April 24, 2014

New CERT training class starting soon

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical …

Enjoy past holiday seasons with the Jo Co Museum

The Johnson County Museum is currently offering two ways to step back in time and enjoy the holiday season.
A Very Fifties Christmas, hosted by The 1950s All-Electric House at the Johnson County Museum showcases the holiday celebrations and space …

Change in location for SH annual holiday event

Spring Hill Mayor Steven Ellis is excited to announce that this year Hometown Holidays will be held on downtown Main Street. The event will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, between Nichols and Hale on …

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are coming to Gardner

Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’ll arrive just in time to see the holiday lights of Cornerstone Park sparked.
The 23rd Annual Christmas in the Park kicks off with the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, Dec. …


Grossnickle - Foster

Byron and Susan Grossnickle, of Spring Hill, Kan., are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Tasha Grossnickle to Timothy Foster, son of George and Debbie Foster,  of Middlebury,  Vt.
They wed on Oct. 26, 2013 at Grace Baptist …

Supportive community helps keep local food bank stocked for holidays

Danedri Thompson
The Gardner Edgerton Multi-Service Center isn’t feeling the effects of changes to Kansas’ food stamp policies. Joanne Haworth manages the center in Gardner, which serves as a food pantry and resource for local families in need.
“The …

Dinner set to holiday music scheduled

Gardner Edgerton High School music students will present a Dickens Feast on Dec. 3. The dinner, complete with holiday music by Dickens Carolers, will include roast port, side dishes and desserts. The dinner will be at the high school. For …

Around Town

QUESTION: It looks like crews are working on the building that used to house Whiskey Creek restaurant. Is a new business going in there?

ANSWER: I have been told that it is going to be a Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, …

Legion to host annual turkey, oyster feed

The American Legion Post No. 19 will host its annual Turkey Dinner and Mountain Oyster Feed this weekend.
The feast will include mountain oysters as well as turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and dessert.
The event starts …

GEHS, SHHS open musicals this weekend


Danedri Thompson
A beauty pageant gone wrong and a bet gone right will unfold on area stages this week as both Gardner Edgerton High School and Spring Hill High School present theatrical productions this week.
Theater students will bring …