April 20, 2014

County law officers warn of warrant scam

When the sheriff’s office contacts someone about a warrant, they don’t demand cash over the phone.
That hasn’t stopped scammers from seeking a big payday, however. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that scammers are using a telephone number …

Gardner Police to debut new uniforms

Gardner police officers model new uniforms. The darker blue, almost black uniforms, will be debuted at the Johnson County Fair Parade. Photo courtesy of Adams Pro Photo

The Gardner Police Department purchased new uniforms to be debuted by officers during the Johnson County Fair Parade on Saturday, Aug. 10.
The Gardner Police Department has worn the same uniform style since 1987. The uniforms have had variations throughout …

Fingerprint charging to begin

The Gardner Police Department will start accessing a charge for citizens wishing to have latent prints taken for various reasons.  Gardner Police Department has performed this service free of charge for all citizens.
Starting August 1, 2013, a $15.00 charge …

Temporary road closures this weekend

Traffic may be slow in and around Gardner and Edgerton this weekend as two Kansas Department of Transportation projects shutter lanes and even the interstate.

Beginning Friday, July 12, a resurfacing project on a 7.4-mile stretch of U.S. 56 Highway …

32nd Annual Olathe Kids Free Fishing Derby

Registration now is underway for the 32nd Annual Olathe Kids Free Fishing Derby scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 15, at Cedar Lake Park, located south of 151st Street at 15500 Lone Elm Road in southwest Olathe.
This …

Click It or Ticket

The Gardner Police Department will be participating in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation.  The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign will run from Monday, May 20th through Sunday, June 2nd, 2013.  Gardner Police …

Gardner man recognized for weight loss efforts

TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, recognized Barry Fitzgerald of Gardner for his weight loss accomplishments in 2012.
Fitzgerald earned second place in the state of Kansas in his division. He was recognized during State Recognition Days in Manhattan, Kan., April …

Police department to host drug take back event

The Gardner Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will host a prescription drug disposal event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27 at the Gardner Price Chopper. During the event, members of the public can bring their …

Gardner Community Garden

The local Knights of Columbus Council is sponsoring a community garden in Gardner. Gardner Community Garden (GCG) is in honor of Dale and Marcelle Baker, longtime farmers from the community. The land for the garden is west of Westside Park …

Gardner Edgerton National Education Association Endorses Advocates for Education

The Gardner Edgerton National Education Association (GENEA) is an organization which believes all children should have the opportunity to succeed in the best education environment possible.  Members of the organization also believe the environment for educators should be one which …