September 2, 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

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.…

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 …

Organizations network with goal to help veterans

Debbie Austin, center, talks about the Kansas Remembering the Fallen exhibit. Debbie’s son, Shane Austin, was killed in combat in Iraq in 2006. The exhibit commemorates  Kansans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. It was on display during the Joining Community Forces meeting in Gardner last week. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Debbie Austin, center, talks about the Kansas Remembering the Fallen exhibit. Debbie’s son, Shane Austin, was killed in combat in Iraq in 2006. The exhibit commemorates Kansans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. It was on display during the Joining Community

Dog days

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A 4-H member shows off her dog’s obedience skills on July 27. The dog obedience judging was one of the first events at the Johnson County Fair. The fair continues throughout the week with a …

Lions Club breakfast set

The Gardner Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast on Aug. 1. Proceeds of the event benefit local projects including Lions Club scholarships.
The all-you-can-eat breakfast will include pancakes and sausage and biscuits and gravy. Breakfast will be served from …

Special livestock show scheduled for July 31

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several area special needs youth will be chasing memories during a special event at the Johnson County Fair. Fifteen 12-18 year-olds are set to compete in the first “Chasing Memories” Livestock Show at 5 p.m. on July …

Come Ye to the Fair

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A 4-H competitor awaits her turn to show off her dog’s obedience skills. During the event, competitors walked their dogs through an obstacle course under the watchful eye of several judges. Dogs were required to …