October 30, 2014

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 …

JoCo Fair to arrive one week early

CAPTION A float in last yearís Johnson County Fair Parade displayed the 2013 theme -- ìItís a Wild Ride.î This yearís fair and parade will be a week earlier. File photo

CAPTION A float in last yearís Johnson County Fair Parade displayed the 2013 theme — ìItís a Wild Ride.î This yearís fair and parade will be a week earlier. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The fur and feathers of the …

Edgerton hosts community movie nights

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton resident Mike Phillips, in conjunction with the Edgerton Parks and Recreation Department, is presenting a series of free movies to residents this summer.
“Edgerton’s Saturday Night at the Movies,” is held one …

Prairie Punisher set for July 12 at local park

Prairie Punisher athletes race off the starting line during the 2012 event. The 2013 event was rained out. Submitted photo

Prairie Punisher athletes race off the starting line during the 2012 event. The 2013 event was rained out. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Dozens of athletes will go the distance in Gardner on July 12. For the 13th year, the …

Life Spring to host Red Cross blood drive

Life Spring Church in Spring Hill will host the Red Cross for a blood drive on July 14. The drive will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church at 206 N. Webster Street in Spring Hill.
The …

Gardner student assists with ESU production

Andrew McCutcheon, Gardner,  is part of cast and crew presenting “Nunsense,” the second show of Emporia State University Summer Theatre’s 60th anniversary season. “Nunsense” has been presented at Emporia State twice before, and this year marks its 30th anniversary as …

Vintage Aircraft Fly-in

Every year on the 4th weekend in June, VAA Chapter 16 holds the annual Vintage Aircraft Fly-in at Gardner Municipal Airport (K34), “The Best Little Airport in Kansas.” Started in 2002, this event has become the largest vintage and antique …

Curtain to rise on community theater production of Willy Wonka

Cooper McGuire, Gardner, portrays the Candy Man in Gardner Community Theatre’s production of Willy Wonka. The show features a cast of more than 65 people. Based on Ronald Dahl’s classic book of the same title, the show opens this weekend at Wheatridge Middle School. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire, Gardner, portrays the Candy Man in Gardner Community Theatre’s production of Willy Wonka. The show features a cast of more than 65 people. Based on Ronald Dahl’s classic book of the same title, the show opens this weekend

Attorney General to host open meetings seminar scheduled in late July

Registration is now open for the annual Kansas Open Meetings and Open Records Act training seminars, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced.
The seminars will be presented at six locations across Kansas and are sponsored by the Attorney General’s Office, …

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One of the Gardner Theater Group cast members is getting fitted for her costume for the upcoming Willy Wonka performance.  The show was set to take place at GEHS however, due to air conditioning problems, the show will …