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‘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. […]

Two baby addax born at Lee Richardson Zoo

Photo by Lee Richardson Zoo. One of the two addax calves born recently at the zoo. Lee Richardson Zoo recently announced the birth of two addax calves. The first addax calf, a healthy 15-pound male, was born in the early morning on Saturday, January 26, and the second calf, a […]

City approves ‘Sports of the World’ development agreement

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications GARDEN CITY – Garden City’s “Sports of the World” STAR Bond project took a major step forward on Tuesday, Nov. 20, with the approval of the project’s development agreement, which spells out the responsibilities of the city and the developer, GC Investments Inc., […]

Shelton named 2018 Fire Chief of the Year

Courtesy of the City of Garden City Garden City Fire Chief Allen Shelton has been named the 2018 Fire Chief of the Year by the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs. Shelton received the award during the association’s conference held in Garden City October 26-28. Shelton has spent his entire […]

Mercer Gallery to showcase new exhibit

The Mercer Gallery is presenting the exhibition Fractured Gatherings, showcasing clay works by the Wichita State University ceramics department from Nov. 2 to Dec. 7. The exhibition includes the work of faculty members and of seven graduate students who are studying sculptural and functional ceramics, and will feature a wide […]