July 30, 2014

Mountain oyster dinner set for April 25

The Gardner Masons will host an all-you-can-eat Mountain oyster fundraiser tonight.

In addition to mountain oysters, the menu will include fried chicken, barbecue ribs and briskets with all the trimmings.

The dinner will fun from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. …

Massive flag raised at Gardner restaurant

Members of the American Legion Riders Chapter 19 assisted in a ceremony to raise a massive flag at the Perkins Restaurant in Gardner on April 25.  They rode motorcycles decorated with the American flag to the event. An empty flagpole awaits its flag in the distance. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Members of the American Legion Riders Chapter 19 assisted in a ceremony to raise a massive flag at the Perkins Restaurant in Gardner on April 25. They rode motorcycles decorated with the American flag to the event. An empty flagpole

Firefighters respond to Gardner Animal Hospital

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

When Gardner Animal Hospital staff smelled smoke in a building used largely for pet boarding, they evacuated the building of animals and humans, shut off the building’s heating and cooling, and called the fire department.

There wasn’t …

County hosting New Century Day this weekend

New Century could be one of Johnson County’s best kept secrets. Thousands of people work there every day, and it houses an airport, a County jail, and a premier indoor sports facility. On Saturday, April 26, the public is invited

Mom seeking son last seen in Gardner

A Wellsville woman is seeking answers on her son’s whereabouts. Her son,

Colton Cisneros was last seen on April 19 in Gardner. Submitted photo

Colton Cisneros was last seen on April 19 in Gardner. Submitted photo

Colton Cisneros, was last seen in Gardner, she believes.

Colton is 17-years-old, is 5-foot, 7-inches and …

Perkins to raise giant flag on April 25

Perkins Restaurant will host a flag raising ceremony Friday, April 25.
Matt Rahfaldt, vice president of operations, said the ceremony will be short. Members of the American Legion will help hoist the large flag to a perch atop a 70-foot-flag …

No one injured in precautionary aircraft landing

A single-engine plane made an emergency landing in a field just south of Gardner on April 22.

The pilot was the only person on board. No one was injured in the precautionary landing, which occurred near Gardner Road and 223rd …

Chamber, EDC asks city of Gardner for funding

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
City council members heard presentations from two community organizations at the April 21 meeting; each requesting funds.
Both the Chamber of Commerce for Southwest Johnson County and the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development …

Public forums set to discuss county budget

Johnson County residents are being asked to weigh-in on the county’s FY 2015 budget. County commissioners are hosting a series of public forums to give the public a chance to ask questions and offer suggestions for the Board of County …

Council work session gets late start

Several people milled around for a half hour awaiting the start of a city council work session that was supposed to start at 7 p.m. The start time was delayed for almost a half hour as constituents and special guests awaited the arrival of council members Heath Freeman and Larry Fotovich. Steve Shute did not attend the meeting. Submitted photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Several people milled around for a half hour awaiting the start of a city council work session that was supposed to start at 7 p.m. The start time was delayed for almost a half hour as constituents and special guests