September 1, 2014

Local BBQ enthusiasts to appear on reality show

Jeremy Williams and Richard Fergola, center, are videotaped  for the reality television show, “BBQ Pitmasters.” The Gardner men will appear on the show on April 26. Submitted photo

Jeremy Williams and Richard Fergola, center, are videotaped for the reality television show, “BBQ Pitmasters.” The Gardner men will appear on the show on April 26. Submitted photo

Jeremy Williams and Richard Fergola, Gardner, will put their barbecue skills to …

Kid’s self-defense class scheduled for May 3

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton resident Darla Mabrey, a wife and mother, wanted to do something after the tragic kidnapping and murder of 10-year-old Hailey Owens, of Springfield, Mo.
Owens was walking a block from her home …

Public forums scheduled for county budget

Johnson County residents are being asked to weigh-in on the county’s FY 2015 budget. County commissioners are hosting a series of public forums to give the public a chance to ask questions and offer suggestions for the Board of County …

Performing with a Purpose donates a big check to Christmas Tree Fund

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

On March 29, a new service organization at Gardner Edgerton High School, “Performing with a Purpose” founded by GEHS junior Cooper McGuire, put on a family friendly variety show “Entertainment Through the Ages” at the GEHS Auditorium. The …

Police officers to collect prescription medications

The Gardner Police Department wants your drugs.
Police officers will join the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies in the eighth National Prescription Take Back Event.
Old or expired medicines in home cabinets are highly susceptible to …

Free children’s Easter events set for this weekend

The Easter Bunny greets guests during the 2013 American Legion Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt. Several local groups will sponsor egg hunts this weekend. File photo

The Easter Bunny greets guests during the 2013 American Legion Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt. Several local groups will sponsor egg hunts this weekend. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several local entities will host Easter Egg hunts this weekend. The Easter …

Johnson County 4-H now offering SPIN clubs

Jessica Gunkel
Special to The Gardner News
Every participating 4-H club member is eager to tell others of their enjoyment and experience of 4-H. But sometimes it’s hard for people to understand how 4-H clubs operate. Johnson county 4-H has …

Rotary Club assists with opening day fundraiser

On opening day of the baseball season, the city’s daily newspaper, the Royals, Interact students and Rotarian volunteers and donors work together to make Greater Kansas City Day one of the largest one-day fundraisers in the metropolitan area. Why? It’s …

Variety show set for this weekend

Performing with a Purpose, a service project by a Gardner Edgerton High School student, will showcase local talent in order to raise funds to support area families.
The high school students will perform in a family-friendly variety show, “Entertainment through …

“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. …