Author: Scott Aust

New exhibit focuses on notorious cases

The Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City has created a major new exhibit featuring evidence from a 1920s crime spree and a 1950s murder case that focused unwanted national attention on southwest Kansas. Entitled “True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County’s History,” the 525-square foot exhibit is designed […]

Brew pub under consideration

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Bringing a microbrewery to downtown Garden City has long been a dream for many based on informal social media polls. That dream may become a reality in the future. Local businessman Jorge Guzman purchased the building at 207 N. Main St., formerly the […]

Garrett retires from Finney County Fairgrounds

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series recognizing Finney County employees who retired in 2017. Janet Garrett, 66, retired March 31 as office manager at the Finney County Fairgrounds after 15 and a half years with the county. Before that, Garrett […]

Evans retires from Sheriff’s Office

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series recognizing Finney County employees who retired in 2017. The thing Randy Evans enjoyed about his 29 years in law enforcement has been the wide variety in day to day activities. “It was never the […]

Patrick Dugan’s excels in coffee and atmosphere

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series called the 25 Days of Downtown Christmas that highlights the fantastic selection of businesses in downtown Garden City. More than two months after nearly doubling its space, Patrick Dugan’s Coffee House continues to shine […]