July 30, 2014

Spring Hill High School will have a new boys basketball coach next fall

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

Boys basketball coach Wesley Book, pictured, will replace Rick O’Neill. Submitted photo

With playing and coaching experiences at the high school and college levels, Wesley Book is looking forward to stepping into the role as new head coach of the …

Life on the Trails

Re-enactors show animal skins and how the settlers traveled.

Re-enactors show animal skins and how the settlers traveled. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Volunteers from the Gardner Historical Society presented a view of what life was like for pioneers who traveled west from Gardner. The re-enactment event coincided with …

Military update

AirForce Airman Victor R. Kenrick graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and …

2014 Chat Fest

Bettie Turner attends Chat Fest 2014.  Photo courtesy  of  Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com - See more at: http://gardnernews.com/video_ads/2014-chat-fest/#sthash.S2ljEVcI.dpuf

Bettie Turner attends Chat Fest 2014. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
Chat Fest is held annually in conjunction with Gardner’s “Festival on the Trails”. This event is for “Distinguished …

Gardner Historical Museum heads over the rainbow thanks to donors

Bryan Biggs, a representative of Metcalf Bank, Mary Elizabeth Davidson Cohen, Shirley Brown-VanArsdale and Jim  Lehman pose after the check that paid off the Gardner Historical Museum’s mortgage is presented. Submitted photo

Bryan Biggs, a representative of Metcalf Bank, Mary Elizabeth Davidson Cohen, Shirley Brown-VanArsdale and Jim Lehman pose after the check that paid off the Gardner Historical Museum’s mortgage is presented. Submitted photo

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Even …

Another major warehouse going up

Photo courtesy of Larry Byers

Photo courtesy of Larry Byers

Work is underway on a warehouse being constructed on the southeast corner of the Logistics Park-Kansas City. The contractor for the project, a speculation warehouse, has been erecting building walls in recent days. All four …

Quiet zone could raise farm concerns

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Issues regarding the impending quiet zone railroad crossing on Nelson Street were the highlights of the May 22 Edgerton City Council meeting.
The crossing is tentatively set to become a quiet zone on …

Local fender-bender

Police work the scene of a fender-bender at Moonlight Road and University Drive near the entrance to New Century AirCenter on June 5. The driver of the black car was taken from the scene in an ambulance. Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Police work the scene of a fender-bender at Moonlight Road and University Drive near the entrance to New Century AirCenter on June 5. The driver of the black car was taken from the scene in

Prairie Star 4-H

The Prairie Star monthly meeting was held on May 12, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.  The meeting was called to order by President Anthony Deters.
Pledges were led by Tucker Davis. The song Bingo was led by Chari McGill and …

Remember the good ole days at Chat Fest

Bettie Turner
Special to The Gardner News
Much of the conversation will center around this question when area senior citizens and guests meet at the “Chat Fest” to be held on Saturday, June 14th, as part of Gardner’s Festival on …