Tag: Finney County

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 […]

Finney County introduces new communications specialist

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications It’s not unusual for young people to flee their small towns after high school to see what the big, wide world has to offer. Sara McClure was no different. The Garden City native left for college in California to be closer to “the […]