Author: Scott Aust

Hospice sponsoring holiday events

Christmas will soon be upon us and for those that have recently lost a loved one, this time of year may be difficult. Hospice of St. Catherine Hospital will host two events that encourage you to remember loved ones that have passed: the Hospice Tree of Life and the Memorial […]

Crystal Apple teachers honored

Three teachers from Garden City Public Schools were named 2017 Crystal Apple Teachers of Finney County on Thursday during a banquet at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. The three teachers who won the highly honored distinction include: Julia Morales, Buffalo Jones Elementary School;  Dru Saddler, Garden City High School; […]

GCHS senior to perform at Carnegie Hall

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Colten will perform on the euphonium in February with the 2018 International Honors Band.  Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is […]

Museum program to feature King Alfonso

By Steve Quakenbush, Executive Director Finney County Historical Society Conny Bogaard, Ph.D., and Debra Bolton, Ph.D., will present a joint pre-holiday program for the next “Evening at the Museum” offering scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the meeting room of the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. […]

Quilts of Valor honors veterans

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communication Twelve veterans were honored Friday morning at St. Catherine Hospital with quilts made by members of the local Quilts of Valor chapter. Coordinator Kay Hoskinson said Friday’s presentation marked a total of 52 quilts that have been given to veterans to date since […]

DFA Milk Plant celebrates grand opening

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communication Rick Smith, President and CEO of Dairy Farmers of America, was impressed with the nearly 200 people who came out Thursday afternoon to help the company celebrate the grand opening of DFA’s Garden City milk processing plant. “This facility, this whole project, represents […]

Local elections are tomorrow

Tuesday is Election Day. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here’s a list of Garden City/Finney County polling places: 4-H Building, Finney County Fairgrounds 1st Ward, 2nd Ward, 9th Ward, Huffman Precinct, Jennie Barker Precinct, Mack Precinct, Riverside Precinct, Kalvesta Precinct, Theoni Precinct, Plymell Precinct, Pierceville […]