December 18, 2014

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 …

Air show will feature vintage WWII planes

The Commemorative Air Force Heart of America Wing will host an Air Expo at New Century this weekend. The event will feature a variety of vintage war aircraft including a B-17, a B-25, and a P-51.
The air show will …

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 …