August 31, 2015

Pictures from the fair

 Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Earl Allen Jr. prepares a sheep for sheering. 4-Hers show all kinds of livestock during the Johnson County Fair each year.…

Fair parade 2015

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Gardner Police Department Lieutenant James “Jay” Belcher celebrated is his 18th year participating in the Johnson County Parade. When asked why he is so happy to participate each year, this is what he had to say: “The Johnson …

CVS pharmacy proposal receives commission OK

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
There may be a new pharmacy in town soon.
The Gardner Planning Commission is recommending that city council members approve the rezoning and final plat and development of 1.5 acres on the northwest corner of Main and …

Fair parade 2015

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Members of the Great Plains 4-H Club await the start of the Johnson County Fair Parade.…

State announces finalists for project that could compete with intermodal

The DeLong Grain Company unloads, stores and ships grain for export at the Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton. Mayor Don Roberts said the DeLong facility’s Edgerton location has already lowered Kansas farmers’ grain shipping costs by up to a third. Roberts said a state-run or financed facility would be direct competition for the BNSF Intermodal and the adjacent logistics park. State officials say the planning of a transloading facility is in the very early stages, and state officials don’t know who would operate or finance the construction of such facilities. File photo

The DeLong Grain Company unloads, stores and ships grain for export at the Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton. Mayor Don Roberts said the DeLong facility’s Edgerton location has already lowered Kansas farmers’ grain shipping costs by up to a

2015 Johnson County Fair

Photo courtesy of Evalyn Johnson

Photo courtesy of Evalyn Johnson

Colton Anderson enjoys the amusement rides at this years Johnson County Fair.…

Pancake time

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Members of the Gardner Lions Club serve patrons during a club pancake feed at the Gardner Senior Center on Aug. 1. Proceeds from the annual breakfast benefit the civic organization’s scholarships.…

Fair e Tail Farewell

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Gardner Community Garden volunteers line-up awaiting commencement of the Johnson County Fair Parade. The annual event takes place on the final Saturday of the Johnson County Fair. Garden volunteers costumed as vegetables took to the …

Locals win livestock showmanship

Gabe Hueser, Tonya Slyter and Logan Allen won their divisions in the livestock Round Robin Showmanship competition at the 2015 Johnson County Fair, held July 31. Submitted photo

Gabe Hueser, Tonya Slyter and Logan Allen won their divisions in the livestock Round Robin Showmanship competition at the 2015 Johnson County Fair, held July 31. Submitted photo

4-H members from Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill won their divisions in …

Chamber president earns professional designation

Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce President Jason Camis, center, collects the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organization Management designation. The professional designation required that Camis complete 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce President Jason Camis, center, collects the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organization Management designation. The professional designation required that Camis complete 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. Submitted photo

Jason Camis, president …