September 14, 2014

2014 Johnson County Fair Parade

Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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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 …

Blood drive

Photo Courtesy of Anna Hester

Photo Courtesy of Anna Hester

Members of the Johnson County 4-H community came together to donate blood in honor of their beloved leader, Katy Gregory. For the last year, Gregory has been ill and has required numerous blood transfusions. Anna …

Fair promises week’s worth of family fun

Chris Morrow
Mayor of Gardner
Welcome one and all to the 2014 Johnson County Fair in beautiful downtown Gardner. What awaits fair-goers this summer is a week’s worth of fun for all who visit our fair city and this venerable …

Active year keeps members of Prairie Moon club busy

Johnson County 4-H Rifle Club’s  BB gun team won first place in every match they attended this past season making them Kansas State Champions for the first time.  Submitted photo

Johnson County 4-H Rifle Club’s BB gun team won first place in every match they attended this past season making them Kansas State Champions for the first time. Submitted photo

Elizabeth Fiedlet
Club reporter
With just over 50 members Prairie …

Sharon 4-H Club looks forward to successful fair week after busy year

Keen Knittel
Club reporter
The Sharon 4-H Club began the year by installing new officers for 2013 – 2014:  Mallory Meek as President, Michael Dowd as Vice-President, Brenden Meek as Secretary, and Emma Knappenberger as Treasurer.  At the next meeting, …

Lions Club to host breakfast before parade

The Gardner Lions Club will host a pancake and sausage breakfast on Aug. 2.
The all-you-can-eat breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy and juice and milk. The breakfast will run from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on …