August 29, 2015

Annual GE sporting clay tournament date set

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Spend a day networking and having fun with your co-workers on the range at Powder Creek Shooting Park in the third annual event.
Register as a team of four or as individual. Bring …

Plenty of competition at the Kansas State Fair

Competitions add to the excitement at the Kansas State Fair for fairgoers of all ages. From clothing and textiles to foods and fine arts, there’s fun to be had and competitions to enter. This year’s Fair will run Sept. 11-20 …

Meeting to discuss sales tax question on Aug. 24

Gardner city officials will host a town hall meeting on Monday, Aug. 24. The meeting will allow residents to ask questions about a proposed special sales tax election.
Gardner voters should begin receiving ballots in the mail on Aug. 26. …

Extension office to offer upholstery class in Gardner

Johnson County K-State Research and Extension will offer a five-day, hands-on upholstery class at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in September.
The five-day class will run from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. Sept. 14-18.
Participants must attend an orientation meeting at …

Sen. Moran to present fair tax forum Aug. 17

Sen. Jerry Moran will host a forum on U.S. tax reform in Olathe next week. Doors will open for the forum at 6 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E. Kansas City Rd.
Moran is a …

Pool to open only on weekends

The Gardner Aquatic Center will revert to weekend-only hours beginning Aug. 13. The schedule change coincides with the start of school.
Wednesday, Aug. 12 will be the last full weekday with extended hours at the aquatic center.
Beginning Aug. 13, …

GEHS Project Grad to host car show, Aug. 8

The Gardner Edgerton High School class of 2016 Project Grad will host a car show this weekend. The rain-or-shine event will be at GEHS on Saturday, Aug. 8. It will start at 7 a.m. and continue through 3 p.m. The …

Lions Club breakfast set

The Gardner Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast on Aug. 1. Proceeds of the event benefit local projects including Lions Club scholarships.
The all-you-can-eat breakfast will include pancakes and sausage and biscuits and gravy. Breakfast will be served from …

Special livestock show scheduled for July 31

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several area special needs youth will be chasing memories during a special event at the Johnson County Fair. Fifteen 12-18 year-olds are set to compete in the first “Chasing Memories” Livestock Show at 5 p.m. on July …

Race to remember fallen service member set for Aug. 1

An Aug. 1  race honors thesacrifice of Spencer Duncan, pictured, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2001. File photo

An Aug. 1 race honors the sacrifice of Spencer Duncan, pictured, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2001. File photo

The 4th Annual Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at the New Century …