemetery staff. The Finney County Historical Museum has started a waiting list for tickets, in case any become available due […]

City-Link marks 10th year

By SCOTT AUST Garden City officials helped Finney County Transit celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the City-Link fixed route public transit service with a ceremony and tours of the transit center, 1008 N. 11th St. Chrystal Bazan, who has been director of Finney County Transit since March 2015, said […]

Pollet appointed to state oversight subcommittee

By SCOTT AUST Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, was recently appointed to a subcommittee of the state’s Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee. Formed as a result of legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session, the oversight committee is looking at ways the state can better […]