October 24, 2014

Riding with Reece event set for Oct. 4

The fourth annual Ridin’ with Reece Poker run is set for Oct. 4.
The event raises funds for traumatic brain injury patients in need at the University of Kansas Hospital.
In August 2006, Reece Good, formerly of Gardner, was returning …

Military Muster

File photo

File photo

Members of the KC Bettys pose during a military tribute at the Gardner Historical Museum in 2012. The museum will host a military muster on Sept. 27. The museum will feature a military exhibit from now through Veterans …

Chamber hosts event

The Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Shooting Clay Tournament this Friday.
Participants can register as individuals or as four-person teams. Individuals will be placed on a team. In addition to the tournament, the event will …

Edgerton citizens hope to host a town hall meeting

Edgerton citizens hope to host a town hall meeting to discuss a proposed asphalt plant steps from city limits.
A tentative date for the meeting is Sept. 17, but planners are awaiting confirmation that representatives from Bettis Asphalt will attend …

Brief

The American Legion will host a 95th birthday celebration for Morris Eastland, a past commander of Post 19. The celebration will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the legion, 315 S. Meadowbrook Circle. Members of …

Cities across Kansas participate in Bucks for Buckles

Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend.  Many families will head out on one last camping trip or getaway as the school year begins.  Safe Kids Kansas, State Farm and the Kansas Department …

Poster contest for Kansas kids ages 5-13

Kansas kids ages 5-13 can win big prizes in the state’s Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest. Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, Kan., and $50 gift cards from …

Celebration planned for captain’s retirement

Capt. James Moore

Capt. James Moore

The city of Gardner will host a retirement ceremony for Police Captain James Moore on Aug. 28.
Moore has served as a Gardner police officer for more than 30 years. The event will start at 3 p.m. …

Annual fishing derby scheduled at Gardner Lake

Pint-sized anglers pose with their medals during last year’s Gardner Parks and Recreation Fishing Derby. This year’s event is set for Sept. 6. Submitted photo

Pint-sized anglers pose with their medals during last year’s Gardner Parks and Recreation Fishing Derby. This year’s event is set for Sept. 6. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Kids can drop a line and compete for prizes at Gardner Parks …

Lions Club to host breakfast before parade

The Gardner Lions Club will host a pancake and sausage breakfast on Aug. 2.
The all-you-can-eat breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy and juice and milk. The breakfast will run from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on …