September 2, 2014

Military update

Navy Seaman Melquisedec Jimenez, son of Santos D. Jimenez of Gardner, Kan. and Luis A. Jimenez, of Capitol Heights, Md., was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Jimenez …

Annual Blazer baseball hitting league set to begin

The second Annual Blazer baseball hitting league for grades 5-8  will begin competition Dec. 15 in the Gardner Edegerton High School  multipurpose room.  A practice session for all players will take place Dec. 8.
All players must be enrolled in …

Press Release – Gardner Police Deptartment

The Gardner Police Department will be participating in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation over the Thanksgiving Holiday. A grant from KDOT will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement especially targeted at impaired drivers, with a …

Youth Celebrate National 4-H Week October 7-13

Oct.7-13 is National 4-H Week, and Johnson County is celebrating the 4-H youth who have made an impact on the community, and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world.
During National 4-H Week the 3 …

Senior luncheon set for Oct. 24

The Gardner Edgerton School District will host its annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Luncheon Oct. 24.
During the event, seniors will have the opportunity to visit with district officials and watch performances from the high school music department.The menu will include …

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

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Our fine troupe of players will be performing for the great Kingdom of Kansas in ye Village of Gardner!
The Tallgrass Theatre Company will be hosting a dinner theatre at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Gardner …

Food, cash being collected to serve 1 million meals

Arvest Bank, including the Gardner branch, is partnering with Harvesters over the next few months to provide one million meals or more to people in need.
Community members can support the effort by dropping off monetary donations or non-perishable food …

Jobs fair scheduled for Sept. 27

Congressman Kevin Yoder will host a job fair on Sept. 27. Registration is free for employers in need of employees.
The hiring event, to be held at the Holiday Inn Overland Park West, will be the Congressman’s second jobs fair. …

Annual ‘Wings and Swing Hangar Dance’ scheduled

The Heart of America Wing of the Commemorative Air Force invites you to attend the Wings and Swing Hangar Dance from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sept. 15.
Dance under the stars to the music of the Moonlight Serenade orchestra, …

Childbirth preparation classes now offered

Blessed Beginnings Childbirth preparation classes will be offered on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 20 -Oct. 18, in downtown Gardner.
The five-week class is for first time parents or those wanting to refresh their skills. The …