September 1, 2015

Earth, Arbor Day volunteer opportunity set

Volunteers help plant trees and clean-up city parks during last year’s Gardner clean-up event. The annual volunteer opportunity is scheduled in conjunction with Earth Day and Arbor Day. File photo

Volunteers help plant trees and clean-up city parks during last year’s Gardner clean-up event. The annual volunteer opportunity is scheduled in conjunction with Earth Day and Arbor Day. File photo

The city of Gardner will host its annual community clean-up …

Enrollment for USD 231 enrichment program open

USD 231 will offer a variety of enrichment programs over the summer months. Sessions will be offered June 1-4, June 8-11, June 15-18, July 6-9, and July 13-16.
Enrollment for the seven sessions will run through May 15. Already, 54 …

Summer concert series at Cornerstone scheduled

A member of the La De Dahs rocks during a performance. The band is one of three acts scheduled to perform in Cornerstone Park this summer. Photo courtesy of La De Dahs

A member of the La De Dahs rocks during a performance. The band is one of three acts scheduled to perform in Cornerstone Park this summer. Photo courtesy of La De Dahs

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A concert series is coming …

Engagement

Willis - Davis

Willis – Davis

Lynette Willis and Chuck Willis, of Spring Hill, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marin Foster Willis to Andrew Michael Davis, son of Mike and Wendy Davis of Tampa.
Marin is a 2011 graduate …

Easter hunts scheduled

Easter Egg Hunt
March 28
The city of Edgerton, along with Edgerton Girl Scouts, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on March 21 at Martin Creek Park, 20200 Sunflower Road. Children ages 10 and under are invited to attend. The …

JOY Closet sets new hours

JOY Closet, 504 E. Main Street, is announcing new hours. The community clothing store is now open four days a week. The shop is open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, and from 10 a.m. to …

Broadway star to assist GEHS with fundraiser

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music, and she is now scheduled to appear at Gardner Edgerton High School.
On Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m., Susan …

Once-thriving Mt. Pleasant dwindled, died in southwest Johnson County

Mica Marriott
Special to The Gardner News
Several townships and communities that dotted the southwest Johnson County landscape 130 years ago are no longer in existence.
Mount Pleasant, which was better known by its nickname, “Four Corners,” was located near …

Mayor Chris Morrow’s 2015 State of the City address

You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 State of the City address delivered by Mayor Chris Morrow who will give a visionary speech on the future of Gardner.
Thursday, March 12th
8:30 a.m.
Council Chambers
Gardner City Hall
120 …

Votes needed for photo contest

Get your votes in for the 2015 Kansas Hometown Showdown photo contest. Gardner’s aquatic photo has made it to the second round along with 30 other cities, so we need your votes to win! The winning city photo will be …