July 25, 2014

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


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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 …

Everyone loves a parade

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson
Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A Girl Scout tosses candy during the Frontier Days Parade in Edgerton on June 21. The parade drew several floats, walkers, dog and horse show-ers and even a handful of politicians.

Local sailor deployed to Arabian Gulf

Navy Seaman Apprentice Samuel Heyse, Gardner, recently deployed to the Arabian Gulf, while assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.
Heyse is a 2011 graduate of Gardner Edgerton High School. He is the son of Gregory Heyse, …

Frontier Days 2014

2014 Abdallah Miss Congeniality, Lilly Fleming rides in Edgerton's Frontier Days parade.

2014 Abdallah Miss Congeniality, Lilly Fleming rides in Edgerton’s Frontier Days parade. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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Special to The Gardner News
In June of every year, the community of Edgerton Kansas celebrates it’s …

SHHS student elected as Lt. Governor of Girls State

Riley Pettit, right of Spring Hill, poses with Chancia Fairley from Leavenworth. Pettit was elected as the Lt. Governor of Kansas Girls State during the first week of June. Fairley was elected as Governor. The girls spent a day in Topeka meeting with their Kansas political counterparts, Gov. Sam Brownback and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer. Submitted photo
Riley Pettit, right of Spring Hill, poses with Chancia Fairley from Leavenworth. Pettit was elected as the Lt. Governor of Kansas Girls State during the first week of June. Fairley was elected as Governor. The girls spent a day in Topeka meeting with their Kansas political counterparts, Gov. Sam Brownback and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer. Submitted photo

Riley Pettit, right of Spring Hill, poses with Chancia Fairley from Leavenworth. Pettit was elected as the Lt. Governor of Kansas Girls State during the first week of June. Fairley was elected as Governor. The girls spent a day in