April 23, 2014

Historical museum to host book signing

The Man in the Fedora

The Gardner Historical Museum will host a book reading and signing by the author

of “The Man in the Fedora.” Written by Katharine Reece Curry, the book was written using notes from Dr. A.S. Reece.  Dr. Reece opened the first …

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QUESTION: When will Arvest Bank open at its new location in Gardner?

ANSWER: Tentatively, the bank is scheduled to open its doors at the new building on 306 E. Main Street on Jan. 27. The bank is currently located a …

Apply now for Kansas Master Naturalist Program

OLATHE — Those who have an interest in natural resources and enjoy working with others may enjoy an opportunity with the Kansas Naturalist program.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Kansas Master Naturalist training program.
The deadline for …

Red Cross to host multiple drives in January

The American Red Cross will host several blood drives in Johnson County in January. The month marks National Blood Donor Month. Donors are critical to ensuring a stable blood supply for patients in need.
The nearest Red Cross Blood Drive …

Treecycle natural Christmas trees, wreaths

When the holidays are over, give your natural holiday tree, wreath or garland a second life by recycling. Visit www.RecycleSpot.org or call 816-474-8326 for a list of locations throughout the metro area that will recycle your trees and greenery. Most …

Spring Hill school hosts tree of warmth

Student council members at Wolf Creek Elementary School organized a Tree of Warmth Drive Dec. 2 through Dec. 6. Students collected new hats, gloves, scarves, blankets and gently-used coats to donate to the Spring Hill Clothing Closet.
Wolf Creek Wranglers …

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QUESTION: When is the Perkins Restaurant scheduled to open?

ANSWER: Jim Rahfaldt, franchisee, said the restaurant will open in mid-February. Specifically, officials are aiming for a Feb. 10 opening. That could change depending on how quickly a full remodel of …

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QUESTION: What is an IEP and how many students in the Gardner Edgerton School District have one?

ANSWER: An IEP is an Individualized Education Program. By law, the individualized plan is designed to ensure a quality education for a child …

Tallgrass Theatre Company presents Christmas play

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
December 11, 2013 – The Tallgrass Theatre Company of Gardner will be presenting “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” on December 13th at 7:00 pm and  December 14th at …

TallGrass Theatre presents Christmas classic

The TallGrass Theatre Company proudly presents: “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus,” at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 14. at Pioneer Ridge Middle School Auditorium,16200 KillCreek Road.
The show is inspired by a simple, …