December 22, 2014

Best of Gardner Reader’s Choice Awards

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Best of Gardner Reader’s Choice Awards as selected by readers of The Gardner News.
We had a great response to this special section receiving hundreds of ballots from readers selecting their favorite business, person, …

SH family showcases adoption story

Clint and Debbie Dominick pose with their five adopted children. The Spring Hill family is featured on a state website in recognition of National Adoption Month. Submitted photo

Clint and Debbie Dominick pose with their five adopted children. The Spring Hill family is featured on a state website in recognition of National Adoption Month. Submitted photo

A Spring Hill family is sharing their adoption story on a state …

Prairie Moon installation of new officers

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Prairie Moon 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on Oct. 13 at the Morning Grange Hall in Spring Hill. The 50-plus member 4-H club meets the second Monday of every …

Prairie Moon 4-H

Four members of the Prairie Moon 4-H club joined over 160 4-H members and their dogs from around the state of Kansas at the Rock Springs 4-H camp on October 18th and 19th for the State Dog Conference and Quiz …

Prairie Moon installation of new officers

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015. Submitted photo

Alexis Fiedler
Club reporter
Prairie Moon 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on October 13th at the Morning Grange Hall in Spring Hill. The 50+ member 4-H club meets the …

Athena Club

Margaret Ohmes
Reporter
On September 17, 2014, the GFWC Athena Club hosted author and inspirational speaker, Bambi Nancy Shen, who spoke about her book, “The Uncrushable Rose”, a memoir of her life and imprisonment in a Japanese concentration camp during …

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.…