July 22, 2014

Local man recalls 40 years of employment at Meadowbrook in Gardner

Bob Stockmyer
Bob Stockmyer

Bob Stockmyer

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Gardner resident Bob Stockmyer has seen many changes during his more than 40 years of employment at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly Gardner Community Medical Center.
Stockmyer is the head of maintenance …

City utility required to file resource plan

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
During a July 3 meeting, members of the Gardner Electric Advisory Board (GEAB), formerly the electric utility board discussed a proposed Gardner Energy Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to be filed with the Western …

Edgerton hosts community movie nights

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton resident Mike Phillips, in conjunction with the Edgerton Parks and Recreation Department, is presenting a series of free movies to residents this summer.
“Edgerton’s Saturday Night at the Movies,” is held one …

Gardner gave merit, COLA increases in 2014

debbies chart with story
debbies chart with story

Graphic by Debbie Hickman

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Gardner officials gave merit raises and cost-of-living adjustments in 2014. The wages shown in the chart above include base pay for full time employees and do not include benefits, …

Denning appointed to 911 council

Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning to the 911 Coordinating Council. Members of the council monitor the delivery of 911 services, develop strategies to improve the 911 system, and distribute available grant funds to city or …

Jazzing up the Fourth

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson
Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A child toddles through the park while listening to live music. There were several things to keep kids entertained during the Fourth of July celebration. Vendors, including an ice cream truck, dotted Celebration Park. Bounce …

Banquet celebrates 4-H members accomplishments

Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan.  Submitted photo
Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan.  Submitted photo

Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan. Submitted photo

Jessica Gunkel
Club reporter
On June 4th, the Kansas 4-H Youth …

Wiseman to depart Edgerton council

Charlie Troutner
Special to the Gardner News
Edgerton City Council member Heidi Wiseman announced her resignation from the governing body, effective July 25, during the June 26 Edgerton City Council meeting.
Wiseman, an Edgerton resident since 2000, has served on …

Contruction underway

Photo submitted by Jerry Kellogg
Photo submitted by Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Cones have been placed for construction to begin at 56 Hwy and Center St.

2014 Gardner Lake 4th of July Boat Parade

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com


WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Special to The Gardner News
July 4, 2014 – Gardner Lake was the site of many family get-togethers over the 4th of July weekend, as it always is, on …