Government

Quint looks forward to more free time in retirement

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. Jerry Quint, 56, retired in August after 26 years with the Finney County Sheriff’s Office as a Sergeant on road patrol. He said his goal was […]

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 […]

Raylene Dick retires after 32 years as county treasurer

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. After more than three decades, Finney County Treasurer Raylene Dick retired Oct. 9. Dick started working in the office in August 1985 and has been treasurer […]

County commission recognizes HHS football

The Finney County Commission on Monday recognized the accomplishments of the 2017 Holcomb High School football team in winning the Class 4A Division II Kansas State Football Championship. The commission adopted a resolution highlighting the team’s 12-1 record and 40-20 win over Frontenac High School in the state championship game […]

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 […]

Veteran’s Day in Scott County

Every edge of our country is touched by the stories of war. It wasn’t many years ago that one was not asked, “Did you serve?” but “What branch did you serve?” And although there may be gaps in our ranks, Americans can agree that our military deserves honor and recognition […]

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 […]

Advance voting underway now for Tuesday’s election

Advanced voting in person is underway now at the Finney County clerk’s office for those who want to cast their ballot now instead of waiting for Tuesday’s Election Day. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for […]