Author: Scott Aust

Students hold pancake feed to help classmate

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Sidney Scott wasn’t sure how many pancakes had been sold by mid-morning Friday during a fundraiser for a fellow student at Garden City High School, but it was a lot. “Oh my gosh! So many, I can’t even count them,” said Scott, a […]

Deerfield students experience ‘TED Talks’

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Deerfield High School hosted its own TEDx conference on Wednesday, bringing in a half-dozen speakers to talk about a range of subjects mixed with students’ own presentations. “I love TED Talks, and the English teacher in me was like, ‘Oh, I should do […]

Hospital celebrates ‘Baby Friendly’ designation

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications St. Catherine Hospital’s Maternal Child Center recently earned a prestigious designation as a Baby Friendly hospital, an internationally recognized program that recognizes hospitals that offer the finest level of care for infant feeding, skin-to-skin contact and mother-baby bonding. St. Catherine is the second […]

GCHS junior named state FCCLA officer

Kathryn Chandler, Garden City High School junior, was elected the 2018-2019 Kansas State Vice President of Public Relations for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) during the state office elections that were held Feb. 26 in Hesston. She will represent the state at the National Conference this June in […]

Pie Five to locate in Garden City

The Garden City Telegram confirms that the building next to the Sequoyah Cinema 9 Theater has been chosen as a location for a Pie Five Pizza! They will be a great addition to our community and it will make a great dinner location for those movie date nights! Pie Five […]

Next Museum program to focus on area’s Mexican heritage

The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2018 Evening at the Museum lecture series will continue Tuesday, March 20, in Garden City with a presentation by Henry “Hank” Avila, focusing on southwest Kansas families who trace their heritage to Mexico. Now in its fourth year, the series features a different presentation on […]

GCHS Senior to perform at Sydney Opera House

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been accepted to perform at the Sydney Opera House with an honor band through Honor Performance Series from July 18-23 in Sydney, Australia. The High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House builds upon the heritage of the Carnegie […]

Draft county comprehensive plan under consideration

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications After more than a year of work, the draft of a new Finney County comprehensive plan has been presented to the Holcomb-Garden City-Finney County Area Planning Commission for review. Last week, consultants Lisa Nguyen, transportation engineer, and David Church, senior supervising engineer, with […]

Hands recognized as Stockman of the Year

Finney County cattleman Sam Hands has been named the 2018 Stockman of the Year by the K-State Livestock and Meat Industry Council. The award was presented last week during the annual Stockmen’s Dinner in Manhattan. A fourth-generation cattleman, Hands began his career in the beef industry in 1957 by purchasing […]

Doll joins Orman’s campaign for governor

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Greg Orman, independent candidate for Kansas governor, came to Garden City on Wednesday to announce and introduce state Senator John Doll as his running mate. Orman said he met Doll after the 2016 elections and Doll suggested Orman should think about running for […]