October 24, 2014

Part of Moonlight Road to close temporarily next week

Moonlight Road between Warren Street and U.S. 56 Highway, also known as Main Street, will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday, May 28 and Thursday, May 29.

BNSF crews will be performing maintenance to the railroad track at the …

Police investigate Facebook threat at Spring Hill

Law enforcement are questioning a Spring Hill High School student after a threat was posted on a Facebook page. The threat suggested there would be a gun at the school on May 19.

Officers did not find a weapon, and …

Gilhaus, Gerber, Ziegler to be paid through end of school year

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
USD 231 executive sessions continue to extend further into the evening than they used to. The May 12 board of education meeting was no exception, as an executive session to discuss personnel, negotiations …

City hosts park clean-up

Residents and city officials joined forces to clean-up city parks and plant trees on April 26. The city's parks and recreation department schedules an annual clean-up, typically around Earth Day. Submitted photo

Residents and city officials joined forces to clean-up city parks and plant trees on April 26. The city’s parks and recreation department schedules an annual clean-up, typically around Earth Day. Submitted photo

Missing Wellsville teen discovered in Merriam

 

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Merriam officers located a missing teenager early Tuesday, April 28. He was taken into policy custody and taken to a juvenile detention center.
Colton Cisneros had been missing since April 19 in Gardner. His disappearance left …

State suspends Olathe daycare license

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to a day care home at 1162 E. 126th Street, Olathe, Kan., licensed under the name Precious Little Angels Day Care.

State law …

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