October 20, 2014

Local Cub Scout packs to hold information nights

Gardner based Cub Scout packs are holding information nights for parents of boys interested in joining Cub Scouts.
Upcoming activities include campouts and the Pinewood Derby. Designed for boys in grades 1 through 5, Cub Scouting combines outdoor activities, sports, …

Steam powered trains return to the Midland Rails

Steam power will reign again at the Midland Railway’s Labor Day Weekend Railfest. After an absence of 60 years, a 1931 coal-fired steam locomotive, “Sadie”, will power trains all three days of the holiday weekend at 9 a.m., noon, and …

City seeks volunteers for Prairie Punisher

Gardner Parks and Recreation staff members are looking for volunteers to help out with the 11th annual Prairie Punisher Duathlon and 5K on July 21.
Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, soft cooler, cinnamon rolls and coffee provided by A Cup …

Parks and Recreation seeking artists for show

Johnson County Park and Recreation District is seeking artists for an art show at Ernie Miller Nature Center this fall.
The show is open exclusively to Johnson County artists who are 21 years of age or older. The deadline for …

Prairie Star 4-H members meet on fairgrounds

Members of the Prairie Star 4-H club made posters for judging school and shared them with their club members. Submitted photo

The monthly meeting of Prairie Star 4-H was held on, May 14 , 2012, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.…

Gardner police participate in traffic enforcement program

The Gardner Police Department will participate in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation.
The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign runs  through Sunday, June 3.
Gardner Police Department will have extra enforcement during this …

Location changes for July Fourth celebration

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A Gardner Fourth of July tradition will be changing this holiday as grass on the Gardner Edgerton High School football field, where the city’s annual firework event is hosted, is replaced with Astroturf.
Jeff Stewart, city parks …

Cole-Smith Unit 350 hosting annual Poppy Day

Cole-Smith, Unit 350, Spring Hill will have their annual Poppy Day on May 19, 2012. Everyone is asked to wear a poppy in memory of our deceased veterans from all the wars.
Poppies are made by the veterans and donations …

GFWC Athena Club celebrates 90 years of service

The Gardner GWFC Athena Club District #2 poster winner is Moonlight Elementary student Audrey Sineath. Sneath is pictured with Juanita Rothaus, Club President and Ruth Hermon, Conservation Chair. Sineath was the grand prize winner and received a monetary prize, certificate