August 31, 2015

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

GEHS student accomplishments

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Michael Fibelkorn was selected as one of 40 singers to attend the Kansas State University 34th Summer Choral Institute in June. Michael was selected from among hundreds of national applicants. According to the Institute, this …

Everything’s 50 Cents benefit sale Saturday

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will host a massive garage sale, “Everything’s 50 Cents or Less” this weekend.
The sale will feature thousands of donated garage sale items including furniture, baby items, children and adult clothing, maternity wear, books, movies, …

Festival choir to host spring concert May 5

The Festival Choral Society is gearing up for its spring concert, “Dream.” The concert will feature the Festival Choir and Festival Ensemble, both under the direction of Eric Jones. Guest musician, Tim Hoggard, will also make an appearance.
Local businesses, …

Groundbreaking for Homestead interchange

The I-35 and Homestead Lane Southwest Johnson County Interchange Project began construction in early March 2012 and is scheduled for completion in the Fall 2013.
The Interchange project includes the construction of a new Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-35 and …

Athena Club

Juanita  Rothaus
Club President
The GFWC Athena Club of Gardner met on Feb.15 at the home of  Arlene Thompson.  She was assisted by Doris Smith as the co-hostess. There were two guests in attendance: Cooper and Robin McGuire. Cooper was …

University update

Ryan Bosse, a Fort Hays University senior from Spring Hill, joined a dozen FHSU graphic designers at a juried exhibition and recognition ceremony in Denver last month.
The show, sponsored by the Art Director’s Club of Denver, caters to university …

Local merchants sponsor Honor Flight Breakfast

The American Legion Riders Post 19 and Blazer Burger are sponsoring the second annual Honor Flight Biscuit and gravy Benefit Breakfast.  The breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., March 4 at American Legion Post 19, 315 …