Tag: Holcomb

Tyson: We’re not going anywhere

Noel White, Tyson Foods President and CEO, addresses the media and community members during a press conference Wednesday in Garden City to provide an update about recovery efforts following the weekend fire at the Holcomb Tyson plant. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications FINNEY COUNTY — Tyson Foods officials had […]

Community, elected officials rally around Tyson

Congressman Roger Marshall, left, looks on as Sen. Jerry Moran speaks during a meeting Tuesday to recognize the efforts of first responders during last weekend’s fire at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Holcomb. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development Nearly 50 people filled the second floor […]

We Stand with Tyson. Forward Together.

On August 9, 2019, and the days following, Finney County and the communities of Holcomb and Garden City once again proved why this community is so special.   Numerous posts flooded social media outlets with an outpouring of support for Tyson and their employees and families. Local businesses organized supply […]

GCCC Student Ambassadors chosen for 2018-19

Marcelo Neufeld and Emma Mangels have been chosen as Garden City Community College student ambassadors for the 2018-2019 school year. Twelve students were nominated from various area schools. Students attended a dinner on April 16 and were interviewed by a panel selected from the GCCC Endowment association. After careful consideration, […]

County commission recognizes HHS football

The Finney County Commission on Monday recognized the accomplishments of the 2017 Holcomb High School football team in winning the Class 4A Division II Kansas State Football Championship. The commission adopted a resolution highlighting the team’s 12-1 record and 40-20 win over Frontenac High School in the state championship game […]

Advance voting underway now for Tuesday’s election

Advanced voting in person is underway now at the Finney County clerk’s office for those who want to cast their ballot now instead of waiting for Tuesday’s Election Day. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for […]

Voter registration deadline approaches

By SCOTT AUST City and school elections are fast approaching and those interested in voting have a little less than three weeks to get registered. On Nov. 7, voters will decide who sits on the Garden City Commission, Holcomb City Council, the boards of education for USD 457 Garden City […]

Entourage of American Legion Riders to pass through

As many as 400 American Legion Riders will travel through Garden City on Saturday morning, on their way to Reno, Nev., for the 99th National Convention of the American Legion. As part of the 1,300 mile, four-state journey, riders are raising funds for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship. Riders will […]

YMCA names Dillingham new Executive Director

The YMCA of Southwest Kansas recently named Doug Dillingham Executive Director of the Garden City branch. He will relieve YMCA of Southwest Kansas CEO Chad Knight of his roles within the local branch. Knight will continue to serve as CEO with a primary focus on fundraising and development for both the […]