October 1, 2014

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 …

Yoder to host job fair and resource expo

Congressman Kevin Yoder will host a Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo on Aug. 14 at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS 66061.
The purpose of the fair will be to help …

Edgerton museum events to coincide with Frontier Days

The Edgerton Community Museum, 406 E. Nelson, is taking part in the city’s annual Frontier Days celebration on Saturday, June 21.
The museum, which opened in October 2013, will host several activities on the museum grounds.
The museum will be …

Extension office Master Gardener training program seeks gardeners

If you enjoy gardening, working with others and having fun while sharing your passion then the Extension Master Gardener program may be just the opportunity for you. Applications are now being accepted for the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension …

Festival on The Trails

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

2014 Festival on the Trails begins this evening, June 13, at 5:00PM. There will be 14 food booths and two food trucks at the food court on the county fairgrounds, a craft show, beer garden,

Gardner festival set for this weekend

Friends enjoy corn on the cob during the Festival on the Trails in 2013. A variety of festival fare will be available for purchase during the seventh annual event. The festival is set for this weekend in downtown Gardner. File photo

Friends enjoy corn on the cob during the Festival on the Trails in 2013. A variety of festival fare will be available for purchase during the seventh annual event. The festival is set for this weekend in downtown Gardner. File

Exchange services seeking host families

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) is seeking host families for foreign exchange students.
Host families provide room, meals when school isn’t in session, some transportation to school events and love and support to students. Essentially, the students live as family …