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Scenes from Thursday’s Finney County Fair

The 2019 Finney County Fair continued Thursday with the Swine Show in the morning, a petting zoo all day and tours of the fairgrounds in the afternoon. Tonight at 7 p.m., 4Hers will model clothes they made for the fair during the Public Fashion Revue on a runway and stage […]

YMCA celebrates grand opening of ‘Dome’ project

YMCA of Southwest Kansas CEO Chad Knight addresses the crowd Thursday during the grand opening of the YMCA Dome in Garden City. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Family YMCA celebrated the grand opening of the YMCA Dome on Thursday morning, located just northeast of Kenneth Henderson Middle School at […]

School supplies, backpacks distributed by community

Several community agencies are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies today, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Garfield Early Childhood Center, 121 West Walnut St.  The backpacks are for children who are in need of the school supplies to help give them a start to a successful […]

Scenes from Wednesday’s Finney County Fair

The 2019 Finney County Fair got going Wednesday with Rabbits, Poultry and Sheep shows in the morning. The bucket calf and beef shows are going on tonight at 6 p.m., followed by the Jason Pritchett free concert at 8 p.m. The Fair continues Thursday through Saturday at the Finney County […]

Finney County Fair Events

Finney County Fair Event Lineup Wednesday, July 24 7 – 10 a.m. – Check in Rabbits, Poultry 8 a.m. – Sheep Show 9 a.m. – Poultry Show 11 a.m. – Rabbit Show 1 p.m. – Poultry Show 1 – 3 p.m. – Bucket Calf Consultation (by Appointment) 2 – 5 p.m. – 4-H […]

Country artist Jason Pritchett to perform

By GREATER GARDEN CITY Country music artist Jason Prichett will perform live Wednesday night at 8 p.m. inside the Finney County Exhibition Building. The free concert kicks off this week’s entertainment at the 2019 Finney County Fair in Garden City. According to his website, Prichett is putting Western back in […]

Finney County Fair gets underway this week

Work was well underway Monday afternoon on setting up the Exhibition Building for the 2019 Finney County Fair. The fair officially starts Wednesday and continues through Saturday at the Finney County Fairgrounds. By Greater Garden City The 2019 Finney County Fair officially kicks off on Wednesday, but organizers and 4-Hers […]

‘Art of the Cowboy’ western art show featured this week

Western State Bank is presenting “Art of a Cowboy” Western Art Show featuring the star of Oklahoma’s ‘Art of a Cowboy’ reality TV show, southwest Kansas native Steve Boaldin, from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at 1500 E. Kansas Ave. View western-themed art from several southwest Kansas artists. […]

Pancho’s opens Garden City location

Pancho’s Mexican Food is now open. The fast food restaurant officially opened Wednesday, July 17, at Garden City Plaza, just east of KFC along Kansas Avenue. Pancho’s has a location in Salina and bills itself as having a 24-hour drive through.

City Commission recognizes Ralston, Explorer program

Brecken and Randy Ralston stand for a photo Tuesday outside Garden City Commission chambers. Brecken Ralston recently completed the 2019 FBI National Academy’s Youth Leadership Program. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Communications Director The Garden City Commission on Tuesday recognized Sgt. Brecken Ralston from the GCPD Law Enforcement […]