July 29, 2014

SH accepting applications for Board of Zoning Appeals

The City is accepting applications for the Spring Hill Board of Zoning Appeals.  Persons interested in serving must live within the city limits of Spring Hill.  The term expires in June, 2014.
The meetings are held at the call of …

Take Charge Challenge

June 29, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
July 13, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Join the City of Gardner for a class at the new Home Energy Efficiency Demonstration & Learning Center (Take Charge Challenge HQ).
Come learn about the …

Smokers need not apply

Last we checked, smoking was still legal in Kansas.
Tobacco products are legally sold, and the state collects taxes.
But if you want to work for the state – The Kansas Turnpike Authority – you won’t be considered for the …

Spring Hill School Board to proceed with bond sale

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Spring Hill School Board authorized a $39 million bond sale on June 27, paving the way for district-wide improvement projects approved by voters earlier in the month.
The board agreed to proceed with the bond sale …

Council fails to reach consensus on 3 new police hires

Danedri Thompson
submissions@gardnernews.com
Gardner City Council members debated hiring three additional police officers in 2012. The extra manpower would add $198,900 to the city’s bottom line and increase property taxes 1.5 mills, according to a city staff proposed budget.
Council …

Time for a new administration in Washington

Mike Kiegerl

43rd District State Rep.

Home again
We returned from our annual family vacation Wednesday morning. We rented a houseboat on Lake Powell and enjoyed the great weather and the unique, magnificent scenery. The grandkids had a blast. We …

Local volunteers go ‘Shoppin’ for Joplin’

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com
Just over a month ago the city of Joplin, Mo. was ravaged by the deadliest and one of the most destructive single tornadoes in United States’ history.
In the town of just over 50,000 residents, little was …

Beauty and the Beast a success

Photo by jacie Hollingsworth of Dance With Me Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Cunningham

acunningham@gardnernews.com

Gardner Community Theatre’s first-ever youth production Beauty and the Beast, Jr. drew an audience of over 1,500 to five …

Take Charge! Challenge Gardner celebrates AEA grand opening

OLATHE, (Johnson County Square) – Gardner is ready to take charge of its energy conservation efforts in the hopes of winning an energy efficiency or renewable energy community project worth up to $100,000.
On Thursday, June 23, the city is …

CenturyLink helps seniors, disabled keep cool with help of donation

GARDNER – CenturyLink is helping seniors stay cool this summer by donating $2,000 to the City of Gardner for their “Free Fan for Those in Need” project.    Money was raised by the CenturyLink Gardner Data Center employees through and their …