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St. Catherine’s Williams recognized with CPE award

Recently, Doug Williams, D. Med/D. Min, received the Dr. Richard C. Cabot, MD, award. The presentation, held in Jacksonville, FL, is awarded to only one recipient annually and recognizes “Excellence in Clinical Pastoral Education” (CPE). St. Catherine Hospital’s nationally accredited CPE program emphasizes developing pastoral skills and strengths. Clergy, church workers, […]

FCHS Holiday open house set for Saturday

By STEVE QUAKENBUSH, FCHS Executive Director Santa Claus is setting up shop at the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City, and everyone is welcome to stop by during the upcoming holiday open house set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, with an encore exhibit featuring an […]

Accelacare food drive underway now

Accelacare Physical Therapy’s second annual food drive is currently underway. The clinic began collecting nonperishable food on Nov. 20 to donate to families of young children who receive services from Russell Child Development Center in Garden City. “We are humbled by Accelacare’s recognition of our community’s needs and their generous […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]