July 3, 2015

Serving Abroad

Photo courtesy of Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cameron McCulloch/U.S. Navy

Photo courtesy of Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cameron McCulloch/U.S. Navy

Airman Aubrie Scobey, Gardner, observes flight deck operations aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship, USS Bonhomme Richard in the Sea of Japan. U.S. Sailors and Marines from the Bonhomme …

State fire marshal dog teaches safety via blog

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Office of the State Fire Marshal, has much …

Johnson County 4-H Dog Club

Alison Duarte handles a dog during Dog Club’s first dog trainging class. Submitted photo

Alison Duarte handles a dog during Dog Club’s first dog training class. Submitted photo

Alison Duarte
Club reporter
Johnson county 4-H Dog club held its first dog training class the evening of Feb. 19 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Dog …

Military update

Air Force Airman Cameron A. Miller 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, …

Morning Glory 4-H

Miranda Herzog serves her Night at the Improve-themed box supper to Morning Glory 4-H Community Leader Arn Eccles. Submitted photo

Miranda Herzog serves her Night at the Improve-themed box supper to Morning Glory 4-H Community Leader Arn Eccles. Submitted photo

Ben Rogers
Club reporter
Before the monthly meeting, the Morning Glory 4-H Club held a Box Supper competition. This is …

Engagement

Willis - Davis

Willis – Davis

Lynette Willis and Chuck Willis, of Spring Hill, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marin Foster Willis to Andrew Michael Davis, son of Mike and Wendy Davis of Tampa.
Marin is a 2011 graduate …

Once-thriving Mt. Pleasant dwindled, died in southwest Johnson County

Mica Marriott
Special to The Gardner News
Several townships and communities that dotted the southwest Johnson County landscape 130 years ago are no longer in existence.
Mount Pleasant, which was better known by its nickname, “Four Corners,” was located near …

GE students perform at state educators conference

The Gardner Edgerton High School Mixed Choir represented USD 231 in a performance at the Kansas Music Educators Conference in Wichita on Feb. 27.
The concert was a highlight of the weekend and culminated with another performance by middle level …

Legislative assists

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Chase Kellogg, Rep. Bill Sutton, Ashlee Pratt and Luis Murillo, all of Gardner, pose with Gov. Sam Brownback on Feb. 26. The three students served as pages for Rep. Bill Sutton.…

David Beaty,  head football coach, University of Kansas and Jason Camis, Gardner-Edgerton chamber  president. Photo courtesy of Frozen in Time Photography

David Beaty, head football coach, University of Kansas and Jason Camis, Gardner-Edgerton chamber president. Photo courtesy of Frozen in Time Photography

About 115 attended the annual dinner chamber dinner at Mildale Farms March 4. The guest speaker was David Beaty, …

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