April 20, 2014

“Willy Wonka” auditions take place April 4-6

Gardner Community Theatre is hosting auditions for its summer show, “Willy Wonka,” on April 4-6.
Performances will be June 26, 27, 28, and 29.
Auditions will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 4 and from 10 a.m. …

Youth baseball camp canceled

Trailblazer Spring you baseball camp for kids in fourth through eighth grade has been canceled.  The camp did not get enough participants.

High school students can apply for cadet law

High school students interested in law enforcement will once again have the opportunity this summer to see what law enforcement training and careers are like through the Cadet Law Enforcement Academy. The Cadet Law Enforcement Academy program is hosted by …

Youth baseball camp set

The Trailblazer Spring youth baseball camp for kids in fourth through eighth grade is set for March 17-19 at the Gardner Edgerton High School  varsity field or Indoor facility.
The camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is …

State of city address scheduled

Danedri Thompson
Mayor Chris Morrow will give a state of the city address, March 5.
“We haven’t done it for the last few years,” Morrow said. “And I feel it’s important to recap and highlight things that have taken …


The Veterans Administration Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) will be at  American Legion Post 153, 410 E. Dennis, Olathe, KS, 66061 the first Thursday of  each month to provide out-patient care to Veterans in the area.  For  information and to make …

Police department to host 2nd citizens academy

The Gardner Police Department will host a second citizens academy beginning in March. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with Gardner officers while learning about the department.
The academy will consist of nine, Thursday evening sessions. The …

Police to offer 2nd citizen academy

Gardner Police officers will host a second citizens police academy beginning March 2014. The class allows participants the opportunity to meet and interact with officers while learning about the structure and activities of the Gardner Police Department.
The academy consists …

Program seeks growers for 2014 apprenticeships

Farmers markets are in a decades-long comeback, growing 3.6 percent last year, according to a Kansas State University horticulturist.
The Kansas City “food shed,” however, is behind on the farm production side, said Cary Rivard, fruit and vegetable specialist with …

Rat race


Gardner Sons of American Legion members are sponsoring the annual mouse races on Feb.8 to raise money for its scholarship funds and the Judy Hart Foundation.
The festivities will kick-off at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the American Legion, …