August 2, 2015

DAR

An informational workshop, free and open to the public and sponsored by the National Society and Kansas Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on July18 at the Gardner branch of the …

Daughters of American Revolution dedicate Oregon Trail marker in 1930

Mary Patch, named Gardner’s Centennial Belle in 1957, was 99-years-old when she posed with the Oregon Trail marker in Gardner. Patch, known as “Aunt Mary Patch” by locals, was a pioneer of the Oregon Trail, who settled in Gardner as a young girl. She celebrated her 99th birthday in July 1957. Submitted photo

Mary Patch, named Gardner’s Centennial Belle in 1957, was 99-years-old when she posed with the Oregon Trail marker in Gardner. Patch, known as “Aunt Mary Patch” by locals, was a pioneer of the Oregon Trail, who settled in Gardner as

March remembers victim of officer-involved shooting

Approximately 30 friends and family of Deanne Choate marched through Gardner on June 28 seeking justice. Choate was killed in an officer-involved shooting on March 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Approximately 30 friends and family of Deanne Choate marched through Gardner on June 28 seeking justice. Choate was killed in an officer-involved shooting on March 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Deanne Choate’s family wants to see …

Local teen recruited to train with U.S. Skeleton, Bob Sledding team

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Members of the Gardner Lions Club pose with Marrisa Gray, Gardner. The Lions Club donated money to the 17-year-old to assist in her training costs. Gray has been recruited to train with the developmental U.S. Skeleton and Bob …

Morrow to chair northeast KS mayor’s association

Mayor Chris Morrow was recently elected to serve as the Northeast Regional Chair of the Kansas Mayors Association (KMA).  KMA is an affiliate of the League of Kansas Municipalities.
Voted in by his peers at the Annual Kansas Mayors Conference, …

Local girl named to USA gymnastics team

Kynsee Roby, a former Gardner resident and the daughter of Joe and Kyetta Currier, has been named to the 2015-2016 U.S. Gymnastics Junior National Team.
Roby earned a spot on the squad by finishing in the top four in all-around …

Church plant remains more than 100 years

Mica Marriott-Ward
Special to The Gardner News
The northeast corner of Oak and Park streets hasn’t changed much in almost 100 years. The Church of Christ and its congregation have called the corner home ever since the church was constructed …

Gardner Police officers to utilize bike patrols

Gardner Police officers will begin to deploy on bicycles. Four officers will ride at a time patrolling city streets and neighborhoods. Law enformcent officials hope the new means of transportation will help develop better communication between officers and residents. Submitted photo

Gardner Police officers will begin to deploy on bicycles. Four officers will ride at a time patrolling city streets and neighborhoods. Law enforcement officials hope the new means of transportation will help develop better communication between officers and residents. Submitted

Museum to celebrate festival with events

The Gardner Historical Museum will host a series of events in conjunction with The Festival on the Trails.
The festivities at the museum, 204 W. Main Street, kick off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, when the museum opens. …

Local teachers play The Star Spangled Banner at Royals game

Photo courtesy of Ernie Biggs

Photo courtesy of Ernie Biggs

Two USD 231 music teachers played “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Royals game on June 6. Here, Gardner Edgerton High School Music Director, appears on the jumbo tron. Trailridge Middle School music teacher also …