April 19, 2014

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 …

Legacy 4-H Club

Caleb Hasenleder
Club reporter
Legacy 4-H Club performed and sang their way to the top in the annual 4-H Club Days. Will these 4-H kids climb the ladder of success to fame, our fall off mid-way? Read to find out.…

Ping pong club to host benefit tournament

To honor a friend’s memory while raising funds for scholarships, the Ping Pong Club at Gardner Edgerton High School will host a table-tennis tournament on Saturday, March 3.
Officially dubbed the “First Ever Blazer Pong Squad Ping Pong Extravaganza,” the …

University updates

Emporia State University
Ryan Charles Cackler, Edgerton, and Kimberly Dawn Burnell, Spring Hill, earned undergraduate degrees from Emporia State University Dec. 17. The local students were among a class of more than 550 who earned degrees from ESU.
Cackler earned …

Citizens sue to stop vote linking

Public officials now admit they can see how you voted and link it to your name.
This issue affects Colorado, almost all of Washington State, as well as some locations in California, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, …

Jo Co ‘red-y’ for Heart Health Month

Red was a popular color on Jan. 26, during the business session of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners.
Members of the seven-member Board wore red ties. County managers, department directors, and staff also donned red attire – ties, shirts, …

Jo Co Board of Commissioners redesigns website

The website of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has a more modern look and feel.
The board’s new website, launched Jan. 23, was redesigned to make it easier for citizens to use, providing simpler navigation, new content, and …

Business update

J.W. Games, 135 E. Main Street, Gardner, will celebrate its Grand Opening from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 2.
Owner Patrick Everett has a large selection of DVDs and video games at competitive prices.
The store is open …