August 27, 2014

Local students perform at choral institute

Cooper McGuire and Abbie Lane, both of Gardner and Trevor Thoelke, of Spring Hill attended Kansas State University’s 36th Annual Summer Choral Institute. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire and Abbie Lane, both of Gardner and Trevor Thoelke, of Spring Hill attended Kansas State University’s 36th Annual Summer Choral Institute. Submitted photo

The 36th Kansas State University Summer Choral Institute, sponsored by the Master Teacher Institute for …

Cramer Products announces leadership changes

Thomas K. Rogge, president and chief executive officer of Cramer Products, will retire effective Sept. 30.
Cramer Products, headquartered in Gardner, has served the athletic training profession and sports medicine industry for 95 years.
Rogge has served as Cramer’s president …

Prairie Moon 4-H

Kylie Rogers shows her woodworking project at the Johnson County Fair.  Submitted photo

Kylie Rogers shows her woodworking project at the Johnson County Fair.  Submitted photo

Jackson Farrell
Club reporter
Prairie Moon 4-H Club had a project tour of the Johnson County Fairgrounds on Aug. 1.
Members visited the rabbit/poultry barn and also …

Volunteer Spotlight : Ginger Crist

Ginger Crist

Ginger Crist

Ginger Crist, Edgerton, volunteers at JOY Closet for several hours each week. The closet was initially created to help those in need in the local community. However, since its inception the store’s concept has changed.
Crist said instead …

You gotta wear shades

 Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Lucky Clover’s 4-H banner entry had some viewers humming “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” the Timbuk3 song made famous from the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”…

2014 Johnson County Fair Parade

Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
August 2, 2014 – Crowds of spectators lined the main street of Gardner on Saturday to enjoy the 2014 Johnson County Fair Parade. The parade began …

Local school supply lists available online

School supply lists for several local schools are available online at www.TeacherLists.com, a national school supplies list directory.
Schools include Edgerton, Gardner and Sunflower Elementary Schools, Madison, Nike and Moonlight Elementary Schools and Pioneer Ridge and Wheatridge Middle Schools.
“For …

Representing Prairie Star 4-H

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Bradyn Russel’s Prairie Star 4-H banner sits on display in the Green Building at the 2014 Johnson County Fair.…

Fur and Feathers

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Staff photo by Brandon Humble

Sponsored by Consentiono’s Price Chopper this rabbit and chicken silhouette entry is one of many decorated on display at the Johnson County Fair.…

Main St. construction

Photos courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Construction continues at the corner of Main St. and Center, Gardner. An underground sewer junction box is being installed on the southeast corner of Main at Center prior to the creation of a right turn …