October 25, 2014

Paving the way

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Crews prepare their machinery Friday morning to apply the finish layer of asphalt to complete the Main and Center Streets intersection project in downtown Gardner. City officials say paving was scheduled to start on Friday …

Royal fever

Photo courtesy of Jerry L Kellogg Sr.

Photo courtesy of Jerry L Kellogg Sr.

A 15-foot long Japanese hornet adorned with a Kansas City Royals crown sits in front Union Station this morning (Oct. 21) as part of the Extreme Bugs exhibit currently on display at the …

Accident on I-35

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Northbound I-35 traffic was blocked this morning at approximately 8:45 due to an accident involving a 5th-wheel trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck. The vehicles came to rest in the median just north of …

Prepping to serve

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19 members Kim Brooks, left, and Sheri Barber, fill salt shakers prior to the Legion’s mountain oyster feed. The pair worked between watching the Royals play on Oct. 10.…

4-H on display

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Submitted photo

4-H members McKenna Holtgraver, Emily Gehlen, Kylie Rogers, and Claire Rogers showcase the 4-H with a display at Prairie Creek Elementary School.…

Big blimpin

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

The “Create a Great State” blimp was recently spotted at New Aircenter. The blimp, “Grow Missouri,” has been leased by a Missouri conservative group.…

Ready to ride

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Motorcyclists gathered in Gardner Saturday for the annual Riding with Reece fundraiser on Oct. 4. The event raises money for head trauma programs and patients at the University of Kansas Medical Hospital. The race is …

Royalty named

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Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School selected a homecoming king and queen last Friday. The titles were bestowed upon Carly Graceffa and Jake Huppe, seniors, during the homecoming football game on Oct. 3. Other queen candidates included Krista Long, Jewelry …

Military Muster

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Submitted photo

Flags courtesy of the American Legion Chapter 19 Riders line Main Street in front of the Gardner Historical Museum on Sept. 27. The museum hosted a military muster event, inviting area veterans to share photos and conversation about …

Convenience to commence

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

The footprint and foundation of a new Casey’s Convenience Store, located on the southwest corner of Moonlight Road and Madison Street, is beginning to take shape.…