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Community tailgate planned at Wind home opener

May 24th will be the Opening Day for the Garden City Wind and will also be the Community Tailgate! Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce, Garden City Downtown Vision, Finney County Convention and Visitors Bureau – Garden City, Kansas, and Greater Garden City are your hosts. The festivities begin at […]

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, […]

GCHS JROTC cadet Camacho earns award

Dixie Drake, the Regent District Officer for the National Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution, presented Natalie Camacho, Garden City High School JORTC senior, the ROTC Medal on Thursday, May 10th. Natalie demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and fundamental and patriotic understanding […]

Food Truck Fridays kick off new season

Food Truck Friday is underway today in downtown Garden City. Vendors include Burger City, Circle O Chuckwagon, Pallas, Festival Foods, The Ole Cook Shack, Kelley’s Festival Foods, Ice Guys Lemonade and Natalie’s Aguas Frescas. Now through 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Park. Food Truck Fridays will be offered on the first […]

Maddox to be honored as 2018 Keeper of the Flame

Join the Garden City Fire Department Honor Guard in honoring Theresa Maddox as the 2018 Keeper of the Flame during the Keeper of the Flame Award Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Clarion Inn Ballroom. Tickets are $60 each and are available through any member of the […]

Two week Spring Cleanup underway

Garden City’s annual two-week spring cleanup kicks off Monday, providing residents an opportunity to get rid of the clutter hanging around their homes and property. The free pick-up is for residential areas only, not businesses. The cleanup continues through April 13, with the city broken up into eight zones, each […]

Draft county comprehensive plan under consideration

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications After more than a year of work, the draft of a new Finney County comprehensive plan has been presented to the Holcomb-Garden City-Finney County Area Planning Commission for review. Last week, consultants Lisa Nguyen, transportation engineer, and David Church, senior supervising engineer, with […]

Wellness program a hit for county employees

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Finney County employees are taking advantage of a wellness program through St. Catherine Hospital that is helping them improve their health. The county has contracted with the hospital for the past four years. Health experts with the hospital provide wellness program services for […]

School participating in ‘Great Kindness Challenge’

This week, Florence Wilson Elementary School is participating in the nationwide Great Kindness Challenge, a positive, proactive bullying prevention initiative, reaching millions of students during the last full week of January every year. The school will be working to perform as many acts of kindness as possible during the week.  […]