November 1, 2014

Costumed fun event scheduled for Oct. 30

Kirsten Flageolle, 2, poses in her Olaf costume. She took third place in her age group during a city of Edgerton Halloween party on Oct. 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kirsten Flageolle, 2, poses in her Olaf costume. She took third place in her age group during a city of Edgerton Halloween party on Oct. 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Goblins, ghosts and Elsas – lots and lots of …

Christmas for Children program applications available

Applications are now available for the 2014 Christmas for Children Program.  These applications can be picked up at the Multi Service Center, Gardner Library, Edgerton Library and the City Hall Lobby.  Applicants must attend one of the interview sessions. Interviews …

Gardner Edgerton Republicans to host revival

The Gardner Edgerton Republican Party will host a revival on Oct. 11.
The event, titled “Faith, Family and Freedom” will include several guest speakers including Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts.
It will also feature a …

JoCo to host electronic waste collection day Oct. 11

The Johnson County Household Hazardous Materials Collection Program will once again be collecting electronic waste for recycling in addition to household hazardous waste (HHW) from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m on Oct. 11. This event will mark the last of …

Blood Drive

Oct. 10
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Bass Pro Shop, Olathe
The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible blood donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month in October. More than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the …

Military Muster hosted by Gardner Historical Museum

Replica of ordinance produced at Sunflower Ordinance Works in WWII on display at Gardner Historical Museum

Replica of ordinance produced at Sunflower Ordinance Works in WWII on display at Gardner Historical Museum

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
The Gardner Historical Museum hosted an afternoon of conversation and socializing for veterans of …

Poker run to benefit traumatic brain injury set

Reece Good

Reece Good

Bikers, riders, hot and rat rodders are invited to the fourth annual Riding with Reece Poker Run on Oct. 4. The event raises funds for traumatic brain injury victims at the University of Kansas Medical Hopsital. Former Gardner-resident …

Officers to collect unused meds on Saturday

Law enforcement officers across the state will be collecting unused leftover medications for safe disposal on Saturday, Sept. 27, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.
The collection events are part of a nationwide effort to safely dispose of leftover medications …

Museum to host military muster

The Gardner Historical Museum will host an afternoon of conversation and socializing for all those who served at the Olathe Naval Air Station, Sunflower Ordinance Works or Nike Missile Base. Veterans and civilians are encouraged to attend and bring photos …

Free screenings Sept. 25

Participants await free eye screenings during a previous visit to town by the Kansas Lions Sight Bus. The bus will be in Gardner again on Sept. 25. Submitted photo

Participants await free eye screenings during a previous visit to town by the Kansas Lions Sight Bus. The bus will be in Gardner again on Sept. 25. Submitted photo

The Gardner Lions Club will sponsor the Sight Bus, a mobile …