Tag: Finney County

Moran stops in Garden City as part of listening tour

Sen. Jerry Moran, right, chats with Garden City Mayor Dan Fankhauser, left, and Finney County Commissioner Dave Jones on Friday morning during Moran’s visit to St. Catherine Hospital. By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Sen. Jerry Moran stopped at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City on Friday morning to […]

County GIS Director Phillips earns Esri certification

Finney County GIS Department Director Trey Phillips recently was awarded Esri Technical Certification, which recognizes superior skill levels utilizing Esri’s software for geographic information systems (GIS). Esri is the global market leader in GIS, and developed ArcGIS the world’s leading mapping and location analytics platform. Phillips earned the Esri ArcGIS […]

Garden City’s annual fall cleanup begins Monday

Garden City’s annual two-week fall 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 starts Monday, Oct. 1, and continues through Friday, Oct. 12, with the city […]

Finney County Museum’s annual rib sale fundraiser underway

Orders being taken through Aug. 21; pick up on Aug. 30 The Finney County Historical Society’s annual pre-Labor Day spare rib sale is underway as a fund-raising endeavor to support exhibits, educational programs, research efforts and artifact preservation at the Finney County Museum. According to the Museum, orders may be […]

Beef Empire Days kicks off 50th anniversary today

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Beef Empire Days kicks off its 50th iteration with a boot-scootin’ outdoor concert tonight at the Clarion Inn parking lot featuring two up and comers in the country music scene. Gate opens at 6 p.m. with the opening performer, Hunter Hutchinson, taking the […]

Candidate filing, party switch deadline near

The Finney County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters and potential candidates that the deadline to file to run for office, and the deadline to switch party affiliation before the August primary, is noon this Friday, June 1. Kansas law passed in 2014 prohibits registered voters already affiliated with a party […]

New exhibit features local Farm Bureau history

By The Finney County Historical Museum Images and artifacts spanning a century of southwest Kansas agriculture are on display in a new exhibit in the Front Door Gallery at the Finney County Historical Museum. The display, “Helping Feed the World 100 Years,” marks the 100th anniversary of the Finney County […]