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Lindstrom Announces Senate Bid

Dave Lindstrom, former Johnson County Commissioner, announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Senator Pat Roberts who has announced his retirement at the end of his current term in 2020. Mr. Lindstrom was in Garden City June 27 to kick off his campaign. Lindstrom referenced the […]

Area county fair dates

It’s county fair season in southwest Kansas. Here are the dates of upcoming fairs: • Kearny County, July 15-18 •Scott County, July 16-20 • Hamilton County, July 19-27 • Grant County, July 20-27 • Haskell County, July 22-26 • Finney County, July 24-27 • Wichita County, July 26-Aug. 3 • […]

10th annual Flea Market Festival on tap for July 13

Visitors to the 2017 Flea Market peruse some of the wares at one of the booths. Vendor registration is open for the Finney County Historical Museum’s 10th Annual Flea Market Festival scheduled for July 13 at Lee Richardson Zoo, and the museum is currently accepting donated items. More than 4,500 […]

Finney County Museum switches to summer hours

The Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St., Garden City, has extended its exhibit hours for the summer season effective May 28 through mid-August. Hours to see museum exhibits are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, as well as 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.       […]

‘Evening in the Past’ to feature Holliday reenactor

Southwest Kansans can step back in time and met Old West legend John Henry “Doc” Holliday at the Finney County Historical Society’s upcoming Evening in the Past, set for 6 p.m. May 25 on the patio at the Finney County Museum. The program will feature a living history performance by […]

GCHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled

Beth Tedrow of Garden City and Bryce Roderick, of Golden, Mo., will be inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the GCHS Commons Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Tours of the high school will be offered […]

Spring Choral Pops, other GCCC concerts scheduled

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Community College Department of Music’s Spring 2019 Choral Pops Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Auditorium.  This will be J. Clayton Wright’s final performance as Choral Director for a GCCC Concert, and will feature the […]

Forged in Elkhart: Local blacksmith to make TV debut

Deke Parker stands in his shop with his son, Newt. Parker, an Elkhart native, will be featured on this week’s episode of the television series, “Forged in Fire,” at 8 p.m. CST Wednesday on the History Channel. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development UPDATE: Deke ended up […]

FCEDC developing roadmap for childcare needs

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications The Finney County Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors on Wednesday heard an update concerning the organization’s roadmap for addressing the community’s childcare needs FCEDC has been working with childcare professionals and organizations in the community for more than two years about childcare. […]