Government

New program hopes to aid at-risk students

By SCOTT AUST A new home-grown program designed to help long-term suspended students continue their education and prevent them from dropping out of school altogether began this week at the Finney County Community Services Center. Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, said the idea – […]

Gubernatorial candidate Hutton visits Garden City

By SCOTT AUST Though his “official” announcement isn’t until Sept. 15, Wichita businessman and former state legislator Mark Hutton makes no bones about the fact that he is seeking to become the Republican nominee for Kansas governor in 2018. “I want to bring solutions to the table. I want to […]

Awarded the Chief’s Coin

From Garden City Police Department: “Today SMPO Robert Scrivner, SMPO Tanya Bradley, MPO Juan Martinez, Ofc Steve Edler, Ofc Margo Edler, and Captain Randy Ralston were awarded the Meritorious Service award and Sgt Andy Roush was awarded the Chief’s Coin for their outstanding accomplishments by going beyond their regular duties to […]

City recognizes GCHS students

Garden City Mayor Melvin Dale on Tuesday read three proclamations recognizing three Garden City High School students’ achievements from last May. The city commission declared Sept. 5 as Sion Audrain Day. Audrain won the individual 6A State Golf Championship on May 22 at Auburn Hills Municipal Golf Course in Wichita […]

Finney County Comprehensive Plan

From Finney County, Kansas:  “Our Comprehensive Plan Team from WSP recently visited Finney County for a number of outreach efforts. A booth was set up at the Finney County Fair in order to distribute surveys while offering a variety of fun activities and giveaways for everyone that attended. While in town, […]

Newest Motor Officer

From Garden City Police Department: “Congratulations to Officer Steve Edler for completion of the GCPD Police Motorcycle Operators Course. Officer Edler is now our newest Motor Officer.”