July 22, 2014

Citizen group opposes expansion project

The Olathe Naval Air Center, pictured above and currently New Century AirCenter, was an issue of much discussion in 1975.  File Photo

This article first appeared Jan. 29, 1975 edition of The Gardner News

The Olathe Naval Air Center, pictured above and currently New Century AirCenter, was an issue of much discussion in 1975. File Photo

A series of meetings between city …

1975 Archives: Chamber, city debate Chamber’s merits

Gardner Jaycees and Jaynes handled telephone calls at city hall in February 1975 for a leukemia radiothon.. Last year's Kansas City's drive was the fifthe largest in the nation and hopes are high for another successful year in 1975. An advantage this year will be for those in the Gardner area to call locally. Here, Jaycees Claude Steed, left, and Monte McDonald get a few tips on how it's done from Gardner Mayor Cline Hart and Paul Steed. File photo

This first appeared in the Feb. 12, 1975 edition of The Gardner News
By Ellen Jordan

The Gardner Chamber of Commerce is not dead, according to a response by Mayor Cline Hart to an earlier statement from Chamber president Kenneth …

Edgerton library celebrates 10 years

Rita Moore and a variety of volunteers helped build the Bank of Knowledge that serves as the Edgerton Library. File photo

Former Edgerton Mayor Frances Cross presides over the opening of the Edgerton Bank of Knowledge. File photo

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

It was a long, difficult road to travel, but Edgerton residents for years spoke loud and clear through both …

The Origins of Evil

Dick Hickock

Part I of a three-part series exploring the Clutter murders’ ties to our area

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

Folks in Edgerton could always tell how much trouble young Dick Hickock was in by counting the number of horses on his …