Holcomb

We Stand with Tyson. Forward Together.

On August 9, 2019, and the days following, Finney County and the communities of Holcomb and Garden City once again proved why this community is so special.   Numerous posts flooded social media outlets with an outpouring of support for Tyson and their employees and families. Local businesses organized supply […]

Holcomb second-graders read to raise money for FCHS

Nikki Spanier, left, Finney County Humane Society Executive Director, claps as Wiley Elementary students in Holcomb unveil and present a check to the FCHS for the money the second grade raised to support the shelter. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development HOLCOMB — Wiley Elementary second-graders Justin […]

GCCC Student Ambassadors chosen for 2018-19

Marcelo Neufeld and Emma Mangels have been chosen as Garden City Community College student ambassadors for the 2018-2019 school year. Twelve students were nominated from various area schools. Students attended a dinner on April 16 and were interviewed by a panel selected from the GCCC Endowment association. After careful consideration, […]

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 […]

FHSU officials visit Garden City alumni

By SCOTT AUST Speaking about some of the current trends in higher education during a stop in Garden City on Thursday, Fort Hays State University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Joey Linn said FHSU continues to work on a priority set by the Kansas Board of Regents to improve […]

YMCA names Dillingham new Executive Director

The YMCA of Southwest Kansas recently named Doug Dillingham Executive Director of the Garden City branch. He will relieve YMCA of Southwest Kansas CEO Chad Knight of his roles within the local branch. Knight will continue to serve as CEO with a primary focus on fundraising and development for both the […]

Governor stops in Garden City to talk about water

By SCOTT AUST Speaking in Garden City on Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Sam Brownback touted new findings by the Kansas Geological Survey that appear to show stable use of water from the Ogallala Aquifer is achievable. “We’re moving from a conserve and extend vision to one of sustainability, and we think […]