September 4, 2015

Baseball draft starts tonight; Gardner’s Starling a top draft prospect

Many Gardner residents will likely be tuned to the Major League Baseball Draft this afternoon as a Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, Bubba Starling, is widely considered to be one of the top draft prospects.
The MLB Network will air …

OPINION: Cat tails and feline furry wardens

Rhonda Humble

When I married my husband, he said the only good cat was a dead cat, but that was years ago and more cats than I can remember.

Just like some marriages are split along political lines, one …

Festival on the Trails returns to town next weekend

Corbin H. Crable

Music, food, fun and community pride will all be on display when the fourth annual Festival on the Trails takes place in downtown Gardner on Saturday, June 11.
The daylong event, first organized in 2007 for …

Scout earns honors for bravery during medical emergency

Danedri Thompson

Always be prepared, the motto for the Boy Scouts of America, is more than a slogan to Blake Phelps, Gardner. It’s a way of life, for which he recently received one of the Boy

Blake Phelps, center,

Intermodal has first tenant

The Intermodal has a tenant.

According to the Kansas City Business Journal, grain exporter, The DeLong Co. has purchased the first site in Edgerton.

“The DeLong Co. is pleased to partner with local farmers in bringing their agricultural products …

Storage unit sale organizers hope to draw crowd Saturday

Amy Cunnigham

One man’s trash can turn into another man’s treasure – or so attendees may find out on Saturday if they choose to buy the contents from one of the storage units that Outback Storage will auction off …

Woman’s t-shirt design makes cinematic debut

Corbin H. Crable

It started out as a simple image of a Labrador on a bright yellow t-shirt. Now, the shirt,

Rita Reed's t-shirt design made its Hollywood debut in "The Hangover 2." Submitted photo

designed by Gardner resident …

Boy Scout troop works to light flag at Gardner Cemetery

Amy Cunningham

This Memorial Day a volunteer from the American Legion agreed to tend to the American

Ben Bolin, Gareth Seiler, and Scott Coble break ground on a project to illuminate the flag at the Gardner Cemetery. The boys

Sheriff’s office seeks whereabouts of stolen county truck

Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a Johnson County Airport pickup that was

A stolen county truck features a large number "8" on the sides as well as an airport commission logo on its doors. Sheriff's deputies are seeking

Vandals cause hour-plus long power outage Saturday

Mark Taylor

Vandals damaged a Gardner substation over the weekend, causing a power outage for about one-third of the city’s electric customers.

Bill Krawczyk, electric utility director, said someone broke into Substation 2 at Main Street and Moonlight Road …