September 2, 2014

Television crew spends day filming in town

Television host Todd Hansen and a production crew stopped UPS driver Rick. Rick spun a board game-type wheel sending the crew south and west to find a story to tell.Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Television host Todd Hansen and a production crew stopped UPS driver Rick. Rick spun a board game-type wheel sending the crew south and west to find a story to tell. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Every person …

Local scouts take to the river

Photo courtesy of Jason Klaassen

Photo courtesy of Jason Klaassen

Members of Boy Scout Troop 88 of Gardner, attended a canoeing campout in Lebanon, Mo., Aug. 8-10. The 23 boys enjoyed a 14-mile float on the Niangua River, stopping for a sack lunch and some …

Local daycare center closes due to mold

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several Gardner parents are scrambling this week after learning that Little People’s Place Child Development Center closed its doors on Aug. 20.
Dave Miller, managing owner, said that a construction defect in the building caused mold to …

Johnson County Fair 2014

Photo courtesy of Jackson Farrell

Photo courtesy of Jackson Farrell

Kylie Rogers, member of Prairie Moon 4-H club, participated in wood working, arts and crafts, foods, goats and swine. Rogers favorite part of the fair is showing her goat and pig.…

Legal Notice

ORDINANCE NO. 2452 SUMMARY

On August 18, 2014, the City of Gardner, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 2452 adopting the 2015 Budget of the City of Gardner, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance may be obtained free of charge at …

HOMETOWN HEROES: Carolyn Hammon

Carolyn Hammon Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Carolyn Hammon Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
Carolyn Hammon sat down on the front porch of the Edgerton Historical Museum to share some of her memories as a …

Borth earns All American Invitational

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth

The honors just keep coming in for Gardner Edgerton High School freshman football player Garrett Borth.
Last week Borth earned an All American invitation to play in the Diamond Sports/ Maxx All-American game in Myrtle Beach, S. C. …

Blazer fall sports practices underway

Fall sports practices officially got underway at GEHS Aug. 18 as several teams prepare for their season openers.
On the volleyball courts, Coach Erica Book is preparing a young, but very talented team for the Aug. 30 Metro Slam tournament …

Watch for children as school year starts

Back to school is a busy time for children and families. Between school supplies, new clothes and sports tryouts, parents may not think about safety issues.  During back to school time, Safe Kids Kansas wants to remind parents to talk …

Annual fishing derby scheduled at Gardner Lake

Pint-sized anglers pose with their medals during last year’s Gardner Parks and Recreation Fishing Derby. This year’s event is set for Sept. 6. Submitted photo

Pint-sized anglers pose with their medals during last year’s Gardner Parks and Recreation Fishing Derby. This year’s event is set for Sept. 6. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Kids can drop a line and compete for prizes at Gardner Parks …