April 20, 2014

Edgerton city financials look good

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
City financials are in a good place, Edgerton City Administrator Beth Linn told the council during a brief meeting on April 10.
Linn presented council members with a  presentation regarding the financial report …

Athena Club

Juanita Rothaus
Club reporter
The GFWC Athena Club met March 19 at the Johnson County Library with hostesses Laura McCarthy and Flo Biehl. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Peggy Deaton due to Mary Pritchard’s absence. The …

Weather awareness

Photo courtesy of Walter Hermreck

The Johnson County CERT team sponsored a Severe Weather Awareness Seminar at King of Kings Lutheran Church on April 10. Meteorologist Bill Gery of the National Weather Service Central Region Headquaters presented an 80-minute class that ended with a question-and-answer …

Morning Glory 4-H

AJ Myers
Club reporter
The March meeting of the Morning Glory 4-H started of with an educational tour of the Chinook Helicopter base in Gardner. The club members got to look through, explore, and ask questions about these cool helicopters. …

Chicken Foot

Photo courtesy of Charlie Troutner

A group including Virginia Means, Phyllis Harris, Donna Bratton, and Linda and Virgil Florence, plays a dominoes game called, “Chicken Foot,” during a lunch and fun senior program last week. As part of the program, senior citizens are invited to …

Hopping into spring

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TOP: The Easter Bunny visited with local kids in several places on April 12. Here the bunny waves after visiting with kids in Edgerton. The Easter Bunny stopped in during an egg hunt sponsored by the Girl Scouts and Edgerton …

VIDEO: Lynn, Sutton provide legislative update

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
April 12, 2014 – The city of Gardner hosted a public forum for a review of accomplishments of the 2014 Kansas legislative session,  followed by a question-and-answer session.

Sen. Julia …

Apartment complex proposal draws crowd

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Approximately 20 residents attended an informational meeting on April 3 at Edgerton City Hall, regarding the a proposed Pheasant Ridge affordable housing apartment complex in Edgerton.
The proposal is in a very early …

Ray’s Service gets a new coat of paint

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Ray’s Service station on U.S. 56 Highway is getting a new paint job. The shop, which was owned by Ray Braun, was closed after his death. The station was featured in the film, “In Cold Blood.”…

Pet Clinic

Photo courtesy of Charlie Troutner

Janeice Rawles, right, helps Edgerton residents register their pets during a city-sponsored clinic. Edgerton residents lined up so their pets could receive rabies shots. City staff sold city tags at the event. The city will host a spay and neuter …