October 1, 2014

Around Town

QUESTION: There appear to be cameras on the traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. 56 Highway, also known as Main Street and 175th Street, and Cedar Niles Road. Why are they there?

ANSWER: The white cameras are mounted on …

Remember the good ole days at Chat Fest

Bettie Turner
Special to The Gardner News
Much of the conversation will center around this question when area senior citizens and guests meet at the “Chat Fest” to be held on Saturday, June 14th, as part of Gardner’s Festival on …

Police Department to Host Gardner Community Torch Run

The Gardner Police Department will partner with Gardner Gold to conduct a “Mini” Law Enforcement Torch Run at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 31. The First Annual Gardner Community Torch Run will begin promptly at 8 a.m. with one of our …

Veteran organizations set Memorial Day events

An American Legion Auxiliary Unit 350 member places a wreath on a grave at the Spring Hill Cemetery during a previous Memorial Day ceremony. Gardner and Spring Hill veteran organizations will host memorials at three cemeteries and at Veteran’s Park in Gardner on May 26. File photo

An American Legion Auxiliary Unit 350 member places a wreath on a grave at the Spring Hill Cemetery during a previous Memorial Day ceremony. Gardner and Spring Hill veteran organizations will host memorials at three cemeteries and at Veteran’s Park

Click It or Ticket enforcement to begin May 19

Two years ago Shelby Feugate was a 20-year-old who never wore her seat belt.
“I thought they were uncomfortable and I just didn’t like them,” Feugate said. “I never thought I’d get into a crash.”
Feugate spoke from a wheelchair …

Photography contest for Kansas students launched

Gov. Sam Brownback launched the “Happy Birthday, Kansas!” student photography contest during the History and Environmental Fair at the Kansas Historical Society in Topeka.
Brownback spoke to a group of fourth graders encouraging them to join with students across the …

Blazer baseball camps set

Corey Schrack, Gardner Edgerton High School’s head baseball coach, recently announced dates for upcoming summer baseball camps.
For players entering second through fourth grade,baseball came will be from from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 9-11 at the varsity field. There …

Wedding announcement

Byron and Susan Grossnickle, of SpringHill, Kansas, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Kayla Grossnickle to Quentin Kosch, son of Glenn and Cindy Kosch, of Coleman, Wisconsin.
The couple wed Dec.  28, 2013 at Faith Baptist Church …

Around Town

QUESTION: Several police motorcycles rode through town in formation on Wednesday, May 7. What was that about?

ANSWER: According to Gardner Police Chief Gerry Cullumber, it was a training event. Gardner does not have motorcycle officers, however such officers from …

SH education foundation golf tourney set for May 5

The 18th Annual Spring Hill Education Foundation Golf Tournament will be held at Sycamore Ridge Golf Course on May 5.  The annual event supports scholarships for Spring Hill High School seniors.
Since its inception in 1998 the foundation has given …