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Witt named Kansas School Nurse of the Year

Polly Witt, RN, who served as the Health Services Coordinator for Garden City Public Schools and recently retired from the district, received the 2019 School Nurse of the Year Award from the Kansas School Nurse Organization during the state conference July 16-19 in Wichita. Witt has been with Garden City […]

Final day of Finney County Fair full of entertainment

By GREATER GARDEN CITY Saturday’s Finney County Fair is chock full of fun, food and entertainment. Saturday’s events will feature food trucks all day long, as well as the Meat Your BBQ Pellet Grill competition. Nine teams have entered the competition which features cooking their various meats using pellet grills. […]

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 […]